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Medical Science Liaison X II – ONCOLGY. SOUTH of ENGLAND

Company: mdgroup
Location: South East / South England
Reference: MD - 002
Closing Date: 14 Mar 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: MSL standard - 7.2K Car Allowance plus 20% Bonus etc

Job Summary:

Medical Science Liaison, MSL, role available to work within Oncology and to cover the South of England. There are 2 roles available and candidates will ideally be medically qualified or PhD educated. These MSL roles will cover oncology products used to treat the following; Liver cancer, Breast Cancer, Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) and Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumour (TGCT) and so previous oncology experience (as a Medical Science liaison) is required! Full time, permanent and 100% field based.


Medical Science Liaison MSL requirements:

-     Medical Doctorate (M.D.) degree or equivalent with relevant therapeutic specialty in an academic or hospital environment in oncology. Completion of residency and/or fellowship is oncology area is “highly” preferred.

-     Minimum of 2-5 years of MSL and or Medical Affairs or research and development experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

-     Must have an in-depth understanding of MSLs role and process.

-     Proven leadership skills in a cross-functional team environment.

-     Good knowledge of clinical trial methodology, regulatory requirements governing clinical trials and experience in development strategy and the design of protocols.

-     Strong understanding of the pharmaceutical business.


OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE Medical Science Liaison JOB:

To be a therapeutic area Oncology scientific expert, responsible for discussing products, patients’ treatment trends and studies in the therapeutic areas in which we are involved, on a peer-to-peer basis with a defined audience of Leading Specialists (Physicians, Pharmacists, Hospital Managers, Board Members of Scientific Societies, and other stakeholders) and to be considered a trusted scientific counterpart and partner.

To maximize company product value through high scientific quality communication with Leading Specialists on a peer-to-peer basis. Through activities in line with the Medical Affairs Plan, the MSL is jointly responsible for the realization of short-term and long-term company goals.


Key MSL Responsibilities:

-     Develop and execute an external stakeholder management plan.

-     Communicate the value of company products, contribute to e.g. market access activities and formulary discussions

-     Through scientific interactions, champion the medical value of our products fairly based on the risk-benefit profile of our drugs and contribute to the fostering of innovative approaches

-     Represent the company to other therapeutic area stakeholders including professional associations and patient organisations in cooperation with other Medical functions

-     Proactive and reactive communication of medical scientific data to Leading Specialists and broader external health-care related audiences:

-     Communicate non-promotional general information about our company, including pipeline, research and development programs and other relevant information

-     Respond to unsolicited scientific queries from customers for approved products and products/indications in development, based on Medical Affairs and Medical Information documents

-     Organization and participation in Medical Education activities: Identify/support/educate speakers

-     Act as a reference point for Sales Representatives for any scientific query, in collaboration with Medical Information as appropriate

-     Support and manage Medical Affairs clinical activities strategy, planning, design and execution (in close co-operation with HQ and CROs)

-     Support the set up and follow up of registries and other non-interventional Medical Affairs studies.

-     Propose investigators and sites for interventional and non-interventional Medical Affairs studies

-     Contribute the pre-launch and launch steps of new products providing scientific  support 

-     Represent company at medical meetings, conferences, advisory boards, etc at key institutions, and in interactions with key opinion leaders.

-     Supports medical affairs activities and generation and dissemination of data supporting overall product scientific and business strategy.

-     Assists with the scientific review, development, approval, execution and communication of affiliate medical affairs sponsored or supported clinical research activities.

-     Visit Key Accounts and Key Opinion Leaders to answer any medical / scientific questions concerning the product                                               

-     Ensures budgets, timelines, compliance requirements are factored into programs' scientific activities.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time, field based MSL role and as such candidates can be based anywhere in the South of England. For a confidential discussion please contact Andy Smith at mdrecruitment on 07775 848 250. To apply directly send your CV to

Key words:

MSL Medical Scientific Liaison Manager, Oncology, South East UK, Cancer Medical Science Liaison South England MSL Medical Scientific Liaison Manager, Oncology, South East UK, Cancer Medical Science Liaison South England

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Building 329, Doncastle Road, Bracknell, Berkshire
RG12 8PE
Tel:  +44 (0) 1344 300 808
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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