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The Global Medical Publications Director serves as both a primary point of contact and strategic partner for Senior Therapeutic Area (TA) leadership, providing visibility and oversight of planning and execution for both Medical Affairs and Pharmaceutical Development scientific publication activities for the assigned TA. Working in a high volume, fast-paced environment, these roles are accountable for providing visibility into the progress of hundreds of scientific publications across a portfolio of TA assets. This global role also oversees planning, execution, and information flow from multiple organizations AbbVie-wide in support of creating a single, comprehensive global scientific publications plan for each asset. In addition, the Director must maintain an ongoing pulse on ever-changing publishing industry standards and best practices, and provide leadership in effectively applying them to the TA pillar of business, as well as across the organization, as appropriate.
List up to 10 main responsibilities for the job. Include information about the accountability and scope.
- Lead dissemination of AbbVie’s scientific data for all assets within assigned therapeutic area pillar of business, through prioritization and execution of scientific publications for both Medical Affairs and Pharmaceutical Development.
- Serve as primary partner for across AbbVie TA leadership, to ensure therapeutic area publication needs are addressed and met, fulfilling medical/scientific objectives and meeting established timelines and budgets.
- Responsible for effectiveness and success of all cross-functional publication teams within the therapeutic area (members include leaders from Development, Medical Affairs, HEOR, Commercial, IP Legal, Market Access, Regulatory, etc); these teams serve as the single vetting body for all discussions and decisions related to scientific publications for an asset, including all launch readiness preparation and activities.
- Oversee planning and information flow from multiple organizations across AbbVie in support of creating a single, integrated, comprehensive global scientific publication plan for each asset.
- Responsible for oversight of risk identification, management, and mitigation, as well as contingency plans at a TA level, applying effective decision-making and strategic considerations.
- Responsible for all alliance-related integration activities for scientific publications during company acquisitions, as well as for licensing partners relationships and academic collaborations.
- Lead cross-functional initiatives and activities that impact scientific publication practices across all of AbbVie. Field issues that arise within assigned therapeutic area, and determine and execute their application across all other therapeutic areas.
- Provide direct management for multiple internal scientific staff who support the full portfolio of assets, as well as manage resources and budget across the therapeutic area, to ensure timely, effective, and efficient delivery of scientific publications.
- Serve as subject matter expert on regulations, policies, and industry standards and best practices that apply to development of scientific publications, and ensure staff understand, comply, and effectively apply them to the business.
- Identify and implement systems or solutions to enhance efficiency, eliminate redundancy, reduce expenditure, and guarantee quality.
List required and preferred qualifications up to 10). Include education, skills and experience.
- Advanced degree, or Bachelor’s Degree with significant demonstrated relevant experience, required. PhD or PharmD preferred. Relevant professional certification/credential (eg, CMPP, AMWA) a plus.
- Minimum of 10 years pharmaceutical-related, scientific publications-related, or other directly applicable experience required.
- Ability to think strategically and cross-functionally across TA portfolio to identify opportunities and make connections to advance business deliverables and impact.
- Demonstrated successful leadership of a program in a complex, fast-paced, high-volume environment, effectively managing multiple priorities simultaneously.
- Demonstrated experience in asset launch preparation and readiness. Strong leadership skills with a proven ability to foster team productivity and cohesiveness, especially in circumstances necessitating situational leadership/influence.
- Demonstrated high level of core and technical competencies needed to lead a global team in developing effective and compliant scientific publications.
- Demonstrated success in forming and leading productive cross-functional teams and initiatives to address organization-wide priorities, including ability to lead without direct authority and excel in a matrixed environment.
- Exemplary communication skills, both written and verbal, with demonstrated success in creating and delivering effective presentations tailored to varying audiences, including senior leadership forums.
Enterprise-Wide R&D Leadership Teams and RDLT Members, Pharmaceutical Development TA VPs, Medical Affairs TA VPs/Heads, Medical Affairs TA Leads, OEC and Legal Leadership, IBT/GBT Leads, Licensing Partner Leadership, External Collaboration Leadership.
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· The salary range is (minimum: $ 146,000 to maximum: $ 285,000)
· This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive program
· This job is eligible to participate in our long-term incentive programs
· We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.
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