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Medical Science Liaison Oncology

- Louvain-la-Neuve

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To be a therapeutic area Oncology scientific expert, responsible for discussing products, patients’ treatment trends and studies in the therapeutic areas, 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.

  • Develop and execute an external stakeholder management plan in close collaboration and coordination with the respective cluster organization in Medical Affairs, Commercial and Market Access
  • Communicate the value of company products, contribute to e.g. market access activities and formulary discussions
  • Through scientific interactions, champion the medical value of our pipeline 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 organizations in cooperation with other Medical functions
  • Proactive and reactive communication of medical scientific data to leading specialists and broader external health-care related audiences
  • Communicate non-promotional general information about our company, including pipeline, research and development programs and other relevant information
  • Respond to unsolicited scientific queries from customers for approved products and products/indications in development, based on Medical Affairs and Medical Information documents
  • Organization and participation in medical education activities: identify/support/educate speakers
  • Act as a reference point for Market Access and Commercial functions for any scientific query, in collaboration with Medical Information as appropriate
  • Support and manage Medical Affairs clinical activities strategy, planning, design and execution (in close co-operation with HQ and CROs)
  • Support the set up and follow up of registries and other non-interventional Medical Affairs studies.
  • Propose investigators and sites for interventional and non-interventional Medical Affairs studies
  • Manage field based medical projects
  • Ensure a link between HQ, Regional Medical Dept. and KOLs
  • Contribute the pre-launch and launch steps of new products providing scientific  support          
  • Represent the company at medical meetings, conferences, advisory boards, etc at key institutions, and in interactions with key opinion leaders
  • Supports medical affairs activities and generation and dissemination of data supporting overall product scientific and business strategy
  • Assists with the scientific review, development, approval, execution and communication of affiliate medical affairs sponsored or supported clinical research activities
  • Visit Key Accounts and Key Opinion Leaders to answer  any medical/scientific questions concerning the molecule / product
  • Ensures budgets, timelines, compliance requirements are factored into programs' scientific activities
  • Medical Degree, PhD in medical/biological sciences or equivalent with relevant therapeutic specialty in an academic or hospital environment in oncology. Completion of residency and/or fellowship is oncology area is “highly” preferred.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of MSL and or Medical Affairs and/or research and development experience in the biotech/ pharmaceutical industry.
  • Must have an in-depth understanding of MSLs role and process.
  • Proven leadership skills in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Ability to interact externally and internally to support the business strategy.
  • Mandatory Fluent in French, Dutch and English

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