Medical Science Liaison

09 Jan 2019
23 Jan 2019
Contract Type
ProClinical is working with an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company that is seeking a Medical Science Liaison to be based in Alsace/Strasbourg on a permanent basis.

The Scientific Advisor will serve as a primary medical resource capable of conducting high level scientific and strategic interactions across multiple products and diseases with external thought leaders as well as internal company customers.

Job Responsibilties:

* Leads thought leader development for the organization by fostering mutually productive relationships with HCPs & key decision makers across different types of healthcare organizations including: clinical research, group purchasing organizations in the areas of medical education, healthcare systems, and health technology assessment (HTA) bodies
* Supports execution of clinical development programs with interactions with study teams and HCPs/researchers at all phases of research, assisting e.g. with protocol development, identification of experts, site selection, investigator identification, and clinical trial site scientific and subject enrolment support Conducts strategic discussions regarding research to support investigator/customer-initiated studies for medical and clinical research and health economics and outcomes research (HEOR)
* Attends & participates in medical/scientific meetings & conferences for the purpose of maintaining clinical/scientific expertise & providing strategic insights into emerging scientific data & healthcare trends
* Supports Market Access activities by providing scientific expertise for various stakeholders
* Leads efforts across Medical Affairs to keep abreast of latest scientific, disease state, and healthcare landscape information and uses this information to provide value to both external and internal stakeholders
* Contributes to or leads Medical Affairs projects at cluster or regional level
* Leads development or communication of scientific data to diverse audiences including physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other key stakeholders
* Executes scientific support for commercial functions of the organization including scientific support to health care professionals and training for speakers and Key Account Managers as needed
* Effectively communicates by expressing ideas and information clearly and accurately
* Maintains cross-functional collaboration with internal & field teams to provide scientific expertise and functions as a scientific advisor with, Clinical Research, local MA Strategy, Commercial, etc.
* Develops rapport and sustaining relationships with HCPs and HCPs to deliver value

Skills and Requirements:

* Effective communication
* Interpersonal awareness
* Self-management
* Teamwork and collaboration
* Problem Solving
* Advanced Clinical or Scientific degree
* Minimum 4 years of pharmaceutical or biotech industry experience in related areas (Medical Affairs, Research & Development, Pharmacology)
* Minimum 2 years as a Medical Scientific Liaison or field-based Medical/Scientific Advisor role in Oncology within the Cities of Strasbourg/Metz/Dijon
* Experience leading projects and interacting with cross-functional teams is needed within Alsace Lorraine / Strasbourg
* Good practice of English as well as native level French
* Clinical experience in Oncology (3+ years)
* Fellowship or Residency in Oncology preferred
* Good skills and experience with scientific data/literature review required
* Excellent skills in presenting/publishing scientific data
* Experience in health economics and outcomes research with local customers is desirable
* Experience working with healthcare systems, payers is desirable in Alsace Lorraine
* Experience using computer programs including Microsoft office programs (PowerPoint, Excel, Word)

To Apply:
Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.
In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Tom Russell on +44 203 8246 104 or upload your CV on our website -
A full job description is available on request.
ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.


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