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AbbVie Medical Director, Pharmacovigilance in North Chicago, Illinois

Medical Director, Pharmacovigilance

USA, Illinois, Lake County


Requisition #1906182

  • Understanding and application of the pharmacology, chemistry and non-clinical toxicology to effectively conduct safety surveillance.

  • Safety surveillance for pharmaceutical / biological / drug-device combined products.

  • Contribute to the authorship of key pharmacovigilance documents, including but not limited to, medical safety assessments, regulatory responses, and risk management plans.

  • Apply current regulatory guidance as appropriate for safety surveillance and authorship of PV documents.

  • Analyze and interpret aggregate safety data and communicate these analyses and interpretation to cross-functional teams.

  • Ability to effectively write, review and provide input on technical documents.

  • Be responsible for the strategy for periodic reports (PSUR’s, PADER’s etc.).

  • Oversight of safety surveillance and pharmacovigilance activities for products in clinical trials and post-marketing.

  • Lead and implement a risk management strategy for assigned products.

  • MD / DO with 2+ years of residency with patient management experience and Master Public Health is preferred in addition to MD / DO but not required.

  • 2 – 4 years of Pharmacovigilance experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Effectively analyze and guide analysis of clinical data and epidemiological information.

  • Effectively present recommendation / opinions in group environment.

  • Write, review and provide input on technical documents.

  • Self-starting and can work independently. Work collaboratively and lead cross-functional teams

Additional Information

  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

  • Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Level Code: D