Snr Medical Science Liaison - NE England, Scotland & Northern Ireland

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

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Not Disclosed


Posted 4 months ago
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About The Role
This territory is North East England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Please note this role requires the successful candidate to live on the territory and have the right to work in the UK. Visa or relocation support are not available for this role.
The role involves significant travel to customers across the territory.
About the role:
Novartis is deeply committed to transforming the lives of people living with blood cancers and life-threatening blood disorders. We believe that anyone living with these conditions has the right to a life free from pain, free from symptoms, and free from disease – this is our vision for the future.
We are now hiring a Snr Medical Science Liaison (MSL) to join our Haematology team. The Snr MSL is a field based, non-promotional medical and scientific role. Their key objective, is to build partnerships with external Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) such as clinical investigators, disease area experts, decision makers, so as to communicate evidence based critical scientific, medical, technical and developmental issues. Within this role, the associate works with HCPs utilising scientific exchange to improve patient care solutions, based upon sound scientific, medical and pharmaceutical evidence. All exchanges must be scientifically up to date, balanced and of a non-promotional nature.
Key responsibilities:
  • Developing and maintaining long-term professional relationships with investigators, medical specialists and healthcare professionals. Using superior therapy area and product knowledge to engage with HCPs through non-promotional evidence based scientific dialogue and presentations. Discussing scientific research concepts and ideas with investigators
  • Collaborating with Novartis colleagues to actively support meetings by collecting and interpreting insights, competitive intelligence, presentations as well as results. Maintaining close cross-functional working with office medical colleagues along with Sales and Marketing
  • Providing medical support as part of a cross-functional team to relevant clinical development studies including: feasibility and quality research site recommendations, TA/product training for site staff, medical educational activities to support patient recruitment, strategic support for priority trials and dissemination of study results
  • Administering medical support to the Brand Franchise team including Identification of HCPs and Advisory boards
  • Acting as a field-based reference point for non-promotional scientific and clinical expertise to field force
  • Identifying and tracking potential research opportunities aligned with Novartis molecule development objectives through facilitating IITs and MTA research
  • Implementing as well as supporting scientific projects according to corporate global strategies including registries, epidemiology projects, preclinical or translational research
  • Ensuring that prevailing legislation, GCP, the Ethical Committee, SOP and local WP requirements along with ABPI Code of Practice requirements are fulfilled
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.
Role Requirements
  • Strong previous experience in a Medical Science Liaison role in a large Pharmaceutical company
  • Bachelors’ or Masters’ degree or equivalent in a relevant degree field (Medical, Pharmacy, Medical Science, Scientific Affairs)
  • The ability to understand, process, communicate and present scientific information to a high standard
  • Demonstrative external customer focus with strong networking capabilities and integration with KOLs
  • Excellent influencing, networking, presentation and communication skills as well as a proven track record of cross-functional team working
  • Experience of managing multiple projects and adapting priorities according to business along with strategic needs
  • Understanding of clinical development and good Clinical Research practice
  • Full UK Drivers Licence
Desirable requirements:
  • Medically qualified/qualified Pharmacist or possession of a PhD qualification (scientific/medical background)
  • Previous experience in Oncology (Haematology preferred)
Why Novartis?
Our purpose is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people’s lives and our vision is to become the most valued and trusted medicines company in the world. How can we achieve this? With our people. It is our associates that drive us each day to reach our ambitions. Be a part of this mission and join us! Learn more here:
You’ll receive:
Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Pension scheme, Share purchase scheme, Health insurance, 25 days annual leave, Flexible working arrangements, subsidised dining facilities, Employee recognition scheme, learning and development opportunities.
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If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here:
Business Unit
Region Europe IMI
Work Location
Company/Legal Entity
Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Lt
Functional Area
Research & Development
Job Type
Full Time
Employment Type
Shift Work
Early Talent

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Associate

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 12, 2024
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