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Abbott Medical Affairs Manager - Established Pharmaceuticals Division in Taguig City, Philippines

Key Areas of Accountability : Marketing and Sales Support

Marketing Material Development

  • Provide scientific andethicalguidance tomarketingmanagers in the early stages ofmarketingmaterial development

  • Reviewmarketing materialsto ensure that the materials areconsistentwith medical, scientific concepts and compliant to internal and external regulations

  • Aligns with themarketingteam in understanding competitor issues,therapeuticarea strategies and communicating commercial messages to stakeholders

Medical Information

  • Respond to internal and external medical inquiries that include: disease information,pharmacologyof Abbott products,clinicalstudies, product information.

  • Assessmedical informationfor safety issues and create individual case safety report as necessary

Patient Support Programs

  • Provide scientific andethicalguidance tomarketingmanagers in conceptualizing programs that will enhance benefits topharmacologicaland non-pharmacologicalinterventions topatient

  • Reviewcontents ofpatient-centric materials disseminated by Abbott and specific programs thataimto assist patients, family members and community cope with diseases

  • Track and keep an inventory ofpatient supportprograms andmarket researchprograms to ensure compliance toethicalguidance and monitor for anypharmacovigilanceissues

New Product Introductions

  • Provide theBusiness DevelopmentUnit medical input in evaluating products for potential introduction into the local market

  • Provide medical support to themarketingteam during the earlyplanning/strategies phase for new products,line extensions, and/or new indications

Continuing Medical Education

  • Work with the CME personnel inplanningfor medical modules for use in CME activities like round table discussions, experts forum

  • Work with the CME Personnel andTherapeutic/Brand Managers in deliberating with KOL and Advisory Board members regarding the contents of medical modules for specific products

  • Reviewcontents of medical modules, invitations to CME activities, CME AVPs to ensure compliance to internal and external regulations

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Knowledge on disease diagnosis and rational treatment both pharmacological and non- pharmacological

  • Clinical experience in managing patients: skills in doctor- patient communication , doctor- patient relationship

  • Knowledge and experience in the pharmaceutical industry:

  • Scientific and ethical standards governing pharmaceutical products

  • Teaching skills on patient ’s illness, patient journey and available treatment options

  • Research : access relevant journal articles from indexed databases, interpretation of data and results of clinical studies

  • Presentation skills synthesizing relevant medical concepts obtained from peer-reviewed references

Competencies required:

  • Must have intense attention to details, able to work in a team environment, good organizational skills ,and has a multi- tasking ability

  • Strong communication skills

  • Influencing and Leadership Skills

Key Areas of Accountability : Medical Education & Training

Actively provide support to the training manager.

  • Provide disease knowledgetraining,trainingin understandingpatientjourney from pre-diagnosis,diagnosis, andpharmacologicaland non-pharmacologicaltreatment options

  • Providetrainingon basicpharmacology,clinicaluses of Abbott products

  • Create and updatetrainingmaterials on patients, disease and products

Competencies required:

  • Skills on synthesizing and integrating medical concepts from different sources/references and create ateachingmodule for specific disease/products

  • Knowledge and skills in communicating medical concepts tomarketingandsalesteam with or withoutmedical background

  • Core competencies essential in education which include:integrity, adaptability, collaboration, initiative, innovation

Key Areas of Accountability : Pharmacovigilance (PV)

  • As the Affiliate Safety Representative (ASR), work in coordination with the Medical Manager(ASR Back-up),Quality AssuranceSpecialist, and Regulatory personnel in ensuring a workingpharmacovigilancesystem. The affiliatepharmacovigilancesystem includes the following functions:

  • Maintenance of updated PVorganizational structureActs as point person in receiving adverse event reports from all potential sources of individual case safety reports (ICSR) Conduct regular PVTrainingof all Abbott Laboratories- EPD employees, partners, service providers, contractors Maintain and update PVtracking systems: ICSR, PV agreement with third parties,Medical Information, PSUR submissions, PV localSOPs,Patient SupportPrograms,Marketing ResearchProgramsOwnershipof local PVSOPs: tracking, updating andtrainingto relevant Abbott EPD employeesActas contact person on all PV matters for Abbott employees, EPD Global PV, Third Party partners, Regulatory authority

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email