Medical Science Liaison Orphan - UK North West and Midlands

Location: UK - Field based

Division: Medical Affairs

Company: Vifor Pharma

Seniority Level: Manager

Medha Khanna

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About You

At Vifor Pharma, in order to prepare for launch, we are expanding our field medical team for our rare disease product in nephrology. We are recruiting for experienced Medical Science Liaisons in multiple markets. 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. You will be a part of a global team while still working in collaboration with your respective affiliate. 

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
You will need to demonstrate the following qualifications, skills and experience:
  • Doctoral level degree (MD, PharmD or PhD) or MSc in Medical Field (e.g. Pharmacy, Nursing, Chemistry or Biology
  • Experience in clinical practice, research or pharmaceutical medical affairs and a strong understanding of the healthcare compliance requirements locally and globally 
  • 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
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in English
  • Availability to travel up to 50% of the time is a must
We are looking for a strong team player with good communication and networking skills. An entrepreneurial spirit with a humble approach and the ability to influence stakeholders are important competencies for this role.

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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