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Global Clinical Project Communications, Principal Job

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Date: May 3, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


About the role:
The Global Clinical Project Communications Principal drives the inclusion, development and execution of communication and change management action plans for strategic and global clinical projects and programs. As a critical member of the project team this role will leverage communications strategies and tactics to maximize project success and stakeholder engagement while minimizing adoption risk and elevating project visibility across the organization.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develops and executes communication strategy for projects by participating on project teams and working with appropriate team members to understand project scope, objectives and integrating the communications requirements into the project plan.
  • Leverages communications tools and best practices to deliver a communications plan, stakeholder map and infrastructure to ensure a consistent and comprehensive program in support of project goals.
  • Enable project adoption through the use of techniques and tools that address resistance to change and/for facilitate the building of value drivers to support business changes and bring stakeholders along on the change journey.
  • Partners to develop internal and external project communication messaging, content and/or tools to be delivered across stakeholder groups and through various communications channels to maximize reach.
  • Communicates program status at project team and leadership meetings and ensures progress is aligned to project pace.
  • Resolves project communication roadblocks by working with team members, project customers, and others as appropriate.
  • Consults with internal project groups by sharing communications knowledge and assisting or mentoring team members in communications processes and techniques.
  • Responsible for leading and organizing preparation activities and meetings needed for the development of communications deliverables including intake calls with stakeholders, review meetings with content owners and program leads for guidance and input into the final content output.
  • Build strong working relationships with partners and stakeholders to promote an integrated communications approach across clinical programs.
  • Provides informal coaching and mentors other more junior communications team members.

What we're looking for in you:
Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Communications preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in an internal and/or external communications or related role
  • Previous experience in managing communications projects and/or programs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written as well as a demonstrated attention to detail
  • Highly organized and able perform well under pressure and managing multiple priorities
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Expertise building communications plans and introducing techniques to manage resistance to change
  • Proven ability to develop communication strategies and communicate recommendations at various levels of the organization
  • Strong analytical skills partnered with a creative mind
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Up to date with latest trends and marketing best practices
  • Possess a high energy level and strong work ethic with a commitment to continuous improvement in a dynamic environment that strives to exceed expectations.
  • Demonstrated ability/experience in an environment of change and continuous improvement
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to compliance, ethics and accountability


Requisition ID: 480057


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.

So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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