Field-based scientifically qualified personnel to build scientific partnerships from Phase II forward and develop advocacy with healthcare professionals (HCP), clinical investigators, and key decision makers on a peer-to-peer level through data based on scientific and/or clinical grounds and non-promotional materials. Ensure the education/training of leaders in healthcare including healthcare practitioners, clinical investigators, and healthcare decision makers regarding new therapies or new indications developed and (to be) commercialized by the company.
Main activities are:
Medical Experts (ME) Development and Management: Identify, develop, and collaborate with current and future thought leaders. ME relationship management: facilitate and maintain scientific dialog. Serve as information conduit between the academic thought leader and the company
Clinical Development Support: Serve as a conduit to thought leaders in developing concepts for investigator initiated clinical studies that support the company's products
Medical Education and Communication: Educate ME, speakers, investigators and other external customers (e.g Hospital and other Health Committees) on novel and emerging data as per Scientific Operations and local business unit objectives/priorities. Foster medical and scientific information exchange between the medical community and the company.
Scientific Services: Provide value added scientific services to ME upon their request, including retrieval of specific publications, support publication submission, connection with specific company's scientists, etc.
Cross functional activity and BU support: Provide medical and scientific data to customers and sales forces, namely by attending and supporting scientific and medical meetings, preparing planned post-meeting deliverables as well as acting as a major or single point of contact for medical/scientific data, thus contributing to the achievement of the medical strategic plan and overall country strategy.
Scientific Projects: Implement added value scientific projects, namely epidemiologic studies, registries, preclinical or translational research, multidisciplinary projects involving the education and collaboration of multiple functions in the medical community
A strong scientific merit is required - must be perceived as a peer by the customer base (MD, PharmD., Pharmacist, PhD, advanced degree in medical or other life sciences)
1 - 3 years relevant post-doctoral, academic, industry or government. Working knowledge of the Healthcare System and of the research procedures as well as the International Council for Harmonisation (ICH) guidelines, Good Clinical Practice and other ethical guidelines relevant to the pharmaceutical industry. Experience in Hematology domain is preferred.
Fluent in English, French and Dutch.
Thorough knowledge of clinical medicine, disease management, and medical research in at least one therapeutic area.
Ability to synthesize recent scientific information and analyze them within strategic and regulatory settings. Proven ability to use IT tools and interface effectively with a variety of technical platforms
Proven ability to develop and foster peer-to-peer credible relationships in order to educate and negotiate to ME/decision makers. Strong personal integrity and customer focus.. Excellent interpersonal communication, negotiation and advanced presentation skills. Effectively contribute to work within multifunctional teams. Innovative and flexible mindset preferred with focus on delivering customer value and impact
Must be able to adapt, organize, prioritize, and work effectively in a constantly changing field-based environment, ensuring qualitative and compliant execution.
Willingness to travel to various hospitals in Belgium.
What we offer:
We offer a competitive salary package with extra-legal benefits (possibility to telework and have flexible working hours, 32 days of holiday per year, full electric company car and charging card, hospitalization and groups insurance, lunch vouchers , eco vouchers, mobile phone (data included)
We commit to support you to perform your assignment under the best conditions (personal coaching, job relevant support / training, 360 degree year end review, ...)
Side activities will be organised regularly, to achieve a close collaboration within our team
We want to be innovative with our work culture so we involve our consultants, building our company structure & strategy.
We contribute to a number of charities & support the research and / or the patients in our industry.