Jazz Pharmaceuticals

  • Senior Manager, Library Resources

    Job Locations US-CA-Palo Alto
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/26/2018 11:39 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Research & Development
  • Overview

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients’ lives by identifying, developing and commercializing meaningful products that address unmet medical needs. We are continuing to expand our commercial product portfolio and our research and development pipeline in therapeutic areas that can leverage our unique expertise.

    Our therapeutic areas of focus include sleep and hematology/oncology – areas in which we have a deep understanding of the patient journey and a suite of products and product candidates to address critical needs.

    We are looking for the best and brightest talent to join our team.  If you’re looking to be a part of a company with an unwavering commitment to improving patients’ lives and being a great place to work, we hope you’ll explore our career openings and get to know Jazz Pharmaceuticals. 

    Position Profile

    The Senior Manager, Library Resources will serve as a contact person and administrator for the company’s Information Resources function. This person will manage the company’s digital literature collection; fulfill article delivery requests to support research and submissions; and interface with outside vendors to handle literature search requests and ensure continuing access to subscriptions and databases.

    Essential Functions

    • Respond to reference requests from R&D groups worldwide to support submissions and research
    • Manage holdings collection, users access, and document retrieval process in RightFind content workflow solution platform
    • Work with over 20 vendors and publishers on renewals, agreements, acquisitions, and general maintenance updates
    • Manage Drug Safety & Pharmacovigilance group’s weekly literature alerts in Embase and provide document retrieval support as needed
    • Work with selected vendor to order and process monthly case narratives for Drug Safety & Pharmacovigilance group to support REMS literature monitoring
    • Manage literature search requests and collaborate closely with vendor on search strategies and deliverables
    • Manage product bibliographies and regulatory guidance updates to be performed by an outside vendor
    • Maintain and update company’s internal Information Resources webpage regularly
    • Track Information Resources budget and provide periodic updates to management
    • Index articles for inclusion in the Digital Library, ensuring copyright compliance
    • Promote awareness of the library’s electronic presence and services
    • Work with publishers and vendors to ensure company’s access for all electronic content and resolve access issues for various locations and remote users

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • At least 3 years of experience in a pharmaceutical or medical library environment
    • Exceptional organizational and client service skills
    • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to juggle multiple timelines and priorities
    • Familiarity with Livelink a plus
    • Knowledge of US and international copyright issues a plus

    Required/Preferred Education and Licenses

    • Bachelor’s Degree required
    • MLS degree or at least 2 years of experience classifying and archiving literature in an online library system preferred

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.


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