Medical Science Liaison Orphan Disease - Italy

Location: Italy - Field based

Division: Medical Affairs

Company: Vifor Pharma

Seniority Level: Senior Manager

Medha Khanna

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+41 58 852 90 82

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About You

At Vifor Pharma, due to recent positive clinical trial data for one of our key orphan drugs, we are setting up a new team of Medical Science Liaisons who will support the field medical activities associated with our product for treatment of ANCA Vasculitis. As a result, we have a vacancy for an experienced Medical Science Liaison to join us in Italy.

It is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a niche therapy area and be a part of the team taking the product to launch.

Responsibilities

As an MSL, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Develop and maintain scientific and medical expertise (Orphan disease areas)
  • 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  following global and local policies and procedures including liaison with patient associations
  • 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

Requirements

As a Medical Science Liaison, you will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
  • Deep therapy area knowledge in nephrology, rheumatology or autoimmune diseases
  • Demonstrated experience in KOL, HCP or medical community engagement
  • Experience in literature review and analysis
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Experience in public scientific presentations and experience in planning and delivering medical trainings
  • Experience gained in the pharmaceutical industry and a strong understanding of the healthcare compliance requirements locally and globally
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in Italian and English

Educational qualifications:

Doctoral level degree (MD, PharmD or PhD) or MSc in Medical Field (e.g. Pharmacy, Nursing, Chemistry or Biology) with experience in clinical practice, research or pharmaceutical medical affairs within Nephrology, Rheumatology or Autoimmune disease

Availability to travel up to 50% of the time is a must.

If this opportunity is of interest to you, please apply by submitting your application including your updated CV.

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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