MSL oncology

Posted 14 Feb 2019

Moscow - all, Moscow - Russia

Req Id 184742


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Possible locations - (1) Novosibirsk


  • Engages with influential members of the medical community (Key Opinion Leaders, KOLs) and other healthcare providers (HCPs) within an assigned territory and therapeutic area (TA) to deliver comprehensive scientific education on disease states, therapeutic options and research advances of strategic importance to the Company
  • Identifies, profiles and cultivates collaborative relationships with KOLs as scientific peers and advocates
  • Executes assigned tactics to fulfill Medical Affairs strategies in the field and positively impact KOL perceptions and knowledge regarding Company, Company initiatives and associated products
  • Maintains and demonstrates comprehensive and in-depth scientific knowledge of an assigned TA, including disease states, research advances, approved treatment options and investigational therapies
  • Represents Medical Affairs and the Company as an expert scientific resource in an assigned TA for healthcare providers and internal colleagues
  • Expertly communicates complex scientific information to internal and external stakeholders
  • Gathers and internally communicates relevant opinions, expert knowledge, competitive insights and research and development concepts from KOLs to advance and influence the strategic direction of the Medical Affairs department and Company
  • Represents Medical Affairs and the Company at medical educational events, programs, meetings and conventions; including medical exhibit booth staffing, congress scientific program coverage and reporting, internal medical meeting development and execution (i.e., Advisory Boards), etc.
  • Represents Medical Affairs and the Company in delivering medical presentations to Managed Care organizations, government organizations, patient groups, etc.
  • Liaises with the Medical Affairs staff on the development and implementation of the country- and territory-specific Medical Affairs strategies and initiatives
  • Identifies, develops and implements local, regional and national medical programs to fulfill unmet medical educational needs, to advance research and disease state knowledge, and to ensure safe and appropriate use of Company therapeutics
  • Leads Medical Affairs activities in assigned territory, coordinating with internal departments and external HCPs
  • As appropriate, coordinates with Clinical Development and Medical Affairs in providing field support for research studies
  • As appropriate, assists in the selection of clinical study sites for Company-sponsored clinical trials, in collaboration with R&D and GCO
  • As appropriate, nominates HCPs and provides justification for their consideration in various Medical and/or Company-sponsored activities (i.e. advisors, investigators, speakers, authors, etc.)
  • As appropriate, acts as a resource and liaison for internally communicating the scientific rationale for investigator-sponsored studies that are aligned to Medical Affairs strategy
  • As appropriate, provides training to HCPs (i.e. contracted speakers)
  • As appropriate, communicates information to HCPs regarding Company-sponsored Medical initiatives and research opportunities (Medical programs, sponsorships, grants, etc.) and liaises with HCPs regarding these activities as per Local affiliate regulations
  • Effectively communicates and collaborates, as appropriate, with cross-functional colleagues
  • Maintains KOL profiling and visitation records for the territory
  • As applicable, assists in the development of educational and training material and conducts medical training for internal colleagues
  • As applicable, creates and gain approval of medical presentations for use in scientific engagements with HCPs
  • Ensures compliant use of field material and conduct of activities and acts as a respected and highly regarded representative of the Medical Affairs department and Company
  • Administers and monitors appropriate budget expenditures to meet the responsibilities as outlined above


  • University degree (Bachelor’s) required, preferably in scientific field of relevance to position (neurology or immunology)
  • Secondary / advanced scientific degree (e.g., MSc, PharmD, PhD, DO, MD) required
  • Scientific and / or clinical training in area of relevance to position strongly preferred


  • Professional, clinical or research experience in a scientific or related field required (minimum of 4 years)
  • Previous MSL or related pharmaceutical scientific experience preferred


  • English language competency and fluency in local language
  • Advanced scientific knowledge, relationship building and networking skills
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to think strategically
  • Master communicator to HCPs and peers, in both small and large groups
  • Ability to build ongoing and productive relationships throughout the organization to achieve business goals
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal and teamwork skills 

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