Abbott Medical Science Liaison in Maidenhead, United Kingdom

JOB DESCRIPTION:

JOB DESCRIPTION

Effective Date: July 2017

JOB TITLE: Medical Science Liaison

DEPARTMENT: ANI Medical

JOB GRADE: 17

DIRECT REPORTS: No

LOCATION: Maidenhead base (up to 70 % travel in UK)

REPORTS TO: Medical Director

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

To provide strategic support to achieve the business objectives of paediatric allergy nutrition. To be the primary communicators of Abbott science with healthcare professionals as peer to peer scientific experts. Combine strong business acumen, market awareness, as well as clinical expertise to serve as a conduit of information to multiple cross functional internal stakeholders.

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES

Works with internal stakeholder to develop and execute a plan designed to support and meet shared business objectives

Inputs and maintains internal reports as it relates to activities in the area of responsibility

Prepares the marketplace in new areas of interest, which includes creating awareness and relationships for Abbott in the medical community

Builds and manages relationships with external key opinion leaders aligned to business needs and manages the KOL engagement plan and KPIs

Serves as a scientific resource to commercial partners as appropriate to support activities such as medical/nutrition congress staffing, advisory boards, and training intiatives

Supports the medical and commercial team with any other ad hoc activities that are required by the business

ACCOUNTABILITY

The MSL is accountable for developing and communicating clinical and scientific information, programs and presentations. The MSL will support corporate needs by meeting targeted goals relevant to specific key opinion leaders; and supporting clinical and commercial business partners. The MSL provides support for clinical initiatives, executes a strategic plan and team tactical plan supporting clinical and commercial partner needs, meets aligned project deadlines and contributes to affiliate plans and goals. The MSL follows relevant Abbott policies/local regulations.

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

To comply with the company’s policies and procedures to meet statutory, quality and business requirements within the overall strategy, objectives and service standards of Abbott Laboratories Ltd.

Responsible for health, safety and environmental performance of themselves and others through demonstration of leadership and accountability for EHS programs, regulations and standards. Subject to the policy and procedures outlined in the EHS Handbook.

Note: This job description describes the principal and main elements of the job. It is a guide to the nature and main duties of the job as they currently exist, but is not intended as a wholly comprehensive or permanent schedule and is not part of the contract of employment.

BACKGROUND/EDUCATION

Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant science discipline, equivalent to BSc in dietetics and/or other relevant science/clinical experience

Registered dietitian, or equivalent preferred

Paediatric clinical experience preferred

Fluent in English

Commercial experience preferred

Ability to work independently

Ability to translate scientific papers and communicate science and clinical information peer to peer

Adaptable and able to work cross-functionally

Good organisational and time management skills

Excellent written and communication skills

Excellent networking skills

MANAGER (Signed):

Print Name: Date:

JOB FAMILY:

Medical & Scientific Affairs

DIVISION:

ANRD Nutrition Research & Development

LOCATION:

England > Maidenhead : Abbott House

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 75 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Not Applicable

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