Medical Science Liaison, to a growing pharmaceutical company in region Öresund

This is an exciting opportunity to work as Medical Science Liaison in a growing global pharmaceutical company with the ambition to be a partner of choice for the commercialisation of specialty, hospital and rare disease medicine. Company pipeline cover a broad range of therapeutic areas, including gastroenterology, critical care, hepatology, endocrinology and CNS. 

About the role:

As the company continues to strengthen its position as the partner of choice for specialty, hospital, and rare disease medicines, we have an exciting opportunity for a Medical Science Liaison.

The Medical Science Liaison works as part of the Medical office team, specifically to:

• Deploy the Medical Affairs strategy, previously discussed with management at a national level and approved by the Global Director Medical Affairs, through development and execution of a local MSL plan
• Contribute towards medical strategy for maintenance products and future product launches through meaningful medical insights
• Maintain scientific support for healthcare professionals and other external experts through development and delivery of quality medical education in a field-based setting
• Establish and maintain strong, scientifically-based professional relationships with the healthcare community and healthcare professionals
• Provide relevant, accurate and timely, high-standard, and customized scientific responses to medical educational requests from external and internal stakeholders

What You’ll Do

• Develop and execute the local MSL plan, which includes product launch activities, evidence generation, external expert engagement plan, medical education, publication and communication plan; ensuring the successful implementation of medical affairs strategy at the country level
• Develop scientifically-based, professional relationships with local, regional, and national healthcare professionals to provide current medical and scientific education and information on our products and related diseases
• Ensure that medical insights and medical/scientific field intelligence informs strategic planning at the local level, and that key issues or insights are flagged to other parts of the organization (i.e. at the global level) as necessary
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the delivery of scientific services to both internal stakeholders and external healthcare professionals; this includes: educating contracted speakers or training internal team members on products/diseases; medical review of new product opportunities; ideation initiatives for portfolio enhancement, etc
• Respond to healthcare professional product enquiries to ensure focused and balanced clinical and scientific information that supports the appropriate use of our medicines and services
• Establish and maintain contact with relevant medical, research and educational societies within assigned region as well as with Healthcare Professionals and other external experts
• Develop where needed, medical/scientific communication materials (such as medical presentations and summaries of data/studies, etc. ) and ensure that these are reviewed from a scientific perspective, appropriately referenced, are of high quality, and comply fully with relevant company, Medical Office and local procedures.
• Demonstrate project leadership and management in and across field team and therapeutic area; including appropriate allocation and monitoring of local MSL budget
• Participation in medical education for healthcare professionals through on-site / virtual presentations at healthcare facilities, investigator meetings, national professional societies and conferences, advisory boards, or local and regional healthcare meetings
• Serve as medical experts within the Medical Office, and support other teams, such as the medical information team, with developing robust and high-quality responses to enquiries / standard responses
• Where appropriate, and upon request by company clinical research team, to assist in the initiation, oversight and follow up of clinical studies initiated within the therapeutic area for which the MSL carries responsibility. Act as the point of contact with external experts to facilitate investigator-initiated study (IIS) ideas and requests for support to the global medical team as appropriate
• Ensure that all activities and interactions are conducted in accordance with applicable local, global and national laws, regulations, guidelines, codes of conduct, company policies and procedures, and accepted standards of best practice
• Other activities that may be requested by line management to allow the effective execution of Medical Office responsibilities
• Thrive in an entrepreneurial environment and take accountability for results.
• Embrace challenge and change, applying a growth mindset approach
• Have a bias for action and fast decision making
• Consistent demonstration and embodiment of company core values: Entrepreneurship, Speed, and Integrity.
• Drive the spirit of “One Team” by working collaboratively across all business functions with an open, honest, and respectful cooperation.
• Contribute to making the company a desired place to work.

About You

We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are passionate about making a meaningful difference to patients’ lives.

For this role, you will also have the following:


• Life science degree

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

• Minimum of 1-2 years working in a clinical or pharmaceutical environment as an Medical Science Liason
• Solid knowledge of the pharmaceutical environment and the role of medical affairs to advance the medical and scientific objectives of a pharmaceutical company
• Ability to comprehensively learn about new subject areas and environments
• Fluent in English and local language, both written and spoken
• Good knowledge of the pharmaceutical environment and the role of medical affairs in advancing the medical and scientific objectives of a pharmaceutical company
• Excellent customer facing skills
• Good understanding of:

- drug development, including pharmacovigilance
- statistics and data analysis
- Pricing, reimbursement and market access

• Excellent written and spoken communication and presentation skills, with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with external experts, physicians and other healthcare decision makers
• Competent in delivering medical / scientific presentations
• Ability to travel within the country of employment on a regular basis. This is a field-based role
• Positive and ‘can-do’ approach; biased towards finding solutions and win/wins; responsiveness and flexibility. Excellent team playing and communication skills; strong sense of ownership and accountability
• Inspired by our values of entrepreneurship, speed and integrity
• Learning agility and ‘scalability’, with a desire to continuously improve and develop as the company grows
• Work collaboratively across all business functions with an open, honest, and respectful cooperation. 


Maybe you live in Stockholm or Gothenburg area!

Contact me for a discussion regarding this exciting role as Medical Science Liaison!


Jonas Kalebsson

Telefonnummer: +46 (0) 706 716 261