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Regional Medical Liaison Multiple Sclerosis - Germany  

Celgene (company)


Posted on : 03 August 2017

Project Description

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

  • Our company global bio pharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. 
  • Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health.  
  • We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. 
  • With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.  

  • Extensive experience in Medical Affairs and/or drug development supporting specialty care compounds/products required.
  • Several years clinical or medical affairs experience in inflammation/immunology; MS therapeutic area experience highly desirable.
  • Value proposition knowledge desirable. 
  •  Business travel of more than 50% is required.   
  • The Regional Medical Liaison (RML) is a member of a field-based team of scientists who function as an extension of the EMEA Medical Affairs organization. 
  • RMLs are responsible for developing and enhancing professional relationships with medical thought leaders involved in various phases of product development.  
  • RMLs provide medical information through scientific exchange in a fair-balanced manner and provide clinical/scientific support for our company and the EMEA Medical Affairs department. The emphasis of this position is the close collaboration with MS experts, Clinical R&D, CROs and medical affairs functions to ensure that company  becomes a partner to the Neurology community. 
  • As appropriate the RML will have responsibility to provide insights and education to HCPs on our company  products and the medical value they deliver.  
  •  This is a field-based position and requires professionals with established credibility to interact with thought leaders and centers of excellence.  
  • The position involves travel of more than 50%.   

Responsibilities will also include, but are not limited to, the following:   
  •  Identify, develop and maintain collaborative relationships with current and future Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and healthcare stakeholders in disease states of strategic importance to company
  • Provide clinical presentations and information in response to unsolicited questions (as appropriate) in academic, community and healthcare provider setting in both group and one-on-one settings. 
  • Collaborate with the Clinical organization to enhance patient enrolment in company-sponsored clinical trials by identifying appropriate trial sites and interacting with investigators in ongoing studies (as required).
  • Act as a primary liaison to investigators interested in developing and performing investigator initiated research. 
  • Develop and execute territory plans in alignment with regional and national plans of action (POAs). 
  • Assist in the reconnaissance of Market landscape determination and competitive intelligence including therapeutic trends and unmet needs within the appropriate disease states and marketplace and provide timely feedback/information on emerging clinical/scientific. information and opportunities to internal stakeholders. 
  • Good understanding of in-country market access environment. 8. Provide scientific support at medical congresses.

Skills/Knowledge Required:
  •  Strong identification with company’s values. 
  • Completed Bachelor’s degree. 
  • Extensive experience in Medical Affairs and/or drug development supporting specialty care compounds/products. 
  • Clinical/protocol experience needed.
  • Current working knowledge of local (several countries or territory), legal, regulatory, and compliance regulations and guidelines relevant to industry interactions with health-care professionals
  • Ability to effectively partner and maintain relationships within the medical community.
  • Ability to work cross functionally especially with market access and commercial teams.
  • Effective communication at all times. Experience in delivering complex messages to various internal and external customers with a track record of effective and impactful presentations.
  • Superior interpersonal and organizational skills with high emotional intelligence. 
  • Excellent listener; inclusive, seeks broad input and feedback; frequent and effective feedback/follow-up. 
  • Ability to work effectively in complex, rapidly changing environments. 
  • Overnight business travel of more than 50% is required.   

Preferred Skills/Experience: 
  • Completed MD, DO, PharmD, MSN, PhD or MS in a scientific discipline.
  •  Several years clinical or medical affairs experience in inflammation/immunology; MS therapeutic area experience.
  • Value proposition knowledge. 
  • MS experience.
  • Good command of English.