Merck , Manager , Medical Affairs , PhD

  • 1-3 yrs
  • Not Disclosed

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION OF MANAGER MEDICAL AFFAIRS (ONCOLOGY)Our Medical Affairs team advances patient care by engaging in scientific exchange with external medical experts and industry leaders ensuring the scientific value of our products is understood. We connect, communicate and train internal employees to ensure a thorough understanding of the science behind the medicine and review further unmet medical needs to support collaboration to further differentiate our portfolio.MANAGER MEDICAL AFFAIRS (ONCOLOGY) will be supporting cross,functional teams for therapeutic area of Oncology through medical education, influencing product positioning , delivery strategy from a scientific perspective, engaging with KSLs, KDMs, driving scientific initiatives, and supporting the field force capability development.OVERALL JOB PURPOSE AND PRIMARY ACTIVITIES , Medical Scientific Liaisons are scientifically trained and credentialed therapeutic area, disease, and product experts who engage in non,promotional scientific exchange with SLs or KDMs (Scientific Leaders or Key Decision Makers). MSL interactions with SLs and KDMs are built on the credibility of the scientific exchange held. , MSLs develop and execute on action plans aligned with the Guiding Principles for Ex,US GMA External Stakeholder,Facing Activities, local and global company policies, local rules & regulations, and the Medical Affairs Plan (MAP)., The MSL is responsible for ensuring that he,she is fully versed in the therapeutic area and up,to,date on all major studies, both ongoing and completed, product information in our organization and other companies' relevant therapies, clinical data and relevant pipeline data to provide the most balanced data to SLs, KDMS and the healthcare community to improve patient care.MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: Engagement with External Experts:, Engaging in non,promotional peer,to,peer exchange of medical and scientific information with SLs or KDMs to the extent permitted by law and local regulation, local industry codes, and other provisions of the Guiding Principles for Ex,US GMSA External Stakeholder,Facing Activities., Gaining deep insights on disease, therapeutic area and healthcare needs, data gaps and challenges in their local geography., Representing MA (Medical Affairs) at local or regional non,promotional Medical events (e.g. Medical Congresses and Symposia). They may collaborate in the coordination of pre,event scientific information and post,event scientific summaries., Responding to unsolicited requests for medical, scientific, pipeline or marketed product information or indications from SLs or KDMs utilizing appropriate approved scientific materials., Responding (one,to,one) to unsolicited requests for information on company research and,or grant activities by directing SLs or KDMs to appropriate company resources for grants, sponsored clinical trial involvement, our organization's Investigator Study Program, and outcomes research., On a reactive basis, can share the publicly available AOIs with SLs and direct them to the website for further information., Participating in Scientific Advisory Board Meetings or Expert Input Forums when there is a defined role., Providing medical,scientific support, including written documentation and,or verbal interactions for Health Technology Assessments (HTA) and formulary decisions. Such support is provided following the principles of scientific exchange as outlined in the Guiding Principles for Ex,US GMA External Stakeholder,Facing Activities.Internal Cross,Functional role:, Participating in the development of Medical Affairs Plans (MAP) and implementation of activities identified in the MAP., At Global Clinical Trials Organization (GCTO), GDSA, or Center for Observational and Real World Research (CORE) personnel request, supporting the identification of potential study investigators for sponsored study, Providing insights internally on the scientific gaps, ideas and other topics gathered from scientific exchange to inform MISP Areas of Interest, development programs, and company TA strategy., Supporting company commercial colleagues by providing on,label or disease state scientific training to our personnel in the therapeutic area when requested and where allowed. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS :, The Manager Medical Affairs (Oncology) position requires a Medical Degree, along with experience in Medical Affairs (min. 1,2 years). , Specialty clinical training in Oncology,Immunology is a plus (i.e. a residency, PhD +,, fellowship preferred), Experience,background in related medical functions such as Clinical Research, Health Outcomes research, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance is a plus, Good communication & presentation skills to interact effectively and with credibility with medical opinion leaders and regulatory,reimbursement agencies. , He,she should also have the ability to manage and influence effectively in a matrix organization and be able to communicate in (local language) and English at a very high level., Proven ability to effectively communicate information to both lay and scientific audiences. In the discharge of your responsibilities, you will be required to undertake additional other jobs,projects which will require a scientific and professional approach and as may be assigned to you by the Management from time to time.