Medical Science Liaison, Neurology

Merck KGaA - Quebec City, QC (6 months ago)

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Location: Montreal, Quebec

Who We Are:
EMD Serono is the North American biopharma brand of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany - a leading science and technology company - focused exclusively on specialty care. For more than 40 years, the brand has integrated cutting-edge science, innovative products and industry-leading patient support and access programs. EMD Serono has deep expertise in neurology, fertility and endocrinology, as well as a robust pipeline of potential therapies in oncology, immuno-oncology and immunology as R&D focus areas.

Your role: As a Neurology Medical Science Liaison, you will support EMD Serono, Canada and hold scientific exchanges and assist in the development and execution scientific activities dictated by the Medical plans within the Neurology & Immunology franchise.

The Medical Science Liaison position facilitates the establishment of strong, reciprocal relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and the communication of key scientific information both to and from the health care community. This person will function as an EMD scientific/medical expert to the Neurology healthcare communities and develop partnerships in the areas of Multiple Sclerosis. As a member of the Medical Affairs team, he/she will contribute to development and implementation of the Canadian Medical Strategic Plan and Scientific Communication Strategy with a priority focused on the dissemination of new research and medical concepts related to treatment and disease management, the evaluation of local requests from neurologists for investigator-driven studies, supporting the implementation of Phase IIIb-IV studies and medical learning programs, creation of medical advisory boards etc.

Who You Are:
Bachelor of Science and a post graduate scientific degree (Ph.D., M.D., Pharm.D) with significant industry experience and proven performance
Expertise across a broad range of disease and therapeutic areas with a thorough understanding of the drug development process. Experience in the field of Neurology is preferred.
Must be bilingual in French and English; both written and spoken is required for the role
Demonstrated ability to manage relationships with internal and external partners including Key Opinion Leaders and global stakeholders
Strong ability to leverage scientific knowledge for overall product value
Independent self-starter with the ability to work effectively both alone and with cross-functional teams
Ability to mentor new recruits from the academic sector through their transition into industry
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must have outstanding presentation skills
Demonstrated business planning ability and strong organizational skills; experienced at strategy development
Demonstrated professional and ethical behavior. Knowledge of regulations governing provision of disease- and product-related information to health care professionals
Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills
Able to manage frequent travel (40-60%)
Job Requisition ID: 201984
Location: Quebec - all
Career Level: D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model: full-time

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