AbbVie Assocate Scentific Director-Medical Affairs in North Chicago, Illinois
AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) is a global, research-driven biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative advanced therapies for some of the world’s most complex and critical conditions. The company’s mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to markedly improve treatments across four primary therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, virology and neuroscience. In more than 75 countries, AbbVie employees are working every day to advance health solutions for people around the world. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie at https://twitter.com/abbvie on Twitter, Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/AbbVieCareers/ or LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/abbvie/jobs .
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.
With oversight, contributes to the development of brand strategies.
Contributes to the development of and leads the execution of the Medical Education / Advisory Board & EE Engagement Plan generation in line with TA plan. Lead the individual (US or Global) Conference planning and execution.
Generates clinical and scientific data (DOF) as needed to support external communication (RRTI).
Responsible to manage budget for assigned projects.
May support teams with subject matter expertise.
Aligns Medical education and scientific initiatives with Sci Comm Platform. Informs Investigator Initiated Study (IIS) strategy and can act as Docent for IISs.
Actively contributes to the development of a TA EE Engagement Plan.
Contributes to the generation of MI communication content and supports training on Medical Information (MI) materials.
Participation in design and execution of clinical trial safety, product safety and risk management plans. Track RMP implementation.
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.
Advanced Degree PhD, PharmD, PA, NP highly preferred. Residency or additional post doctorate experience highly preferred.
Typically 8 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry or equivalent; substantial understanding of relevant therapeutic area required.
Knowledge of clinical trial methodology, regulatory requirements governing clinical trials and experience in the design of protocols preferred.
May have performed protocol design in the academic environment and/or acted as an assistant PI.
Interactions normally require the ability to gain cooperation of others, conduct presentations of technical information concerning specific projects and schedules, etc.
Ability to interact externally and internally to support global business strategy. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
May interact with and coordinates 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.
May assist as consultant and liaison with other corporations when working under licensing agreements and/or in the evaluation of new business development opportunities.
Represents AbbVie at external meetings including investigator meetings, scientific association meetings, etc.
Works with some supervision and guidance. Exercises judgment within well-defined practices and policies.
Significant Work Activities
Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
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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.