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Medical Science Liaison - Primary Care

date posted 10/10/2019
contract type Full time
job id R2521337
location Baar, Switzerland

Medical Science Liaison - Primary Care

Sanofi-Aventis Switzerland

About the position

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Primary Care (PC) represents a field-based-, medical-, and customer focused role enabling peer-to-peer scientific interaction with external customers through individual contacts, educational events and medical projects. The MSL is an expert on Sanofi PC products and related diseases, and drives strategic partnerships with healthcare professionals (HCPs) and other important healthcare stakeholders, developing their knowledge and providing solutions to support the appropriate use of Sanofi PC products. It is expected that around 80% of the working time of this full-time position is spent on customer contacts.

Key responsibilities 

Medical- and scientific support (≈10% of working time)

  • Be the internal expert on assigned Sanofi PC products (including anti-coagulation, lipid-lowering, and analgesics), and related disease areas. Keep up-to-date through regular literature reviews and congress attendance.
  • Provide medical-scientific support to relevant Sanofi line functions, including Sales, Marketing, Regulatory, and Market Access.

Customer engagement (≈80% of working time)

  • Develop and maintain peer-to-peer relationships with relevant Key Opinion Leaders and scientific societies.
  • Provide education to HCPs on the clinical profile of assigned Sanofi PC products and related disease areas during face-to-face meetings, group presentations, advisory boards, and other appropriate venues and projects.

Clinical trials (≈10% of working time)

  • Facilitate and assist in the execution of investigator initiated trials.
  • Collaborate with the Clinical Studies Unit in the design and execution of Sanofi-sponsored clinical trials.

Qualifications

Education:

  • University degree in bio-medical sciences (e.g. medicine, pharmacy, biology).

Working experience:

  • Preferably ≥ 2 years in an MSL role in the pharmaceutical industry.

Language skills:

  • Fluent in German and English.
  • Proficient in French.

Driver’s license, willingness to travel extensively within Switzerland.

Skills & behavior:

  • Self-starter who recognizes an opportunity and takes initiative.
  • Team player, but also capable of working independently.
  • Strong customer focus and communication skills.
  • Applies the highest ethical standards to the position, in line with the legal requirements and industry standards.
  • Work in an organized way, meeting agreements and timelines with internal-and external customers.
  • Excellent presentation skills; ability to reduce a complex reality to an easy-to-understand concept.

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