Medical Scientific Liaison Cardio Romandie (80-100%)

Medical Scientific Liaison Cardio Romandie (80-100%)
Medical Scientific Liaison (MSL) Cardio & Metabolic is a field-based Medical Affairs Associate of Novartis, who develops relationships with Medical Experts/Key Stakeholders and members of the scientific community by scientific and medical evidence-based interactions. She or he strategically prepares and supports the development, launch and commercialization of Novartis products through scientific exchange and medical project management, seeking external insight to shape Novartis understanding of the therapeutic environment. She or he responds to unsolicited requests for scientific information and provides field based support in cross-functional projects or studies.

Region: French speaking part (Suisse Romande) and Bern.

• Contribute in the development of integrated product strategies and medical affairs plans according to global, regional or local medical strategies and implement projects and tactics in the field in collaboration with key accounts (e.g. scientific events, boards and medical educational meetings)
• Collects, analyzes and reports insights (i.e. Customer Relationship Management System) that may impact Novartis development plans / trial designs
• Provides and discusses scientific information and data with Health Care Professionals (HCP) to ensure quality and accuracy of medical and scientific information on Novartis products and selected areas of therapeutic interest (mainly Cardiology) to support the best use of therapies developed and commercialized by Novartis
• Develops peer to peer professional relationships with Medical Experts and responds to unsolicited requests for scientific information with Medical Experts/Key Stakeholders, HCPs and decision makers
• Serves as a resource for projects and collaborates with internal colleagues as assigned by the TA Head, and provides medical support and training (i.e. disease, product) to Novartis colleagues (e.g. sales force, etc.)
• Supports Novartis clinical research teams and investigators on site, plus upon investigator request, liaise between potential researcher and the company on Investigator Initiated Trials (IIT) to support independent clinical/ preclinical research
• Evaluates the impact of competitive data to share internally and externally as post-meeting deliverables, and screens for opportunities for Novartis in Cardio & Metabolic to deliver value to patients
• University degree with a scientific bio-medical background (MD, Pharmacist, PhD in life sciences)
• Preferably 2-4 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry with good knowledge of medical affairs and/or clinical development
• Near native skills in French, very good knowledge in English (oral and written). German skills are a plus
• Good skills in customer related interactions, communication and presentations skills, pro-active collaboration, as well as in project management
• Team player that interacts with others with respect and integrity
• State of the art knowledge in scientific area, as well as knowledge of aspects of drug development
• Understanding of basic marketing principles and strategies
Region Europe GenMed
Novartis Pharma Schweiz AG
Research & Development
Full Time