Medical Scientific Liaison Oncology - Flexible Location

Posted 21 Feb 2019

Istanbul - all, Istanbul - Turkey

Req Id 188491


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Your role:
The Medical Scientific Liaison (MSL) is a field-based scientific expert that strategically supports the medical and scientific objectives of Merck’s product portfolio. He/she is a peer scientific expert who communicates accurate science to Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) . The MSL combines business understanding and clinical expertise and serves as a peer-to-peer liaison internally and externally.
We are flexible on the location and would consider candidates to be based in Ankara, İzmir and Adana. As an MSL you will build strong relationships with key stakeholders within the Oncology community, with the aim of ensuring optimal delivery of scientific information. Your main responsibility will be to provide medical and scientific support to health care professionals and you will also initiate and drive medical activities, facilitate meetings and scientific seminars for health care professionals and support advisory boards. In your position you will make an active contribution to the medical team.
You will coordinate medical and clinical projects, assist in site selection for clinical research and development projects, provide medical and scientific expertise to internal and external stakeholders, trainings, implementation of the local clinical program
Part of your responsibilities will be to work closely with the medical manager, contribute to the medical strategy and respond to unsolicited medical information requests, manage questions and liaise with local medical information staff to ensure proper response has been provided and that data is fair and balanced.
You will establish and manage scientific/clinical relations with key thought leaders plus participate to key medical and scientific conferences, gather intelligence on competitors and updating internal stakeholders and contribute to strategic decisions regarding Merck products where appropriate.

Who you are:
•University degree in Medicine,
•1 to 3 years’ experience as an MSL
•Fluent in English both spoken and written
•Microsoft Office experience essential
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Communicate in a precise, reliable, unambiguous and timely manner
•Proven ability and experience to present complex scientific data
•Strong work ethic with a positive, can-do attitude
•Administrative and organizational skills
•Setting priorities, identifying and mitigating risks

What we offer: We empower you to fulfill your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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