Sr Manager, Medical Communications


Gaithersburg, MD, US, 20879


Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

The Manager/Sr. Manager, Medical Communications, will contribute to and support the development and execution of the Medical communications strategy and tactical plan, and manage and contribute to assigned aspects of the tactical output of the plan, including peer reviewed publications, congress abstracts, posters and oral presentations, additional congress activities, MSL materials, and internal education tools for the product portfolio at Emergent. This role will also support the development and updating of foundational medical communications materials, including scientific platforms, lexica, etc. This individual will report directly to the Director, Global Medical Communications.




  • Manage development of assigned tactics in support of the Medical communications plan; support program partner in developing additional tactics
  • Work with authors, internal and partner stakeholders, and medical communications agencies to facilitate development of high quality, medically compelling abstracts, posters, presentations, and manuscripts to fulfil Medical Communications objectives
  • Manage and support development of educational materials for use by internal, external, and field medical affairs personnel, including MSL tools, internal training materials, and congress booth materials; staff congress booths as required
  • Develop and maintain expertise in disease and product relevant literature; support strategic and tactical priorities of joint Medical team
  • Support development and implementation of internal SOPs and work practices required for compliant publications and medical communications material development
  • Assist in reviewing internal materials for medical and scientific accuracy
  • Collaborate with Med Affairs Operations team on the development of an updated Medical Information process. Lead and manage Medical Information process for respective therapeutic area. 
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills, and ability to work effectively in a cross functional team environment

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. 


•    An advanced scientific degree (MD, PharmD, PhD or equivalent) in a relevant discipline is required
•    At least 2 years’ experience working within the Pharma/biotech and/or Med Coms agency industry with a focus on publication management and development
•    Proven ability to develop and grow productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
•    Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communications (oral and written) skills together with constant attention to detail
•    Ability to complete writing and document management assignments to timelines with minimal oversight
•    Proficiency with the Veeva platform is desirable
•    Ability to engage in positive dialogues, influence outcomes and resolve conflicts in a constructive manner
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Visio preferred
•    Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines
•    Experience in Project Management and PM tools is desirable (Smartsheets, Projects)
•    Experience with Adobe Creative Suite applications including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator is desirable


Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Individuals with qualifying medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs or practices that may prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.


Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC