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Sr. Medical Science Liaison - IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) - (Field Based - VA, NC, SC, TN)

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Peabody
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

By clicking the -Apply- button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's and . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAbout the role:Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Sr. Medical ScienceLiaison - Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). This is field-based role, and the territory includes VA, NC, SC and TN. You will report into the Director, Field Medical.The Senior Medical Science Liaison is a field-based, external customer-facing member of the US therapeutic area medical unit team, responsible for analyzing, interpreting and disseminating scientific data, acquiring and translating customer insights, fostering external expert networks, and compliantly connecting customers to Takeda in order to advance medical strategy and improve patient outcomes.How you will contribute:

  • Externally-focused KOL/HCP related activities are expected to comprise a minimum of 80% of responsibilities
  • Build and maintain professional relationships with KOLs/HCPs per individual territory plans aligned to medical strategy
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge regarding Takeda disease areas and products as well as therapeutic area competitor landscape; analyze and interpret complex scientific information and disseminate to KOLs/HCPs in a compliant, fair-balanced, and non-misleading manner
  • Support Takeda-sponsored research and appropriately assist with facilitation of strategically aligned medical collaborative studies and investigator-initiated research processes
  • Display advanced knowledge of therapeutic area key intelligence topics/questions and effectively collect, interpret, and internally communicate medical insights from KOLs/HCPs to inform and refine medical strategies and/or tactics
  • Identify and cultivate partnership opportunities between KOLs/HCPs and Takeda US Medical
  • Participate in executing medical strategy at medical conferences (e.g., staff medical booth, internally communicate medical insights acquired through poster/session attendance and KOL/HCP interactions)
  • Within defined timelines and quality standards, respond to unsolicited HCP medical information inquiries referred by Medical Information
  • Complete all required customer activity documentation (e.g., CRM entries, insights capture, etc.), training, expense reporting, and other administrative responsibilities in a timely, accurate, and compliant mannerIn addition, the Senior Medical Science Liaison must demonstrate the following competencies:Engage Others
    • Solicit and listen to others' ideas and perspectives with an open mind
    • Provide constructive and timely feedback to manager and therapeutic area medical leadershipCollaboration
      • Assist leadership in coordinating team activities with cross-functional partners in support of medical strategy
      • Openly communicate perspectives and ideas across environments and teamsDrive for Results
        • Assist leadership in gaining commitment from other team members to act on strategies/tactics
        • Influence and mobilize others on team to help achieve desired outcomesStrategic Approach
          • Approach territory strategically, understanding and leveraging interplay between individual stakeholders, institutions, and systems
          • Utilize key metrics to ensure alignment to territory plan and adjust activities as necessaryLead Change
            • Bring forward new, innovative ideas to enhance individual performance
            • Appropriately and constructively question how things are typically done, offering potential solutions to maximize value to partners and patientsSelf-awareness
              • Initiate, seek and complete developmental opportunities to advance knowledge and skills
              • Take initiative to lead activities on team that require activation of othersDevelop Capabilities
                • Assist in mentoring new team members as requested
                • Solicit and incorporate feedback from others to assist professional development in role-specific skillsScientific Expertise
                  • Display independent, self-motivated and self-directed learning
                  • Contribute to review and/or creation of field medical materials as requested, while continuing to meet core job requirementsInteraction Excellence
                    • Strategically plan KOL/HCP interactions in advance for the year to maximize efficient use of time in field
                    • Serve as preferred, -go-to-, and trusted scientific resource for KOLs/HCPs in territoryCompliance Adherence
                      • Display advanced understanding of Takeda's legal, regulatory, and compliance requirements and ability to apply principles while working with internal and external stakeholdersBusiness Acumen
                        • Show awareness of the patient journey and forces impacting KOL/HCP decision-making and provide associated medical insights to inform medical strategy and tactic developmentWhat you bring to Takeda:-
                          • Doctoral degree in life/health sciences is preferred (PharmD, MD, PhD, or equivalent), Master's degree in health sciences (MSN, NP or PA) is the minimum requirement
                          • Minimum of 2 years of experience post-doctorate as a field-based medical science liaison (MSL) in the pharmaceutical industry is required
                          • Excellent communication (written and verbal), organization and collaboration skills are required
                          • Execution of activities within legal, regulatory, and compliance requirementsOther desired experience and skills include:
                            • Dissemination of complex scientific data to healthcare audiences
                            • Relevant therapeutic area knowledge and expertise
                            • Clinical, research, and/or teaching experience
                            • Ability to work effectively in virtual and cross-functional teams
                            • Candidates will reside in the geography (VA, NC, SC, TN), with preference for NCTravel requirements:
                              • Frequent travel is required; must be available to travel up to 70% of time, including some overnight and weekend
                              • Ability to drive and/or fly to meetings is required
                              • Must have clean and valid driver's licenseEffective November 1, 2021, absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US office-based and lab-based Takeda employees who work fully on-site or in a hybrid model (as determined by Takeda) must be fully vaccinated to work at a Takeda site or to engage with Takeda colleagues or anyone else on behalf of Takeda. As of the same date, absent an approved religious or medical reason, US field-based employees, employees must be fully vaccinated in order to continue in their current roles.- US employees who work at a Takeda manufacturing facility, and those who work at a BioLife center or BioLife lab, may be subject to different guidelines. Candidates are encouraged to speak with their recruiter to seek further information on the applicable guidelines for the Business Unit/Function for which they have applied.What Takeda can offer you:
                                • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
                                • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
                                • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
                                • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
                                • Community Outreach ProgramsMore about us:At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work.Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.Empowering Our People to ShineTakeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.This job posting excludes CO applicants.EEO StatementTakeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.LocationsUSA - MA - Lexington - VirtualNashville, TN, USA - NC - Charlotte, USA - SC - Greenville, USA - VA - RichmondWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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