Director, US Medical Affairs GI-IBS

Madison, NJ, United States
Nov 21, 2020
Required Education
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 . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

Envision working with energetic colleagues and inspirational leaders. Now, place yourself in that mix; leading discussions, asking the right questions and driving results.

What Your New Manager Wants You To Know

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.

YOU ARE more than just a title, YOU ARE...
  • A strategic thinker : align and excite internal stakeholders to facilitate success through strong leadership, strategic thinking and personal drive.
  • First class team player : collaborate across multiple disciplines to ensure compliance and ability to influence cross-functional teams and senior leadership.

You Will
  • Develop asset brand strategies
  • Lead the development & execution of medical affairs plans
  • Design, critically assess and execute research initiatives (clinical research, phase III b-IV, epi, EDA, RWE Research)
  • Lead and influence cross functional teams to achieve set objectives in a timely fashion
  • Manage medical affairs budget for a specific brand
  • Provide internal subject matter expertise to the TA team
  • Attend conferences, review medical literature and other available training, to augment expertise in the therapeutic area and stays abreast of professional information and technology
  • Contribute to and shape scientific publication strategy and co-authors scientific publications, with support of TA Lead/Head
  • Represent AbbVie at external meetings including investigator meetings, scientific association meetings, etc.
  • Guide TA related Medical Information activities (e.g. anticipating and plan for brand MI needs) uide cross-functional members to aid in development of promotional materials
  • Contribute to regional regulatory strategy, labeling and agency interactions
  • S upport Medical Review by providing scientific guidance and issue resolution



You Bring
  • An Advanced Degree PhD, PharmD, MD highly preferred.
  • Typically 8 years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry or equivalent; experience in GI therapeutic area an asset.
  • The knowledge of clinical trial methodology, regulatory requirements governing clinical trials and experience in the design of protocols preferred.
  • Experience in which you may have performed protocol design in the academic environment and/or acted as an assistant PI.
  • The ability to gain cooperation of others, conduct presentations of technical information concerning specific projects and schedules, etc.
  • The ability to interact externally and internally to support global business strategy. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The experience to interact with and coordinate appropriate scientific and medical activities with internal stakeholders (i.e. commercial, clinical operations, discovery, statistics, regulatory, etc.) as they relate to on-going medical affairs projects.
  • The ability to assist as consultant and liaison with other corporations when working under licensing agreements and/or in the evaluation of new business development opportunities

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Job Type


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.