Medical Science Liaison - Neurology (St Louis)
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: December 9, 2018
ResponsibilitiesProvide in-person scientific/medical data to support clinical trials in the relevant therapeutic areas, initially focused on Alzheimer's Disease, within assigned geographic territories to the appropriate corresponding Health Care Providers (HCPs) and their clinical trial staffTo conduct oneself in a non-promotional manner, respond appropriately to unsolicited inquires, facilitate research oriented requests (both company sponsored and investigator initiated requests)To execute individual strategic direction and goals, as directed by the line managers based on a strategic plan supported by Medical Affairs and aligned with company goalsAct in accordance with applicable values, and compliance, legal and regulatory requirements and code of conduct (Standard Operating Procedures-SOP)Build, maintain and manage effective professional peer-peer relationships with External Experts (EE, or Key Opinion Leaders-KOL)Provide collaboration and alignment with cross-functional teams such as clinical development and marketing departmentsAssist Clinical Development department with company sponsored clinical trials; such as clinical trial site identification, site initiation, site protocol education, as well as other requestsRespond to unsolicited ad hoc field based requests (including MIRs-Medical Information Requests; and IRB-Institutional Review Board requests)Support internal and external training needs regarding relevant scientific/medical data, disease-state education, field related experience, EE/HCP development, therapeutic options and product trainingCoordinate Educational ProgramsAssist in the coordination and development of medically relevant, non-CME continuing education programs (internal and external)Medical / Scientific ExchangeAttend assigned medical and scientific meetings (congresses) and symposia to: a) maintain awareness of current issues and new data pertaining to assigned products; b) to communicate scientific information; and c) provide relevance to current and potential development activities.Develop and deliver presentations (e.g. formulary) using approved materialsDesign, develop, and deliver approved scientific presentations to individuals and groups of strategic importance to the BU / company as requestedAdministrative DutiesInput regular field activity into the customer relationship management tool (Customer Relationship Management software, CRM) on a weekly basis, provide monthly report on key scientific support activities and complete project tasks in a timely manner as assignedBe accountable for own budget and expenses and report on them on a regular basisManage Relationships With:Accountable (reports) to manager: Manager, Regional Medical Director, or Medical Director); member of Medical Affairs departmentInternal: working relationships with R&D (Clinical Development, IIS, Innovation, Technical and manufacturing teams), Compliance, Legal, Commercial, Marketing, Market Access and Business Development teamsExternal - National, regional and local external experts, key medical and academic centers, research centers, and therapeutic area disease and patient societiesEnsure that all activities and interactions are carried out with the highest ethical and professional standards and that all work is accomplished with quality and in accordance with company valuesPerform additional duties as requested by internal management QualificationsEducation and Experience Advanced degree preferred (PharmD, MD, DO, or PhD), with strong medical/clinical backgroundBackground in Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease preferredAt least 1-3 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical and/or device field; Medical Science experience preferredIf new to the pharmaceutical industry, a minimum of 3-5 years of clinical experience preferredExperience with clinical trialsExperience with formal presentation and interaction with global/regional level experts is highly preferredExperience in the area of external expert engagement and interaction, as well as working with academic centers of excellenceSkills and AttributesExperience with formal presentations and interaction with global/regional level experts is highly preferredDemonstrated credibility within the medical communityStrong skills in relationship building and networking and a strong personal initiativeExemplary interpersonal communication skills, both oral and writtenStrong Business AcumenStrong independent and in groups in a collegial manner, including cross functional teams and internal/external networkingAbility to maintain and enhance core competencies through regular reading, studying, and comprehension of scientific literatureExcellent organizational skills and ability to manage several projects simultaneouslyFrequent travel is required. Ability to travel (50-70%) via air, train or car sometimes in excess of 2 hours in lengthAvailability to attend meetings on holidays and weekendsAbility and licensed to operate motor vehicleComfortable working as part of a virtual teamMust deal with ambiguity and thrive in an ever-changing environmentProficient in Microsoft and web based applications, as well as compatible devices 2
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