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Medical Science Liaison Lead

Pfizer
Beijing
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**Job Title : Medical Science Liaison Lead**

MAIN REPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES



+ Medical Science Liaison Lead (MSL Lead) manage a medical-experts team in one or several therapeutic areas, to build up solid medical foundation and excellence and life-cycle development to support Marketing and Business Units to achieve business goal and set up scientific reputation to external stakeholders.

+ Medical Science Liaison (MSL) team is to maximize the value of Pfizer products to Chinese patients and health care professionals reflecting Pfizer's vision and mission, through developing China medical strategies and life-cycle management strategies and well implementations for inline products and pipeline in line with Pfizer China business objectives and strategy, and providing state of the art medical and clinical development expertise to drive Pfizer business. The MSL team establishes academic platforms and channels with China academic societies in defined therapeutic area to deliver Pfizer products messages to key influencers and stakeholders. The MSL Lead seeks opportunity to collaborate with government agency, to set up strategic partnership to influence policy with medical knowledge and expertise. This team is developed as the medical professionals representing the highest Pfizer standards in China in interacting with the KOLs, governments and academia. The MSL Lead also work closely with EMBU global medical/marketing director or above to align and synergy medical strategy and programs. The MSL team also ensures high medical compliance standards in promotional materials and activities for responsible Pfizer in-line products.

+ Medical Science Liaison Lead (MSL Lead) assumes the overall responsibilities of Medical Science Liaison team direction, management, delivering results, and retaining a high performing team in his/her responsible therapeutic areas.



**Medical development for in-line product.**



+ Develop medical strategies and project direction for in line products, and ensure optimal allocation of medical resource across BU.

+ Lead Non-Interventional Study with the cooperation of Clinical Operation group.

+ Review and approve Investigator Initiated Research applications.

+ Develop publication plan for in line products.



**Regulatory and Clinical Affairs.**



+ Timely review and approve local product labelling for all Pfizer products. Provide medical support on line extension.

+ Provide medical input in feasibility studies for global trials.

+ Provide phase IV clinical trial direction based on Market needs .

+ Officially input on study site selection from commercial prospective.

+ Officially input on phase IV study synopsis and study report, and publication.



**Medical Input to Business Decision-Making.**



+ Provide medical inputs in new product planning and product strategic planning.

+ Provide medical input to business development such as new business model, co-promotion opportunities etc.

+ Provide timely medical input in product crisis management.



**Business Unit Support.**



+ Provide medical input to product team in product strategy, positioning and differentiation etc.

+ Provide medical inputs in developing training program on disease knowledge in the defined therapeutic areas to sales training group.

+ Participating National Sales Conferences (POAs) and helping resolve medical issues on products and therapeutic areas.

+ Provide Product information to support RDL and Price debate in China.

+ Regular lecture, to share most updated clinical trial data, interpreter treatment guideline and provide summary of product efficacy and safety profile.

+ Product training to internal and external customers, including marketing, sales and KOLs.



**Medical Information and Drug safety support.**



+ Provide timely input to both internal and external customers' queries on the information of Pfizer' s in-market and pre-launched products and relating therapeutic areas.

+ Provide medical input to Safety Officer in handling Pfizer's product safety information.

+ Proactively provide the latest medical information to internal and external customers on regular basis .



**KOLs Relationship.**



+ Set up and update KOL database for the defined therapeutic areas, and regular communication with KOLs to share most updated medical information.

+ Facilitate KOL in publishing articles in top national or international academic journals and national conference in the defined therapeutic areas.

+ Provide necessary input for disease management programs.

+ Develop strategic relationship with key opinion leaders and academia in different therapeutic areas.



**Compliance.**



+ Review and approve promotional materials and promotional activities.

+ Ensure medical compliance of Educational grant and International meeting sponsorship according to company policy.

+ Provide medical input on company policy in dealing with health care professionals.



**Safety Responsibilities.**



+ If take clinician role: provide the clinical safety oversight including performing and documenting regular review of individual subject safety data and performing review of cumulative safety data with the safety risk lead (as delegated by the clinical lead).

+ If take clinical lead role: consistent with SRP, performs and documents regular review of individual subject safety data, and performs review of cumulative safety data with the safety risk lead. As appropriate, the clinical lead may delegate these responsibilities to the study clinician identified in the SRP. The specific components of safety data review are detailed in the Safety Data Review Guide - for Clinicians and in SAF09 SOP. For all studies, clinical safety review should be performed in consultation with a designated medical monitor if neither clinical lead nor clinicians are medically qualified.



**General Management.**



+ Responsible for the recruitment and development of all Medical Science Liaison staff to ensure the appropriate levels of skills to achieve the departmental objective.

+ Responsible for ensuring the performance management of all Medical Science Liaison staff including goal setting, performance monitoring and evaluation, career guidance and developmental opportunities.

+ Sustain Medical expertise by self-studying and internal/external academic training.

+ Develop the key competency and career path for the positions in Medical Science Liaison team, and explore opportunities for team member to growth accordingly.

+ Actively create an environment of positive, openness, innovation and inclusiveness.

+ Develop team vision and culture with team members, and engage team member to work toward it.



**Personal Development.**



+ Develop a strong leadership position in Medical Science Liaison Team.

+ Gain experience in all responsible fields in the Medical Science Liaison Lead position.

+ Develop strategic thinking capability to lead the team to prepare for future.



**DECISION MAKING SCOPE**



+ Financial



Prepare and track Medical Science Liaison Team budgets, ensure its effective utilization.



+ Staffing



Lead direct reporters to recruit qualified people, develop people and ensure its good performance and pursue long term development of team.



+ Policy/Procedure



Develop standard working procedures in MSL team to ensure effective and high standard work of all team members. Make recommendations as required regarding the review and development of policies and procedures within the Medical Department.



**REQUIRED SKILL SET**

**Technical**



+ Therapeutic area knowledge: familiar with the disease knowledge and with rich clinical practices.

+ In-depth clinical research knowledge.

+ Language: excellent in oral and written English.

+ Strategic and logical thinking.

+ Strong Leadership capabilities, such as decision marking, problem solving, plan and implementation.

+ Excellent communication skill and strong influencing and negotiation skills.



**Managerial**



+ Sustain Focus on Performance. Result orientation

+ Create an Inclusive Environment, to encourage innovation.

+ Engage staff, keen to develop People.

+ Leads change, Shape the future.



**Certifications**

N/A



**Education**



+ Major in Clinical medicine. Medical Master or doctoral degree in medical is preferred.

+ Master of Business Administration is a plus.



**Experience**



+ Strong medical background and at least 5 years clinical practice experience.

+ At least 15 years pharmaceutical industry experience.

+ At least 10 years Medical Affairs experience.

+ At least 8 years people management experience.

+ General Marketing experience is preferred.



Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.
Posted: 2019-07-10 Expires: 2019-11-09

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