Medical Science Liaison- Immunology

Aug 17, 2021

Job Description

105,000 people re-imagining medicine for more than 750 million people globally.

3 – The number of values that we live by: Trust, Respect and Collaboration. Our mission is to discover new ways to improve and extend peoples’ lives.

Reporting to Chief Scientific Officer, this is a scientific role that will have opportunity to craft and implement the strategy of Novartis Biosimilar/ Immunology portfolio in Ireland. It will require therapeutic area expertise and business understanding to identify and address the relevant medical needs of clinical practice to optimally support the efficient use of Novartis products as well as to collaborate with Country, Regional and Global team members in the execution of clinical activities in assigned project

• Participate in the development of strategic plans in collaboration with other cross functional teams for optimal usage of Novartis medicinal products
• Provide valid and timely interpretations of medical data from medical research in the assigned Therapeutic Area and identify appropriate communication strategy for external and internal stakeholders Defines and executes Medical Expert (ME) engagement strategy, discussing medical scientific evidence on therapy area and new treatment options
• Design, conduct and publishes local Phase IV studies/ secondary data collection in the CPO to collect data on real world usage of Novartis products
• Support investigator-initiated research studies aligned with the Global Clinical Development Plan Collaborates with Clinical Operations, advises / recommends potential investigators for local and global studies, ensuring the right mix of MEs
• Participate in capturing clinical insights from MEs in country and communicates to internal cross functional teams
• Keep up to date with key developments in assigned Therapeutic Areas, including relevant Novartis and competitor products and broader developments.
• Ensure that own work meets all regulatory requirements and align with local and Global standard operating procedures and guidelines
• Establish rapport with country level MEs and engages with them in reactive non-promotional manner to address scientific, educational needs
Ethics and Compliance
• Ensure you meet all regulatory requirements and comply with local and Global standards including applicable legislation, industry codes of practice and Novartis policies and procedures
• Review promotional and non-promotional materials and activities within required guidelines to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, industry codes of practice and Novartis policies and procedures

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Minimum: Degree in Health Sciences; MD and PhD is desirable
• 3 years previous experience from medical or clinical development roles in Pharmaceutical or Healthcare-related Industry

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?
799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. 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.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusion workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.
Novartis is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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