medical science liaison in yeovil

10 September 2018
ruby willard, randstad cpe
job type
£ 50,000 - £ 65,000 per year
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yeovil, south west
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job type
working hours
£ 50,000 - £ 65,000 per year
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ruby willard, randstad cpe
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job description

Are you an experienced Medical Science Liaison professional? Are you looking to take on a new challenge with a leading pharmaceutical client? If so we are looking for individuals just like you!

We are looking for a Medical Science Liaison to provide scientific support to internal and external customers in response to clinical interest as part of the Immunology Medical Affairs team. You will be delivering the sharing of knowledge to internal stakeholders e.g. through provision of training to help to ensure highest standards of brand/therapy expertise in customer facing teams.

The role is field based, as it involves extensive Leading Specialists interactions. This role is to cover the South West of England.

This opportunity is a contract role, initially for 12 months, working 37 hours per week Mon-Fri.


* Meet with customers and researchers on a regular basis through meetings, conference etc to gather information and insights on therapy area and their medical and scientific needs
* Exchange disease area knowledge and opinions in order to understand the emerging opinions
* Increase the customers understanding of our clients products and processes (eg. clinical data, IIS, clinical trials, compliance processes), according to their expressed interests and needs and to seek their advice on the development of our products
* Identify Key Opinion Leaders and their areas of clinical/scientific expertise
* To be the point of contact for investigators proposing investigator initiated studies (IIS) and manage such studies in collaboration with GCO
* Review submissions (e.g. NICE, AWMSG, SMC and any other materials produced by or that require reviewing for data accuracy) in response to requests from Outcomes Research to ensure accuracy and all relevant data is captured
* Meet with the Global Trial Managers within Global Clinical Operations, Medical Affairs as required to provide all relevant information from potential investigators on IIS studies, address any issues with ongoing studies, share best practices, understand emerging data and publications from the studies and how this might support UK, work closely with the relevant Medical Education Manager(s) to develop ideas and content for medical education events and review such content
* Conduct literature searches, analyse clinical papers, attend conferences, courses and other such events to be aware of the latest scientific and clinical advances in relevant therapy areas
* Attend courses and industry meetings, read industry publications and discuss therapy area with colleagues to keep up to date with developments within the pharmaceutical industry and pharmaceutical medicine

Experience/Qualifications Required:

* Medical Doctor, Pharmacist or individual with Science university degree or PhD
* Deep knowledge of the therapeutic area (if new to industry) and / or industry experience in a Medical Scientific Liaison/Scientific Advisor post
* Strength in research and interpretation of medical data
* Relevant work experience, scientific acumen and communication skills in order to be accepted by Leading Specialists in peer-to-peer relationship
* Highly customer focused with an awareness of the importance of business results
* Innovative with the ability to coordinate and drive a complex and changing environment
* Proactive, well organized
* Creative problem solving skills
* Fluent English language required
* IT expertise (Outlook, Office)
* Travel, domestic and international is required.

If this role is of interest to yourself, and matches your skills sets and experience then please click apply below to submit your CV. Please ensure your up to date contact details are on your CV before applying. If your application is shortlisted, we will call you and discuss the role in further detail to ensure this role is what you are looking for and meets our clients needs.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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