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UK Medical Lead – Haematology

Reporting to the UK Head of Medical Affairs Oncology

Based in the Maidenhead office this role will have direct management responsibilities.

Competitive salary, Car Allowance, Stock, Bonus and comprehensive benefits package.


The company:

AbbVie is an ambitious health business where people and quality of life come first. The experience of illness is personal, so we care about the things that matter to patients. As market leader, we team with partners to co-design health solutions around our innovative medicines for complex diseases, which improve standards of care. Helping people to be fit for work and family life is how we make a remarkable impact to the lives of men, women and children.


The role:

This brand new and exciting opportunity for an experienced medical affairs professional who is looking to work in a highly collaborative environment in the Oncology division. Leading a team this role is pivotal in ensuring medical affairs is fully integrated to support the strategy and execution of the affiliate business while being functionally independent.


Primary function:

  • Represent the affiliate’s medical/scientific voice of expertise for assigned products and relevant therapeutic areas.
  • Provide medical / scientific expert advice / guidance to key customers for assigned products and relevant therapeutic areas, including scientific exchange and professional relationship development with key thought leaders.
  • Provide medical affairs support to cross-functional affiliate teams. 
  • Work closely with sales, marketing and commercial leadership teams to provide strategic medical input into core brand strategies, and to support medical/marketing/market access activities
  • Provide leadership, strategic direction and mentorship to direct reports, as appropriate, and fulfill line management responsibilities accordingly.

Qualifications/Knowledge and experience:

  • Medical Degree or Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline or relevant practical experience.
  • Experience working in a pharmaceutical industry and general knowledge on drug development and clinical research an advantage.
  • Previous experience within Oncology is a must.
  • Leadership experience with a coaching mindset is preferred.
  • Experience being an active contributor to cross-functional teams and/or working in matrix organisation will be an advantage.  

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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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