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  • Advanced degree (MD, PhD, DO, PharmD) with relevant therapeutic experience (Neuroscience) in the pharmaceutical industry (medical affairs preferred) and/or a clinical practice, academic or hospital environment highly preferred. A minimum of 8 years of this experience is preferred. Some Pharmaceutical and or biotech industry experience is strongly preferred.
  • Proven leadership skills in a a cross-functional team environment, including strategy design and implementation, and people management. Leadership experience at both the global and affiliate levels is preferred.
  • Ability to collaborate and influence effectively externally and internally to support global business strategy.
  • Ability to run medical affairs team independently with little supervision.
  • Knowledge of clinical trial methodology, regulatory requirements governing clinical trials and experience and/or understanding in development strategy and the design of protocols.
  • Ability to interpret clinical trial data, including real world evidence, appropriately and effectively. Ability to assess clinical and business gaps and to develop a cohesive scientific strategy to address those gaps.
  • Demonstrated skill navigating the medical/commercial interface collaboratively and effectively, ensuring that customer and business needs are met compliantly.
  • Experience and skill in the communication with customers through multiple channels. Demonstrated ability to drive innovative solutions strongly preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills. Strong presentation skills are preferred.
  • Basic understanding of Pharmacovigilance practices for Clinical Development programs.
  • Demonstrated sense of urgency and strong goal orientation, an ability to make decisions and a history of meeting deadlines and objectives.

    Key AbbVie Competencies:
  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance
  • Learns fast, grasps the 'essence' and can change the course quickly where indicated
  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo
  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement
  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality.

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