Medical Science Liaison - Rare Oncology

Updated: August 12, 2021
Location: Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Job ID: 135033


Base location: Germany
Regions covered: North Germany and Switzerland

The Regional Medical Science Liaison (MSL) serves as the primary field-based point of contact with healthcare providers (HCPs) including clinical investigators on a range of clinical and scientific issues. The primary role is to deliver and facilitate medical education and communications, research, and scientific insight gathering activities of the client. This includes the provision of scientific and medical data on both licensed and unlicensed products and indications as permissible by local laws and regulations.


• Develop and maintain, in a self-driven manner, outstanding knowledge of immuno-oncology and relevant disease areas in addition to client and competitor product knowledge.
• Maintain an in-depth understanding of the medical strategy and broader business strategy to ensure activities are coordinated with the team and aligned to strategy within the business.
• Serves as external, credible scientific expert on disease area and client products at HCP field meetings, key medical and scientific conferences, advisory boards, clinical investigator meetings and patient advocacy group meetings.
• Identify key field insights related to client products, activities and the disease area and effectively disseminate and collaborate with cross-functional partners.
• Facilitate clear communication between the business and investigators in investigator engagement for both client trials and investigator-sponsored studies and barriers to enrolment for pipeline assets.

Job Requirements

• Advanced Degree – MD, PhD, PharmD.
• Demonstrable experience in an MSL function with Oncology (immuno-oncology - desired) experience required.
• Knowledge of clinical research design and GCP in the oncology/immune oncology area.
• Demonstrate a strong understanding of clinical research trial design and study analysis including cost effectiveness and other high-level HEOR evidence approaches.
• Demonstrate ability to develop trust and maintain integrity with KOLs/External Clinical and Scientific Experts, investigators, HCPs, and institutions; as well as with peers, and others.
• Ability to convey complex scientific concepts and information appropriately tailored to the audience e.g. affiliate staff and regional/global Medical Affairs leadership.
• A good understanding of the Health Authorities in each country across the region would be advantageous.

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