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Medical Science Liaison Rare Diseases

Location Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia Job ID R-197763 Date posted 18/04/2024

Medical Science Liaison – Rare Diseases

At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you’re our kind of person.

Work in a dynamic environment where our markets are constantly evolving and adapting. We approach every day with an innovative and creative mentality – searching for unexpected things, with the backing to experiment and learn from failures. Our mission is to transform the lives of people affected by rare diseases, by understanding patients’ unique needs, we can research and develop innovative medicines, support access and advocate for the rare disease community.

What you’ll do

  • Act as a customer-facing scientific medical liaison expert, collaborating with healthcare professionals to exchange scientific and clinical research data on our products within Rare Disease portfolio.
  • Serve as a reliable source of information for HCP's, providing with knowledge about our therapeutic area and products, including the competition.
  • Regularly meet with Key Opinion Leaders and influential groups to develop partnerships, share data and secure support, including publications.
  • Engage in scientific exchange with healthcare professionals on clinical and scientific data related to our products, adhering to local regulations.
  • Collaborate with internal and external authorities in the development of publications as a moderator and/or co-author.
  • Moderate continuing medical education for healthcare professionals, ensuring their continuous professional development.
  • Engage in the organization of medical events with external partners, including defining the need for events, identifying potential speakers, and coordinating logistics.
  • Support or lead preparatory and prelaunch activities for new therapeutic areas, products, and departmental expansions.
  • Attend scientific conferences and stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the field.

Essential for the role

  • Education- in Medicine, Pharmacy, or Biomedical Science fields.
  • 2-3 years the pharmaceutical industry – understanding of Rare Disease and/or Oncology will be considered valuable.
  • Preferably proved experience with MSL, KAM or Medical Representative role
  • Ability to effectively communicate scientific information to healthcare professionals and colleagues.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Patient-centric approach and people oriented approach
  • Understanding of the commercial environment to think strategically.
  • Strong motivation for learning and curiosity.
  • Well-developed team spirit and the ability to collaborate effectively.
  • Bold mentality and creative thinking to drive impactful solutions.
  • Excellent command of English and Slovenian both written and verbal.
  • Valid driver's license.

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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