Director, East Region, MSLs (Field Based)

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Job Highlights

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Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
At Eisai, satisfying unmet medical needs and increasing the benefits healthcare provides to patients, their families, and caregivers is Eisai’s human health care (hhc) mission. We’re a growing pharmaceutical company that is breaking through in neurology and oncology, with a strong emphasis on research and development. Our history includes the development of many innovative medicines, notably the discovery of the world's most widely-used treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. As we continue to expand, we are seeking highly-motivated individuals who want to work in a fast-paced environment and make a difference. If this is your profile, we want to hear from you.
Job Summary
The Director, MSLs is responsible for the leadership, direction and management of MSLs in the region and works collaboratively with the Medical Affairs Senior management with strategic and tactical planning, working collaboratively with Medical Affairs and Clinical Development teams for support of clinical studies across the product portfolio. Works closely with his/her direct reports in the field, Medical Directors and at times with external customers to gain an understanding of the scientific landscape and to communicate the information to key internal stakeholders. Provides all direct reports with an individualized view of their development plans and ongoing performance. Assists other managers (Associate Directors) with leadership competency criteria including performance management assessments of their MSLs and recommendations of promotions Creates a culture of accountability by personally delivering on work commitments, holding others accountable for their performance and by taking, timely, decisive and constructive actions to address individual MSL performance problems and issues
Essential Functions
  • Ensure operational excellence of the MSL team, including corporate aligned objective/tactics, cross-functional medical support, and interactions with key opinion leaders. 20%
  • Provide leadership for the MSL function by participating on cross functional teams leading to strategic planning and working collaboratively with Commercial colleagues including, Sales and Marketing as well as Medical Affairs. 20%
  • Developing individual talent within the MSL region, including training, career evaluation, coaching, mentoring, performance management and talent review. 25%
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and other ethical guidelines relevant to the pharmaceutical industry, and to ensure compliance with Eisai policies & procedures and standard operating procedures. 10%
  • Manage MSL activities related to presenting medical and scientific information to external customers, including but not limited to, medical thought leaders, academic institutions and managed care organizations. 20%
  • Assist with recruiting, interviewing hiring, and on-boarding new MSLs. 5%
  • Travel (up to approx. 50%), locally across the US when required and including international travel.
  • Advanced scientific terminal degree (MD, PhD, PharmD)
  • Must have a minimum of 7 years of experience within the pharmaceutical industry overseeing a Medical Science Liaison team or related function.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and management skills required.
  • Strong personal integrity and customer focus are necessary.
  • Ability to work at a distance to maintain morale of field based personnel, as well as good interaction with office based Medical Affairs and PCU scientific staff.
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of the FDA, OIG, HIPPA, PhRMA, GCP and other international regulatory/ethical guidelines relevant to the pharmaceutical industry & clinical trial conduct, and to ensure compliance with these external as well as internal Eisai guidelines and standard operating procedures.
  • Must be able to organize, prioritize, and work effectively in a constantly changing environment
  • Ability to interface effectively with a variety of technical platforms for recording of external interactions and for the collection, review, and dissemination of medical information
As a condition of employment and an essential function of this field-based position, applicants must be able to engage in person with HCPs and other third parties at their offices, institutions and other appropriate locations on a regular basis. In order to gain in-person access, applicants selected for the position may be required to complete third parties’ credentialing and/or entry requirements, which often include an attestation to and/or providing proof of having received certain vaccinations, including but not limited to the COVID-19 or flu vaccines. To the extent you are unable to meet certain requirements for qualifying medical (including pregnancy-related) or religious reasons, applicants must request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the Human Resources Department.
Eisai Salary Transparency Language:
The base salary range for the Director, East Region, MSLs (Field Based) is from :196,200-257,500
Under current guidelines, this position is eligible to participate in : Eisai Inc. Annual Incentive Plan & Eisai Inc. Long Term Incentive Plan.
Final pay determinations will depend on various factors including but not limited to experience level, education, knowledge, and skills.
Employees are eligible to participate in Company employee benefit programs. For additional information on Company employee benefits programs, visit
Certain other benefits may be available for this position, please discuss any questions with your recruiter.
Eisai is an equal opportunity employer and as such, is committed in policy and in practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. Similarly, considering the need for reasonable accommodations, Eisai prohibits discrimination against persons because of disability, including disabled veterans.
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Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No



  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 11, 2024
Company Overview
Eisai US
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Current Openings: 0

At Eisai Inc., human health care (hhc) is our goal. We give our first thought to patients and their families, and helping to increase the benefits health care provides. As the U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Tokyo-based Eisai Co., Ltd., we have a passionate commitment to patient care that is the driving force behind our efforts to discover and develop innovative therapies to help address unmet medical needs. Eisai is a fully integrated pharmaceutical business that operates in two global business groups: oncology and neurology (dementia-related diseases and neurodegenerative diseases). Each group functions as an end-to-end global business with discovery, development, and marketing capabilities. Our U.S. headquarters, commercial and clinical development organizations are located in New Jersey; our discovery labs are in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania; and our global demand chain organization resides in Maryland and North Carolina. To learn more about Eisai Inc., please visit us at Comments and posts by users on this site are not created or controlled by Eisai Inc. and Eisai is not responsible for such content.
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