Medical Science Liaison - Northeast

Field Based /
Biotech – Medical Affairs /
Full-time
Ciao! At Dompé, our success is rooted in our team and our history. We are a private, rapidly growing global biopharmaceutical company.  Founded in Milan, Italy, we have a 165-year legacy of medical innovation. Dompé’s rich history has greatly influenced its priorities today: to innovate for the benefit of patients facing both everyday wellness needs and rare conditions. Dompé operates in two strategic areas in select markets around the world: Primary Care, which includes prescription and over-the-counter products; and Biotechnology and Rare Disease, which recently expanded into the United States.
 
Today Dompé has 800 employees worldwide and we are excited to be rapidly scaling in the United States. Our R&D hub is currently based in Boston, and the commercial organization is housed in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

Under the guidance of the Director, the Medical Science Liaison (MSL) helps execute the U.S. Team medical affairs plans related primarily to KOL engagement and data dissemination. In a compliant manner, the MSL connects KOLs, investigators and other stakeholders in patient care, establishes strong professional relationships, provides credible scientific expertise and serves as a field-based extension of the country Therapeutic Area team. Externally focused, Health Care Professional (HCP) related activities are expected to comprise at least 70% of MSL responsibilities. Maintains personal expertise in relevant disease areas and MSL best practices that can be applied externally and internally.

MAIN AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY OF THE ROLE

KOL Engagement:
• Through compliant scientific exchange, builds and maintains professional relationships with external stakeholders to expand research, advisory and educational partnership opportunities
• Ensure high standard of professionalism to develop and maintain “peer-to-peer” scientific relationships with key thought leaders in healthcare, academia, payer, and government organizations per strategic territory plans and as requested by KOLs, including the management of strategic scientific partnerships and scientific exchange
• Provide scientific liaison support to Investigators currently involved in the sponsored interventional or observational studies and investigator initiated research
• Serve as a liaison between healthcare practitioners (HCPs) and medical affairs
• Facilitate 1:1 and group scientific interactions with healthcare professionals
• Participate in KOL engagement planning 
• Maintain KOL plans and update medical customer relationship management system in a timely, accurate, and compliant manner

Data Dissemination
• Contribute to effective and compliant data dissemination according to country medical affairs plan
• Ensure appropriate scientific exchange with HCPs by fostering fair and balanced medical and scientific communications that are not misleading
• Present clinical and disease state information to a variety of audiences (KOLs, HCPs, hospital/decision making teams, etc.) upon requests and/or according to country medical plans
• Support data dissemination at congresses in according to plans
• May be involved in responding, within defined timelines and quality standards, to unsolicited inquiries from HCPs and other
• Conduct therapeutic training for Sales and Medical colleagues upon request (less than 10% of all MSL activities)
• Other as directed by manager

Medical leadership and strategic planning
• Communicate key medical insights from KOLs/HCPs to inform refinement of medical strategies or tactics
• Provide scientific input and participate in local medical and cross-functional initiatives
• Provide field-based medical support to clinical research programs, registries, and facilitation of the investigator-initiated research process
• Participates on internal project teams as directed by Manager

Knowledge, expertise and insights management 
• Maintain awareness of and access to internal and external information sources available to support high-quality scientific exchange with HCP
• Develop/increase knowledge of medical literature and critical appraisal of scientific publications 
• Maintain knowledge base and scientific expertise on all assigned disease areas and products
• Maintaining personal expertise in MSL best practices
• Develop and update knowledge of applicable pharmaceutical guidelines and regulations. Code of Ethical Practices and company policies
• Gain customer insights, opinions and feedback and share internally

RELATIONSHIPS WITH AREAS INTERNAL TO THE COMPANY

    • Global Medical Affairs
    • R&D (Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Development, Drug Safety etc.)
    • Commercial Operations
    • Legal, Ethics and Compliance
    • HR

RELATIONSHIPS WITH BODIES/COMPANIES EXTERNAL TO THE COMPANY

    • Key opinion leaders
    • HCPs
    • Patient advocacy groups
    • Regional policy makers

YOU COULD BE THE PERFECT FIT IF YOU HAVE:

    • An advanced degree in life sciences (MD, OD, PharmD,PhD or equivalent) 

FURTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    • Has an established track record of effective and influential oral presentations within the healthcare profession
    • 1-2 years of experience as a field MSL strongly preferred 
    • Demonstrative therapeutic experience/research or substantive patient care experience is required (2 years minimum)
    • Medical, clinical or research experience in the assigned disease area is preferred 
    • Availability to attend meetings on holidays and weekends 
    • Clean and valid driver’s license

TERRITORY AND TRAVEL

    • Northeast Territory, US
    • Frequent travel is required. Availability to travel up to 60-70% of time

SKILLS YOU’LL NEED FOR SUCCESS: PERSONAL:

    • Communication 
    • Self-Motivation
    • Leadership, Inspiring & Influencing
    • Teamwork & Collaboration
    • Problem Solving
    • Decisiveness
    • Time-Management
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.