Director, Scientific Communications & Training - Eyecare Irvine,
California; United States
Research & Development
Job Description About AbbVie
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines
that solve serious health issues today and address the medical
challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on
people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology,
oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and
gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its
Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie,
please visit us at www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter ,
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Envision working with energetic colleagues andinspirational
leaders. Now, place yourself in that mix; leading
discussions,asking the right questions and driving results.
What Your NewManager Wants You To Know
The Director, Global Scientific Communications &Training
will plan, develop, and review key global scientific resources
andtools, primarily product and disease state slide decks, and
other MSL materialsacross global therapeutic areas. He/she will
also provide an advanced level ofscientific/clinical review of
Global MSL and Medical-related resources andtools for accuracy,
consistency, and inclusion of most recentclinical/scientific
data/information. He/she will also partner with theScientific
Training Directors to assist in developing scientifically
rigoroustraining and ongoing development for Medical for the
purpose of achieving andmaintaining expert level scientific
knowledge competencies in multiple diseasestates and products to
ensure alignment with Global Medical strategy andcontent
development. The scope of the role will include support of global
MSLteams as needed, dependent upon role-specific Therapeutic
***This is a field-based role andcan reside anywhere in the US
YOU ARE more than just a title, YOU ARE…
Plans, develops and manages Global MSL andMedical-related
scientific resources and tools, primarily clinical
presentationslide decks, educational materials, and reactive field
materials incollaboration with Global TA Medical partners and other
internal teams andensures MSL field resource content is aligned and
consistent with the Globalmedical strategy as well as identified
needs in the field.Additional involvement in
contentdevelopment/review as needed.
Partners with Scientific Training Lead tosupport Global
MSL/Medical training in key competencies regarding disease
stateawareness, current treatment landscape, and new product
clinical data. Workswith Global Medical and Medical Excellence on
global Strategic Insights team onthe development and analysis of
Independently provides an advanced level of strategic
development and scientific/clinical review of resources and tools
for accuracy, consistency, and inclusion of most recent
clinical/scientific data/information across global product
Provides support for scientifically rigorous training and
ongoing development to Global Medical to ensure expert level
scientific knowledge competencies in multiple disease states and
Ability to identify unmet needs related to scientific content
training as well as global materials for field use and develop
strategy plans to address these needs that is aligned with overall
Global Medical strategy.
Knowledge of pharmaceutical regulatory and healthcare compliance
guidelines and industry trends; knowledge of product lifecycle
management; ability to critically analyze scientific data and
objectively and concisely summarize key findings.
Problemsolving related to review processes, including
reconciling reviewer commentsand recommendations related to Global
scientific content.Additional problem solving around
scientifictraining needs, operations and systems management.
Advanced level of scientific/clinical strategic approach
required for the development and review of resources, training and
tools for accuracy, consistency, and inclusion of most recent
globally applicable clinical/scientific data/information to ensure
high degree of MSL impact in the field.
The scope of the role and the relatedresponsibilities requires
substantial collaboration with Global TA Medical andMedical
Operations teams and Global Medical Affairs functions as well
ascross-functional internal groups (e.g., USMA teams, Compliance,
IT, Regulatory,Legal/OEC, and Clinical Development).
5 years of previous MSL or related pharmaceutical industry
experience, clinical experience preferred
R.Ph., PharmD., Ph.D., R.N., M.D., is required
Strong knowledge of Pharma regulatory and compliance
A solid scientific background and the ability to critically
review and analyze scientific literature
Excellent written, oral, presentation skills and
Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and
interface in a dynamic environment.
A background in Eye Care is desirable.
In this role, we’re looking for a leader whowill :
Act as an Owner and a leader, Be Excellence Focused, Act as
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.
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