Medical Scientist Liaison - London South, Open to flexibility

17 May 2018
25 May 2018
Contract Type

Medical Scientist Liaison - London South, Open to flexibility

Are you a commercially minded scientist with the ability to communicate complex science clearly and succinctly?

Would you like to move away from research and utilise your networking skills to educate healthcare providers about the latest medicines?

This could be the right opportunity for you!

We are currently recruiting a Medical Scientific Liaison who will be a field-based scientific expert in their assigned therapy area. As a member of the medical team you will build partnerships with external experts, and provide non-promotional, medical and scientific support in order to:

  • Help ensure the safe and effective use of GSK's medicines.
  • Provide support to clinical development colleagues in site selection and with investigators conducting GSK clinical trials.
  • Provide scientific support and insight for GSK internal stakeholders.

You will be involved with a diverse range of activities including:

  • Work with colleagues and external experts to develop the local strategic and operational medical plan.
  • Build relationships with external experts (e.g. Health Care Professionals, Payers, Patient groups), through robust, scientific dialogue.
  • Conduct meetings with clinical study investigators, steering committee members, advisory board members, consultants etc, in relation to medical activities being conducted with GSK.
  • Respond in a timely and accurate manner, to unsolicited requests for on or off label information or safety concerns from HCPs through standing information requests in response to medical information enquiries that arise from the field.
  • Deliver scientific presentations as the internal medical expert at commercial meetings.
  • Support clinical development activities in their assigned therapy area by participating in site identification and assessment, addressing subject retention and other scientific issues in partnership with the study management team.
  • May engage in discussions concerning research project proposals, and work with assigned therapy area medical team to process these for funding consideration.
  • Attend and potentially present at national and international scientific meetings to gather information on recent data being presented on products and disease states of interest to GSK; or to address HCP's unsolicited questions.
  • Within the aligned therapy area, provide scientific support for field based account teams and play a role in providing training for these teams.
  • Work with the Health Economy Business Director for an allocated area, provide medical governance leadership to embed the GSKs governance framework within field based account teams.

During the course of your application you will be requested to complete voluntary information which will be used in monitoring the effectiveness of our equality and diversity policies. Your information will be treated as confidential and will not be used in any part of the selection process.

If you require a reasonable adjustment to the application / selection process to enable you to demonstrate your ability to perform the job requirements please contact 0808 234 4391. This will help us to understand any modifications we may need to make to support you throughout our selection process.

Closing date for applications: 25th May 2018

When applying for this role, please use the 'cover letter' of the on-line application to describe how you meet the competencies for this role, as outlined in the job requirements above.
The information that you have provided in your cover letter and CV will be used to assess your application.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity.


Why You?

Basic qualifications:

  • Accredited Health Care Professional or Life Science Degree.
  • Evidence of postgraduate work experience within a medical or pharmaceutical industry setting.
  • Valid UK driver's license.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Deeper understanding of either scientific medical research methodology or clinical patient care will be an advantage to candidates in this role.

Why GSK?:

At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.

Contact information:
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