Medical Science Liaison - Neurosciences - British Columbia

Oct 16, 2021

Job Description

determined to help the lives of Canadian patients with MS where you will be a vital member of the Medical Affairs team in your therapeutic area, you will strategically prepare and support the development, launch and commercialization of Novartis products through scientific exchanges, seeking external information to shape the understanding of Novartis on the therapeutic context. You will regularly lead or collaborate in special projects and initiatives, drawing on your vast experience and strategic knowledge.

Your responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Using advanced communication skills, develop peer to peer scientific relationships, assess advocacy and contributions and respond to unsolicited requests for scientific information using approved, non-promotional materials with Key Opinion Leaders, Health Care Professionals (HCPs), Public Health experts and decision makers. Demonstrate the ability to manage challenging situations and interactions.
• Contribute to and/or lead the identification and mapping of MEs/key stakeholders in line with local strategies.
• Provide and discuss advanced level scientific information and data with HCPs to ensure quality and accuracy of medical and scientific information on new treatment options including Novartis products and selected areas of therapeutic interest.
• Liaise and provide up-to-date medical support to relevant internal and external groups to ensure evidence based understanding of Novartis products relative to medical guidelines, and health economic information.
• Collaborate with Clinical Research team and Medical Advisors by providing feasibility and research site recommendation for Novartis sponsored clinical trials and increase awareness of Novartis clinical research program to enhance patient identification and trial accrual.
• Engage in scientific discussions related to Novartis compounds/pipeline with MEs, speakers & investigators.
• Collect, analyze and report insights that may impact Novartis development plans /trial designs, launch strategies and tactics and medical education programs tailored to physicians' education needs

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you'll bring to the role:
• Expertise in life or health sciences (e.g. MD, Ph.D., PharmD, pharmacist) with solid medical/technical background and proven competencies influencing skills, clinical research insight, business and market knowledge.
• A proven ability to develop and foster peer-to-peer, credible relationships with Medical Experts/decision makers
• Thorough knowledge of clinical medicine, disease management, and medical research in at least one therapeutic area.
• Ability to synthesize complex scientific information and analyze it within strategic and regulatory settings.
• Must be able to adapt, organize, prioritize, and work effectively in a constantly changing field-based environment.

You’ll receive:
An inspired, engaging and dynamic team of individuals to work with. Competitive salary, annual bonus, pension scheme, health insurance, flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, employee recognition scheme. Find out more about Novartis Canada:

Why consider Novartis?
769 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.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

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