Medical Science Liaison, Hematology VIC/NSW

Hiring By - Biostaffic



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Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott. The company’s mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people, and unique approach to innovation to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world’s most complex and serious diseases. AbbVie employs approximately 25,000 people worldwide and markets medicines in more than 170 countries.
The Opportunity:
Are you a passionate scientist looking to make a difference in the healthcare industry? We are seeking an individual to assist in building and maintaining relationships with external experts, advancing the scientific credibility of our company, and providing expert knowledge and guidance on industry codes of conduct.
As a Medical Scientific liaison, you will have the opportunity to respond to requests for scientific and medical information, provide updates to external experts, and develop professional working relationships. You will also participate in the oversight and follow-up of assigned IIS projects, clinical studies, and medical projects, ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines, and codes of conduct.
Your expertise will be essential in ensuring the credible dissemination of scientific information and informed scientific dialogue with physicians and external experts. You will play a crucial role in upholding AbbVie's policies and procedures, as well as accepted standards of best practice.
If you are a self-starter with a passion for science and an eye for detail, then this is the role for you. You will have the opportunity to work with a dedicated team of professionals and make a significant impact on our company's success. Join us and be part of a company that values your expertise and offers endless opportunities for growth and advancement. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to make a difference. Apply now and take the first step towards an exhilarating career with us.
Major Responsibilities:
  • Provide scientific and technical support for, and help maintain professional and credible relationships with, external experts/ academic centers to ensure access to current medical/scientific information on the products/areas of therapeutic interest.
  • Maintain contacts with physicians and external experts to satisfy their needs for scientific knowledge in the therapeutic area and, where requested, AbbVie drugs/products the MSL carries responsibility for.
  • Deliver credible presentations on scientific matters to physicians, individually or in groups (stakeholder meetings, journal clubs, Nurse Training/Best Practice Sharing Meetings, etc.), where requested.
  • Understands the Pharmacovigilance and Product Quality reporting requirements and their impact on medical information. Ensures that all potential adverse events or quality defects are appropriately reported and followed up according to Company procedures. Ensure up-to-date knowledge of product uses and external data. Perform administrative duties promptly as assigned.
  • Participate in the selection process to identify appropriately qualified physicians the Company would wish to engage in collaborative efforts – such as potential research collaborations, or lecture/meeting support (Advisory Boards, Congresses, Symposia, etc.); and to ensure a high level of scientific or educational integrity in these collaborative efforts.
  • Assist in initiation, oversight and follow-up of assigned clinical studies/medical projects initiated within the relevant TA (e.g. IIS projects, post-marketing clinical activities such as registry/database projects, epidemiological surveys, clinical studies).  Note: all activities to comply with applicable local laws, guidelines, codes of practice, SOPs, and GPRD SOPs. Develop awareness and understanding of competitor issues/intelligence – for example, product strategies, studies, commercial messages, positioning, etc. – and communicate, where appropriate, within the Company. Attend relevant Scientific Societies meetings/Conferences, and develop summaries of key messages for use within the Company – such as key areas of scientific/company interest, new trends in diagnosis, monitoring and treatments in the TA, etc.
  • Support sales/marketing/internal team areas to develop their scientific and technical expertise through the delivery of scientific update presentations.
  • Provide external experts and internal medical/clinical teams with scientific/technical support for publications of scientific/ medical interest. Support the development and review of promotional material in collaboration with the Commercial teams and Medical colleagues by all relevant regulations and industry voluntary codes of practice.
  • Ensure adherence of all activities to company and regulatory requirements as well as industry voluntary codes of practice.
  • Provide specialized medical/scientific information support to the commercial teams in defense of the brands, including response to complaints and initiation of complaints.
  • Support Medical and Commercial Teams with the provision of expert Medical Information and advice, including support for continuing education. Support the provision of scientific information services to Healthcare professionals and consumers.
  • Utilise Global Medical Information and Library services to research and compile relevant drug information in response to a broad range of medical inquiries received via phone, email, internet or mail.
Experience That Will Help You Get Started
  • Advanced degree (e.g. PharmD., MD, PhD) in a relevant scientific discipline is preferred but candidates with an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline and demonstrated experience will be considered.
  • Experience in developing and maintaining expert knowledge for the assigned therapeutic area, and in medical research in general.
  • Solid knowledge of the pharmaceutical environment and the role of Medical Affairs in advancing the medical and scientific objectives of a pharmaceutical company.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the scientific methods applied to clinical research and current legislative/regulatory controls applicable to this research.
  • Ability to comprehensively learn about new subject areas and environments.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication and presentation skills, with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with thought leaders, physicians and other healthcare decision-makers.
  • A good understanding of written and oral English is desirable
  • High customer orientation.
  • Strong commitment to compliance with the relevant rules and procedures, and scientific quality and integrity.
AbbVie is an equal opportunity employer that supports inclusive, flexible, and accessible working arrangements for all. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or marital status. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application. We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace
AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community, and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Australia


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

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