MSL North West England - Ophthalmology

North West & North Wales, United Kingdom
28 Jun 2019
28 Jul 2019
R & D
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
10 - Novartis has blazed the trail in Medical Retina for over 10 years now. Join us to launch the next blockbuster therapy, deliver the most exciting Ophthalmology pipeline across multiple conditions, and help Novartis re-imagine medicine for patients and society.

Your responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• As an MSL, you would be working in a field based, non-promotional, medical and scientific role.
• Your key objective as a member of the Franchise Team, is to build partnerships with external healthcare professionals (HCP), to communicate evidence based critical scientific, technical and development issues relating to Novartis products/compounds and the therapeutic areas (TA's) they relate to.
• Your activities would also include: development of partnerships with investigators, opinion leaders and healthcare professionals through; scientific, evidence based communication and education
• Clinical trial activities - selection and facilitation
• Investigator-initiated studies (IITs) - accountable for milestone delivery
• Scientific projects & research
• Support of PDT in providing deep market and clinical understanding of pipe-line therapeutic areas
• Publications (abstracts, posters, case studies and peer reviewed papers)
• Input and/or attendance at medical educational programmes, advisory boards & training

Minimum requirements

What you'll bring to the role:

• Ideally, BSc (Hons) and significant medical/clinical experience or BSc (Hons) + MSc Desirable: PhD, MRPharmS, MB BS, MB ChB N/A
• Ideally an MSL should be either medically qualified or a qualified pharmacist or possesses a PhD qualification (scientific/medical background) or - possesses a scientific qualification with significant medical/clinical experience
• Essential - Previous experience as an MSL OR extensive experience within the Ophthalmology therapy area.
• The ability to understand, process, communicate and present scientific information to a high standard. Possess excellent presentation skills 3. Demonstrate an ability to be accountable for all scientific and clinical activities undertaken with a respective clinician, developing an appropriate strategic plan for these activities
• External customer focus with strong networking capabilities and integration with KOLs 5. Understanding of Pharma Industry ways of working

You'll receive:

Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Strong Work/Life Balance, flexible working, Top UK Employer, Pension scheme, Share scheme, Paid holidays, Comprehensive Medical Insurance, Subsidised Canteen, Employee Recognition Scheme, Sports & Social Club, Learning and development opportunities.

Why consider Novartis?

750 million. That's how many lives our products touch. And while we're proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people's lives?
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you're given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you're empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you're surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world's toughest medical challenges.

We are Novartis. Join us and help reimagine medicine.

We announced we will have a new HQ in London; a new state-of-the-art office at The Westworks, in White City. Four business divisions (pharmaceuticals, oncology, Global Drug Development and Novartis Business Services) will be able to come together in one purpose-designed environment. The site will be ready for us by the end of Q4 2019.

For the sixth consecutive year, Novartis been certified a 'Top Employer' in the UK (2014-2019)!

We focus on creating an inclusive organisation and welcome people who have different knowledge, perspectives, experience and working styles from across the global population.

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