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Director, Global Body Contouring, Global Aesthetics Medical Affairs (Remote)

Irvine, CA
Start date
Jun 17, 2024

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Clinical, Medical Affairs
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
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Company Description

At Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company, we develop, manufacture, and market a portfolio of leading aesthetics brands and products. Our aesthetics portfolio includes facial injectables, body contouring, plastics, skin care, and more. Our goal is to consistently provide our customers with innovation, education, exceptional service, and a commitment to excellence, all with a personal touch. For more information, visit Follow Allergan Aesthetics on LinkedIn.

Job Description

Description - External

Envision working with energetic colleagues and inspirational leaders. Now, place yourself in that mix; leading discussions, asking the right questions, delivering scientific communications and driving results.

This position can be based out of Irvine, CA, Marlow, UK, or remotely.

What Your New Manager Wants You To Know

The Associate Director / Director, Global Body Contouring, Global Aesthetics Medical Affairs (GAMA) is a key strategic leader in the GAMA organization. Working under the leadership of the Executive Medical Director, Global Body Contouring, GAMA in partnership with key medical functional teams; the Associate Director / Director will assist in the development and implementation of comprehensive medical strategies for specific medical devices / products within the Body Contouring aesthetics portfolio. The Associate Director / Director must conduct their work activities in compliance with all AbbVie internal requirements and with all applicable regional regulatory requirements.AbbVie internal requirements include compliance with ethics, environmental health and safety, financial, human resources, and general business policies, requirements, and objectives.

YOU ARE more than just a title, YOU ARE

A global strategic thinker: align and excite internal stakeholders to facilitate success through strong leadership, strategic thinking and personal drive.

First class team player: collaborate across multiple disciplines to ensure compliance and ability to influence cross-functional teams and senior leadership.

You Will

Strategic and Tactical Planning

Develop and implement GAMA Global Body Contouring strategic and tactical plans.

P articipate in pre-launch, launch and post-launch strategic decisions and delivery of medical tactics alongside providing medical expertise and scientific support to cross functional stakeholders.

Measure and communicate progress on medical project milestones.

Ensure alignment of medical functional teams supporting the Global Body Contouring strategic and tactical plans.

Provide TA specific strategic guidance to the Global Body Contouring Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs).

Lead on planning for and execution of medical advisory boards to inform current and future Allergan Aesthetic / AbbVie Medical Aesthetic strategic decisions.

Contribute to commercial planning by leveraging medical/scientific expertise, knowledge of scientific data and understanding of the external healthcare environment.

Advice and support commercial colleagues in the development of their marketing plans and scientific materials.

Medical and Scientific Data Generation and Communication

Under guidance from GAMA leadership, help develop and execute data generation plans (e.g. Phase 4) to provide post marketing data that supports the Body Contouring portfolio.

Collaborate with the Global Scientific Communications team to contribute to robust Body Contouring publication plans.

Collaborate with GAMA team members to identify key scientific content needed for field MSL teams.

Internal and External Relationships

Establish and maintain internal organizational links with the broader R&D, commercial and other Allergan Aesthetics / AbbVie departments to ensure appropriate support for GAMA.

Establish and maintain relationships with top tier external experts in aesthetics to establish a strong scientific presence in the clinical and academic communities.

Collaborate with the MSL teams to ensure external expert development and communication is optimized.

Collaborate with Health Economic and Outcomes Research (HEOR) team to establish scientific and clinical credibility for clinical outcomes focused on patient reported outcomes.

Assess support of external IIS proposals and concepts related to Body Contouring to ensure alignment with IIS priorities.

Deliver portfolio-related clinical presentations as needed and participate in prioritized scientific congresses.

Collect HCP and MSL insights to inform Allergan Aesthetics / AbbVie strategy (e.g. via advisory boards, strategic insights, field insight discussions).


Qualifications - External

  • Medical Degree (MD), PhD, PharmD and/or other higher scientific degree / qualification.

  • Solid understandingof legal and regulatory guidelines; knowledge ofpromotional regulations, FDA and other global regulations as they relate to device and pharmaceutical approvals.

  • Progressive experience in healthcare industry and medical device industry inmedical affairs function.

  • Minimum 2 years aesthetic area relevant experience required; minimum 5years work experience within the healthcare/medical device industry.

  • Body Contouring (medical device) therapeutic area experience is stronglypreferred, as well as experience in late phase studies, publications and broadermedical affairs activities.

  • An understanding of Good Clinical Practices, ICH guidelines, PhRMA code, FDACFR, ISO, clinical research ethics, HIPAA and patient privacy laws, EU Directiveand other applicable local regulations.

  • The ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact and collaborate compliantly and effectively with internal cross-functional stakeholders and therapeutic area thought leaders.

  • Expertise to influence others without direct reporting relationships.

In this role, were looking for a leader who will:

  • Act with a strategic enterprise mindset

  • Be excellence focused and outcome orientated

  • Act as an Influencer

Additional Information

Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law:

  • The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believes in good faith it will pay for this role at the time of this posting based on the job grade for this position. Individual compensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.
  • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.
  • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs.
  • This job is eligible to participate in our long-term incentive programs.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole and absolute discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Companys sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law.

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVies policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because 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, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.


AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

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