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Job Opening at Vertex Pharmaceuticals

  • 1.  Job Opening at Vertex Pharmaceuticals

    Posted 03-25-2022 14:24
    Hi all,

    Excited to share this one on behalf of my colleagues at Vertex! Please note that while the position is based out of the Boston office, there is the potential for full remote status. So no need to let geography get in your way. :)

    Happy Job Hunting,
    Anna Rothman, PHT Employment Chair

    Vertex Pharmaceuticals

    The Library & Information Sciences Manager supports Vertex's global mission by providing best-in-class management and utilization of external information resources. The incumbent's primary role will be in performing custom research services in the areas of business, competitive, and industry intelligence. Additionally, the incumbent will play a key role in the department's marketing and training efforts and will use their resource expertise to conduct ongoing technology and platform evaluations. This role will also work closely with cross-functional stakeholders to establish current awareness solutions through the use of searching and alerting strategies, utilizing a suite of expert resources.

    Key Duties & Responsibilities:
    • Lead Custom Research capabilities in business and competitor intelligence subject areas. This research will support and enable project work and business initiatives throughout the organization by utilizing a variety of specialized resources focused on market, industry, clinical trial, regulatory, and drug project development intelligence.
    • Compile and synthesize research findings into actionable and intuitive reports that directly support critical business and research needs, driving decision making.
    • Understand user information needs and translate these into effective search strategies using a variety of specialized resources such as GlobalData, Citeline, PubMed, Cortellis, and other business information tools. Evaluate, analyze, synthesize and deliver research results effectively.
    • Actively track and monitor business trends and developments, scientific, and legal news in the company's core practice areas.
    • Conduct focused trainings for teams and individuals on research tools, methodologies, and best practices.
    • Lead business information subject matter expertise to support the Library team's goal of maintaining best-in-class external resources, through regular analysis and evaluation of new and existing information resources.