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Medical Scientific Liaison Neurology - Nord est

Posted 17 Oct 2017

Rome, Lazio - Italy

Req Id 167591


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Your Role

An exciting new opportunity has arisen with Merck!

Within our local organization you will be part of the Italian Medical Affairs Department and will contribute to the successful Launch of a new product in Neurology.

You will be in charge for Key Opinion Leaders engagement and execution of specific activity to raise awareness and leverage the Company reputation in whole Neurology field. Your role will be under the Neurology Medical Manager direction.

You will develop and implement territory and opinion leaders specific strategy to fulfill educational gaps and ensure the safe and correct use of company products and disease awareness for the patients’ benefit. These activities will be done in coordination, as a partner, with the Local Business Unit, Clinical Operation, Market Access and other supporting functions.

You will ensure the execution of projects assigned together with the medical team and other company partners in agreement with Medical Manager and Medical Director in order to reach the agreed milestones according to medical plan.

You will be the key contact person for the key Opinion Leaders and will ensure development of scientific partnership between the Company and KOLs in line with the medical strategy, the internal guidelines and procedures.

You will be responsible to identify and cultivate collaborative relationships with KOLs and Academy as scientific peers and advocates to ensure proposal of new scientific projects, clinical and non-, aimed at supporting unmet medical and patients’ needs in the Therapeutic Area.

You will be active element of the Medical Affairs Team promoting and executing team related activities focused on personal and team development plan for the continuous improvement of the Medical Affairs role and impact to the Company mission.

Who you are

  • University degree in scientific field relevant to the position; Preferred MD degree with Neurology Specialty or Biology Degree
  • Previous experience in the role (3 years at least); Experience in Neurology/Multiple Sclerosis field or Specialty medical areas
  • Experience in clinical and/or research studies management and Experience in biostatistics (nice to have)
  • Fluent in English (mandatory) and Italian and Excellent ability in scientific presentation
  • Based Bologna or Milan (second choice)


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