US-NY, Medical Science Liaison, Respiratory - NY (Metropolitan) 234341BR-MZ
Medical Science Liaison, Respiratory - NY (Metropolitan)
US GEN MED
New York, NY
Research & Development
To serve as a liaison to the medical/scientific community, responsible for establishing, developing and maintaining relationships with Medical Experts (MEs), investigators, and other HCPs within the geographic area of coverage.
To ensure the appropriate dissemination of clinical and scientific information regarding Novartis compounds in a timely, ethical and customer-focused manner.
To implement clinical and educational strategies in collaboration with other Novartis colleagues for designated customers including investigators.
To pair key customers educational and research needs with available Novartis resources
To provide the latest emerging data in response to specific healthcare professional inquiries.
Develops professional relationships with Health Care Professional (HCP) medical experts (MEs) and influencers to ensure access to current medical and scientific information on Novartis products and areas of therapeutic interest as aligned with Medical Unit strategy. Upon unsolicited request for information, presents data on Novartis products to HCPs and formulary decision makers or committees. Collaborates with Medical Account Management (MAM), Health Economics Outcomes Research (HEOR) and Medical Director colleagues as needed. In collaboration with clinical trial personnel, assists with clinical trial support as defined for study programs e.g., identifies and nominates appropriate investigators for POC to IV clinical programs and outcomes research, assists with site feasibility, supports site initiation visits, provides site education, communicates trial results.
Responds to customer interest in investigator initiated trials (IITs) in alignment with gap analyses and facilitates process as needed.
Supports product pre-launch, launch and post-launch activities and communication plans per MU strategy and tactical plans.
Attends and supports scientific and medical congresses. Maximizes internal and external customer engagement opportunities during medical congress meetings. Contributes to meeting planning and post-meeting deliverables.
Captures, reports and interprets customer insights to inform medical strategy.
Leads or participates in projects and/or special initiatives.
Serves as medical resource for field colleague training. May serve as an on-boarding and/or therapeutic training partner (Associate Director / Director).
Candidate for serving as the Field Medical Product Team Lead (PTL) on a Medical Product Team, as appropriate (Associate Director / Director).
Manages administrative responsibilities, such as e-mail, voicemail and expense reports per Novartis SOPs
Conducts all business activities in accordance with corporate policy and state/federal law.
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Doctoral degree preferred (M.D., Ph.D., or PharmD) English Minimum of 2 years of Postdoctoral experience, or equivalent, in the pharmaceutical industry (preferred) or other healthcare environment to provide strategic and scientific/medical direction to national/regional business unit functions. Teaching experience preferred. Previous experience in the Pulmonary and/or Allergy Therapeutic Areas is strongly preferred. Previous experience in a Field Medical-based position is also preferred. Thorough knowledge of medicine (including pharmacotherapy), treatment guidelines, clinical research processes, customer strategies, and FDA promotional guidelines, regulations, and ethical guidelines applied to the pharmaceutical industry is preferred. Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills are required. Ability to network and partner with important customers, including thought leaders, large group practices, medical directors, and pharmacy directors is required.
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