Medical Science Liaison Manager North, Scotland and N.Ireland

Job Title: Medical Science Liaison Manager North, Scotland and N.Ireland
Contract Type: Contract
Location: North East England
Salary: potential to extend
Start Date: 03/01/17
Contact Name: Vladyslav Babych
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 15, 2017 13:41

Job Description

Job Summary:
My Client is a European , research-based biopharmaceutical company with strong presence in cardiovascular field and other TAs. Looking for experienced Medical Liaison to join their filed based Medical Affairs team and support CV and diabetes portfolio
A field based role in the filed of Diabetes or Cardiovascular diseases responsible for non-promotional, scientific exchange and interactions; where the primary role of the MSM is to understand & support the research and medical/scientific information needs of both SCEs & HCPs thereby adding value to organisation through the opportunities that are created and knowledge gained.
*Provide scientific and technical leadership to ensure professional and credible relationships with thought leaders and external experts of strategic importance to Client.
*Provide medical/ clinical support to local teams as agreed with line manager
*Provide input to business strategies by sharing insights based on interactions with EEs & HCPs and knowledge of the external medical & scientific environment with other teams as appropriate.
*Ensure a strong medical and scientific presence for Client in key academic centers by facilitation of research and educational initiatives, while supporting requests for medical and scientific information on products or areas of therapeutic interest to Client.
*Support internal teams such as sales and marketing and members of the Affiliate Brand Team to develop their scientific and technical expertise through the delivery of scientific update presentations. Work collaboratively and cross-functionally with other in-field members while retaining functional independence.
*Assist in the initiation, oversight and follow up of assigned clinical studies and medical projects initiated within the therapeutic area for which the MSL carries responsibility (e.g. post marketing clinical activities such as registry/database projects, epidemiological surveys, post-authorization studies (phase IV). All such activities must comply with applicable local laws, guidelines, codes of practice, SOPs, and Client R&D (GPRD) SOPs.
*Act as the point of contact with thought leaders to facilitate investigator initiated study (IIS) ideas and requests for support to the local and global medical teams as appropriate.
*Serve as a point of contact within the Medical Affairs team for thought leaders and external experts within an assigned geographic area in order to satisfy their needs for scientific knowledge in a therapeutic area and, when requested, relevant Client medicines, to support their safe, effective and appropriate use.
*Deliver credible presentations on scientific matters to physicians, individually or in groups (meetings, clinical sessions, etc.), where requested, but with the focus on Tier 1 and 2 thought leaders.
*Participate in the selection process to identify appropriately qualified thought leaders the Company would wish to engage in collaborative efforts - such as potential research collaborations, or educational and advisory roles (Advisory Boards, Congresses, Symposia, etc.); while ensuring a high level of scientific or educational integrity in these collaborative efforts.
*Facilitate medical and scientific field intelligence - for example, competitor research and medical strategies, educational activities - and communicate, where appropriate, within the Company.
*Attend relevant scientific meetings and Conferences. Collaborate with internal stakeholders to develop summaries of key data and other scientifically relevant information to inform Client strategic priorities and initiatives.
*Ensure all activities are compliant with the non-promotional nature of the role and conform fully to all mandatory internal and external regulatory, legal and healthcare compliance requirements.
*Upon request, assist physicians with requests for access to Client medicines on a named patient or compassionate use basis, subject to all applicable legal and regulatory requirements.
*Provide key thought leaders / external experts and internal medical and clinical teams with scientific and technical support for publications of scientific or medical interest.
*Qualitative feedback from attendees at training events.
*Structured feedback provided proactively in line with MSL feedback process.
* All activities to be executed by fully adhering to ABPI and IPHA codes, company SOPs, and relevant UK and Irish legal requirements.

*Demonstrate significant ability to develop expertise in new therapy areas, to maintain expertise and medical leadership in respective therapy area
*Experience of liaising with Medical External Experts
*Diabetes or Cardiovascular diseases
*Advanced degree (e.g. PharmD., MD, PhD) or undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline combined with demonstrated experience will be considered.