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Medical Science Liasion

Novartis pharmaceuticals need Medical Science Liasion officer in its workforce.

Job Description:

Medical Expert Engagement

  • In collaboration with the cross-functional team, ensure appropriate identification, mapping and engagement of Medical Experts and study investigators in alignment to Integrated product strategy (IPS).
  • Provide and discuss medical, scientific and health care and outcome research evidence on new treatment options, Novartis compounds, products, therapeutic and research areas with key HCPs (e.g. external Medical Experts, researchers, key patient care providers) and relevant stakeholders involved in patient treatment decisions.
  • Upon unsolicited requests for information from HCPs, present data on Novartis products, this may include internally Globally approved information on compounds in development with no approved indications. Scientific Research Support
  • Provide scientific education and share information about Novartis clinical research program to identify potential study sites and support study accrual for key trials as appropriate.
  • Provide feasibility and research site recommendation for Novartis sponsored clinical trials.
  • Upon investigator request, liaise between potential researcher and the Company on IIT sub-mission process or requests for research grade substance (Material Transfer Agreements) to support independent clinical / preclinical research.

Scientific Exchange/Insights

  • Support scientific exchange to advance understanding of new scientific principles, novel re-search trends, and current scientific debate.
  • Provide scientific and educational information to HCPs on specific patient critical issues.
  • Collect, analyze and report insights from HCPs to inform and shape medical strategy.

Minimum requirements:

Pharmacist, MSc, degree in other life sciences. Doctoral degree preferred (Pharm D, PhD, MD).

English Proven ability to develop and foster peer-to-peer, credible relationships with Medical Experts and decision makers.

Working knowledge of the Healthcare System and research procedures as well as the ICH guidelines, GCP and other ethical guidelines relevant to the pharmaceutical industry.

Experience in medical education and communications in at least one therapeutic area. Ability to understand and effectively convey emergent scientific and HEOR data.

Excellent communication skills (listening, persuasion and presentation). Must be able to adapt, organize, prioritize, and work effectively on multifunctional teams in a constantly changing field-based environment. Familiar with the use of social media and evolving digital platforms e.g. for stakeholder mapping, management, development and insights gathering.

Strong personal integrity and focus on stakeholders.

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