Medical Science Liaison Director - Europe

Updated: May 18, 2021
Location: Munich, Munich, Germany
Job ID: 132964


Base Location: Germany
Region Covered: Europe

The Medical Science Liaison Director Europe will be responsible for coaching and developing a strong multifaceted team of MSLs who encompass the competencies required to navigate the current and future healthcare landscape across Europe. The MSL Director will also serve as the primary field-based point of contact with healthcare providers (HCPs) to deliver and facilitate medical education and communications, research, and medical insights gathering activities. Identifying, developing, and maintaining long-term collaborative partnerships with external clinical and scientific Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) to appropriately support for current and future portfolio activities. They will ensure effective communication and collaboration across a multifunctional team to meet the needs of our client and healthcare providers and ultimately ensure the best patient care in an efficient and compliant manner.


  • Provides oversight to ensure compliance standards; conducts performance coaching, ongoing personal and professional development discussions and performance evaluations with each direct report
  • Support each MSL to develop component parts and roll out an overarching medical affairs plan for the MSL team and ensure flawless execution with the budget and timelines set
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of the medical strategy and broader company strategy to ensure MSL team’s activities are coordinated and aligned to strategy within our client’s business
  • Ensure the MSL team maintains and develops synergistic relationships with KOLs to expand research, advisory, and educational partnership opportunities
  • Work to the highest ethical compliance, ethics and safety standards adhering to all local regulations and laws


Job Requirements

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in scientific field is required. PharmD, PhD, MD and/or equivalent highly preferred
  • Experience as an MSL including management ideally above country level in the specialty care pharmaceuticals
  • Proven ability to direct and manage an MSL team, with proven coaching/development skills
  • In-depth scientific and therapeutic knowledge and experience in Women’s Health therapeutic area high desirable. Existing women’s health relationships with KOLs will be a great asset
  • Excellent written and verbal local language and English communication skills, including ability to present to groups of varying sizes (virtual and face to face)
  • Proven track record of success in establishing and maintaining relationships with KOLs

At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognise our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialised. Here, each day brings an opportunity to take ownership of a new challenge. Teaming with some of the most talented clinicians in the industry, you'll improve patient outcomes and work in a dynamic environment to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. By joining Syneos Health, you’ll be connected to our multitude of career paths and pipeline of employment opportunities.

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Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled)

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