Medical Science Liaison (MSL) - Neuro - Cleveland, OH (Remote)

Oct 11, 2021

Job Description

Lead scientific engagement with the medical/scientific community by implementing and partnering on clinical and educational strategies. Develop, influence, align and collaborate with medical experts (MEs) to co-create value and change the practice of medicine. Inform medical strategies through robust insight-generation.

Your responsibilities:

• Leverage scientific expertise and market knowledge to develop and cultivate professional relationships with MEs, key stakeholders (KSHs), and other influencers in geo-graphical area as aligned with medical unit (MU) strategy
• Verbalize complex data in a way that is impactful with a variety of stakeholders
• Ensure appropriate identification, mapping, and planning of MEs and Key Accounts as aligned to MU Strategy and in collaboration with other Novartis colleagues
• Respond to unsolicited requests for information from MEs by sharing appropriate da-ta in a timely, compliant, and ME-focused manner
• Drive mutually high value ME interactions including identification of opportunities to involve MEs when a specific medical need is identified (e.g., publications, clinical trial participation)
• In collaboration with clinical trial personnel, provide clinical research support and optimize trial execution specific to the geography for relevant therapeutic area.
• Apply foundational impactful Scientific Engagement Model (iSEM) principles to ME interactions in alignment with MU strategy and product prioritization
• Inform and shape medical strategy through application of a curious mindset to collect impactful insights, understanding the strategic impact of critical insights
• Support product pre-launch, launch, and post-launch activities and communication plans per MU strategy and tactical plans
• Discuss customer interest in Investigator Initiated Trials (IITs) in alignment with gap analysis
• Maintain in-depth knowledge of assigned therapeutic area and Novartis compounds to serve as a medical resource to field matrix colleagues
• Lead or participate in projects and/or special initiatives
• Proactively manage personal and professional development
• Manage administrative responsibilities (e.g., Veeva CRM, voicemail, e-mail, expense reports, compliance modules) in a timely manner
• Promote and adhere to Ethics and Compliance Professional Practices Policies (e.g., travel/expense, working practice document, state/federal laws)

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• Advanced Scientific degree or equivalent experience required. (PharmD, MD, DO, PhD, or DNP strongly preferred)
• Minimum of 2 years of Postdoctoral experience, or equivalent, in the pharmaceutical industry (preferred) or other healthcare environment to provide strategic and scientific/medical direction to national/regional business unit functions.
• Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills are required.
• Ability to network and partner with important customers, including thought leaders, large group practices, medical directors, and pharmacy directors is required.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) and associated hardware is required.
• Must be a strong team player and effectively interface with other internal departments, including Corporate Customers, Regional Business Units, Marketing, Sales, New Product Commercialization, Medical Affairs, Research, and Business Analysis.
• Ability to gain customer feedback, uncover business opportunities for Novartis and pair customer's unmet needs with available internal resources.
• Must be science oriented and be able to prioritize and work effectively in a constantly changing environment.
• A valid US Driver’s License and a good driving record are required.
• Selected candidate must reside within the specified geography.

Desirable Experience:

• Teaching experience
• Previous experience in the neuroscience or multiple sclerosis or related area
• Previous experience in a MSL Field Medical based position is also preferred.
• Thorough knowledge of medicine (including pharmacotherapy), treatment guidelines, clinical research processes, customer strategies, and FDA promotional guidelines, regulations, and ethical guidelines applied to the pharmaceutical industry is preferred.
• Active membership in professional society(ies) is a plus.

This is a remote based position

MSL, Manager: 0-3 years’ experience
MSL, Associate Director: 3+ years’ experience
MSL, Director: 7+ years’ experience

Please note that the position will be filled at level commensurate with overall
skill level and experience.
Cleveland, OH
Research & Development
Full Time
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Medical Science Liaison (MSL) - Neuro - Cleveland, OH (Remote)

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