Thought Leader Liaison, Oncology - Northeast

Lake County, Illinois, USA
Jul 13, 2018
Science/R&D, Oncology
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Thought Leader Liaison, Solid Tumors Oncology will report to the Commercial Director, Thought Leader Liaisons

Key responsibilities include:

  • Agile and Accountable:
    • Develop, implement and maintain accountability for interactions and feedback with regional and local oncology external experts (TLs) (physician and nurse) across the US.
  • Decide, Smart, and Sure:
    • Manage regional component of Speaker's Bureau, both in programs, analyzing metrics, and most importantly, training speakers for the programs
    • Lead all congress related engagement activities in region, including supporting and measuring any ongoing TL strategies and tactic
    • Ensures that regulatory and compliance guidelines are followed
  • Make Possibilities Real:
    • Must continually identify and develop TL's, to consistently build our TL base for the franchise and the bran
    • Partner with brand marketing and cross-functional partners, TLL's to develop, refine, execute and measurement of the AbbVie US Oncology External Expert
    • Engagement strategy including National and Regional Advisory board
    • Create regional strategies with cross-functional partner
    • Partner with marketing to create and then implement regional tactical plans
  • All for One AbbVie:
    • Create seamless regional communication plan with product collaboration partners to assure a coordinated approach to collaboration product-specific thought leader requests, including coordination of speaker programs and consultancy availability to marketing and field representatives
    • Travel up, depending on geography and targets, may be up to 80% of the time
    • Position can be remotely based. Needs to be able to work effectively while engaged in travel and deliver timely results
    • Partner with internal cross functional partners including and not limited to sales, marketing, medical affairs, legal, compliance, and,managed care .
  • Clear and Courageous:
    • Must be able to build and foster collaboration with cross functional partners.
    • Participate as needed in cross-functional or other project teams and/or supporting the Marketing Team and overall franchise

  • Bachelor's Degree required. Health care certification/qualification (e.g. RN, RPh, other) is preferred
  • Previous extensive oncology experience required with demonstrated experience in academic settings
  • At least 2 years' previous direct experience with solid tumors Lung and/or glioblastoma thought leaders (physician and nurse) with demonstrated access to academic and key institutions
  • Ability to provide at least 5 external expert recommendations
  • Exceptional presentation, interpersonal, collaboration and data discussion skill sets
  • Proven track record for consistently meeting or exceeding qualitative and /or quantitative goals
  • Proven & thorough knowledge of commercial issues associated with highly competitive oncology therapeutic areas is preferred
  • Business travel, by air or car, is regularly required

  • 5 or more years' work experience required in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry, specifically in solid tumors including lung and/or glioblastoma and oncology preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years' previous field management experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry is preferred
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Travel: 50%