Medical Advisor (Medical Science Liaison)
Primary Job Function:
To provide medical / scientific expert advice / guidance to key customers for assigned products and relevant therapeutic areas, including scientific exchange including presentationst o group and professional relationship development with key opinion leaders/ key targeted Medical Institutes.
To provide medical / scientific input into marketing strategy and key commercial initiatives, as required, and medical / scientific support for medical department activities under the direction of the Head/ Manager of the affiliate medical affairs, further ensuring that they understand/work in compliance with government regulations.
Core Job Responsibilities:
Develop and maintain in depth knowledge and to provide expert medical/scientific advice for assigned product(s) / relevant therapeutic area(s).
Establish and maintain professional and credible relationships with key opinion leaders and academic centers
Deliver scientific presentations and medical education programs to healthcare professionals
Deliver training to sales forces and other departments; develop and update relevant training materials.
Involve & support in clinical research activities e.g. design and implement clinical research projects, provide the required oversight to manage review, approval and conduct of studies.
Provide medical/scientific input into marketing strategy and key commercial initiatives
Ensure compliance with all applicable national laws and regulations, guidelines, codes of conduct, Ranbaxy policies and procedures and accepted standards of best practice.
To be able to use resources effectively and efficiently, be able to plan, prioritize and delegate tasks as needed to ensure timely completion of projects, to be able to analyze and investigate issues and solve problems.
To demonstrate adaptability, initiate actions targeted towards accomplishing objectives and generate innovative solutions in work situations while maintaining integrity towards codes of conduct and ethical principles and thus lead by example.
Minimum Experience/Training Required:
Experience working in a pharmaceutical industry and general knowledge on drug development
and clinical research an advantage
Keen interest in developing and maintaining expert knowledge for assigned therapeutic
area/product and in medical research in general
Excellent verbal and written communication skills including strong presentation skills
High customer orientation
Excellent skills to set stake-holders relationship, networking, tact and diplomacy
Strong commitment to compliance with the relevant rules and procedures, and to scientific
quality and integrity
A good understanding of written English
Willingness to travel
MBBS+MD with 3-5 years of experience in medico marketing/working as medical advisor