Medical Science Liaison Job

Date: Jun 26, 2019

Location: Chengdu, 51, CN

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Requisition ID: MED004518

• Ensures that each MSL has an assigned geographic territory and/or tumor/indication that is strategically aligned with the Medical Affairs Plan
• Ensures that each MSL is aware of all SL/KDM in his/her territory.
• Team Budget Planning and Resource Management
• Hires, manages, coaches and develops a group of MSLs assigned to his/her therapeutic areas to ensure the highest quality scientific exchange in alignment with the Medical Affairs plan.
• Performs observational field visits with each MSL in his/her therapeutic areas as part of ongoing assessment of scientific and soft skill acumen.
• Collates MSL field insights that will be shared internally as appropriate
• Provides input into the therapeutic area Medical strategy led by the local Medical Advisor
• Ensures that there is adequate and compliant cross-functional collaboration between the MSLs and internal stakeholders
• Organizes regular team meetings for relevant trainings, sharing of best practices, reinforcing on compliance matters and discuss therapeutic area strategies.
• Develop his/her MSLs’ functional and scientific skills
• Establishes the annual performance objectives for his/her MSLs
• Conducts mid-year and year-end reviews of MSL performance
• Develops and maintains up-to date scientific knowledge around relevant disease areas, products within those areas and research methodologies
• Ensure that all MSLs perform their duties in alignment with company SOPs/Guidelines and local laws and regulations



Advanced scientific degree is strongly preferred, such as MD (or equivalent MB.Ch.B.), PharmD, or PhD in a life science, preferably with clinical knowledge of assigned therapeutic area. At minimum, college education degree in pharmacy.


• Industry experience of 3 years minimum in Medical Affairs is required and therapeutic area experience is desirable
• Previous experience as an MSL is required.
• People management experience is strongly preferred
• Demonstrated people or project management and team leadership skills, as well as listening and coaching skills, preferred
• Demonstrated ability to translate scientific strategy into tactical and implementation plans
• Fluent English, Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to create a working environment which fosters employee engagement
• Strong problem solving skills
• Strong ethics and integrity.
• Ability to work in high performance teams, and in a matrix organization. Ability to negotiate and influence others.
• Excellent team player; must excel at teamwork in cross-functional groups. Must be able to interact successfully with a variety of individuals at the local level, including Medical Advisors working in different therapeutic areas, teams, commercial teams and contract research organizations (CROs).
• Passion for team performance and with the ability to understand brand strategy with business acumen.
• Be able to travel above monthly

Job: Medical Affairs Generic - Field Based
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
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Company Trade Name: MSD

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