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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Healthcare jobs
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      November 23,2021
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    Medical Science Liaison (MSL)

    About AbbVie
    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, YouTube and LinkedIn.

    Engage and collaborate with external experts and peripheral physicians in order to participate in the scientific medical discussion on the optimal treatment of patients with IBD (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis).

    • Deliver Clinical/Scientific and Education programs that are aligned with medical communication objectives.
    • Support Brand team, Medical strategy and In Field team (Account strategy) by building a robust scientific relationship with thought leaders/external experts at field level.
    • Be an excellent medical affairs team member focusing on scientific exchange, medical research, and cross-functional collaboration.

    Key responsibilities

    • Provide scientific and technical leadership to ensure professional and credible relationships with thought leaders and external experts of strategic importance to AbbVie.
    • Deliver credible presentations on scientific matters to physicians, individually or in groups (meetings, clinical sessions, etc.), where relevant.
    • Ensure a strong medical and scientific presence for AbbVie in key academic and clinical centers by facilitation of research and educational initiatives, while supporting requests for medical and scientific information on products or areas of therapeutic interest to AbbVie.
    • Support the cross-functional/commercial team by visiting physicians requesting in-depth scientific information
    • Support internal teams such as sales and marketing to develop their scientific and technical expertise (e.g. through the delivery of scientific update presentations).
    • Assist in the initiation; oversight and follow up of assigned clinical studies and medical projects initiated within the therapeutic area for which the MSL carries responsibility.
    • Serve as a point of contact within the Medical Affairs team for gastroenterologists in order to satisfy their needs for scientific knowledge in a therapeutic area and, when requested, relevant AbbVie medicines, to support their safe, effective and appropriate use.
    • Ensure that all activities and interactions are conducted with due regard to all applicable local, global and national laws, regulations, guidelines, codes of conduct, Company policies and accepted standards of best practice.
    • Attend relevant national and/or international scientific meetings and conferences. Collaborate with internal stakeholders to develop summaries of key data and other scientifically relevant information to inform AbbVie strategic priorities and initiatives.



    • Academic degree (PhD, PharmD or MD preferred) in biomedical field (medicine, pharmaceutical sciences, biology)
    • 2 years working in a clinical or pharmaceutical environment
    • Fluent in Dutch and English (written/spoken) Competencies & Ways We Work Key Competencies:
    • Excellent networking and social skills
    • Ability to explain complicated scientific matters in a logical and understandable way, ability to translate scientific data into medical information.
    • Team player who is able to act independently with a pro-active attitude, able to effectively work in a complex matrix environment.
    • Acts responsibly and works accurately; acts consistently with regulations/policies, ethics and obligations.
    • Patient centric focus.
    • Effective presentation and communication skills (both interpersonal and in front of an audience), strong social skills.
    • Keen to obtain expert scientific knowledge in a relevant therapeutic specialty.
    • Ability to interact externally and internally to support global business strategy.

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    Equal Employment Opportunity
    At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis 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, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.
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