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Medical Science Liaison, Northern Spain - Spain  

Biogen (company)

Posted on : 20 April 2017

Project Description

External Posting TitleMedical Science Liaison, Northern Spain
Job DescriptionThe MSL provides field-based medical / scientific expertise ensuring understanding of the disease area and Biogen’s products as appropriate. They are integral to building valued constructive partnerships with key stakeholders in the medical community and the healthcare system. MSLs contribute to company success through both internal and external medical education and medical / scientific information exchange and support. MSLs utilize their medical / scientific expertise to gather medical insights and to support research/ data generation initiatives.

Acts as a trusted and credible medical science discussion partner by engaging in scientific/ medical exchange with HCPs/ stakeholders as appropriate (as per the Biogen Idec Medical Affairs whitepaper). Depending upon local requirements and regulations, this may include:
-Proactive or reactive focused communication / education within the product label (using non-promotional materials)
-Proactive, broad discussion around relevant Disease Areas
-Reactive, broader communication which may cover both approved and non-approved products and wider Disease Area literature (medical / scientific exchange)
-Legitimate exchange of medical and scientific information during the development of a medicine for the purpose of information gathering from groups such as medical experts/thought leaders (e.g., presentations at symposia)

Exploring new agendas within the MSL community and gathering medical insights to inform MA activities, LCM and investigational compounds

Stays up to date with therapy advances, current research, medical scientific knowledge and detailed knowledge on Biogen Idec products & relevant Disease Areas

May support Medical Research activities (link with GCDO functions e.g., CRCL), internal training and external education, e.g. may be involved in the support and coordination of clinical research activities

Appropriately interacts and collaborate with other internal functions (e.g., market access, sales or regulatory affairs)

Provides expertise to HCPs and other stakeholders who wish to present data on Biogen Idec disease areas and related products

LocationMadrid, Spain
Job CategoryGlobal Medical/Medical Affairs
Requisition Number30625BR
Qualifications- Min 2+ years’ experience in one of the therapeutic areas Neurology, Immunology/Dermatology and/or Hematology from:
o Medical Affairs (pharmaceutical industry or CRO) OR
o the pharmaceutical industry OR
o Medical studies
- Post-full-registration experience in hospital practice
- Prior experience of clinical trials management and understanding of GCP
- Understanding of health economics
- Technical knowledge in Neurology, Immunology/Dermatology and/or Hematology
- Proven expertise in working with and within local regulations and code of practice
- Fluent in Spanish and English
Education- BSc; Advanced terminal degree preferred (MD, PhD, PharmD, DNP in medical specialty) or equivalent combination of experience and education
About BiogenBiogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) is a biotechnology leader that discovers, develops and delivers innovative therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative and rare diseases. Patients worldwide benefit every day from our medicines for multiple sclerosis (MS) and hemophilia.

Founded in 1978, Biogen is one of the world’s oldest independent biotechnology companies. Our development pipeline is focused on areas of high unmet medical need, as we pursue new therapies for patients suffering from diseases with few or no treatment options. These include programs for Alzheimer’s Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson’s disease, spinal muscular atrophy and neuropathic pain amongst others.

With more than 7,000 people worldwide, Biogen is truly a global organization. We are headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which is home to our research operations. Our international operations are based in Zug, Switzerland and we have world-class manufacturing facilities in North Carolina and Denmark. We offer therapies globally through direct affiliate presence in 30 countries and a network of distribution partners in over 50 additional countries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.

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