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Medical Science Liaison (MSL) - Neurosciences - Europe

Employer
Amplity Health
Location
Spain
Salary
Competitive
Start date
20 May 2024
Closing date
13 Jun 2024

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Discipline
Medical Affairs, Medical Science Liaison
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Job Details

Come join the true partner of global healthcare companies, Amplity Health. We continually challenge the boundaries of medical and commercial strategies to accelerate the approval and launch of new drugs to improve the lives of patients.

Medical Science Liaison

Neurosciences / Sleep Disorders

  • Client: Biopharmaceutical
  • Reports to: Field Manager at Amplity Health / Head Medical Affairs
  • Location: Spain, Italy, France, Belgium, Netherlands or Check Republic
  • Territory: Spain, Italy, France, Belgium and Check Republic
  • Individual or Manager: Individual


Purpose of Role

This role is within a fully integrated, global biopharmaceutical company developing innovative medicines.

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) supports clinical study start-up, patient recruitment and retention, and study conduct from the medical/scientific perspective. The MSL will represent our Client and make sure that the ongoing clinical trial and the recruitment of patients runs effectively. You will support activities across both Medical Affairs and Clinical Development objectives for a portfolio of pipeline products. You will serve as a key interface with clinical trial sites across all development programs, working closely with Clinical Development and Clinical Operations.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will be driven to thrive in a biotech environment, be comfortable with ambiguity, require conceptual flexibility and possess an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. The ideal candidate will be scientifically, strategically and operationally strong, as well as a great collaborator internally and externally. Prior experience and advanced knowledge of Neurosciences and Sleep Disorders therapeutic area is preferred.

Key accountabilities:

Clinical Trial Support

  • Represent our Client to support scientific and operational aspects of sponsored trials.
  • Act as primary conduit to investigators interested in developing research collaborations.
  • Engage with clinical investigators in support of sponsored studies.
  • Partner with study team to address challenges identified at the site that may impede site start-up, study conduct, and patient enrollment / engagement, and develop plans to address these issues as they arise.
  • Provide education to referral networks to increase trial recruitment rates.
  • Assists providers and their staff to identify patients, improve service delivery and enhance patient adherence.


Scientific Expertise

  • Keep up to date with latest scientific research and clinical data relevant to your focus molecule / drug
  • Attend and provide Medical Affairs support at scientific conferences
  • Support internal stakeholders by providing subject matter expertise
  • Provide accurate and non-promotional scientific information relating to the scientific rationale and study criteria of Client’s sponsored studies to specific study sites.
  • Answer medical inquiries, particularly those related to clinical trial design/rationale, from PIs/study site team members using in-house developed and approved resources.
  • Ensure requests for information received from PIs are managed efficiently and effectively according to established processes. Ensure that the appropriate teams are kept informed of such requests and confirming requests are addressed.
  • Develop strong communication links with PIs, study physicians and their teams to support peer-to-peer scientific exchange regarding disease and clinical trial needs.
  • Assist with the identification of potential investigators for clinical advisory boards.


Opinion Leader Engagement

  • Identify, establish, and maintain clinical and scientific relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) including individual physicians and researchers.
  • Support sites with creation of referral networks through relationship building, scientific engagement, and education about clinical trials with local HCPs.
  • Build peer to peer relationships with KOLs.
  • Provide clinical presentations and educational information in academic, community and healthcare provider settings.
  • Identify HCPs that have patients that may be eligible for actively enrolling or planned clinical trials and build relationships with them (i.e. potential future KOLs, potential sites, potential referring MDs, etc.) and partner with cross-functional team to align engagement strategy.
  • Share knowledge / insights related to PI’s interest in publications, publication planning, or potential Investigator Initiated Trials (IITs) with cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Engage with external experts on the generation of scientific data, including investigator - initiated studies.


Cross Functional Support

  • Respond, as appropriate, to unsolicited requests for medical/scientific information
  • Gather carefully information from KOLs and report on this timely so this information back to company to help develop clinical as well as commercial strategy
  • Assist with the identification of potential investigators for clinical advisory boards
  • May be required to attend national and/or international medical and scientific meetings to both stay current on developments within the field and to identify and build relationships with potential investigators
  • Represent our Client at sponsored events with and/or at the request of the Patient Advocacy team to raise awareness about our Client, our clinical trials, our commitment to improving the lives of patients.
  • Keep up to date with latest scientific research and clinical data relevant to your focus molecule / drug
  • Respond to scientific enquiries from distributors/ internal colleagues.
  • Develop and deliver scientific training courses to PIs/ Commercial .
  • Gather carefully information from KOLs and report on this timely so this information back to company to help develop clinical as well as commercial strategy.


Compliance

  • Operate in a highly ethical manner and comply with all laws, regulations and policies.
  • Complete mandatory training in assigned timelines upon hire as well as when new policies, SOP’s, guidance are issued


Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum BSc (or equivalent) in a life science or healthcare discipline. Master’s Degree, PhD, pharmacy degree is preferred.
  • Knowledge of clinical research in the appropriate region including optimization of enrolment strategies
  • Experience with clinical trial design, conduct and evaluation
  • Scientific expertise in the relevant therapeutic area
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to present medical/scientific information in a clear and concise manner
  • Networking skills and confidence to interact with senior experts on a peer to peer level
  • Critical data analysis skills
  • Ability to function well, both independently and within a team setting, in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Biotech experience is a plus
  • Fluent in English and fluency in the language of a local country is required
  • Able to travel internationally, up to ~50-70% of time


About Amplity

Amplity Health is the true partner of global healthcare companies who builds transformational solutions by challenging the boundaries of commercialization strategies to improve the lives of patients.

