Medical Science Liaison_ONC

Posted 15 Jun 2020

Hong Kong S.A.R. - all, Hong Kong S.A.R. - China

Req Id 207066


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role:


• Leads or contributes to Medical Affairs field activities in assigned territory along defined Medical launch/asset strategies and plans

• Gathers and internally communicates relevant opinions, expert knowledge, medical insights and research and development concepts from external experts to inform, advance and potentially influence the strategic direction of the Medical Affairs department and Company


• Maintains and demonstrates comprehensive and in-depth scientific knowledge of assigned therapeutic area (TA), including disease states, research advances, approved treatment options and investigational therapies

• Expertly communicates complex scientific information to internal and external stakeholders

• Enhances external experts’ understanding and knowledge regarding Company and Company assets through fair and balanced Medical communication

• Communicates any information regarding adverse reactions and /or Quality issues to the responsible Patient Safety and/ or Healthcare Quality colleague within appropriate timeframe

• Ensures operational excellence by sharing best practices and communicating insights internally

• Develops and implements territory Medical plans with assigned HCPs

• May develop Medical material, provide Medical review of material, deliver Medical training

• Maintains up-to-date knowledge on Good Clinical Practice, relevant SOPs, Policies, local laws and regulations

• Successfully completes all required internal and external trainings


• Delivers accurate and timely scientific information to assigned HCPs within territory to ensure the safe and appropriate use of Company assets by patients

• Provides comprehensive scientific education on disease states, therapeutic options and research advances of shared importance to the Company and external experts within assigned territory

• Act as a resource and liaison for Company-sponsored and ISS investigators

• May coordinate with Clinical Development and Clinical Operations in providing field support for research studies and assisting in the nomination of clinical study sites

• May provide training to HCPs (e.g., contracted speakers)


•Identifies and interacts with key members of the Medical community (external experts including Healthcare Professionals (HCPs/"thought leaders") and possibly other healthcare stakeholders such as access decision makers, government organizations and patient groups within assigned territory and TA, with given frequency and predefined metrics, in accordance with local regulations

• Represents Medical Affairs and the Company as a scientific resource to external experts within assigned territory

• Builds trusted partnerships with external experts based on scientific credibility

• Facilitates partnership for Company with external stakeholders on innovative research and healthcare solutions

• Represents Company at congresses, Medical Education programs, and other scientific events and meetings

• Engages with internal colleagues (MSL colleagues, Medical Affairs department, Clinical Operations and Commercial colleagues as appropriate, etc.) in developing, delivering and participating in Medical and/or cross-functional initiatives


Who you are:


• University degree (Bachelor’s) required, preferably in scientific field of relevance to position

• Secondary/ advanced scientific degree (MSc, PharmD, PhD, 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

• Previous MSL or related pharmaceutical experience preferred (minimum of 1 year for MSc candidate - required)

• Knowledge and experience of methodology of clinical research and Good Clinical Practice preferred


• Advanced English language competency and fluency in local language

• Advanced scientific knowledge, relationship building and networking skills

• Strong analytical skills and ability to think strategically

• Strong ability to evaluate publications on scientific content and communicate peer to peer on the scientific content with external stakeholders

• Master communicator to external stakeholders and peers, in both small and large group settings

• Ability to build ongoing and productive relationships throughout the organization to achieve strategic goals

• Excellent organizational and time management skills

• Highly developed interpersonal and teamwork skills

• Excellent presentation skills

• Good knowledge of computer tools and software (MS Office)

• Good conflict resolution/management skills


HR: 95601

Functional Area: Regulatory & Medical Affair

What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil 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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