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Abbott Regional Medical Director in Madrid, Spain

Major Responsibilities:

  • Local responsibility for all medical affairs functions, providing medical oversight and decision making for all critical product issues. Ensure medical research activities meet business goals.

  • Partner with the local ADC organisation to support local strategy. Pilot new projects involving the Spanish and Portuguese medical community in alliance with regional functions. Lead and execute ADC’s activities in training and continuous medical education.

  • Build trusted and strategic relationships with the local medical community in diabetes care: identify partnering opportunities.

  • Analyze treatment patterns and monitor development of local treatment guidelines. Develop appropriate medical argumentation to support the use of our products by health care professionals in the territory.

  • Participate and represent ADC interests in national medical / industry / governmental organizations and on specific occasions (e.g. scientific hearings).

  • Be a subject matter expert in HTA (health technology assessment) and EBM (evidence-based medicine) recommendations on Blood Glucose Monitoring (BGM) and Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM).

Minimum Education:

  • Medicine Degree: Board certification and specialization in endocrinology / diabetes care is a must.

  • Must be fluent in English

  • Knowledge of portugues will be an add value

Minimum Experience/Training:

  • Hands-on experience in the management of patient with diabetes.

  • Relevant management experience in medical device / pharma / consulting / payers or other relevant organization in the Iberia health care system

  • Knowledge of clinical research, medical risk management and/or medical device regulations is preferred.

  • Advanced skills in evidence-based medicine, clinical study design or health economics or medical statistics is preferred too.


  • Team oriented with the confidence, maturity and integrity to work effectively as a member of one of the top companies in the medical device industry.

  • High personal integrity and ethics required.

  • Excellent communication/organization skills required.

  • Results and Action Oriented - Driven to excel and capable of inspiring others to excellence as well. Able to envision a winning future for the organization and then help turn the vision into reality through hands-on action. Accepts the accountability for results of the team and provides clear direction with input from others.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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