Abbott Manager Medical & Scientific Affairs (m/f) in Wiesbaden, Germany

JOB DESCRIPTION:

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Abbott Diagnostics Division (ADD) is looking for a Manager Medical & Scientific Affairs (m/f) based in Wiesbaden, in the Netherlands or in France.

  • Managing scientific studies for the support of scientific and commercial goals of Abbott Hematology.

  • Supporting R&D and other functional areas with scientific and medical/clinical input for risk management, experimental protocols, results acceptability, analytical and clinical performance assessment of Abbott Hematology product, product requirements and product feasibility.

  • Working with cross-functional teams and/or other Medical and Scientific Affairs team members on policy and strategy implementation.

Responsibilities:

  • Designs and manages Abbott-initiated scientific studies.

  • Designs and manages investigator-initiated scientific studies.

  • Analyzes results of scientific studies and produces publications and conference presentations.

  • Builds relationships with key opinion leaders and applies their input to enhance study design and protocols, as well as product requirements and product feasibility.

  • Assures that the scientific research program meets scientific objectives and is aligned with commercial needs.

  • Serves as medical/scientific consultant to Marketing or research project teams and government regulatory agencies.

  • Serves as medical/scientific consultant in resolution of adverse event and complaint investigations.

  • Serves as medical/scientific consultant for establishing product requirements and acceptance criteria for verification and validation testing.

  • Supports R&D with medical/clinical input for product development and performance.

  • Supports Commercial organizations with scientific input, customer interactions and scientific presentations.

  • Establishes the conditions essential for determining the safety, efficacy, medical usefulness, and marketability of medical device products candidates.

Qualification:

  • MD or PhD in Biology/Biotechnology/Medicine/Laboratory Science/Pathology

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in clinical laboratory or min 3 years’ experience in IVD industry or in academic research

  • Working knowledge of hematology and coagulation

  • Good biostatistical knowledge

  • Good computer skills

  • Previous experience in IVD product development

  • Extensive publication and/or presentation experience

  • Extensive knowledge of Abbott and/or competitor hematology and/or coagulation platforms

  • Fluent in English, another European language is a plus

  • Travel up to 25 %

Abbott Germany has a range and variety of jobs on offer in a positive and dynamic environment that allows you to maintain a healthy work-life balance. We provide development opportunities as part of our comprehensive Talent Management Program. Your contribution to the company’s success will be rewarded with a competitive salary package. We offer comprehensive benefits to suit the lifestyles of all our employees, from a retirement plan that is far above market average, a save-as-you-earn program, to educational scholarships for children, and health management initiatives for staff and their dependents.

Do you like the sound of this job and think you’ve got what it takes? Then send us your CV today. We look forward to receiving your application.

JOB FAMILY:

Research and Discovery

DIVISION:

ADD Diagnostics

LOCATION:

Germany > Wiesbaden-Delkenheim : G02

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

Netherlands : Remote

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 25 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Not Applicable

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.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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