We do this through:

  • Commercialization - Amplity Health has the expertise, people and infrastructure to meet a wide range of commercialization challenges
  • Clinical & Medical Outsourced Solutions - Building end to end external engagement solutions and capabilities across clinical and medical affairs globally
  • Consulting - Building end to end external engagement solutions and capabilities across clinical and medical affairs globally
  • Remote Engagement - Alternative channels across the medical and commercial continuum to engage with HCPs and patients
  • Field Outsourced Solutions - Tailored field team programs to meet a wide range of objectives and client needs


Values

These are our company values that we expect all candidates and potential employees to embody as these values strongly underpin our culture:

  • Excellence
  • Passion
  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Collaboration


Amplity Health is an equal opportunities employer - if you require any questions about your application, please contact Recruiter: Laura.franco@amplity.com

OUR DIVERSITY POLICY

We encourage and support equal employment opportunities for all associates and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, colour, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or veteran status. Employment decisions are evaluated on the basis of an individual's skills, knowledge, abilities, job performance and other qualifications. In addition, Amplity Health maintains policies and procedures designed to comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which Amplity Health has facilities.

ABOUT US

We have a 40-year track record of delivering solutions for Pharma and Biotech companies large and small.

Our wide-ranging capabilities include clinical and medical outsourced teams; clinical and medical capability development; companion diagnostic and precision medicine solutions; medical communications; expert engagement; remote and field solutions for patients, payers, and physicians; and strategic and access consulting. Therapeutically, we cross many areas but have been a leader in oncology and rare diseases.

Our one-of-a-kind Insights database offers clients a detailed view into patient-provider interactions and provider treatment rationale not found through any other provider.

Every offering, every touchpoint, every solution is designed to ensure our pharmaceutical client’s patients gain access to and benefit from the best medicines for the right reasons.

OUR CULTURE

Our company values align to our partnership vision and define our culture. These EPIIC values are reinforced in our people, our processes, and the solutions we provide for our clients: Excellence, Passion, Innovation, Integrity, and Collaboration.

We believe that delivering on true partnership for our clients begins and ends with our own team, which is why we relentlessly recruit and maintain teams devoted to living our EPIIC values. The result? An inclusive, collaborative, and respectful culture we are proud of. We hold one another accountable to maintaining a safe workspace where we challenge one another to bring our best selves to work each day.

You will never feel unsure about how our EPIIC values look when lived out. We make conscious efforts to model and reward behaviors that remind our colleagues, clients, vendors, and partners what we stand for.

We foster a sense of belonging by ensuring contributions are heard and respected. We want every member of the team to feel like they have a voice and they can use it. Constantly challenged and always supported, each member of our team is empowered to create innovative, meaningful outcomes for our clients.

Opportunities with Amplity offer competitive compensation and dependent on the opportunity could include a comprehensive benefits package and 401K benefits.

To learn more about us, visit our website at amplity.com or our social media pages, linkedin.com/company/amplity-health and twitter.com/amplityhealth.

CELEBRATING DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES

We passionately champion a culture of belonging, with transparent company practices that drive diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our commitment to inclusion is core to who we are. We welcome people with diverse backgrounds and perspective who ignite curiosity and challenge the status quo. As a provider of services across 6 continents, our team is as diverse as the clients we serve and the countries we work in.

We seek to create an inclusive, fair, and respectful environment that celebrates the individual differences and unique perspectives each person brings; where everyone feels a sense of belonging and can be their true, authentic, and best self.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome everyone to our team. We promise to maintain a safe working environment where team members can thrive. The IDEA - Amplity’s Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Alliance - makes sure of it. The IDEA helps our organization embrace diverse business practices, creates a sense of community through colleague resource groups, reminds our leaders to sponsor and embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourages cultural competence and awareness through company-wide resources for learning.

Our commitment to diversity spans our people, our processes, and our suppliers.

OUR DIVERSITY POLICY

We encourage and support equal employment opportunities for all associates and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or veteran status. Employment decisions are evaluated on the basis of an individual's skills, knowledge, abilities, job performance and other qualifications. In addition, Amplity Health maintains policies and procedures designed to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which Amplity Health has facilities.

Company

Amplity Health is a contract medical and commercial organization that is the True Partner of Global Healthcare Companies. We continually challenges the boundaries of medical and commercial strategies to accelerate the approval and launch of new drugs to improve the lives of patients. With experts on six continents in over 30 countries, Amplity has the expertise, global infrastructure, and data-driven insights to help clients overcome their medical and commercial challenges.

We are proud of our inclusive culture and our EPIIC values, which are reinforced in our people, our processes, and the solutions we provide for our clients:

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Hear more about our EPIIC values from our Chief of Staff:

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Hear from our VP, Medical Solutions about why you might want to consider a career with us:

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Company info
Website
Telephone
01753251321
Location
Amplity House
The Vale
Chalfont St Peter
Buckinghamshire
SL9 9RZ
GB

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