Medical Science Liaison

Location: London, England Salary: £40.00 - £46.00 per hour
Sector: Pharmaceuticals Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Matt Henocq

Medical Science Liaison

Oncology - prostate cancer

Field based - London and East London

Role purpose:

To be a therapeutic area scientific expert, responsible for discussing our products, patients' treatment trends and studies in the therapeutic areas in which we are involved, on a peer-to-peer basis with a defined audience of Leading Specialists (Physicians, Pharmacists, Hospital Managers, Board Members of Scientific Societies, and other stakeholders) and to be considered a trusted scientific counterpart and partner. To maximize company product value through high scientific quality communication with Leading Specialists on a peer-to-peer basis. Through activities in line with the Medical Affairs Plan, the MSL is jointly responsible for the realization of short-term and long-term company goals.

Key role activities

Therapy area:

  • Continuously update their knowledge of products, patient's treatment trends and clinical activities and studies within the therapeutic area and patient`s treatment trends in the region
  • Identify evolving scientific concepts with future clinical implications
  • Through scientific interactions, gain valuable insights into treatment patterns, and scientific activities and share these with the MAF team
  • Understand healthcare environment including HTA process, effects on access to medications, competitive trends, patient pathways

Customer excellence:

  • Understand their needs, key value drivers, practical treatment patterns and scientific activities within the therapeutic area
  • Develop and execute an external stakeholder management plan in close collaboration and coordination with other functions including: MAF, Medical Education, GCO, HEMAR, Commercial
  • Communicate the medical value of company products, contribute to e.g. market access activities and formulary discussions eg clinical evidence presentation
  • Through scientific interactions, champion the medical value of our products fairly based on the risk-benefit profile of our drugs and contribute to the fostering of innovative approaches
  • Represent the company to other therapeutic area stakeholders including professional associations and patient organisations in cooperation with Medical Advisor(s)/Medical Director
  • Identify/support/brief speakers for medical education

Evidence generation:

  • Support the set up and follow up of registries and other non-interventional Medical Affairs studies.
  • Understand Real World Evidence (RWE) methodologies, identify data needs and opportunities, support protocol development and engage in discussions with customers to help design RWE projects
  • Propose investigators and sites for interventional and non-interventional Medical Affairs studies
  • Support GCO and CROs in site set up, management and issue resolution
  • Support investigator proposals for IISs and ensure they are discussed within the Medical

Required technical knowledge and qualifications:

  • Deep knowledge of the therapeutic area, strength in research and interpretation of medical data
  • Scientific degree masters or PhD: Medical Doctor, Pharmacist or Nature Science university Degree

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