Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Medical Scientific Liaison (North East Italy)

IT-Remote Office Non Sales International
1 week ago(12/6/2017 4:15 AM)
ID
2017-3321
# of Openings
1
Category
Commercial - EU/RoW

Overview

Jazz Pharmaceuticals è un’azienda biofarmaceutica internazionale impegnata a migliorare la vita dei pazienti attraverso l’identificazione, lo sviluppo e la commercializzazione di prodotti significativi, volti a rispondere a bisogni medicali non soddisfatti. Continuiamo ad ampliare il nostro portafoglio di prodotti commerciali e la nostra pipeline di ricerca e sviluppo in aree terapeutiche che possano beneficiare della nostra straordinaria esperienza.


Le aree terapeutiche di nostro interesse riguardano i disturbi del sonno e il settore ematologico/oncologico, dove abbiamo una conoscenza approfondita del percorso del paziente e disponiamo di una gamma di prodotti e potenziali prodotti rispondenti a bisogni critici.


Siamo alla ricerca del talento più qualificato e brillante da inserire nel nostro team. Se siete interessati a far parte di un’azienda fermamente impegnata a migliorare la vita dei pazienti e ad essere un posto di lavoro eccellente, vi invitiamo ad esplorare le nostre offerte di lavoro ed a conoscere Jazz Pharmaceuticals.

Position Profile

Reporting to the Medical Director, Italy, the Medical Science Liaison is responsible for the implementation of the local affiliates’ Medical Plan and tactics that support the successful commercialization of in-market and future Jazz Pharma products. 

This is a field-based, non-promotional role. The incumbent will be the medical and scientific expert for the therapy area. The main areas of responsibility include responding reactively to unsolicited requests for information from healthcare professionals, building collaborative relationships with opinion leaders and facilitating the exchange of unbiased scientific information between the medical community and the company through best in class medical education.

The incumbent is responsible for ensuring all activities are executed in accordance with regulatory and legal frameworks including but not limited to GCP, IFPMA and local regulations as well as Jazz Pharmaceuticals Policies and Healthcare compliance procedures.

Essential Functions

Provision of Medical Information

  • Provides high quality, balanced and scientific Medical Information to both internal and external customers on request and in a timely manner
  • Delivers best in class, scientific, educational meetings executed in accordance with Jazz and local regulatory and legal frameworks
  • Provides scientific information to ensure appropriate positioning of Jazz Pharmaceuticals medicines within relevant national and local protocols, guidelines and formularies in order to ensure appropriate access

Positions self as Scientific Expert

  • Maintains an up to date and high level knowledge of the therapy area and Jazz products
  • Supports development of Jazz Pharmaceuticals positioning as the scientific authority on oncology
  • Attend appropriate scientific congresses to stay abreast of developments and to support Regional and National KOL activities
  • Provides Medical guidance and governance for all Jazz Pharmaceuticals therapeutic areas in Italy
  • Acquires a broad understanding of local and national protocols of clinical practice in Italy

Supports company-sponsored and Investigator Initiated Research

  • Supports the local implementation of Jazz Pharmaceuticals sponsored studies and projects.
  • Responds to requests for Investigator Initiated Research grants in accordance with Jazz standard operating procedures
  • Supports the submission and review of Investigator Initiated Research proposals
  • Ensures support of the life cycle management of all products

Develop External Relationships

  • Develop influential relationships with National and Local Key Opinion Leaders in Italy, leading to a productive two-way exchange of scientific information and opinion.
  • Supports national KOL advocacy through provision of scientific and clinical information
  • Develop and maintain a national and regional database of key strategic contacts for each relevant product and disease area

Medical Affairs Planning

  • Contributes to the development of Italy Medical Plan and provides input into local strategies and tactics
  • Manages relevant budget to enable execution of Medical Plan
  • Works in a collaborative manner with cross-functional colleagues to ensure a Key Account Management approach

Responsible for maintaining minimum Company standards

  • Adhere to the relevant national and local Codes of Practice
  • Behaves ethically and with integrity at all times
  • Act as an ambassador for Jazz Pharmaceuticals  following company mission and values
  • Keep own written development plan and implement
  • Prepare timely reporting according to the company needs

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to critically analyse complex data
  • Clear and concise communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong inter-personal and relationship building skills
  • Experience with budget preparation and control
  • Knowledge of specialty Haematology and Oncology market in Italy
  • Excellent command of spoken English

Required/Preferred Education and Licenses

  • Scientific Graduate (ideally with a higher qualification in medicine, PhD or pharmacy etc.)

Description of Physical Demands

  • Responsibilities may require working outside of “normal” hours, in order to meet business demands.

Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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