Medical Science Liaison, Breast Cancer

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Medical Liaison
  3. United Kingdom
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Posting date: 22 Aug 2019

A global biopharmaceutical company is advertising a vacancy for a Medical Science Liaison - Breast Cancer position in their office in Manchester. The organisation focuses on developing treatments in the fields of oncology, cardiovascular & metabolic disease (CVMD) and respiratory fields, as well as actively participating in the fields of autoimmunity, neuroscience, and infection. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work with an innovative company whose medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Medical input to business strategic and operational planning for Breast Cancer, including development of the Medical Affairs plans.
  • Lead delivery of clinical insight, customer focus and clinical governance into Medical and Business Unit objectives.
  • Deliver TA/Brand objectives as outlined in Brand Medical Plans.
  • Develop and deliver pre-launch and peri-launch medical plans and activities (some roles).
  • Act to ensure GCP requirements are fully aligned with and in line with the local Quality Management System (QMS) SOP and all other AZ policies and Standards, including the ABPI Code of Practice.
  • Develop and maintain scientific relationships with key customers to build customer insight and develop strategic partnerships.
  • Develop and leverage medical insight from internal and external customers into Medical, Brand and Account Plans.
  • Provide expert medical input into key Market Access activities (NICE/SMC, AWMSG submissions, formulary and protocol submissions etc).
  • Leverage medical insight from internal and external customers into local evidence generation plans to support the development of the Breast Cancer value propositions for the UK.
  • Lead the clinical input into the development of RWE proposals for local value demonstration/evidence generation, to support the development of Brand value propositions for the UK.
  • Input high quality medical insights and direction into campaign development.
  • Drive intelligent compliance through adherence to the ABPI Code of Practice.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Life sciences degree or other appropriate qualification (e.g. nursing, pharmacy). Medical Doctor (MD), Pharmacist or Higher scientific qualification (PhD) preferred.
  • Higher degree in science or business subject
  • Technical or scientific background.
  • Knowledge of Women's Cancer.
  • Experience in the development of clinical trial programmes in the support of the therapy area portfolio an advantage.
  • Proven ability to understand, assimilate and communicate scientific information.
  • Understanding of ABPI Code of Practice and its practical application.
  • Proven ability to develop relationships with key thought leaders or investigators.
  • Ability to understand commercial development perspectives.
  • 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.

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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.

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