We are currently recruiting for a Medical Science Liaison Manager Oncology in The Netherlands. In this exciting autonomous job you will be the companys liaison to the medical/scientific community and will be responsible for establishing, developing and maintaining relationships with the relevant academic centres in The Netherlands to align interests, discuss research and medical information, and to facilitate both clinical trial efforts of client and externally-sponsored studies relating to a new compound, representing a new class of oncology products. This position requires working with other audiences such as nurses, pharmacists, payers, formulary decision makers and patient advocacy groups as well as working cross-functionally with colleagues, field-base counterparts and internal home office members including, legal, regulatory, market access individuals and medical/clinical operations, to ensure proper alignment of MA goals with company’s business goals to be executed in a compliant way. Specific responsibilities include: Identify and develop relationships with national and regional medical and scientific KOLs consistent with the strategy and objectives of Medical Affairs and overall strategies. Engage in scientific exchange and education about our clients compounds and emerging therapies and ensure appropriate dissemination of clinical and scientific information in a timely, ethical and customer-focused manner. (to include Individual meetings, Advisory boards, and scientific congresses) Work to pair the company’s internal and external key customer’s educational and research needs with available resources and provide latest emerging data in response to specific healthcare professional inquires. Partner with Advocacy Groups as needed, to develop strategic interactions and patient-aimed communication materials. Proactively identify and facilitate the evaluation and initiation of investigator-initiated trials where appropriate, and supports clinical trial recruitment. Assist with medical affairs activities, including medical information services and publication planning (abstracts, manuscripts etc.). Provide support to advisory board meetings as well as other scientific activities, such as medical booth at scientific meetings as needed. Provide scientific and clinical expertise to the commercial team, by assisting with sales force training, and with identifying, training and evaluating speakers and management of speaker programs. Develop and maintain scientific, clinical and therapeutic expertise in the area of Oncology.
Our client is a major worldwide represented biopharmaceutical company. Over 28.000 employees represent the company in some 170 countries. The company was founded over 120 years ago and has since grown into a strong player with a sound and interesting pipeline covering a vast number of indications. The companies is active in 55+ clinical trials in over 30 countries and has 9 compounds (oncology) in Phase II & III. The overall sales in 2016 was $ 25 billion. In The Netherlands some 330 employees work for the company.
Oncology, Immunology, CNS, Hepatitis
Advanced scientific or health related degree required (MD, PhD, PharmD preferred ) Minimum of 2 years of experience as a MSL Previous experience in oncology is required. Strong scientific/medical expertise and demonstrated expertise in ability to synthesize and communicate medical information clearly. Demonstrated ability to represent the company in the medical community and to develop and maintain credible and scientific relationships with top experts in the disease area. Understanding of the drug development process plus in-depth knowledge of the medial affairs role, including guidelines relating to complaint medical communications is required. Must be an effective communicator who can give presentations on clinical trial results and answer questions about clinical research efficacy and safety, compliance, healthcare costs, and product value Must be a proactive team player with highly developed interpersonal skills and ability to function on a cross-functional team. Ability to travel 60-80%. Languages Dutch, French and English.