Abbott Scientific Project Manager in Chennai, India

JOB DESCRIPTION:

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Ensure that all activities and interactions are conducted with due regard to all applicable local, global and national laws, regulations, guidelines, codes of conduct, Company policies and accepted standards of best practice.

  • Provide scientific and technical support for, and help maintain professional and credible relationships with, key opinion leaders and academic centers to ensure access to current medical and scientific information on the products and areas of therapeutic interest.

  • Assist in the initiation, oversight and follow up of assigned clinical studies and medical projects initiated within the relevant therapeutic area for which the SPM carries responsibility (e.g. post marketing clinical activities such as registry/database projects, epidemiological surveys, post-authorization studies (phase IV), IIS projects, etc.): all activities to comply with applicable local laws, guidelines, codes of practice, SOPs, and Global Pharmaceutical Research and Development (GPRD) SOPs.

  • Maintain contacts with physicians and opinion leaders of the assigned geographic area in order to satisfy their needs for scientific knowledge in the therapeutic area and, where requested, Abbott drugs/products the SPM carries responsibility for.

  • Deliver credible presentations on scientific matters to physicians, individually or in groups (meetings, clinical sessions, etc.), where requested.

  • Participate in the selection process to identify appropriately qualified physicians the Company would wish to engage in collaborative efforts – such as potential research collaborations, or lecture/meeting support (Round Tables, Congresses, Symposia, etc.); and to ensure a high level of scientific or educational integrity in these collaborative efforts.

  • Develop awareness and understanding of competitor issues/intelligence – for example, product strategies, studies, commercial messages, positioning, etc – and communicate, where appropriate, within the Company.

  • Attend relevant Scientific Societies meetings and Conferences, and develop summaries of key messages for use within the Company – such as key areas of scientific/company interest, new trends in diagnosis, monitoring and treatments in the therapeutic area, etc.

  • Upon request, assist physicians to appropriately direct requests for access to Company products on a named patient or compassionate use basis, subject to all applicable legal and regulatory requirements.

  • Support sales/marketing/internal team areas to develop their scientific and technical expertise through the delivery of scientific update presentations.

  • Ensure up to date knowledge of products uses and external data.

  • Provide key opinion leaders and internal medical and clinical teams with scientific and technical support for publications of scientific or medical interest.

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Management Skills

  • Communication Skills

  • Compliance & Process Improvement Skills

  • Problem/Conflict Solving Ability

  • Priority Setting

JOB FAMILY:

Medical & Scientific Affairs

DIVISION:

LOCATION:

India > Mumbai : 271 Business Park

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

India > Kolkata : 68 Sarat Bose Road

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 75 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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