Job Description

Therapeutic Area Specialist - Immunology

Australia, New South Wales, Sydney


Requisition #1908076

We have an exciting opportunity due to promotion for a full-time Therapy Area Specialist to join the Immunology ANZ team based in Mascot.

  • Provide expert knowledge and guidance on the relevant Industry Codes of Conduct relating to review of promotional & non-promotional materials and activities.

  • Conduct efficient and high-quality review of materials according to internal SOPs and external laws, regulations and Industry Codes of Conduct.

  • Provide comprehensive specialised medical/scientific information, training and advice to internal stakeholders on medical review processes, codes of practice and regulations for assigned therapeutic portfolio.

  • Demonstrate an ability for both problem solving and consolidation of medical facts and clinical data.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Support the development and review of promotional & non-promotional materials in collaboration with the Commercial teams and Medical colleagues in accordance with all relevant regulations and industry voluntary codes of practice for both Australia and New Zealand.

  • Ensure that materials have been discussed conceptually between therapy area assigned Medical Managers or Senior Medical Managers and the material initiators prior to entering in the materials review system.

  • Support the Medical Affairs Communications Manager in driving a consistent approach to medical review across the business.Includes attendance of regular TAS group meetings initiated by Medical Affairs Communications Manager.

  • Ensure adherence of all activities to company and regulatory requirements as well as industry voluntary codes of practice.

  • Provide specialised medical/scientific information support to the commercial teams in defence of the brands, including response to Code complaints and initiation of complaints.

  • Support Medical and Commercial Teams with provision of expert Medical Information and advice, including support for continuing education.

  • Provide training and guidance on industry/association guidelines and codes of practice to Medical and Commercial teams.

  • Support Commercial Teams and Commercial Excellence Training Supervisors, by developing and leading medical/scientific training associated with products within the assigned therapeutic portfolio in collaboration with Medical colleagues and Product Managers.

  • Participate in and drive cross-functional approaches to projects and product issues within assigned therapeutic portfolio.

  • Map processes, conduct gap analyses and consistently review performance to maximise KPIs with the medical department.

  • Participate in regional task groups where relevant to assigned therapeutic portfolio.

  • Provide medical information expertise in the construction and review of local standard responses to a broad range of medical information enquiries.

  • Provide second line support in the provision of specialised medical/scientific information to healthcare professionals and consumers.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of developments and published literature within assigned therapeutic portfolio

Education/Experience Required:

  • Pharmacy or Life Sciences (i.e. Pharmacology major) Degree

  • Minimum 1 years’ experience within the pharmaceutical industry within the area of Medical Information/Medical Affairs.Experience in the review of promotional/non-promotional material and product training would be advantageous.

  • Medicines Australia Code of Conduct Continuing Education Program (CEP) Accreditation – Program 1

Essential Skills & Abilities:

  • Critical and thorough appraisal of the scientific literature.

  • Ability to search scientific information within the literature.

  • Ability to effectively communicate medical and scientific information to audiences with varying medical/scientific understanding.

  • Ability to lead an internal project team.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the relevant Industry Codes of Conduct relating to review of promotional materials and activities.

AbbVie is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace.

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Additional Information

  • Travel: No

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Level Code: IC

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