The Medical Affairs Company

  • Medical Science Liaison - Melanoma (Germany)

    Job Code
    IMO-GER-01
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Location
    DE
    Category
    Medical Science Liaison
  • Overview

    Territory includes: Germany

     

    Serving as a field-based extension of the Company’s Medical Affairs, the Medical Science Liaison (MSL) will support the Company’s Clinical Development program in Europe.

     

    The MSL will build long term peer to peer relationships with clinical investigators, thought leaders, and other stakeholders within the Oncology community to deliver clinical, scientific, and technical education on the role of metastatic melanoma. The MSL will work full time to educate, analyze, and resolve issues with clinical research sites and investigators. The MSL will serve as a liaison between the Company, the clinical study sites and the clinical research associates (CRAs). The MSL will be responsible for identifying and conducting outreach to clinical investigators and site staff to develop relationships, support education and enrollment initiatives and represent the Company’s interests.

    Accountabilities

    • Develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with external experts vital to product development
    • Gather insights and input on treatments and gain understanding of the needs and treatment patterns of oncology health care providers to help shape company strategies
    • Enhance scientific knowledge of external stakeholders through education and appropriate scientific exchange (clinical presentations at office visits, medical meetings, and other venues as needed).
    • Serve as a liaison between clinical investigators and internal stakeholders in support of investigator-sponsored studies
    • Collaborate with R&D team to support sites and investigators participating in Company sponsored clinical trials (e.g. identify accrual challenges, educate study staff)
    • Provide medical support, clinical input, and/or training to internal teams as requested
    • Attend appropriate scientific meetings and remain current of new and emerging scientific information and treatment options in relevant therapeutic areas/ tumor types
    • Provide support for advisory boards and medical education activities
    • Actively participates in and contributes to Medical Affairs or cross-functional projects/ initiatives
    • Collaborates across functions to ensure achievement of key goals
    • Provides ongoing operational and scientific training within Medical Affairs (i.e., sales)
    • Presents scientific information to external customers, including at medical meetings or Company sponsored meetings (may also staff Medical Information booth)
    • Consistently provides assistance in identifying, evaluating, and screening qualified research sites for clinical investigation

    Qualifications

    • Relevant clinical trial experience and a healthcare/science background inclusive of PharmD, PhD, MD or advanced nurse MSN (or equivalent)
    • Oncology scientific and/or therapeutic expertise
    • Experience in a pharmaceutical/ biotechnology company or scientific and/or clinical research environment
    • Superior communication skills, both oral and written, and able to engender trust and respect of peers, subordinates and superiors
    • Well-versed in highly technical and scientific languages in order to communicate with Key Thought Leaders, Medical Affairs, Research and Development as well as other key internal and external stakeholders
    • Firm understanding of the key phases, processes and techniques that are involved in both the pre-clinical and clinical aspects of drug development
    • Proven track record of teamwork, leadership, timely decision making and results orientation in meeting objectives
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
    • Willingness to travel (up to 50%) within the territory
    • Valid driver’s license

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