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Job Opportunity: Information Associate / Information Specialist – Washington D.C. area, New Jersey, or remote

  • 1.  Job Opportunity: Information Associate / Information Specialist – Washington D.C. area, New Jersey, or remote

    Posted 11 days ago
    Content:

    This is a long-term full-time contract position with full benefits and great potential, providing information services to Otsuka Pharmaceutical, a global firm with 188 companies operating in 28 countries.  Working remotely is a possibility if the candidate is highly experienced.  Title depends on experience.
    This is a great opportunity to join our information team of 8 in the U.S. and 25 globally.  Grow your skillset and work on behalf of a dynamic organization pursuing novel solutions for human health!
    Please send your resume to Eric Stubbs – eric.stubbs@otsuka-us.com
    Apologies for cross-posting.

    Key Job Responsibilities
    • Provides customized information strategies, solutions, and services for internal clients worldwide to support business decisions in clinical development, business development, safety, regulatory, commercialization, and more.
    • Works with clients to understand their information needs; uses specialized resources to conduct advanced research; evaluates, analyzes, synthesizes, and delivers quality results.
    • Monitors product/compound developments and industry trends to provide competitive and business intelligence that supports internal clients with strategic planning and operations.
    • Supports user access to online resources (databases, systems, and information department intranet site), including answering questions, troubleshooting, and user instruction.
    • Organizes and conducts user training programs by identifying needs, leveraging resources, coordinating internally/with vendors, and measuring effectiveness.
    • Related tasks as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills, Competencies, Education, and Experience
    • Master's degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Learning agility
    • Adaptability
    • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong work ethic
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
    Specialist:
    • 5-8 years of corporate information center/library experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical industries
    • Advanced capabilities with specialized pharmaceutical and business information resources such as Dialog, Ovid, Cortellis, Decision Resources, GlobalData, Datamonitor, Citeline products, EvaluatePharma, Factiva, Thomson One, Adis, and EBSCO
    • Achieve superior results with minimum supervision
    • Experience with user training preferred
    • Experience with text mining and machine learning/AI tools preferred
     Associate:
    • 3-4 years of corporate experience
      • Pharmaceutical / healthcare / medical experience preferred.
    • Experience with secondary research platforms such as Dialog, Ovid, Factiva, EBSCO, and LexisNexis
     


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    Deborah Goss
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