Medical & Scientific Affairs Specialist

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Scientific Advisor
  3. Singapore
Posting date: 15 Apr 2019

An internationally leading biotechnology company is seeking a Medical & Scientific Affairs Specialist, Cardiovascular Diseases. ProClinical is pleased to announce this vacancy, which will be located in the company's office in Singapore. The Medical & Scientific Affairs Specialist will be responsible for medical insights, strategies, and tactics, clinician engagement and collaboration, scientific communication, clinical studies, and internal medical support.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Acquiring and maintaining advanced and updated knowledge of disease areas and providing the regular update of medical information to the regional commercial teams and affiliates.
  • Assisting MSA manager in developing medical strategy, medical value proposition, and story for responsible disease area and products.
  • Executing medical affairs activities.
  • Identifying, mapping, and profiling KOls focused on medical/clinical expertise.
  • Implementing clinician engagement plan and programs.
  • Maintaining the regional KOL database.
  • Supporting MSA manager to organise advisory boards on Health Economics with pipeline/off label content.
  • Implementing the HCP speaker engagement activities and supporting all the arrangements of HCP speakers.
  • Reviewing the medical contents of the HCP speakers.
  • Managing medical booths, determining activities of HCPs in return for support, and disseminating output of congress or symposia (off label).
  • Conducting unbiased scientific exchanges and updates with HCPs.
  • Presenting medical/scientific information in medical events.
  • Leading medical/scientific discussions with HCPs for on-label contents.
  • Discussing Off-Label information with HCPs responding to unsolicited requests, discussing pipeline product performances with HCPs, input into tenders for detailed pipeline/off label info requests, developing and distributing whitepapers containing off label contents, and providing medical expertise in sales/promotional calls in support of commercial organisations.
  • Planning, organising, and providing information and training on pipeline products (pre-approval) for investigation and validation (i.e., Pathologist test reading education, test clinical implications).
  • Providing content and education for investigational products.
  • Identifying evidence gap, developing study strategies, and identifying investigators and sites.
  • Reviewing and supporting MSA managers to approve the company supported investigator-initiated study (IIS), and overseeing and tracking IIS studies.
  • Supporting company sponsored clinical studies and assisting MSA manager with study design, review, and approval.
  • Conducting and support health economics related studies and all other studies for publication.
  • Identifying knowledge gap, developing training materials and programs, and conducting training for medical contents.
  • Reviewing and approving medical content for external materials.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's degree in either Biology, Biochemistry, Moleducal Science, Medical Technology, Biomedical Science, or an equivalent. An additional Business-related degree is preferred.
  • At least 3 years of related experience in clinical/pharmaceutical and/or diagnostics-oriented markets.
  • Cardiology product experience is a must.
  • Solid product and related disease area scientific knowledge.
  • Proficiency in English, with proficiency in Chinese an advantage.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.

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ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.