[Janssen]Senior Medical Science Liaison-Solid Tumor
The Sr. Medical science Liaison (Sr. MSL) is a member of a field-based team of scientists who function as an extension of the Taiwan Medical Affairs organization. RMLs are responsible for developing and enhancing professional relationships with medical thought leaders involved in various phases of product development. Sr. MSLs provide medical information through scientific exchange in a fair-balanced manner and provide clinical/scientific support for Janssen and the Medical Affairs department at the direction of Medical Affairs management.
This is a field-based position, covering Taiwan and requires professionals with established personal and scientific creditability to interact with thought leaders and centers of excellence.
TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES
a) Identify Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), and establish and maintain scientific relationships with KOLs; connecting KOLs in academic and community centers.
b) Act as primary liaison to investigators interested in developing and performing investigator initiated research
c) Develop and execute territory plans in alignment with regional and national plans of action (POAs).
d) Provide clinical presentations and information in response to unsolicited questions (as appropriate) in academic, community, and healthcare provider setting in both group and one-on-one situations
e) Collaborate with the Clinical organization to enhance patient enrolment in Janssen-sponsored clinical trials by identifying appropriate clinical trial sites and interacting with investigators in ongoing studies
f) Coordinate continuing educational workshops, seminars and programs for healthcare professionals and scientists
a) Collect and follow up on unsolicited medical information requests and assisting in the developing novel clinical study ideas
b) Provide scientific support at medical congresses
c) Provide timely feedback/information on emerging clinical/scientific teams and opportunities to internal stakeholders
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
· BS degree in scientific and/or medical discipline required; MD, DO, PharmD, MSN or PhD strongly preferred
· More than 2 years clinical or research experience in Hematology/oncology or other relevant therapeutic area
· Proven ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional networks
· Current working knowledge of Taiwan legal, regulatory and compliance regulations and guidelines relevant to industry interactions with health-care professionals
· Ability to partner and maintain relationships within the medical community
· Excellent communication, presentation and time management skills
PERSON SPECIFICATION / ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES
a) Establish rapport: put people at ease, welcome people, make friends.
b) Meet timescales: meet deadlines, keep to schedule, finish tasks.
c) Check things: find errors, ensure accuracy, produce high quality work.
d) Manage tasks: work methodically, plan activities, set priorities.
e) Uphold standards: behave ethically, maintain confidentiality, act with integrity.
f) Produce output: work quickly, maintain productivity, multi-task.
g) Pursue goals: achieve outstanding results, act with determination, persist through difficulties.
2. Very Important
a) Provide insights: continuously improve things, identify key issues, make intuitive judgments.
b) Interact with people: project enthusiasm, make contact, network.
c) Articulate information: give presentations, explain things, project social confidence.
d) Think positively: be optimistic, recover from setbacks, project cheerfulness.
e) Invite feedback: acknowledge criticism, encourage critical thinking, adhere feedback.
f) Team work: work participatively, encourage team contribution, involve others in decisions.
g) Follow procedures: adhere to rules, follow instructions, minimise risk.
h) Take action: make things happen, use initiative, invest energy.
a) Develop expertise: take up development opportunities, acquire knowledge & skills, update specialist knowledge.
b) Adopt practical approaches: apply practical skills, learn by doing, apply common sense.
c) Convince people: persuade others, shape opinion, negotiate.
d) Convey self-confidence: project inner confidence, determine own future, value own contributions.
e) Show composure: stay calm, tolerate stress, deal with pressure.
f) Resolve conflict: calm upset people, handle angry individuals, resolve arguments.
BS degree in a scientific and/or medical discipline; MD, DO, PharmD, MSN or PhD in a scientific discipline preferred