Job Vacancy For Medical Science Liaison



Job Purpose:

• To be a therapeutic area scientific expert, responsible for discussing our products, patients’ treatment trends and studies in the therapeutic areas in which we are involved, on a peer-to-peer basis with a defined audience of Leading Specialists (Physicians, Pharmacists, Hospital Managers, Board Members of Scientific Societies, and other stakeholders) and to be considered a trusted scientific counterpart and partner.
• To maximize company product value through high scientific quality communication with Leading Specialists on a peer-to-peer basis. Through activities in line with the Medical Affairs Plan, the MSL is jointly responsible for the realization of short-term and long-term company goals.

The main duties and responsibilities of the position are:

• To keep abreast of medical and scientific knowledge.
• Continuously update their knowledge of products, patient’s treatment trends and clinical activities and studies within the therapeutic area and patient`s treatment trends in the region
• Identify evolving scientific concepts with future clinical implications
• Development and maintenance of a contact network with Leading Specialists.
• Understand their needs, key value drivers, practical treatment patterns and scientific activities within the therapeutic area
• Develop and execute an external stakeholder management plan in close collaboration and coordination with other functions including: MAF, Medical Education, GCO, HEMAR, Commercial
• Communicate the value of company products, contribute to e.g. market access activities and formulary discussions
• Through scientific interactions, champion the medical value of our products fairly based on the risk-benefit profile of our drugs and contribute to the fostering of innovative approaches
• Represent the company to other therapeutic area stakeholders including professional associations and patient organisations in cooperation with Medical Advisor(s)/Medical Director
• Recognize and nurture relationships with rising stars within the scientific community
• Proactive and reactive communication of medical scientific data to Leading Specialists and broader external health-care related audiences:
• Communicate directly and proactively scientific information on our products within the approved label
• Communicate non-promotional general information about our company, including pipeline, research and development programs and other relevant information
• Respond to unsolicited scientific queries from customers for approved products and products/indications in development, based on Medical Affairs and Medical Information documents
• Use digital technologies and new media to support proactive and reactive communication

Qualification Required & Experience

We’d love to hear from YOU, if you have:

• Scientific degree: Medical Doctor, Pharmaceutical or Nature Science university degree
• Public Health Degree is an advantage
• Deep knowledge of HIV therapeutic area,
• Project management background can be advantageous
• Relevant work experience, scientific acumen and communication skills in order to be accepted by Leading Specialists in peer-to-peer relationship
• Awareness of business strategy and high customer focus with an understanding of the importance of business results
• Innovative, able to work in a matrix and coordinate and drive a complex and changing environment
• Awareness of, and adherence to, Johnson & Johnson Credo values and International Health Care Business Integrity Guide
• Communication and presentation skills
• Strong business acumen
• Teamwork, leadership and influencing skills

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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Closing Date: 15 April, 2021
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