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External Posting TitleCongress Operations ManagerJob DescriptionThis role is responsible for coordinating the execution of medical congress activities across all therapeutic areas (TA) supported by the Scientific Communications team.S/he will support the TA leads in the management of the tactics and ensure alignment, consistency, and timely completion across all activities. S/he will lead medical logistics meetings, keep internal tools and trackers up to date with relevant information, manage individual workload, prioritize tasks and alert Scientific Communications team to potential risks or concerns and support appropriate triage. This role will also lead projects focused on optimizing communication process and deliverables at congresses and support local and regional congress leads as requested. S/he will participate on special projects and assignments as needed.LocationCambridge, MA, USJob CategoryGlobal Medical/Medical AffairsRequisition Number30084BRQualifications•3 to 5 years’ experience working in project management, event planning, or related field with strong customer service skills•1 - 3 years’ experience in pharma/biotech scientific communication materials preferred•Demonstrates a strong ability to prioritize, independently identify, analyze and solve problems in a timely manner•Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and judgment•Excellent organizational skills, including ability to handle multiple assignments concurrently.•High degree of self-motivation and enthusiasm with high attention to detail•Healthcare Industry Knowledge-- Awareness of the key drivers that have an impact on the business.•Biogen Specific Knowledge—Awareness of Biogen environment (i.e., structure, processes, and people) and stakeholder needs to accomplish goals.•Department Strategy Knowledge— supports the execution of functional strategy.•Effectively Communicates--Recognizes when and if there is a need to escalate; communicates effectively through project lifecycle.•Executes and Drives to Completion--Ensures own activities tied to critical path are executed in a timely manner. Proactively identifies issues and communicates changes as necessary. Reviews deliverables to ensure business needs are met.•Understanding of Compliance— Awareness of rules and regulations, corporate compliance guidance, rationale and processes. Collaborates with internal partners to ensure understanding of regulatory and compliance requirements.•Focus on Quality & Risk Mitigation—Drives quality and compliance through work actions. Adheres to appropriate quality management processes and proactively identifies risks and issues and escalates, as appropriate.•Ability to travel to medical congresses (for ~3-5 days) 3 to 4 times per year•Ability to work with minimal supervision, with little to no instruction on routine work and only general guidance on assignments.EducationBachelor’s Degree.About BiogenBiogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) is a biotechnology leader that discovers, develops and delivers innovative therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative and rare diseases. Patients worldwide benefit every day from our medicines for multiple sclerosis (MS) and hemophilia.Founded in 1978, Biogen is one of the world’s oldest independent biotechnology companies. Our development pipeline is focused on areas of high unmet medical need, as we pursue new therapies for patients suffering from diseases with few or no treatment options. These include programs for Alzheimer’s Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson’s disease, spinal muscular atrophy and neuropathic pain amongst others.With more than 7,000 people worldwide, Biogen is truly a global organization. We are headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which is home to our research operations. Our international operations are based in Zug, Switzerland and we have world-class manufacturing facilities in North Carolina and Denmark. We offer therapies globally through direct affiliate presence in 30 countries and a network of distribution partners in over 50 additional countries.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.Please be advised that all legitimate correspondence from a Biogen employee will come from "" email accounts..

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