• Mumbai City
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  • 2 - 4 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:


  • Ensure that all activities and interactions are conducted regarding all applicable local, global and national laws, regulations, guidelines, codes of conduct, Company policies and accepted standards of the organization

  • Provide required support for, and help maintain professional and credible relationships with, key opinion leaders and academic centers to ensure access to current medical and scientific information on the products and areas of therapeutic interest

  • Ideate, design, develop and deliver creative and engaging high science activities for Physicians and KOLs, to help drive Therapy Crafting in the area the RMA is assigned to, in collaboration with the Medical Affairs & the Commercial team

  • Assist in the initiation, oversight and follow up of assigned clinical studies and medical projects initiated within the relevant therapeutic area for which the RMA carries responsibility (eg post marketing clinical activities such as registry/database projects, epidemiological surveys, post-authorization studies (phase IV), IIS projects, etc) all activities to align with applicable local laws, guidelines, codes of practice, SOPs, and I&D * SOPs

  • Deliver high science, unbiased and accurate scientific presentations to physicians, individually or in groups (meetings, clinical sessions, etc), when requested

  • Participate in the selection process to identify appropriately qualified physicians the Company would wish to engage in collaborative efforts such as potential research collaborations, or lecture/meeting support (Round Tables, Congresses, Symposia, etc); and to ensure a high level of scientific or educational integrity in these collaborative efforts

  • Develop awareness and understanding of competitor issues/intelligence for example, product strategies, studies, commercial messages, positioning, etc and communicate, where appropriate, within the Organization

  • Continuous and consistent support to the Medical / Marketing teams in capturing Insights and feedbacks from HCPs and Patients for more impactful brand plans / New products

  • Attend relevant Scientific Societies meetings & Conferences, and develop summaries of key messages for use within the Company such as key areas of scientific/company interest, new trends in diagnosis, monitoring and treatments etc

  • Upon request, assist physicians to appropriately direct requests for access to Company products on a named patient or compassionate use basis, subject to all appropriate legal and regulatory requirements

  • Support sales/marketing/internal team areas to develop their expertise through the delivery of scientific update presentations

  • Ensure up to date knowledge of products uses and external data

  • Provide KOLs and internal medical and clinical teams with scientific and technical support for publications

  • Support in Digital engagement of HCPs & patients through specific programmes as and when required

  • Participate along with Medical Affairs & Clinical Operations team in real world data collection programmes

  • Represent division interest in regional/medical /industry/governmental organizations

  • Strong academic record with deep knowledge of the respective therapy area

Technical Competencies


Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures Consider change or new situations as opportunities for learning and growth


Takes initiative and is prompt in taking actions to accomplish objectives


  • Generate innovative solutions in work situations; try different and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities


  • Integrity driven decision-making skills

Management skills

  • Uses resources effectively and efficiently

  • Able to plan, prioritize and delegate tasks to project team as needed to ensure timely completion of projects

  • Maintain and operate within budget

  • Capable of analyzing and investigating issues and problem solving

Communication skills

  • Effectively practices listening skills before responding to issues

  • Effectively writes, presents and communicates information to the clients, including divisional management

  • Effective negotiation skills

Compliance & process improvement skills

  • Demonstrates the ability to exercise good judgment on regulatory compliance issues

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the appropriate regulatory requirements and applies this understanding to all job responsibilities

  • Able to insure compliance to regulations from direct reports and outside contractors (CRO)

Problem /conflict solving

  • Able to analyze situations and conflicts without pre-judgments and assumptions

  • Listens carefully and with an open mind

  • Provides direct, complete, corrective and actionable feedback

  • Reads situations quickly

  • Settles disputes

  • Negotiates on a common ground for winning situations for everyone

Priority setting

  • Prioritizes activities and projects, quickly senses what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal

  • Eliminates roadblocks

Relationship Building

  • Builds credible, meaningful & deep relationships and is sensitive towards unmet needs of internal and external stakeholders

Key interfaces

  • EPD medical personnel Clinical Research Managers, Clinical Operations Managers, Medical Advisors; Medical Information team / specialists; EPD Pharmacovigilance / drug safety personnel

  • Marketing department across therapeutic area

  • Sales organization of the geographic area of responsibility

  • Administrative personnel of the Medical Department and of the Business Unit

  • Healthcare personnel (including; physicians, nurses, pharmacists)

  • Patients (through Patient Awareness Programs)

  • Participating Research Investigators and KOLs

  • Institutions and Scientific or Medical Societies

  • International Medical Development / Global Project Team (GPT) personnel


This function is field based

Job Specifications

  • Graduate or Post Graduate Medical Degree in Pharmacology (Preferable) or Allied Sciences Keen interest in developing and maintaining expert knowledge for assigned therapeutic area/product and in medical research in general

  • Information of the scientific methods applied to clinical research and the current legislative/regulatory controls

  • Deep understanding of pharmaceutical environment and excellent skills to build stake-holders relationship

  • Strong commitment to compliance with the relevant rules and procedures, and to scientific quality and integrity

  • A good command over spoken and written English

Career development

Possible career development roles

  • Manager-Medical Affairs or Medical Advisor

  • Head of Affiliate Medical

  • Area Medical Advisor

  • EPD Strategic Medical Affairs

  • Clinical Development, GPRD, I & D

  • Product Management

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

JOB FAMILYMedical & Scientific Affairs

DIVISIONEPD Established Pharma

LOCATIONIndia > Mumbai BKC Building



TRAVELYes, 50 % of the Time


SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIESContinuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Salary : Not Disclosed
Deadline : 15th Mar 2020

Key Skills:

Company Profile:

Abbott Healthcare
Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

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