Allergan Assoc Dir, Plastics & Body Contouring in Buckinghamshire, United States

Assoc Dir, Plastics & Body Contouring

Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom at

May 17, 2018Post Date

179845Requisition #

The role of the Associate Director is to provide expertise for medical affairs’ in-house and field based teams as well as being the key point of contact for both external experts and internal leads in Plastics & Body Contouring. They will work closely with the Global TA Lead to ensure an aligned international medical and scientific strategy for products in Plastics & Body Contouring as well as working with CMO colleagues in Patient Safety, Global Evidence & Value (GE&V), External Scientific Communications, Strategic Operations. Liaison with Research and Development colleagues and commercial colleagues is also crucial in this role. Within the International Plastics & Body Contouring division they will provide a solid point of reference for medical and scientific content of company materials and activities.

Key responsibilities include:

  • International Medical Affairsstrategy and point of contact

  • Accountable for TA Medical Affairsstrategy and collaboration with internal stakeholders i.e. ISM TA alignedreports

  • Must have close alignment with US MedicalAffairs Lead for Plastics & Regenerative Medicine and US Medical AffairsLead for Body Contouring

  • Work closely with AMI team,providing input with regards to scientific content, speakers & AGNgenerated data

  • Customer facing Allergan scientificleader - maintain relationships with key thought leaders in International inorder to ensure therapeutic strategy aligned with patient, clinician and wider healthcareneeds.

  • Medicaldegree from an accredited medical school or university with a minimum one ormore years of postgraduate medical training required OR PhD OR Pharm D.

  • Subspecialtytraining in the Therapeutic Area and/or industry experience in the field ispreferred, though not necessary.

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Must have solid understanding of legal andregulatory guidelines; knowledge of ABPI & EFPIA promotional regulationsand EU regulations as they relate to device approvals.

  • Progressive experience in pharmaceuticalindustry, biotechnology company in medical affairs and/or Clinical Developmentfunction.

  • Proven commercial therapeutic area relevantexperience required.

  • Significant experience within thepharmaceutical/biotech industry

  • Good understanding of Good ClinicalPractices, ICH guidelines, PhRMA code, FDA CFR, ISO, clinical research ethics,HIPAA and patient privacy laws, EU Directive and other applicable localregulations

  • Goodunderstanding of leadership, medical affairs principles, study design andpublications.

  • Proficient with electronic systems including, Visio,Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint, WebEx

  • Generaltherapeutic area education and training

  • Ability tohandle and prioritize multiple priorities

  • Self-starterwith ability to work independently at the regional level with remote or minimalsupervision

  • Ability to workeffectively in a team/matrix environment

  • Ability to influence others withoutdirect reporting relationships

  • Ability tounderstand technical, scientific and medical information

  • Demonstratedstrengths in the following areas:

  • Planning, organizational, projectmanagement and analytical skills

  • Oral andwritten communication

  • Timemanagement

  • Negotiation

  • Conflict management and resolution

  • Problem solving

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.