Medical Science Liaison - Belgium

Location: Belgium - Field based

Division: Medical Affairs

Company: Vifor Pharma

Seniority Level: Specialist

Julia Quentmeier

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About You

Currently, Vifor Pharma has an excellent opportunity for a Medical Science Liaison to focus on Belgium. 
As a part of our medical affairs team, the Medical Science Liaison will maintain and grow Vifor Pharma's interests in iron deficiency anemia, cardiorenal and nephrology. It is an excellent opportunity for a Medical Science Liaison to work in a team of 3 based in Belgium.  

Responsibilities
As a Medical Science Liaison, you will be responsible for the following:
  • Represent Medical Affairs externally to establish and maintain medical relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), HCPs and key accounts on behalf of Vifor Pharma Group
  • Execute country medical plans locally by representing the medical expertise in TAs and products and through scientific engagement with the medical community
  • Provide disease state education, medical information and research support
  • Share scientific insights from medical community interactions with local & global medical teams, ensuring capturing of field medical expertise
  • Train colleagues internally, all in accordance with global and local compliance and regulations
Requirements
As a Medical Science Liaison, you will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
  • Develop and maintain scientific and medical expertise (TAs and products)
  • Identify, develop and maintain relationships with KOLs, HCPs and professional organisations
  • KOL engagement, key account medical support, training and other appropriate activities
  • Facilitate scientific engagement, scientific exchange and medical information
  • Provide Disease State Education, clinical presentations and respond to medical requests
  • Update medical team and other internal stakeholders on medical community interactions 
  • Provide medical support for patient and formulary access products following global and local policies and procedures
  • Support the development, implementation and completion of medical activities (advisory boards, congress symposia, hospital meetings and speaker programs)
  • Serves as a medical resource for internal medical and sales training
  • Support company sponsored clinical research and IIS process 
  • Attend relevant scientific meetings and conferences and support development of summaries of key data, presentations or symposium
  • Ensure compliance with applicable local and global laws, regulations, guidelines and company policies and procedures
  • Develop personal and professional capabilities to improve skills and professional capabilities
Minimum Requirements
The knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties of this position are typically acquired through the following combination of education, experience and knowledge, or the equivalent:
  • University degree in Medical or Life Science Field (e.g. Medicine, Pharmacy, Biology/ Biochemistry)  
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in clinical practice, research or pharmaceutical industry
  • Demonstrated experience in KOL, HCP or medical community engagement
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in Flemish; experience with digital communication; good oral and written communication skills in English, French language skills would be beneficial 
  • Experience in public scientific presentations
  • Ability for overnight travel, up to 50%
If this opportunity is of interest to you, please apply by submitting your updated CV via our careers portal

About Us

At Vifor Pharma, we use our skills, dedication, and entrepreneurial spirit to offer innovative solutions in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies, so we can help patients around the world live better, healthier lives. This is why we come to work every day.
Are you empowered to create a better world, and be part of life changing work? As a global pharmaceutical company, we offer the chance to be part of a worldwide team, where passion and commitment are met with opportunities for professional and personal development. Learn more at viforpharma.com/career.

What you can expect of us

As we work to support patients, we also take care for our employees’ professional and personal growth and well-being. We show appreciation and recognition through attractive benefits that will enhance your life, develop you, empower you to grow, and create your own career journey with us.

Including:

  • Open, safe and inclusive culture that fosters creativity and unleashes individual potential, whether in laboratories, manufacturing sites, in the field, or offices
  • Learning opportunities that enhances your skill set focused on business and personal effectiveness, leadership and management skills, and much more
  • Flexible workplace environment, home office opportunities, competitive vacation entitlement
  • Attractive financial participation schemes, adapted regionally, that provide employees with additional security for every life situation, including: Pension plans, participation schemes, and savings plans

Join Vifor Pharma Talent Community

If you find that the role above is not suitable for your experience or career goals, but you want to keep in touch and learn more about Vifor Pharma and future career opportunities, join our Vifor Pharma Talent Community.

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