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Medical Affairs Manager - Cardiac Rhythm Management - UK & Ireland

Location: Solihull
Company: Abbott & Co
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Our Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) business is recruiting for a newly created position of Medical Affairs Manager UK & Ireland , supporting CRM Medical Affairs strategies across the assigned region.
Reporting to the Medical Affairs Director CRM EMEA, the MA Manager will support with executing local level global medical affairs tasks, acting as the regional subject matter expert.
Key responsibilities:
- Developing and maintaining relationships with Key Opinion Leaders.
- Acting as the point of contact for Investigator Sponsored Studies (ISS), Research Grants, Collaborative Research and Quality Improvement Projects.
- Implementing Abbott's vision for on-market Product Performance, Medical Education and Training, and Medical Information.
- Inputing to the development of peer-to-peer enablement tools (including clinical compendiums, case studies, white papers, slide presentations) to effectively deliver clinical messaging and data to targeted audiences.
- Supports manager with strategic and medical plans and execution in alignment with business needs, ensuring application of ethical and internal Abbott compliance standards within the EMEA medical affairs teams.
- Establishing relations, collaboration with external medical stakeholders such as KOLs, Medical Societies, patients Associations; represents the preferred point of contact with KOLs for all non-Abbott-sponsored clinical research matters.
- Representing the Division at Medical Conferences and Physician Advisory Boards, etc.
- Supporting in agreement with Medical Affairs leadership the ISS and Research Grants process, and other relevant policies for CRM Division.
- Cooperating in the interaction with internal compliance organization, and regulatory bodies, as required, in response to product performance inquiries and clinical study product performance matters.
- Collaborating with Clinical Affairs to enhance study execution.
- Supporting programs for Abbott CRM Fellows across assigned region. Liaise with Fellows on their research with view to wider integration into clinical messaging and dissemination.
- Provides monitoring of all interactions with OEC and Legal departments to meet legal and compliance standards and adopt best practices.
- Managing communication and interactions with Business Division to evaluate market trends and development, clinical and guideline updates to identify market directions for products/services.
- Providing scientific support for clinical messaging, conference and podium plans for effective dissemination of clinical evidence, development of promotional materials, training, symposia or other scientific communications.
- Monitoring scientific literature from a variety of sources, in order to maintain and circulate an up-to-date clinical awareness.
- Supports contracting with HCP consultants, research centers, hospitals, CROs in relation with Medical Affairs projects (ISSs, Research Grant, Quality Improvement, others) or other relevant clinical research projects.
- Degree in Medicine, Engineering, Physics, Biology, Biochemistry or similar, and/or with a strong background in medicine, nursing or catherization laboratory technology or similar.
- Experience in CRM, Heart Failure or Electrophysiology market is preferred, to include existing relationships with relevant KOLs and medical societies.
- Experience in a clinical role is preferred.
- Excellent knowledge of scientific research methods and regulations.
- Ability to analyze clinical data and scientific publications, identifying and effectively communicating relevant key takeaways.
- Excellent interpersonal skills - ability to create positive relationships with KOLs and medical societies, work effectively in a matrix environment, managing multiple stakeholders.
As you'd expect from a global healthcare company, we offer a comprehensive range of benefits including competitive salaries, a fantastic defined contribution pension scheme, private healthcare, life assurance and a flexible benefits scheme.
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
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