Syneos Health Commercial Solutions

Medical Science Liaison Lead - Rare Oncology in London, ENG - Syneos Health

London, United Kingdom
19 Feb 2021
21 Mar 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Base location: United Kingdom, ideally situated near an international airport.
Regions covered: UK and Nordics.

The Medical Science Liaison Lead will be responsible for coaching and developing a strong multifaceted team of MSLs who encompass the competencies required to navigate the current and future healthcare landscape across Europe. The MSL Lead will also serve as the primary field-based point of contact with healthcare providers (HCPs) including clinical investigators on a range of clinical and scientific issues across their own region.


•Support, coach and counsel each MSL to develop component parts and roll out of overarching medical affairs plan(s) for their territories aligned with Global Medical Affairs Strategic Plan, and ensure flawless execution with the budget and timelines set.
• Develop and maintain, in a self-driven manner, outstanding knowledge of immuno-oncology and relevant disease areas in addition to client and competitor product knowledge.
• Maintain an in-depth understanding of the medical strategy and broader business strategy to ensure activities are coordinated with the team and aligned to strategy within the business.
• Serves as an external, credible scientific expert on disease area and client products at HCP field meetings, key medical and scientific conferences, advisory boards, clinical investigator meetings, and patient advocacy group meetings.
• Identify key field insights related to client products, activities, and the disease area and effectively disseminate and collaborate with cross-functional partners.
• Facilitate clear communication between the business and investigators in investigator engagement for both client trials and investigator-sponsored studies and barriers to enrolment for pipeline assets.

Job Requirements

• Advanced Degree - MD, Ph.D., PharmD.
• Demonstrable experience in an MSL function with Oncology (immuno-oncology - desired) experience required.
• Knowledge of clinical research design and GCP in the oncology/immune-oncology area.
• Proven ability to lead and manage an MSL team, with proven coaching/development skills.
• Demonstrate a strong understanding of clinical research trial design and study analysis including cost-effectiveness and other high-level HEOR evidence approaches.
• Demonstrate ability to develop trust and maintain integrity with KOLs/External Clinical and Scientific Experts, investigators, HCPs, and institutions; as well as with peers, and others.
• Ability to convey complex scientific concepts and information appropriately tailored to the audience e.g. affiliate staff and regional/global Medical Affairs leadership.
• A good understanding of the Health Authorities in each country across the region would be advantageous.

At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop, and advance. We reward and recognise our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialised. Here, each day brings an opportunity to take ownership of a new challenge. Teaming with some of the most talented clinicians in the industry, you'll improve patient outcomes and work in a dynamic environment to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. By joining Syneos Health, you'll be connected to our multitude of career paths and pipeline of employment opportunities.

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Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled)

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