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PW-6688 Medical Science Liaison (MSL) - Diabetes

Company: AXESS
Location: South East / Midlands / National
Reference: PW-6688
Closing Date: 15 Oct 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Car / Bonus / Pension / Private Medical / Life Assurance

Job Summary:

MSL position within a Top 20 Pharma. Would suit a candidate with ABPI commercial experience looking for their first scientific role. National remit – field based.



Top 20 Global Pharma Company

UK wide coverage role


Ideal first MSL role for a pharmaceutical representative looking to transition to a scientific role



As the MSL working nationally, you’ll be responsible for:

Use specific disease (Diabetes) and product knowledge to develop company 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.

Continuously screen, review and analyse scientific literature; generate summaries & critical assessments if appropriate

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

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 company project teams

Support 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

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.

Participate in the development and implementation of key medical activities (e.g. Advisory boards, medical education and peer-to-peer training activities)

Provide 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)

Development and support of national disease registries  and RWE projects for relevant disease areas

Understands leverage points of the patient journey



Previous MSL experience is a pre-requisite ideally in Diabetes or primary care therapy area.

Degree in biological sciences, medicine or pharmacy, ideally PhD or similar.

Substantial postgraduate experience desirable

Communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to influence senior external stakeholders

Demonstrable thirst for knowledge (technical, clinical, medical, scientific) and ability to assimilate knowledge quickly

Able to present clinical data clearly and concisely and discuss the statistical and clinical relevance of such data whilst flexing to the needs of the audience

Able to work closely with commercial colleagues in the field whilst ensuring that the distinct non-promotional nature of the MSL role is not compromised


Before you apply for this position it is vital that you are in possession of an EU or UK passport or relevant visa to work without restrictions in the UK.



For a confidential discussion please telephone Jonathan Elliott at AXESS Limited on 020 8560 2300. To apply, please send your CV to quoting reference PW-6688.



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