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MSL/ Sr. MSL -Neurology - Alzheimer's Disease; Jacksonville, Orlando

Company: Eisai
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

At Eisai, satisfying unmet medical needs and increasing the benefits healthcare provides to patients, their families, and caregivers is Eisai's human health care (hhc) mission. We're a growing pharmaceutical company that is breaking through in neurology and oncology, with a strong emphasis on research and development. Our history includes the development of many innovative medicines, notably the discovery of the world's most widely-used treatment for Alzheimer's disease. As we continue to expand, we are seeking highly-motivated individuals who want to work in a fast-paced environment and make a difference. If this is your profile, we want to hear from you.Job SummaryThe Medical Science Liaison (MSL or Sr. MSL) is a field-facing representative of US Medical Affairs with a primary responsibility of engaging in the exchange of scientific data and other medical and/or scientific information with KOLs/HCPs, researchers, pharmacists, and population-based decision makers in the areas of Eisai's interest. The person in this position will demonstrate a thorough understanding of Alzheimer's disease (AD) the needs, issues and priorities as they relate to Eisai's strategic medical plan. The MSL brings relevant insights from the field on research developments, treatment landscape and other opportunities to shape medical strategy. MSLs will be trained and certified on AD and Eisai's dementia pipeline data in order to fulfill educational gaps with KOLs/HCPs and gather medical insights to refine medical strategy and continue to close the gap on unmet educational needs for AD HCPs. MSLs also assume responsibility for special internal/external projects as they arise.The impact that a MSL will have on the organization includes the following: a) as a representative of Eisai, a MSL will communicate key information about Eisai, the company and its hhc mission; b) provide key scientific and clinical information about Eisai's products/pipeline; serve as a conduit for communication between Eisai Research and the medical community regarding ideas for future research, and c) provide corporate value through demonstrated leadership, teamwork, participation in strategic thinking, and special projectsEssential FunctionsProduct/Therapeutic Area Support to Stakeholders* Act as the primary clinical/scientific resource to HCPs in the territory for information pertaining to disease state and Eisai's product(s) to ensure awareness and understanding.* Serve as a conduit for accurate and updated clinical, scientific and medical information between Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs)/investigators and the company's Medical Affairs and development groups.* Establish, foster, cultivate and maintain peer relationships with KOLs in AD and dementia in which Eisai has current and future interests.* Share knowledge, educate, and participate in scientific exchanges and interactions with identified KOLs.* Present clinical and scientific data on Eisai's products and relevant therapeutic areas to population-based decision-makers, as requested.* Support assigned professional congresses in accordance with MSL plan. Be prepared to lead congress coverage efforts, including coordination of all MSL activities.* Identify and report key scientific, clinical and research insights from KOLs to Medical Affairs.Training/Education Resource* Maintain and demonstrate thorough and up-to-date knowledge of disease state, study methodology, clinical information, and product data* Demonstrate full knowledge of and ability to execute on approved medical platforms/strategies and MSL initiatives* Serve as technical/scientific subject matter resource to Eisai cross functional partners* Teach, coach and mentor new or less experienced MSLs; assist with supervision/performance evaluation; assume responsibility for special projects. Provide valuable contributions to the organization including leadership and strategic planning.* Ability to lead and motivate team members without a direct reporting relationshipResearch Support* Facilitate review and follow up of submitted Investigator-Initiated Studies (IISs) and assist with Eisai sponsored trials.* The MSL may also be involved with providing recommendations for site selection and scientific expertise to Investigators involved in company sponsored studies.Educational RequirementsAdvanced terminal D degree in medical or health sciences (e.g MD/DO, PhD, PharmD)Experience* 2-3 years MSL experience in neurology or complex disease states; prior dementia or AD research experience strongly preferred, 3yrs+ required for Sr MSL title* Established relationships with KOLs in neurology, and knowledge of institutions focused on AD preferred* 3-5 years industry/ clinical research/ related experience in a scientific or clinical setting.* Strong broad-based scientific and pharmaceutical knowledge* Clinical trial development and drug launch experience is strongly preferred* Knowledge of treatment guidelines, clinical research processes, FDA regulations, pharma regulations/compliant practices, and OIG guidelines are required.* Knowledge and experience within AD and ability to communicate with confidence and accuracy across multiple dementia disease states.Other Skills and Abilities:* Interested and skilled in communicating complex data sets and the ability to be seen as a scientific peer while educating top KOLs.* Committed to the concept of team and working within the framework of the Medical Affairs* Strong overall written and verbal communication skills. Keen understanding of your audience and ability to tailor information appropriately.* Highly skilled in the art of strategic conversation along with a demonstrated ability to assess issues, as they arise and adapt appropriately.* Demonstrated ability to anticipate, organize, plan and handle multiple priorities, while adapting to the needs of the company and KOLs.* Has an ability to work independently and not require close supervision while adhering to compliance/regulatory policies.* Interest in leading and participating in projects while effectively balancing field work.* Demonstrated ability to proactively identify opportunities/challenges, willingness to communicate these challenges to leadership while working together to overcome them.* Seamlessly adapts to field situations and effectively problem solves within your territory* Experience working in matrix environment including cross-functional commercial partners, with an understanding of the pharmaceutical corporate environment and appreciation for Commercial Operations, including Marketing and Sales strategies* Sound computer skills including applications for word processing, producing slide materials and working with spreadsheets* Possesses and maintains a valid driver's license and clean driving record.* Capable of engaging in frequent business travel (approximately 60% of time), including air travel, ability to travel overnight and occasionally on weekends.* This is a field-based position. The employee is required to set up a home-based office within their defined territory.#LI-MG1#IND123#LI-RemoteEisai requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide valid proof of vaccination as of their start date, to the extent permitted under applicable law. This requirement is a condition of employment at Eisai, and it applies regardless of whether the position is located at an Eisai site, field based or is fully remote. If you are unable to receive the vaccine for qualifying medical reasons (including pregnancy-related), or religious reasons (sincerely held religious beliefs), you will have an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation.Eisai is an equal opportunity employer and as such, is committed in policy and in practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. Similarly, considering the need for reasonable accommodations, Eisai prohibits discrimination against persons because of disability, including disabled veterans.Eisai Inc. participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of all new hires in the United States. Please click on the following link for more information:Right To WorkE-Verify Participation

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