Abbott Sr Medical Advisor in Mumbai, India

JOB DESCRIPTION:

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Develop and maintain in depth knowledge for assigned product(s) / relevant therapeutic area(s) through attendance/ participation at key internal meetings/training sessions, relevant congresses, and seminars and by regular self-study of the national/international literature.

  • Provide expert medical/scientific advice for assigned products and related therapeutic areas, including responding to requests for scientific/technical information; contribute to the development and medical and scientific accuracy of core dossiers generated by the medical department (i.e. medical information packs, clinical expert reviews etc).

  • Establish and maintain professional and credible relationships with key opinion leaders and academic centers; this will involve participating in scientific congresses, coordinating advisory boards, round-table meetings, discussion fora etc.

  • Deliver scientific presentations and medical education programs to healthcare professionals individually or in groups (meetings, clinical sessions, etc.), where requested.

  • Screen relevant literature and other information from relevant scientific societies meetings and conferences and develop summaries of key messages for use within the Company (e.g. key areas of scientific/company interest, new trends in diagnosis, monitoring and treatments in the therapeutic area, etc.)

  • Deliver training to sales forces and other departments; develop and update relevant training materials.

  • Clinical Research Activities:

  • Design and implement clinical research projects within defined standards and budgets (e.g. Phase IV, post marketing clinical activities such as registry/database projects, epidemiological surveys, and PMOS studies).

  • Provide the required oversight to manage review, approval and conduct of IIS studies.

  • Support the affiliate Clinical Research Department in the management of clinical studies, as appropriate (e.g. review new clinical study protocols, identifying potential investigators/sites, conducting feasibility surveys).

  • Review and preparation of promotional material. Ensure the medical/scientific content is correct and fully compliant with Abbott’s internal policies and guidelines.

  • Provide medical/scientific input into marketing strategy and key commercial initiatives, as required. Monitor the environment for competitive intelligence (e.g. product strategies, studies, commercial messages, positioning, etc.) and communicate, where appropriate, within the Company.

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable national laws and regulations, guidelines, codes of conduct, Abbott’s policies and procedures and accepted standards of best practice.

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Management Skills

  • Communication Skills

  • Compliance & Process Improvement Skills

  • Problem/Conflict Solving Ability

  • Priority Setting

REQUIRED CORE COMPETENCIES / ATTRIBUTES :

  • Adaptability: Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures. Consider change or new situations as opportunities for learning and growth. Persevere when encountering adversity. When confronted with a problem or crisis consider alternatives and then take timely action. Effectively prioritize work tasks.

  • Initiative: Take prompt action to accomplish objectives; is proactive. Maintain a strong focus on internal and/or external customers. Continuously monitor relevant information, key issues and/or trends. Proactively seek feedback and adapts behavior to improve performance. Demonstrate a willingness to learn new aspects of the business.

  • Innovation: Generate innovative solutions in work situations; try different and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities. Use best practice and benchmark data to increase organizational performance. Identify opportunities to improve efficiencies and reduce costs.

  • Integrity: Firmly adhere to codes of conduct and ethical principles. Exhibit honesty. Present information accurately and completely. Keep commitments to work colleagues and customers. Acknowledge and respond constructively to failure and mistakes.

  • Teamwork & Collaboration: Work effectively and cooperatively with others; establish and maintain good working relationships with internal and external partners to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals. Help others achieve shared goals. Demonstrate a willingness to listen without interrupting. Open to diverse and different ideas.

KEY INTERFACES :

  • Affiliate medical personnel: Clinical Research Manager, Clinical Operations Manager, Medical Advisers; Medical Information team / specialists; Affiliate Pharmacovigilance / drug safety personnel; Scientific Project Managers

  • Marketing and Sales of assigned product and therapeutic area; Market access teams

  • Affiliate Government Affairs; Affiliate Public Affairs

  • Global Medical Information; Global HEOR

  • Library Information Resources

  • International Medical Development / Global Project Team (GPT) / GSMS (Global Strategic Marketing and Services) personnel

  • AI finance and Legal groups

  • Healthcare personnel, Investigators, Opinion Leaders

  • Institutions and Scientific or Medical Societies

  • Hospitals and Local Regulatory Authorities

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JOB FAMILY:

Medical & Scientific Affairs

DIVISION:

EPD Established Pharma

LOCATION:

India > Mumbai : BKC Building

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 25 % 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)

Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

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