Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Biosimilars - Multiple Openings (remote)

Job Description

1996! In this year Sandoz initiated the world’s first
biosimilar development program. Over 20 years of
experience in biosimilar development have equipped us
with extensive knowledge and world-class expertise
and capabilities in the development, manufacturing and
commercialization of biosimilar medicines to the
healthcare community and patients worldwide. This
opportunity is waiting for you to contribute to Sandoz
success story in the area of biosimilar toward the
future, at the same time it becomes also the right step
up in your career within clinical development!

Your responsibilities:

Effectively and ethically facilitate/implement medical affairs strategies for Sandoz medicines through:

• Serving as a liaison to the medical/scientific community, responsible for establish-ng, developing and maintaining relationships with Medical Experts (MEs), investigators, and other HCPs within the geographic area of coverage
• Ensuring the appropriate dissemination of clinical and scientific information regarding Sandoz compounds in a timely, ethical and customer-focused manner
• Implementing clinical and educational strategies in collaboration with other Sandoz/Novartis colleagues for designated customers including investigators
• Pairing key customers’ educational and research needs with available Sandoz re-sources
• Providing the latest emerging data in response to specific healthcare professional inquiries
• Develops professional relationships with health care professionals (HCP)/medical experts (MEs) to ensure access to current medical and scientific information regarding Sandoz products and areas of therapeutic interest as aligned with Global and US Medical Affairs strategy. Upon unsolicited request for information, presents data on Sandoz products to HCPs and formulary decision makers or committees. Collabo-rates with Medical Account Management (MAM), Health Economics Outcomes Research (HEOR), Global Medical Affairs, and Medical Director colleagues as needed
• Responds to customer interest in investigator initiated trials (IITs) in alignment with gap analyses and facilitates process as needed
• Supports product pre-launch, launch and post-launch activities and communication plans per Policy, Medical and External Engagement strategy and tactical plans
• Attends and supports scientific and medical congresses. Maximizes internal and external customer engagement opportunities during medical congress meetings. Con-tributes to meeting planning and post-meeting deliverables
• Captures, reports and interprets customer insights to inform medical strategy in timely manner.
• Leads or participates in projects and/or special initiatives

Ethics and Compliance
• Works within Ethics and Compliance policies and ensures those around him/her do the same.
• Works to ensure a diverse and inclusive environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment.

This will entail significant engagement activities with all Sandoz associated therapeutic area thought leaders and other key stakeholders, presenting information in one-on-one meetings and in public forums. Travel is expected to be >50%.

EEO Statement
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum requirements

What you will bring to the role:

• Demonstrates ability to develop and efficiently execute customer engagement plans in their geography, mapped to Policy, Medical and External Engagement strategic priorities
• Establish and maintain professional working relationships with key stakeholders that, based on accurate, balanced, and evidence-based information-sharing, will enable open dialogue regarding Sandoz products
• Perform duties with the utmost ethical standards
• Ability to execute launch communication plans and field medical initiatives within designated time frame
• As needed, ability to execute clinical trial support plans in collaboration with appropriate Sandoz colleagues
• Ability to communicate effectively with cross-functional teams and influence internal partners to achieve desired outcomes
• Obtain, assimilate, organize, and report appropriate competitive and scientific intelligence in a concise, clear manner, compliant with all applicable policies, procedures, and processes
• Consistent solutions-oriented approach with regional to national impact
• Fully independent and consistent in field medical role and demonstrates high-level strategic approach
• Established leadership skills and acts as a mentor/coach/trainer to colleagues
• Proactively seeks out impactful opportunities and is willing to take on stretch assignments
• Advanced science/clinical degree required with MD, DO, PhD, or PharmD
• Fluent English (spoken and written)
• Effectively present scientific and medical information be-fore large and small audiences
• Translate complex scientific/medical concepts to audiences with differing scientific and technical knowledge
• Understand the basic clinical development process

Experience:
• At least 3 years of experience in Healthcare Industry
• At least 2 years of previous MSL experience in the US pharmaceutical industry, strongly preferred
• Clear understanding of regional medical practice, clinical decision-making and healthcare systems affecting patient care

Technical Competency:
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to establish productive and compliant professional relationships with HCPs/MEs/KOLs and medical/scientific professional societies
• Team player in a multidisciplinary, cross-cultural environment, high level of flexibility
• High attention to detail
• Innovative, creative and critical thinking, and problem solving skills
• Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office; MS Excel, and Adobe Acrobat)
Skills:
• Effectively present scientific and medical information before large and small audiences
• Translate complex scientific/medical concepts to audiences with differing scientific and technical knowledge
• Understand the basic clinical development process

Experience:
• At least 3 years of experience in Healthcare Industry
• At least 2 years of previous MSL experience in the US pharmaceutical industry, strongly preferred
• Clear understanding of regional medical practice, clinical decision-making and healthcare systems affecting patient care

Technical Competency:
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to establish productive and compliant professional relationships with HCPs/MEs/KOLs and medical/scientific professional societies
• Team player in a multidisciplinary, cross-cultural environment, high level of flexibility
• High attention to detail
• Innovative, creative and critical thinking, and problem solving skills
• Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office; MS Excel, and Adobe Acrobat)

323697BR