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AbbVie UK Head of Medical Affairs, HCV/SPD in Maidenhead, United Kingdom

UK Head of Medical Affairs, HCV/SPD

United Kingdom, England, Maidenhead


Requisition #1901969

Head of Medical Affairs, HCV& SPD

Based in the offices in Maidenhead and reporting to the UK Medical Director.

This role will lead a small team of people who are looking to be part of the solution.

Highly competitive salary, Car allowance, Stock, Bonus and comprehensive benefits package.

The company:

AbbVie is an ambitious health business where people and quality of life come first. The experience of illness is personal, so we care about the things that matter to patients. As market leader, we team with partners to co-design health solutions around our innovative medicines for complex diseases, which improve standards of care. Helping people to be fit for work and family life is how we make a remarkable impact to the lives of men, women and children.

We have a very exciting opportunity to effectively lead the UK HCV andSpeciality Products Medical Affairs Department, providing guidance and supportto the team in defining critical strategies and executing innovative medicalactivities that support the therapy area.

This role will develop strong partnerships with external and internal stakeholder’s i.e. Healthcare Professionals, members of the Brand Team, Medical Director, Regional and Global Medical Affairs colleagues as well as other internal functions e.g. Site Management and Monitoring, Legal, Finance.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provideleadership to the UK HCV and Specialty Products Medical Affairs team.

  • Leadthe UK HCV and Specialty Products Medical Affairs department in definingcritical strategies and executing medical activities that support thetherapy area.

  • Ensureproactive scientific and clinical input by members of the Medical Divisionand the HCV and Specialty Products Medical Affairs Department into theBrand teams and key brand initiatives.

  • Assistand advise Brand team members on promotional activities, and ensurecompliance with the ABPI Prescription Medicines Code of Practice

  • Respondto Inter-company Code of Practice complaints and liaise with the PMCPA

  • Developand maintain in-depth knowledge of the company’s products, the therapeuticarea and the structure and workings of the NHS

Qualifications, Knowledgeand Experience

In order to be successful in this role, you should have/be:

  • Medically qualified with a number ofyears clinical experience post-registration and GMC registered or PhD scientistor pharmacist background

  • Experience in the pharmaceuticalindustry

  • Experience of working in a complexmatrix organisation

  • Strong leadership skills

Travel: 25%

Additional Information

  • Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time