Scientific Relations Manager (SRM)

Hiring By - Biostaffic



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Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Medical Affairs, non-promotional role using deep scientific expertise to:
  • proactively manage the scientific relationships between Kyowa Kirin and selected therapy area experts and academics.
  • reactively support local Healthcare Professional needs.
  • support internal knowledge on therapy area and product.
  • Actively liaise with the clinical development & HEOR teams to identify data gaps and ensure timely delivery of key studies and projects.
  • provide insight to support the design & delivery of the Medical Strategy and to help shape the business strategy.
Undertake all activities with a focus on working collaboratively with HCPs to identify opportunities advancing clinical practice to improve patient outcomes. Can be remote / field based as work will be delivered through hybrid mix of virtual, desk and face to face.
  • Maintain deep level of scientific knowledge on the full dataset of assigned Kyowa Kirin therapy areas and relevant treatment options to enable peer to peer level scientific exchange.
  • Foster & develop selected National Key External Experts (KEEs) relationships (e.g. key academics) that enhance their understanding of our science and data, engage them in research where appropriate, as well as our understanding of current thinking, insights, gaps and needs of the clinical community.
  • Respond to unsolicited enquiries from HCPs in a timely manner using expert knowledge, providing accurate, fair, balanced, and non-promotional scientific information/ presentations relating to licensed and unlicensed indications.
  • Maintain appropriate knowledge levels of the Patient Journey Manager team, on latest science and publications by the delivery of internal, therapy area and on-label product training.
  • Capture and share in-field insights to enhance Kyowa Kirin’s understanding of the external healthcare environment and support medical and business strategy development.
  • Play role in key medical activities in line with the medical strategy including actively planning and participate in advisory boards, and clinical investigator meetings.
  • Feed into the medical strategy with insight from the field and from peers in the global and regional Medical Affairs organisation. Develop the medical plan, following this strategy, aligned and embedded into the cross-functional brand plan, by working with cross-functional colleagues in Sales, Marketing, and Payer Value & Patient Access.
  • Creation of medical materials (e.g. literature reviews, medical letters, slide kits etc.) and review/approval of medical and promotional materials.
  • Take an active role in the design and delivery of Medical Education initiatives in partnership with the Patient Journey Manager role.
  • Where appropriate to do so, facilitate and promote innovative Medical activities involving the use of digital channels.
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of health policy, rare disease and the pharmaceutical industry environment.
  • Directly liaise with Clinical Operations & HEOR to contribute to the successful delivery of data generation activities, clinical development programs and compassionate use programs (including but not limited to support of company sponsored trials, registries, investigator sponsored studies, early access programs, etc.).
  • Attend selected international and local medical conferences to learn, gather insights and provide scientific exchange, take an active role in Symposiums and Scientific Meetings & provide briefing to the speakers of scientific events.
  • Support Corporate Affairs with Patient Organisation collaborations where required.
  • Timely and accurate use of the customer record management (CRM) system and submitting of managerial reports.
  • Adhere to all company and regulatory compliance policies in word and in spirit as well as to any
applicable laws, codes, or guidelines.
  • To be aware of Kyowa Kirin Group Code of Conduct and associated policies and procedures and other applicable laws, codes, and regulations.
  • Comply with the Kyowa Kirin competencies, in terms of expected values and behaviours, in addition to Kyowa Kirin policies, procedures, and guidelines .
  • Ensures all activities are carried out within the framework of pharmaceutical regulations, strategy, and the company's quality policy. Follows the promotional information charter and applies it according to the terms of any certification reference framework in force. Applies Kyowa Kirin's processes which consider the regulations in force (promotional information charter, advertising, anti-gift law, transparency, pharmacovigilance, GDPR, etc.).
  • Scientific background (Education or previous experience)
  • Experience (of field role) in pharmaceutical industry
  • Excellent local language required; good English preferred
  • Digital experience/expertise (Cx/Px strategy, Omnichannel implementation and Virtual engagement, email, webinar, Zoom/Teams)
  • Extensive knowledge of local, regional, and national health systems and care delivery processes.
Physical Requirements: (travel, lifting, typing, driving, sitting, special requirements around hours etc.)
  • Travelling in territory – expected on a weekly basis
  • At home and office-based computer use – email, Virtual meetings
  • Limited lifting expected
  • Driving - must hold valid driving license
Key Competencies specific to the role: (what traits or capabilities must they have in order to succeed, examples include presentation skills, attention to detail, capability to influence and negotiate)
  • Strategy, Management and Co-ordination
  • Engagement Excellence
  • Scientific, Technical and Clinical Excellence
  • Growth Mindset
  • Collaboration/Teamwork
Leadership and Integrity

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • France

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 17, 2024
Company Overview
Kyowa Kirin International Plc.
Kyowa Kirin International Plc.

Current Openings: 0

At Kyowa Kirin International (KKI), commitment to life is at our core. We strive to answer the unmet medical needs of patients, their families, and the medical professionals who care for them. With more than 700 people focused on this purpose, we are a rapidly growing specialty biopharmaceutical company, engaged in the development and commercialisation of innovative medicines in the therapy areas of oncology, nephrology and central nervous system (CNS) across Europe and the Middle East. KKI, headquartered in Marlow, England, and Galashiels, Scotland, is owned by Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd (KKC), of Japan. Founded in 1949, KKC has a successful track record in Japan and has expanded globally. Our history of innovation is built on a strong legacy of scientific discovery and fostering collaborations that accelerate the delivery of innovative medicines to patients. Grounded in our expertise in antibody engineering, we continue to investigate new molecules with the potential to contribute to the future of healthcare and make a difference in the lives of patients. At KKI, it is our people who have helped make a real difference to our success. Working together, our employees excel in achieving results quickly and effectively, bringing diverse and unique viewpoints to the company to achieve our vision. Our passion and energy around our core values of commitment to life, innovation, integrity and teamwork help ensure that every day, each of us is focused on not just making medicines, but also making people smile. With our strong legacy and exciting future, KKI is looking for great people to join our team and support our commitment to life.
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