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AbbVie Medical Director/Product Safety Team Lead (Oncology) in North Chicago, Illinois

Medical Director/Product Safety Team Lead (Oncology)

USA, Illinois, Lake County


Requisition #1904795

Responsible for supporting the Product Safety Leads (PST) and potentially support one or more products as the PST Lead under the direction of the Therapeutic Area (TA) Lead and Global TA Head in ensuring safety in one or more products to through surveillance, signal detection, validation and assessment. Interpreting regulations related to pharmacovigilance supporting all patient safety activities.

  • 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 analysis and interpretation to cross-functional teams

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

  • Lead 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 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

  • AbbVie is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer: At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic., 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

  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: N/A

  • Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time