Medical Science Liaison (3 positions: Spain, France, and Germany)

EU - Field | Medical Affairs

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Job Summary

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) functions as a highly trained, field-based, scientific expert who engages health care professionals to exchange clinical, scientific, and research knowledge in the assigned European region/country.  Following regulatory and corporate guidelines, the MSL will facilitate and build scientific relationships and collaborations with the medical/scientific community; the position interacts with local, regional, and national healthcare providers, medical societies and organisations of the assigned European region/country. 

Job Responsibilities

• Function as the primary point of contact in the field for Clovis Oncology Global Medical Affairs.
• Interact with key thought leaders and healthcare professionals in an appropriate & compliant manner.
• In an accurate, fair and balanced manner, exchange scientific information with external parties.
• Intake and manage investigator initiated research interests.
• Report field intelligence to Clovis Oncology including competitive information, perspectives about compounds, and the treatment landscape.
• Provide support to the Clovis Oncology clinical development and operations teams through site recommendations, site initiation visits, facilitation of communication, and accrual support activities.
• Participate in or lead advisory board meetings at the local, regional, and national level.
• Provide internal and external training about preclinical science, clinical data, and outcomes.
• Represent Clovis Oncology at medical conferences and provide session summaries.
• Within guidelines, provide cross-functional support across Clovis Oncology by being a scientific resource.
• Develop and maintain an advanced level of knowledge about pertinent studies, compounds, and diseases that would facilitate collegiate and scientific discussions with leading oncology thought leaders.
• Consistently demonstrate a high standard of excellence in the management of assigned territory while also supporting contributing to the success of colleagues and the MSL organization as a whole.

Skills & Requirements

• Quickly and accurately learn, retain, and present detailed scientific information.
• Present, communicate and facilitate discussions with small and large groups in an engaging manner.
• Be a strong individual contributor as well as a valued collaborator on a team.
• Take and follow directions, accept guidance from management, and adjust quickly to changes.
• Able to relate and work with a wide range of people to achieve results.
• Demonstrate project leadership while recognizing when input from others is needed.
• Support the achievement of goals while executing all duties in an honest and compliant manner.
• Operate with a high level of integrity, professionalism, and initiative.
• Provide leadership and guidance to other MSLs.
• Efficiently and effectively manage time and priorities.
• Able to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment.
• With minimal supervision, lead projects of a broad scope within Global Medical Affairs.

Education and Experience

• Accredited degree in a relevant life sciences subject (consideration will be given to candidates with university degrees who have medical or scientific industry / clinical experience).
• Completion of relevant diploma / code of practice examinations.
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in global medical affairs, including success in MSL organizations in Oncology preferred.
• Professional knowledge and skills working in Oncology therapeutics preferred.
• Working knowledge of applicable country and regional guidelines and regulations.
• Prior experience with commercial product launches preferred.
• Skilled in multiple computer-based tools, in addition to software programs such as Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Working Conditions

• Frequent travel by ground and/or air is required. Estimated ≥ 60% time away from remote office, and occasionally on weekends.
• Must have a valid driver's license.