Mgr Medical Scientific-Gastrointestinal (GI) Central/MidWest

Job Location
Illinois, IL
Job Description

In early 2015, Actavis completed the acquisition of Allergan. This combination united two growing, successful and profitable companies into a unique, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. In June 2015, the combined company changed its corporate name to Allergan plc and its stock ticker to NYSE:AGN. 

Today, our nearly 30,000 talented global employees are creating an unrivaled foundation for long-term growth. We combine highly regarded brands and a best-in-class generics business with an enviable pipeline and lean, reliable operations to drive value for customers. 

Join one of the world's fastest growing specialty pharmaceutical companies! 

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn't just welcomed, it's encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of stretch assignments and opportunities to step into the spotlight. 

*We will consider a Texas based MSL for this position* 

Position Description 

Develops and maintains professional relationships with internal and external customers to provide comprehensive medical and scientific support to Allergan initiatives in assigned therapeutic areas. Facilitates information, education, and research activities for physicians and ancillary healthcare professionals regarding current and future therapies in development or commercialized by Allergan. Works closely with other Allergan personnel to ensure information, education, and research needs of healthcare professionals are met and to ensure scientific and technical training needs of commercial organizations are identified and met 

Responsible for maintaining annual expenses within assigned budget parameters 

Responsible for accurate and timely documentation of above activities 

The employee must conduct their work activities in compliance with all Allergan internal requirements and with all applicable regulatory requirements. Allergan internal requirements include compliance with ethics, environmental health and safety, financial, human resources, and general business policies, requirements and objectives. 

1. Identify, develop and maintain professional relationships with thought leaders, academic centers and researchers in assigned areas of therapeutic interest to ensure access to current medical and scientific information on Allergan products. 

2. Upon request, present data on Allergan products to healthcare professionals including physicians, academic institutions, researchers, and other health care professionals. 

3. Support research initiatives as requested by Allergan R&D, Clinical Operations, and Medical Affairs Departments. 

4. Serve as internal medical and scientific resource to assigned Allergan therapeutic areas for development of disease-state and product communications and materials that are medically accurate, balanced, and consistent with regulatory guidelines. 

5. Support Round Table and Advisory Board sessions to ensure accuracy of scientific and clinical data. 

6. Conducts on-going training to medical affairs, field sales and other internal personnel as directed. 

7. May provide support for payer-facing activities to public and commercial managed markets. 


Education and Experience 
• Advanced degree with health science background (Pharm.D, M.D., Ph.D, preferred) 

• Preferred minimum 3 year total specific industry experience (pharma, device, etc) and minimum 4 years post professional degree practice or relevant transferable experience (clinical practice, academic research, regulatory/scientific) 

• Experience in GI preferred 
Essential Skills and Abilities 

• Knowledge of applicable pharmaceutical industry legal and regulatory guidelines 

• Proficiency in Excel, Word, Power Point and other software skills 

• Conveys information clearly, using a variety of media, to individuals and groups 

• Excellent written/verbal communication skills 

• Strong interpersonal skills 

• Strong presentation and teaching skills 

• Ability to convey clinical and non-clinical technical information effectively 

• Ability to engage the audience and help them understand and retain information 

• Ability to learn clinical and non-clinical technical information 

• Ability to work independently and in a team structure 

• Demonstrated success at maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or environment 

• Ability to adjust effectively to work within new structures, processes, requirements or cultures 

• Strong planning and organizational skills 

• Ability to travel 50-60% 

• Strong team and leadership skills 

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