Field Excellence Coach, Spinal Muscular Atrophy & Alzheimer’s Disease Medical Science Liaisons - United States
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|External Posting Title||Field Excellence Coach, Spinal Muscular Atrophy & Alzheimer’s Disease Medical Science Liaisons|
|Job Description||This is a field-based position.|
The field excellence coach is responsible, in cooperation with the Regional Field Director, for the individual professional development of the MSL's and for the pull through of trainings performed by the global medical training department.
The coach will assume as primary mentor to new hires and will direct and deliver the field training plan. The field coach will use a strengths based coaching lens to identify and share best practices with MSL's in the field to further the performance of the team and the development of its individual. The field coach is responsible for understanding the collective skill level of the MSL organization through frequent field exposure. The field coach should been seen by the MSL team as a positive force for growth and development and as a partner in promoting field excellence. Field coaches will work collaboratively with Regional and National director(s) to develop long term outage plans in order to ensure appropriate proactive and reactive presence in all territories. .
Principle accountabilities will include:
-Develop and maintain MSL development plans.
-Develop and execute on new hire mentor plans.
-Develop and execute on long term coverage plans.
-Work with global training to maintain an accurate assessment of organizational skills and to pull through global medical trainings into the field.
-Support the global learning function by providing a national assessment of needs and through strategizing on plans for future learnings.
|Location||Weston, MA, US|
|Job Category||Global Medical/Medical Affairs|
|Qualifications||7+years of field medical experience|
Must be 18 years of age or older with Valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
Must have authorization and ability to drive a Company leased vehicle or rental
This role is a field based position and the ideal candidate must be able to travel 60-70% of the time, including ability to travel overnight and occasionally on weekends.
Qualified candidates will be proficient in the following leadership competencies:
-Personal Drive, Decision Making, Communication, Building Strategic Work Relationships, Developing people and Innovation
The role requires the following skills/behaviors:
- Presentation & Coaching Skills, Focus on priorities / sense of urgency, Accountability, Collaboration & Teamwork, Mutual respect, Trust and Integrity.
Finally, the Field Excellence Coaches should be recognized by the field team as a positive force for growth and development and as a partner in promoting field excellence. He/she must demonstrate a solid Scientific, Business, and Compliance Knowledge and be able to manage projects on an ad hoc basis.
Strong team leadership, collaboration and management skills. A proven track record of field based medical excellence. Strong coaching experience or positive attitude and mentoring experience as an MSL. Experience and knowledge in the following areas are important: Field medical skills &competencies; field medical soft skills; medical business knowledge, field compliance knowledge, HEOR knowledge a strong preference.
|Education||Ph.D. in a biological science or related field, Pharm.D., Nurse Practitioner or MD|
|About Biogen||Corporate Overview|
Through cutting-edge science and medicine, Biogen discovers, develops and delivers worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases. Biogen is a pioneer in biotechnology and today the Company has the leading portfolio of medicines to treat multiple sclerosis (MS), has introduced the first and only approved treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, and is at the forefront of neurology research for conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Biogen also manufactures and commercializes biosimilars of advanced biologics. Our global organization of nearly 7,000 employees is committed to a single mission: making a meaningful difference in the lives of patients with few or no treatment options.
One of the pioneers in biotechnology, Biogen was founded in 1978 and today serves patients in nearly 90 countries. Our global headquarters and R&D operations are located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with an international headquarters in Zug, Switzerland, world-class manufacturing facilities in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA and Hillerod, Denmark, and affiliate locations around the world.
We aspire to have the greatest impact on patients and science of any biotechnology company in the history of our industry. To us, that means creating novel medicines that benefit individuals and society, and bringing new scientific understanding to diseases for which there are no adequate treatments.
For nearly two decades Biogen has led in the research and development of new therapies to treat MS, including the most prescribed oral treatment in the world. Now our research is driving revolutionary new MS treatments with the goal of reversing or even repairing damage caused by the disease. We are now applying our neurological expertise to solve some of most challenging and complex diseases of the brain, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and ALS. As we uncover new insights into human biology, Biogen is employing cutting-edge technologies to discover potential treatments for rare and genetic disorders.
Biogen is revolutionizing biologics manufacturing, developing the industry’s most advanced plants and processes. This expertise is used to produce both original innovative therapies and biosimilars that expand patient access to lower-cost medicines.
Our Corporate Citizenship
The same intellectual discipline and passion that drives our science is reflected in our corporate citizenship, environmental sustainability, and commitment to diversity and inclusion. As a company, we are focused on improving science education and limiting the impact of our company on the environment. In 2015, we became a carbon neutral company and ranked first place on Newsweek’s 2015 Green Rankings, and we are an industry leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Biogen was named to Science’s list of Top Employers of 2015 and in 2017 received a perfect score of 100 for the fourth consecutive year on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, which also named Biogen as one of its Best Places to Work.
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