Provide scientific and technical leadership to ensure professional and credible relationships with thought leaders and external experts of strategic importance to AbbVie.
Ensure a strong medical and scientific presence for AbbVie in key academic centers by facilitation of research and educational initiatives, while supporting requests for medical and scientific information on products or areas of therapeutic interest to AbbVie.
Ensure consistent account management together with the other members of the In-field team.
Assist in the initiation, oversight and follow up of assigned clinical studies and medical projects initiated within the therapeutic area for which the MSL carries responsibility. All such activities must comply with applicable local laws, guidelines, codes of practice, AbbVie regulations.
Act as the point of contact with thought leaders and support the local and global medical teams as appropriate.
Serve as a point of contact within the Medical Affairs team for thought leaders and external experts within an assigned geographic area in order to satisfy their needs for scientific knowledge in a therapeutic area and, when requested, relevant AbbVie medicines, to support their safe, effective and appropriate use.
Deliver credible presentations on scientific matters to physicians, individually or in groups (meetings, clinical sessions, etc.), where requested.
Facilitate medical and scientific field intelligence.
Support internal teams such as sales and marketing to develop their scientific and technical expertise through the delivery of scientific updated presentations.
Medical Doctor or health-related science background (pharmacy, biotechnology, life-science, biology, bio-chemistry) is mandatory. Prior experience (medical and/or commercial) in Rheumatology will be considered an advantage.
Advanced degree (PharmD., MD, PhD) in a relevant scientific discipline is preferred.
Experience in developing and maintaining expert knowledge for the assigned therapeutic area, and in medical research in general.
Solid knowledge of the pharmaceutical environment and the role of Medical Affairs to advance the medical and scientific objectives of a pharmaceutical company.
Demonstrated expertise in the scientific methods applied to clinical research and current legislative/regulatory controls applicable to this research.
Ability to comprehensively learn about new subject areas and environments.
Excellent written and spoken communication and presentation skills, with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with thought leaders, physicians and other healthcare decision makers.
Good understanding of written and oral English.
High customer orientation.
Strong commitment to compliance with the relevant rules and procedures, and to scientific quality and integrity.