Area Medical Director, EMEA Transfusion Medicine (m/f/d)

Abbott GmbH (Wiesbaden HE, Deutschland) Vor 15 Tagen veröffentlicht


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In Germany, Abbott has more than 3,000 employees working in manufacturing, research and development, logistics, sales and marketing. They are located at Abbott`s German headquarters in Wiesbaden and its sites in Hanover, Neustadt am Rübenberge, Wetzlar, Eschborn, Witten, Cologne and Jena. Abbott Automation Solutions in Hamburg (formerly GLP Systems) is now Abbott.

Abbott Transfusion Medicine Division is looking for a

Area Medical Director, EMEA Transfusion Medicine (m/f/d)

At Abbott, we understand the vital role each blood and plasma service has on the health system. That is why we have been committed to the safety of the world's blood and plasma supply for over 40 years. Over this time, we have built and maintained a strong reputation in the market, which has protected our leading share position.

Today, we continue our longstanding track record of innovation and growth as we bring our new system, Alinity, to the market. Alinity s is our next generation blood screening and serology system that is the most flexible, automated, high-volume donor-specific testing solution. Alinity s incorporates the complete user experience and does the following:

  • Protects and grows our premier blood screening franchise

  • Renews customer confidence through Abbott’s continued investment in segment

  • Serves as the only purpose-built instrument for serology blood screening

  • Improves customer workflow and user experience

With Alinity, critical interactions between individuals, systems and information are streamlined, delivering unprecedented integration. 

In 2017 we successfully launched Alinity and began closing customers in Europe, Middle East and Africa.  We are now working to bring Alinity to other parts of the world and accelerate our success in converting our customers as well as winning new business.    

Abbott Transfusion Medicine is looking for an Area Medical Director, reporting directly to the Global Medical Director, to help lead the Medical and Clinical Affairs organization that supports our $600 million dollar business globally. 


  • Provide leadership and direction over the EMEA Medical, Scientific and Clinical Affairs organization

  • Reporting to Global Medical Director, Transfusion Medicine

  • Based in Wiesbaden, Germany

  • Ensure successful planning and execution of medical and scientific research studies

  • Development and distribution of educational symposiums, lectures, materials and engagements

  • Support EMEA marketing and commercial teams

  • Engage with policymakers

  • Evaluate risk and ensure product quality and safety in market

  • Along with global medical affairs staff, serve as Abbott representative to the EMEA medical community and key opinion leaders


  • Medical Physician (minimum) with a specialization in Transfusion Medicine (preferred)

  • Working within the field for Transfusion Medicine for a minimum of 2 years

  • Proven ability to set vision and strategy and ensure effective execution across a large, complex organization

  • Expert level knowledge in transfusion medicine, the delivery of healthcare and how diagnostics impacts patient delivery and care

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in attracting, developing and managing highly educated personnel diverse backgrounds and interests in a high performing technical organization across multiple locations

  • Comprehensive understanding of EMEA and Global regulatory environment, Clinical research,  and Quality Systems

  • Skilled change agent with experience driving excellence process and organizational shifts

  • Business fluent English

Abbott Germany has a range and variety of jobs on offer in a positive and dynamic environment that allows you to maintain a healthy work-life balance. We provide development opportunities as part of our comprehensive Talent Management Program. Your contribution to the company’s success will be rewarded with a competitive salary package. We offer comprehensive benefits to suit the lifestyles of all our employees, from a retirement plan that is far above market average, a save-as-you-earn program, to educational scholarships for children, and health management initiatives for staff and their dependents.

Do you like the sound of this job and think you’ve got what it takes? Then send us your CV today. We look forward to receiving your application.

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Medical & Scientific Affairs


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Germany > Wiesbaden-Delkenheim : G02





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