AbbVie

Assistant Director, Scientific Medical Affairs -Immunology

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, United States
Posted
Nov 09, 2020
Ref
2008351
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

Purpose

Provides specialist medical and scientific strategic and operational input into core medical affairs activities such as: health-care professional and provider interactions (Payers, Patients, Prescribers, and Providers); generation of clinical and scientific data (enhancing therapeutic benefit and value); educational initiatives (medical education, data, guidelines, and value proposition); safeguarding patient safety (risk minimization activities and safety surveillance activities). Works closely with sales, marketing and commercial teams to provide strategic medical input into core brand (product) strategies, and to support medical and marketing activities (promotional material generation and product launches) and market access.

  • Identifies Insight Trends: Address educational scientific gaps identified through the gathering of feedback from multiple field sources, compile and summarize to provide relevant insights. Communicate trends to the broader therapeutic team.
  • Translates integrated brand plan into medical tactics and core communication topics: Responsible for designing a strategically aligned tactical plan, as appropriate for on market products, and pipeline products including new indications/disease states. Develops non-promotional field/affiliate resources and ensures communications are supported by medical communication standards, pharmacovigilance standards, SOP's and all other quality and compliance standards in Medical Affairs.
  • Provides input into externally facing materials for use : (i.e. Congress Booth, Ad Boards, Med Ed) with HCP or EE interactions (Payer, Patients, Prescribers, and Providers); educational initiatives (medical education, data, guidelines, and value proposition)
  • Identifies, Designs and implements focused and impactful internal training programs: aiming to shape scientific understanding and medical practice (e.g. for Sales Representatives, MSLs, MOSLs, Affiliates)
  • Promotional Material Review: Responsible for performing the accurate and detailed medical review of complex advertising and promotional materials for assigned therapeutic area(s) within Medical Affairs. Provides timely and accurate reviews of promotional materials in accordance with established policies and practice standards, including regulatory guidelines to meet customer needs.
  • Actively contributes to medical and brand functional planning including: medical education, EE engagements; and provides strategic medical input into core brand/product strategies. Works with TA Lead to ensure external communication strategies and tactics align with both TA and Commercial Strategies

Qualifications
  • Scientific degree; advanced degree (e.g., MS, PhD, MD/DO, PharmD, NP, MSN) preferred.
  • 3-5 years of clinical, scientific/research, or industry related experience or equivalent required demonstrating strong leadership competencies and proven team-building skills with ability to lead in a global matrixed environment. Substantial understanding of relevant therapeutic area required.
  • Knowledge of clinical trial design, results and methodology, regulatory and compliance requirements governing development of promotional and non-promotional materials is desirable.
  • Ability to interact externally and internally to support global scientific and business strategy.
  • Ability to independently evaluate risk and implement strategies that are compliant with applicable regulatory standards pertinent to the promotion of pharmaceutical products
  • Demonstrated analytical, conceptual and administrative skills. Excellent communication skills (written and presentation).
  • Flexibility and adaptability to organizational change and market demands. Ability to work in a fast-paced corporate environment. High sense of urgency and commitment to excellence in the successful achievement of objectives.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills. Ability to manage multiple priorities and ability to demonstrate good business judgment.
  • Strong Project Management and Teamwork skills to address project risks and issues.
  • Ability to influence without direct authority to effectively deliver cross-functional projects

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel
Yes, 25 % of the Time
Job Type
Experienced
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level Code
M
Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.