Job title: Medical Scientific Liaison – Oncology
Job description: Purpose of the Role: The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a field-based medical professional with deep content knowledge about specific disease states, Lilly and competitor compounds and current issues in the therapeutic areas they represent. MSLs re
Purpose of the Role: The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a field-based medical professional with deep content knowledge about specific disease states, Lilly and competitor compounds and current issues in the therapeutic areas they represent. MSLs recognize and communicate feedback and insights of strategic importance from their interactions with scientific experts, to better inform Lilly’s strategic direction for research. By facilitating scientific exchange between industry and the scientific community, MSLs have the opportunity to shape the future of healthcare by providing needed information that addresses important clinical and scientific questions. Responsibilities Maintain and effectively communicate deep scientific knowledge The MSL will be required to engage in continuous learning to maintain the highest level of technical expertise within the therapeutic area they represent. This will enable the MSL to answer deep scientific questions and be sought after by their customers based on peer-credible knowledge and expertise, hence establishing themselves as a reliable, trusted, resource of unbiased, accurate, up-to-date, medical and scientific knowledge requested and desired by their customers. Excel at customer engagement and support medical/scientific information needs of scientific experts The MSL will spend the majority of their time field based and customer-facing engaging in mutually beneficial 2-way dialogues with scientific experts. Through the application of emotional intelligence and a deep understanding of their customers, the MSL will act as one of the primary interfaces between Lilly medical and scientific experts to deliver the best in class customer experiences. Core to the role is to answer customer questions by providing deep and advanced disease state and product information. Additionally, the MSL connects scientific experts with other Lilly resources or internal business partners as appropriate and identifies possible collaborative research or external collaborations. Strategic vision and leadership The MSL synthes complex data and effectively communicates meaningful clinical insights and unanswered customer questions they receive from scientific experts to Lilly medical and cross-functional teams. They use creative problem-solving skills and utilize internal resources effectively to execute solutions. The MSL uses a principle-based decision-making approach to make decisions independently or escalate them appropriately. They cultivate internal networks and collaborate effectively across functions with an active contribution to medical planning and strategy in the affiliate. Territory ownership The MSL will be expected to demonstrate strategic analysis, planning, and prioritization to maximize efficiency. They will implement and evaluate a strategic territory plan prioritizing core activity and take personal accountability for results. The MSL will execute the role in a compliant manner, adhering to all governing internal and external requirements, procedures, and laws, demonstrating good judgment at all times. Qualifications Advanced degree in health sciences (PharmD, MD, PhD in a medically related field) required with preference for MD and/or previous oncology experience. Experience in servicing customer needs for complex information. Significant experience in professional networking with mutually beneficial outcomes. Experience in field-based working environment highly valued. Familiarity with health systems, academic communities, medical research, and medical education process highly valued. Desired Skills Ability to travel up to 80% of the time in country – work on some weekends is anticipated. Intellectual curiosity about the field of science/medicine for which they are responsible. Learning agility to comprehend and effectively communicate large amounts of complex scientific content in a clear and concise fashion. Self-directed and able to work alone in the field effectively managing multiple priorities . Advanced presentation and computer skills with expertise in literature identification. Effective strategic and critical thinking in order to analyze, assess and evaluate information and interpret impact or relevance to future states. Effective verbal and written communication skills – Arabic and English. Resiliency in managing complex challenges. Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills , including high emotional intelligence and the ability to engage in professional relationship building and networking.
Location: Gurgaon, Haryana
Job date: Thu, 03 Mar 2022 23:08:00 GMT
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