Global Medical Science Liaison Excellence Director - Oncology

Astra Usa   •  

Gaithersburg, MD

Industry: Biotech/Pharma


5 - 7 years

Posted 355 days ago

Metrics and Measurement

  • Ensure the MSL Excellence deliverables are being assessed from an efficiency and effectiveness perspective
  • In cooperation with AZ markets/regions provide direction and leadership to surveys and related market analyses that assess the value and performance of MSL teams. 
  • Collaborate with Global, Regional and local Medical Leadership to measure MSL program effectiveness and maximize the value of the MSLs for AZ

Essential Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in scientific discipline (e.g., PhD, PharmD, MD), preferably in Oncology
  • At least 5 years’ experience in an MSL organization
  • 3 or more year’s leadership experience in medical affairs, preferably an MSL organization
  • Experience in developing MSL strategic plans for external engagement
  • Experience in the following are also considered assets:  implementation of a compliance and auditing program specific to MSL; MSL performance management and KPIs; design of programs that focus on managing, leading and coaching high performing individuals and teams

Desirable Requirements:

•   Previous MSL management experience

•   Global Experience

Skills and Capabilities:

  • A track record of building and maintaining a deep continued connection to Medical
  • Practice/healthcare delivery Ability to understand needs from various internal stakeholders as well as from a regional and country level
  • Ability to identify the most efficient and effective way to implement new services
  • Possesses Scientific/Medical knowledge and technical skills involved in executing core MSL activities
  • Understand the connection and importance of the global medical plan to the local MSL excellence plan at the country level
  • Highly developed consultative skills
  • Proven project management skills and ability to coordinate and manage linkages within context of global projects
  • Understanding of the global guidance for provision of Medical services
  • Clear understanding of the compliance requirements and governing bodies for MSL programs
  • Understanding of new medical capabilities that can be implemented at the regional and local level
  • Results-driven with customer-service orientation
  • Proven ability to influence without authority
  • Strong collaboration skills

Job reference: R-013772