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MSL Oncology Solid Tumors/ based in Madrid - Spain  

Takeda (company)

Posted on : 19 September 2017

Project Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Medical Scientific Liaison Oncology in Solid Tumor.
Takeda is a global pharmaceutical leader with more than 30,000 professionals working together across more than 70 countries. We have an unwavering dedication to put people first and we live our values of Takeda-ism: Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance. We are united by our more than 230-year legacy of research-based pharmaceuticals and our mission to strive toward Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.

Operating across 32 countries, our Europe and Canada region is diverse, dynamic and at the forefront of supporting our mission of delivering better health for patients through leading innovations in gastroenterology, central nervous system, oncology, and vaccines.
Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. At Takeda, you will make an impact on people’s lives – including your own.

A Typical Day Will Include:
As a MSL working on the Medical Team, you will be empowered to provide local country field-based support from the medical function in order to achieve the company’s goals.

● Identify and develop strong sustainable peer to peer relationships with external stakeholders to support the medical/scientific credibility of the company
Continuously screen, review and analyse scientific literature; generate summaries & critical assessments if appropriate.
Use specific disease and product knowledge to develop Takeda in a given therapy area; i.e. answer medical/technical unsolicited enquiries from HCPs, provide accurate and non-promotional scientific information relating to licensed and unlicensed indications following unsolicited requests from HCPs, etc.
Proactively identify and develop long term peer-to-peer relationships with opinion leaders and other relevant stakeholders in order to understand their needs, segment them accordingly and implement targeted approach and tactics in order to present medical data in the most efficient way.
Participate in the development and implementation of key medical activities (e.g. Advisory boards, medical education and peer-to-peer training activities)

● Act as field-based reference points of scientific and clinical expertise for sales force and other internal stakeholders (e.g. Market access) through training and ad-hoc support, in alignment with Takeda project teams.
Supports ongoing and future Company Sponsored Studies i.e. provides LOC review of proposed CRO site lists, attendance at Global/Regional Investigator Meetings, attends motivational site visits, provides site/investigator feedback to clinical operations etc. following the appropriate request from Global Development Operations and informs other LOC functions on progress in site involvement process in a timely manner.

Provides clinical presentations and medical information as necessary .Facilitates unsolicited requests from HCPs for investigator-initiated sponsored research proposals through engagement with Global External Research on IISR proposals and on Medical Affairs Company Studies (MACS) .Capture and share in-field insights to support medical and scientific strategy and business development. Shares in-field insights in a compliant manner with relevant business functions. Development and support of national disease registries and RWE projects for relevant disease areas. Understands leverage points of the patient journey


University degree in Science or Pharmacy (mandatory)

PhD or Master’s Degree in a biological or medical science or medical qualification (Desirable)

Experience in pharmaceutical industry (minimum 2 years).

Experience of working in a matrix management environment.

Experience with therapies in Oncology.

MSL or equivalent medical affairs experience (Desirable)

Clinical trials experience and good understanding of clinical trial data and study design (Desirable)

Experience of working with scientific and clinical experts at all levels in both 1:1 and group settings (Desirable)

Experience in providing clinical data and disease area training to both medical and non-medical colleagues (Desirable)

Desire to put people first and demonstrate the values of Takeda-ism

What Takeda Can Offer You

To further support and inspire our employees, our benefits include:

Pension Plan, Health Insurance, Meal Allowance

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