Medical Advisor Oncology, Sweden Job

Requisition ID: MED003593
You develop medical strategies and execute tactics to demonstrate the medical value of our medicines - and ensure their correct use. Patients are at the centre of all what we do.
Do you want to make a difference for patients and physicians ? while unleashing your own full potential? Do you relish the chance of mastering the Oncology field and contribute to launching new indications? As we are expanding our dedicated Nordic/Baltcic Oncology Medical Affairs team, you could be a part of it becoming our new Medical Advisor Oncology for MSD's activities in Sweden.
You are our scientific ambassador to the medical community
As our new Medical Advisor for Oncology, you develop and extend our network among national scientific leaders and medical professionals in your field throughout Sweden. You engage in scientific exchange to bridge science to clinical practice in order to improve patient outcomes and access. Driven by science, you are engaged in knowledge sharing activities with scientific leaders and key decision makers to close data gaps and provide solutions to the unmet medical needs of patients. At the same time, you establish a trustful and productive long-term engagement between MSD and the local health care community. You pride yourself of being the undisputed medical and scientific knowledge hub and take ownership of the medical affairs agenda focusing on scientific and medical aspects important to the entire company.
Internally, you assist your colleagues in understanding clinical practice and the developing clinical realities that are important for external stakeholders. You take an active part in turning your insights into action that will deepen our understanding of the health care sector and scientific landscape. This also includes assisting the clinical research department in identifying potential clinical trials just as we collaborate with other company disciplines to focus their understanding on the patient needs.
As you can see, your tasks as Medical Advisor are many and varied. They also include:
Providing presentations to key stakeholders in the health care sector
Attending and contributing to international conferences
Organising and seeing through scientific events
Participating in cross-functional activities
Ensuring 100% compliance with all applicable SOPs, rules and regulations
You understand science ? and people
You are either a PhD, MD or PharmD with preferable experience with medical affairs as a Medical Science Liaison, Medical Advisor or an equivalent position in pharma. If you have previous experience in Oncology, this is seen as a strong advantage. You have a strong focus on patients' and stakeholders' needs which is a prerequisite for success in this industry. Combining a strong head for science with business acumen, you easily communicate with various stakeholders. You are goal-oriented and have a strong desire to reach results while observing the high ethical standards MSD is known and respected for.
As a person, you have the flexibility and dynamism to adapt and succeed in a rapidly changing environment, and your people skills are equally impressive. You are able to work independently with very little supervision. You are open-minded, yet you know when and how to speak your mind and get your point across in a way that makes colleagues and external stakeholders appreciate your expertise, skills and high ethical standard. You exhibit the following qualities:
Excellent verbal and written skills
Communication skills
Excellent command of Swedish and English
Excellent cross-functional collaboration skills
Approximately 40-60% of your time will be spent travelling.
Application and further information
Start the application process by clicking the application button. Application deadline is August 31st, 2018.
Questions and further information regarding the position can be addressed to Karin Soderbarg, Country Oncology Medical Lead Sweden by phone +46857813555.
About MSD in the Nordics
For over 125 years and counting MSD has revolutionised global health care. Today, more than 800 people work for MSD in the Nordics alone. Innovation is our life's blood, and you will be a part of developing new and customer centric health care solutions that go beyond medicine to help people be well and live better lives during treatment. We have a strong pipeline of products within medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products. We work every day to make healthcare accessible to as many as possible, which requires top talent within both R&D, marketing, finance, health economy and policy shaping. Globally, we operate in 140 countries and demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. For more information, visit www.workforlife.com
Job: Medical Affairs Generic ONC
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Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
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Company Trade Name: MSD
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