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Medical Science Liaison - Saudi Arabia  

Lilly (company)


Posted on : 07 May 2017

Project Description

  • Medical Liaisons serve as reliable, trusted resources of accurate, up-to-date medical and scientific information requested by Scientific Experts and other Health Care Professionals.
  • Utilizing appropriate resources to stay current with the scientific literature (e.g. conducting regular literature searches and library research)
  • Attending external national and international scientific meetings
  • Meeting with peer group regularly for formal shared learning
  • Medical Liaisons provide support for research initiatives, including:
  • Facilitating of interactions between medical personnel and external investigators 
  • Providing recommendations for investigators based on the researcher’s interests and qualifications
  • Identifying opportunities for potential external research collaborations
  • Facilitating aspects of the Investigator-Initiated Trial (IIT) process 
  • On a limited basis, participating in clinical trial execution, including study development, initiation and close-out activities Medical Liaison will share feedback from external experts including their perspectives on data and medical/scientific concepts, views of the general therapeutic area landscape, and clinical experiences
  • Share learning from publications, external medical conferences and other appropriate channels internally 
  • Responding to unsolicited questions in the medical information area of a medical conference exhibit booth
  • Participating in Consultant Meetings
  • Developing and delivering educational presentations in accordance with applicable procedures
  • Providing recommendations to marketing for Scientific Experts and other external parties to serve as consultants, advisory board members, or speaker training faculty based on specific criteria 


Basic Requirements:  
Education and Experience 
  • Advanced degree in health sciences (Pharma degree, M.D., Ph.D. in a medically related field) required with 2-3 years of relevant clinical or therapeutic experience desired.  Proficiency in written English (sufficient to read and understand procedures, training and medical literature)  

Additional Skills/Preferences 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including capability to engage in professional relationship building and networking
  • Intellectual curiosity and intelligence about the field of science/medicine for which they are responsible
  • Highly motivated and capable of comprehending large amounts of scientific content which is then communicated in a clear, concise fashion
  • Significant direct experience in servicing customer needs for complex information
  • Demonstrated success in self-managing priorities and multi-tasking projects
  • Ability to work effectively and share information within a team environment
  • Advanced presentation skills 
  • Expertise in literature identification and evaluation