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Medical Advisor and MSL Manager - Sandoz

Company: Sandoz Biopharmaceuticals
Location: United Kingdom Frimley / Camberley
Reference: 256037BR
Closing Date: 17 Jan 19
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

Medical Advisor /MSL manager, Sandoz, UK. Job Summary Would you like to work for a Global Generics and Biosimilars company and contribute to our mission to extend and improve people’s lives? Look no further, apply today. Medical Advisor /MSL manager, Sandoz, Surrey, UK. ...


Medical Advisor /MSL manager, Sandoz, UK.

Job Summary
Would you like to work for a Global Generics and Biosimilars company and contribute to our mission to extend and improve people’s lives?
Look no further, apply today. Medical Advisor /MSL manager, Sandoz, Surrey, UK.

Job purpose

The purpose of the Medical Advisor /MSL manager role is to develop a strategic and operational medical plan that supports the development, launch and lifecycle management of allocated drug product(s) through the engagement of Medical Experts & Key Stakeholders, trial support, medical education activities and scientific exchange.
To support the set-up and management of key operational activities and processes related to local phase IV and/or Non-interventional studies (NIS) and conducted under the responsibility of the Sandoz CountryOrganization. This role would also involve the line management of the MSL team (at present 2)

Key Responsibilities

Deliver Sandoz Therapeutic Area Medical plan for products in immunology portfolio
 Work in conjunction with the therapy and marketing team to develop and deliver brand plan and associated deliverables for products in portfolio
 Work closely with Marketing Team to organise national / regional meetings such as: university staff meetings, regional or national scientific meetings and educational programs, symposia etc.
 Support the wider Biopharmaceutical Team as appropriate including development and delivery of internal training.
 Understand Sandoz business needs (short to long term) and support / implement strategic plans as necessary

Create and deliver Key Opinion Leader (KOL), Patient Group and National Stakeholder mapping and engagement plans
 Support research and educational requests from key centres and help meet these requests when appropriate to do so
 Represent Sandoz at HCP regional and national congresses, and education programmes
 Liaise and engage with clinicians and authorities (eg NICE) to ensure appropriate representation of Sandoz data
 Respond to individual queries from KAM Team and Health Care Professionals (HCPs) for products in portfolio

Trial & Research activities
 Work in conjunction with Global Medical Affairs to ensure that there is appropriate UK representation and key UK site involvement on global trial programs
 Set up, conduct and follow up the status of local phase IV clinical trials/ NIS/ IITs, adhering to applicable Quality Modules, and other procedural documents (e.g., GOPs, SOPs)
 Ensure vendors are qualified throughout their involvement in the activities
 Partner with the Global and Local Pharmacovigilance team(s) to ensure compliant safety reporting in all affected studies
 Collaborate with Sandoz Biosimilars Global Medical Affairs, Chief Medical Office and Global Development Quality – Clinical QA Biosimilars groups
 Drive post marketing commitment studies and phase 4 studies in line with local plan
 Ensure effective credible and appropriate communication of clinical data including the biosimilar development pathway to external groups such as at HCP meetings, advisory boards, local formulary areas, government public affairs meetings, liaisons with institutions such as the national prescribing centre, UK medicines information pharmacists and patient groups

Compliance and Pharmacovigilance
 Ensure all regulatory and compliance training is completed and act as Compliance Lead for products in portfolio. Ensure PV department are made aware of any Patient Orientated Programmes
 Review of the materials to required ABPI standards
 Support with management of any ABPI complaints either against Sandoz, or challenges against other companies
 Maintain an oversight of all non-promotional and promotional materials within portfolio. Ensure materials are appropriately updated in accordance with regulatory lifecycle management activities.

Leadership and line management of the MSL Team
 Line manage and coach MSL team to develop and retain best talent
 Develop and implement country-wide activities and deliverables for MSL Team including territory design, HCP mapping and engagement plans, reporting tools, team meetings and training programme
 Develop strong relationships with internal stakeholders including SBLT and Novartis MSL Team.
 Embed MSL Team into Sandoz UK and facilitate sharing of MSL best practices and knowledge across Sandoz UK and Sandoz international

About Sandoz:

Sandoz, a global leader in the rapidly growing generics industry, is a company in which doctors, pharmacists and patients worldwide have placed their trust for 130 years. It is the global pioneer in Biosimilars investing in research and development to improve the lives of patients and liberating healthcare resources through increased access to high-quality, affordable biologics.

With our 26 000-plus employees in more than 140 countries, we discover new ways to improve and extend people’s lives. Our culture is defined by our values: innovation, quality, collaboration, performance, courage, integrity.

Sandoz has been certified as Top Employer Europe 2017 and 2018 by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings!

Benefits of Working for Sandoz
• Competitive salary
• Performance based annual bonus
• Work/life balance
• Pension scheme
• Life insurance
• Single Medical Health Insurance
• 24 days annual leave
• Flex Benefits
• Subsidised on-site cafeteria
• Free shuttle bus between Sandoz and Farnborough station
• Additional benefits

‘I came for the job, I stay for the culture’


Minimum requirements

The ideal candidate will have

• A degree in Medicine or Pharmacy ideally with postgraduate qualification
• Fluent English (oral and written)
• Minimum of 2 years of Medical Affairs experience within the UK pharmaceutical Industry.
• Relevant therapy area experience desirable
• A driven, motivated self-starter with the potential to grow with the role
• Good knowledge of the NHS and funding/access programs in the UK
• Ability to lead regional & national medical and clinical projects
• Proven ability to run local, regional & national KOL and stakeholder engagement programs and to execute clinical programs to plan
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
• Flexibility to accept multiple tasks of varying degrees of complexity
• Clear understanding of health authority requirements related to GxP (e.g. GCP, PV, Good Pharmacoepidemiology Practices)

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Sandoz Biopharmaceuticals Mengeš Lek Pharmaceuticals d.d. Kolodvorska 27 1234 Mengeš SLOVENIA

Tel:  +386 (0)31 331 029
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