Medical Science Liaison

Medical Science Liaison
Advanced Accelerator Applications, a Novartis company, is an innovative medicines company focused on the development of products for targeted radioligand therapy and precision radioligand imaging. We are committed to transforming patients’ lives by leading innovation in nuclear medicine.
AAA offers professionals the opportunity to face new challenges and pursue a career in a fast growing, technology driven healthcare company. We are passionate about improving patient health by leading innovation in nuclear medicine. We are looking for people who share our commitment to help us achieve this goal. Advanced Accelerator Applications is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Job Description

Your responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Participates in medical education for healthcare professionals through local presentations at offices, investigator meetings, advisory boards, and other appropriate venues to enhance product knowledge. Presentations could be related to AAA products and/or associated disease states. Interactions may be proactive or in response to unsolicited requests.
• Collaborates with Managed Markets team, both field-based and at the home office, to identify opportunities and needs that can be addressed via communication of scientific, medical, and health economic information.
• Manages research and educational activities at targeted institutions and practices with national opinion leaders and other decision makers.
• Serves as a point of contact for the field team. Leads compliance and ABPI Code knowledge in the field team.
• Will lead business critical projects, launch preparation activities, liaising with Patients associations in line with the medical strategy, and in collaboration/as per guidance of the Medical Lead
• Identifies, establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with national opinion leaders, investigators, institutions and professional societies strategic to appropriate product development and use. Increases AAA’s visibility with current and future opinion and educational leaders. The MSL will work closely with commercial colleagues in some of these activities.
• Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with current and future opinion leaders to identify scientific communication opportunities including abstracts, manuscripts, and professional education.
• Supports and manages opportunities for clinical research (both company-sponsored and investigator-sponsored) that are consistent with company objectives.
• Serves as a consultant to internal and external medical directors and provides assistance with program development, guest lectures, symposia formats and scientific workshops.
• Maintains clinical expertise through intensive education including attendance at relevant symposia, scientific workshops, CME events, preceptorships, and review of key journals.
• Adds value to AAA-sponsored external speaker programs via identification of new speakers, providing feedback to home office on success of programs, and coaching of speakers on scientific content.

Minimum requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• Advanced Clinical/Science or Pharmacy degree (MD/DO, PhD, PharmD, MSc)
• Experience as an MSL or other in specialty care/hospitals/pharmacy
• Minimum 3-5 years MSL experience required
• Strong interpersonal skills; ability to handle interactions with specialist physicians and opinion leaders
• Exceptional communication skills that include verbal, written and public presentations
• Ability to comprehend, adapt and interpret clinical and pre-clinical data
• Excellent project management skills, with the ability to handle multiple simultaneous tasks
• Commercial acumen to collaborate with multiple internal stakeholders
• Ability to identify and facilitate development of external investigators
• Understanding organizational behavior, and academic and corporate culture
• Experience in developing/communicating clinical/scientific trials and publications with Academics and Health Care Providers strongly preferred
• Experience interacting with, and/or presenting to, CCG audiences preferred (e.g., Managed Care Medical Directors and Pharmacy Directors)
• Expertise in compliance: ABPI Code applicability in practice, regulations/requirements/guidelines that govern this position, including interactions with providers, payers, and sales representatives is preferred. Knowledge of regulations and guidance governing promotional activities is also preferred

Desirable requirements:

• Oncology experience preferred
• Health care-related publication track record a plus.

You’ll receive:

Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Pension scheme, Share scheme, Health insurance, 25 days annual leave, Flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, Employee recognition scheme, learning and development opportunities.

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United Kingdom
AAA (UK & Ireland) Ltd
Research & Development
Full Time