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Medical Science Liaison, Oncology - Sweden South/West

Apply Now Email Me Job ID R0003780 Date posted 08/14/2018 Location:Solna, Sweden

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Job Description

Medical Science Liaison, Oncology - Sweden South/West

General Responsibilities

  • Actively participating in the cross-functional market access teams initially for products and compounds within myltiple myeloma
  • Develop a close cooperation and contact with MSL colleagues at Takeda HQ to optimize strategic information and knowledge of the Swedish market and customer needs in order to ensure that these needs are met in the development process.
  • Use specific disease and product knowledge to develop Takeda in your TA; i.e. answer medical/technical enquiries from HCPs, provide accurate and non-promotional scientific information relating to licensed and unlicensed indications following unsolicited requests from HCPs, etc
  • Proactively identify and develop long term peer-to-peer relationships with opinion leaders and other relevant stakeholders in your TA
  • Act as field-based reference points of scientific and clinical expertise for sales force and other internal stakeholders (e.g. Market access) through training and ad-hoc support, in alignment with Takeda project teams
  • Support of ongoing and future company sponsored trials i.e. liaison between clinical operations and study sites, identification of appropriate trial centres
  • Capture and share in-field insights including current TA treatment paradigm and anticipated key future changes to support medical and scientific strategy and business development
  • Participate in the development and implementation of key medical activities (e.g. Advisory boards, medical education and peer-to-peer training activities)
  • Provide clinical presentations and medical information as necessary
  • Respond to requests for investigator-initiated sponsored research in line with company procedure
  • Development and support of national disease registries and medical congresses as appropriate
  • Communicate study results (presentations or publications) both internally and externally
  • Document all unsolicited medical enquiries received
  • Assess scientific accuracy and validity of promotion material and its compliance with Takeda standards, SOPs and national laws and regulations as well as, when delegated, provide Approval in the Takeda Promotion approval process
  • Clinical Development in collaboration with the Medical Advisor as and when appropriate

  • Support of ongoing and future company sponsored trials i.e. liaison between clinical operations and study sites, identification of appropriate trial centres
  • Responsible for input to the (global) strategic trial program and timely reporting of site feasibility
  • Support the local Investigator Initiated Sponsored Research (IISR) proposals to ensure global strategic alignment and execution in line with Takeda standards

  • Contacts with

    National and local Key established and rising scientific and clinical experts

  • International/EUCAN key scientific and clinical experts: healthcare providers (HCP´S)
  • Regions locally
  • Other pharmaceutical companies
  • Relevant contacts within Takeda Corp.
  • Other contacts depending on the nature of the project

    In collaboration with Medical Director and Medical Advisors

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs)
  • Establish network including medical, clinical and academic community, authorities, pharma industry, payers and other relevant stakeholders
  • Identify changes in the marketplace that may provide scientific and medical opportunities for Takeda
  • Provide medical contribution to market access, reimbursement applications and negotiations
  • Responsible for the timely and competent handling of all scientific/medical aspects related to all marketed and pipeline Takeda products in accordance with appropriate international and regional Guidelines/Directives, local law and Takeda standards/SOPs
  • Continuously update the medical training
  • Facilitate and support local audits according to agreed time lines

Competence profile

  • Ability to work independently within own area of responsibility
  • Drive for results and deliver on agreed tasks in a timely manner
  • Ability to translate guidance from management into activities and results
  • Strategic thinking and good understanding of the business environment
  • Perform well in ambiguous situations and being able to handle stress and pressure
  • Leadership skills, ability to align and motivate teams and individuals
  • Collaborative
  • This position is field-based and located in Götaland / South or West of Sweden



Solna, Sweden

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