Senior Manager RA, US Advertising and Promotion
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.
The Senior Manager Regulatory Affairs US Advertising and Promotion, combines knowledge of scientific, regulatory and business issues to enable products that are developed, manufactured or distributed to meet required legislation. Additionally, the individual develops and supervises regulatory professionals as needed. Supports the Director in efforts to influence the regulatory environment. Has department/group/site level influence and is generally recognized as an expert and resource and leads the department as a subject matter expert (SME) for Regulatory. Shares knowledge and expertise with others in support of team activities. Analyzes broad scope implications of changing regulations and policies.
- Proactively captures and disseminates activities of government, industry, and trade associations that impact pharmaceutical regulatory policies relative to AbbVie’s interests. Maintains awareness of pending changes to communicate impact and relevance within Regulatory Operations. Drafts and finalizes comments in a timely manner, to regulators and trade associations. Distributes proposed policies to SMEs. Highlights key points in clear and concise manner.
- Represents department and participates in trade associations as needed. Develops good working relationships with trade association managers.
- Summarizes findings, under supervision, in concise reports for distribution within AbbVie
- Oversees the operations productivity and development of assigned regulatory staff that are responsible for ensuring that advertising and promotion materials are accurate, competitive and compliant with internal policies. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), FDA guidance documents, PhRMA Guiding Principles, and the FDA and cosmetic Act.
- Develops and guides implementation strategies for promotional activities
- Broadly applies regulatory/technical knowledge of government regulations and skills across therapeutic areas.
- Ensures departmental training and compliance with established regulations, guidance’s, promotional guidelines and SOPs related to advertising and promotion regulations for self and direct reports. Manages direct reports and assist in the development, training and mentoring of staff members
- Effectively presents pertinent information to appropriate cross-functional groups.
- Effectively delivers difficult messages to commercial organization without damage to relationships
- Establishes solid relationships with management and key stakeholders (Marketing, Medical, Clinical, Legal, Sales Training, Managed Care, Public Affairs, etc.) fostering mutually beneficial interactions and exchange.
- Bachelor’s degree in science (biology, chemistry, microbiology immunology, medical technology pharmacy, pharmacology, nursing, pharmacy)
- Relevant Master’s degree (Pharmacy, advanced scientific or law) preferred
- 7 years pharmaceutical experience in Regulatory Affairs or related area preferred
- Experience working in a complex and matrix environment and exhibits strong negotiation skills
- Strong communication skills, both oral and written
- Experience in management capacity preferred
- Experience in US Regulatory Affairs Advertising and Promotion preferred
Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Level Code
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.