Medical Science Liaison Oncology

€0.00 - €110000.00 per annum
  1. Permanent
  2. Medical Liaison, Medical Advisor, Scientific Advisor
  3. Germany
Dresden, Sachsen
Posting date: 25 Jun 2019

A top 10 global pharmaceutical company is currently recruiting a Medical Science Liaison Oncology. This organisation develops innovative products across multiple therapy areas including cardiovascular, oncology, and respiratory, and employs 100,000 staff globally. Based in Germany, this position offers an exciting opportunity to work with an internationally renowned company and bolster a career in the clinical field.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Represent Management during field interactions with Health Care Professionals and support key opinion leader and advocate relationship development and maintenance within the region.
  • Drive unwavering compliant work practices.
  • Support safe and appropriate use of research compounds and products
  • Support clinical research programming across the continuum (Investigator sponsored research, Cooperative Group and Collaborator research, and Company Sponsored trials).
  • Serve as a scientific, clinical, and medical content expert.
  • Partner within all areas of GMA (e.g. Medical Directors, Medical Communications, Medical
  • Information, Publications, and Advocacy).
  • Establish and maintain a compliant, supportive partnership with Regional Sales Directors and
  • other counterparts within the Commercial organisation.
  • Provide National Director with regular regional updates, based on output from direct report.
  • Manage all programs within their designated scope, schedule, and resources.
  • Potential to manage a team of 2-3 direct reports (depending on experience).
  • Develop and execute on strategies that shape the external environment without significant oversight and at a rapid pace.
  • Work within matrix teams and have a strong ability to influence and align the team and strategy to seize the opportunities identified with external organizations.
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Command respect among senior executives, both inside and outside GSK.
  • Identify, consolidate, and communicate key insights and subsequently contribute to the translation of these insights into executable and innovative Medical Affairs strategies and plans that clearly define the value of company medicines/products to our customers.
  • Identify and engage the external community appropriately in robust scientific dialogue that generates insight and advances scientific and medical understanding as well as secure advice to inform the development of products of value, for the benefit of patients/consumers.
  • Anticipate the changing healthcare, regulatory, and competitive environment throughout the product lifespan, delivering innovative strategies to inform evidence-based prescribing/usage within this environment e.g. new comparator or real-world efficacy data.
  • Understand the impact of new data on the value/positioning of products in guidelines/formularies.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Accredited doctorate degree in a life-science or basic-science discipline (Pharm.D., D.Sc., D.N.P., Ph.D., or M.D./D.O.).
  • Demonstrable experience and success in MSL organizations in therapeutic oncology.
  • A demonstrated understanding of the European healthcare environment, including knowledge of health technology assessments and market access challenges.
  • Understanding of Pharmaceutical ethics and governance and a clear understanding of pharmaceutical compliance policies and procedures.
  • Basic financial and budget management.
  • Prior experience with commercial product launches.
  • Prior experience with commercial and/or government payers.
  • Prior experience and willingness to travel extensively and globally.
  • Fluency in English and Italian, German or Spanish (depending on origin of application).
  • 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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