Medical Head

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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
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.
Screen relevant literature and other information from relevant scientific societies meetings and conferences and develop summaries of key messages for use within the Company.
Deliver training to sales forces and other departments and 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.

Skills and experience required:

At least 5 years pharmaceutical and clinical experience
Pharmacovigilence experience is essential
Oral and written communication skills required
Experience in Scientific report writing an advantage
Skills in administration, planning and organizing essential
Computer skills- MS word, Excel, PowerPoint essential
Managerial course or a MBA would be an advantage
Ability to work under pressure.
Experience working in a pharmaceutical industry and general knowledge on drug development and clinical research an advantage.
High customer orientation.
Excellent skills to set stake-holders relationship, networking, tact and diplomacy.
Strong commitment to compliance with the relevant rules and procedures, and to scientific quality and integrity.

. Medical degree, MBCHB or Science Degree

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