National Medical Science Liaison

Australia & NZ · Full-time

About The Position

This is an exciting role for a Medical Science professional to join a growing organization to build and maintain professional relationships with external stakeholders to expand Medison’s educational, advisory, and research partnership opportunities.

You will be responsible to medically lead in the field Kimmtrak for the treatment of metastatic Uveal Melanoma, a devastating rare cancer. Kimmtrak is a highly innovative treatment with a unique mode of action and high potential in several potential new indications.

Medison Australia is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. Medison ANZ is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. If your application requires accommodation, please advise us.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure high scientific standards to develop and maintain relationships with key opinion leaders (KOLs) in healthcare, academic, and professional associations
  • Serve as the first point of contact between healthcare practitioners (HCPs) and Medison Medical Affairs
  • Build, maintain and ensure objectives of KOL engagement plans are met in a timely, accurate and compliant manner
  • Ensure constant awareness of internal and external information available to support high-quality scientific exchange to coordinate high-quality interactions with external customers
  • Ensure timely and high-quality responses to unsolicited questions from HCPs and other stakeholders
  • Coordinate the Early Access Program and ensure support to the HCPs related to the EAP
  • Support the development and review of medical materials, as required, such as scientific/medical presentations, medical education material, commercial slide decks
  • Deliver high-quality presentation of clinical and disease state information to a variety of audiences, including KOLs, advisors, formulary/decision makers, payers, and internal stakeholders
  • Serve as scientific resource at key medical, scientific, and patient advocacy conferences as assigned
  • Conduct therapeutic training to contribute to local medical and cross-functional initiatives
  • Provide field-based medical support to Medison’s partner clinical research programs, registries and investigator sponsored research as required
  • Regularly communicate medical insights from HCPs to inform and refine medical strategy and tactics
  • Under the guidance of the Medical Director, provide Medical Affairs coverage for conferences, medical rounds, and company-sponsored meetings
  • Maintain exceptional knowledge and scientific expertise on all assigned disease areas and products
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of applicable pharmaceutical guidelines and regulations (eg. ICH, GCP, Ethical Practices) and company policies
  • Develop and continually improve knowledge of scientific literature and critical appraisal of publications
  • Participate in, and lead external meetings as required

Requirements

  • Degree in Life Sciences, Pharmacy, Chemistry
  • 10+ years of related pharmaceutical, biotech experience with excellent reputation in the industry
  • Strong knowledge of Australian healthcare within Oncology, Immuno-Oncology and/or Rare Diseases as well as good understand of compliance within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in a large innovative healthcare organization
  • Experience working with multinational staff and organizations
  • High drive and capacity for personal growth with strong business acumen
  • Ability to build relationships and work with multi-disciplinary leaders
  • Represent the organization with senior level internal & external stakeholders
  • Professional level communication and presentation skills
  • Delivers results using a collaborative, professional and inclusive approach
  • Patient first mentality
  • Leads with Integrity and Respect
  • Delivers Results
  • Demonstrates Business Acumen
  • Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork