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Senior Account Manager, Strategic Publication Planning

OPEN Health
Parsippany, NJ
  • Expired: May 02, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

OPEN Health brings together deep scientific knowledge, global understanding, and broad specialist expertise to support our clients in improving health outcomes and patient wellbeing.

We are united as one flexible organization, harnessing the power of the collective to solve complex challenges. Being built from cohesive partnerships across a range of specialist sectors gives us the ability to approach opportunities from fresh perspectives, creating solutions and innovations for market access and medical communications that are informed by the experience and knowledge of the many.

Our global team of experts — many with PhD and PharmD degrees — work strategically alongside our client partners in Medical Affairs, Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR), Market Access, and Commercial teams across a wide range of therapy areas.

You will love this role if you:

  • Can share your passion and enthusiasm with your clients and colleagues through face-to-face meetings and verbal and written communications
  • Are a collaborative team player
  • Are interested in learning new skills, client brands, and disease areas
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced agency environment
  • Are able to build relationships with clients and key opinion leaders and value the importance of creating a good rapport

As part of the Account team, you’ll be responsible for the following activities:
  • Manage projects effectively for on-time and on-budget delivery
  • Have a track record of achieving a high degree of client satisfaction
  • Can actively grow client business
  • Keep your team(s) engaged and well informed
  • Actively mentor and lead within your team(s)

Senior Account Managers act as the communications director and oversee project management for one or more accounts, participate in the development, execution, and delivery of publication plans, and establish ongoing collaboration with designated account team leaders to define client commitments, expectations, and project budgets. The position also includes developing and evaluating timeline and budget parameters, which will influence the agency’s staffing, external contracting, profitability assessment, and advising/assisting Project Managers with prioritization of projects to ensure high-quality, on-time, and on-budget performance. To achieve these goals, the Senior Account Manager must have the ability to manage multiple projects, monitor deadlines, prioritize work, evaluate the cost-effectiveness and productivity of team and individual performance, and identify, analyze, and adjust work procedures and relationships to maximize efficiency.

Responsibilities include:
  • Account awareness and management
  • Client services and engagement
  • Compliance, documentation, operational, financial, and team management
  • Research support
  • Therapeutic area/product knowledge

What you’ll bring:
  • BA or BS in marketing, communications, biology, life sciences, or related field (candidates with an advanced degree and/or CMPP certification preferred)
  • 5-7 years of experience in the medical publication planning or medical communications industries
  • Ability to work both independently (on-site and remotely) and in a team structure
  • Ability to perform all duties on-line, as OPEN Health is a paperless company
  • Proficiency in Office programs including MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
  • Datavision experience required
  • High comfort level working with clients and faculty
  • Aptitude for the English language and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to manage multiple and sometimes competing challenges, issues, and priorities with the ability to delegate, problem-solve, and set clear expectations
  • Enthusiastic team player with self-motivated attitude and demeanor

If we sound like the sort of business environment in which you would thrive, then we would love to hear from you.

What we offer:

As a global organization, OPEN Health is committed to supporting our employees and their families through a comprehensive benefits program
  • Competitive pay, generous paid vacation and holidays, and health insurance programs across all our locations
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities which foster and shape your individual career path
  • An active and growing commitment to bettering the communities our employees call home through our Corporate Social Responsibility program
  • The opportunity to thrive in a global, collaborative environment while working every day to improve health outcomes and patient wellbeing
  • Diverse, Inclusive culture that encourages you to bring your whole self to work

Candidates who apply should attach a copy of their latest resume and a list of specific product experience. A cover letter shows initiative.

OPEN Health


Parsippany, NJ
07054 USA



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