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Friday, May 30, 2014

(Contract) Information Professional, Pharmintell (NJ)

Information Professional, Pharmintell – NJ

Pharmintell Consulting seeks an Information Professional for an open-ended contract position with a client who is based near Princeton, NJ.

Contract position (open-ended) in a small, very fast-paced global information services group serving a health care R&D group needs a self-directed and tech-savvy problem-solver to closely interact with customers on an individual and group basis to:

1.) Assist in the organization’s business and scientific intelligence program and related newsletters
2.) Conduct online literature searching and alerts related to consumer health products, drugs, medical engineering, and patent information,
3.) Maintain the info center’s subscriptions web site and other technical applications
4.) Coordinate a training program.

Essential Job Functions
• Use Ovid and other sources to respond to research queries for patent, medical, and product information
• Maintain and improve system deliverables like portal content and newsletters
• Assist in the management of online content for the virtual library
• Coordinate a formal training program to promote library services and resources to customers

Requirements / Qualifications
• MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited institution
• 3-5 years of experience in a corporate, pharmaceutical, or healthcare products information center, with a science background
• Experience conducting patent and medical literature searches and alerts utilizing online external resources, especially OvidSP but also including STN, Derwent, MicroPatent and SciFinder.
• Ability to understand information services technical issues as they relate to department staff and customers; liaise with Information Technology group and suppliers
• Experience in designing and maintaining SharePoint web sites (in addition to Team Sites)
• Experience in InfoDesk’s InfoWatch/InfoViewer a plus.
• Proficiency with MS Office suite a must (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook Calendar)
• Competitive intelligence experience a plus
• Excellent time management skills; proven experience in multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment and adapting quickly to change; good organizational skills; ability to multi-task, manage change, prioritize, and meet client expectations
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills
• Ability to prioritize daily work, ongoing project objectives, and be self-directed and take initiative

If interested, please submit resume to: