US-CA, Regional Account Medical Science Liaison, Bay Area 235039BR-MZ
Regional Account Medical Science Liaison, Bay Area
US GEN MED
San Francisco, CA
Research & Development
Novartis is currently recruiting for a Regional Account Medical Science Liaison (RAMSL), Associate/ Director role that will cover the Bay area. This is a home based position within the area of coverage with a preferred location of San Francisco, CA.
The position will be filled at a level commensurate with experience.
A global healthcare leader, Novartis, has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today a pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, and performance driven people. All of this makes Novartis one of the most rewarding employers in our field. We're committed to peak performance, improving the quality of life, and embracing and leveraging diverse backgrounds, cultures and talents to achieve competitive advantage.
The Regional Account Medical Science Liaison (RAMSL) will serve as a liaison to medical/scientific and managed care decision makers. This individual is responsible for establishing, developing, and maintaining professional relationships with healthcare practitioners involved in formulary development, clinical/outcomes investigators, and healthcare decision makers in prioritized national (NAMSL) or regional (RAMSL) managed market accounts, for selected therapeutic areas as the medical lead. He/she will educate formulary decision makers and influencers on the clinical and value proposition for new therapies developed and commercialized by Novartis.
Develops professional relationships with formulary decision makers and influencers to ensure access to current medical and scientific information on Novartis products and areas of therapeutic interest, as aligned with Medical Account Management (MAM) strategy. Upon receipt of unsolicited requests for information, presents data on Novartis products to HCPs and formulary decision makers or committees. Collaborates with Patient Access Account Management (ADNA/RAM), Medical Units (MSLs, Medical Directors), and Health Economics Outcomes Research (HEOR) colleagues as needed.
In hybrid regions, provides trial support as necessary.
Provides expertise in & deep understanding of customer markets with reimbursement scenarios (i.e. Medicare, Medicaid, private third party, etc.).
Supports product pre-launch, launch and post-launch activities and communication plans per MAM strategy and tactical plans.
Attends and supports scientific and medical congresses. Maximizes internal and external customer engagement opportunities during medical congress meetings.
Captures, reports and interprets customer insights to inform MAM strategy.
Leads or participates in projects and/or special initiatives.
Serves as a medical resource for field colleague training. May serve as an on-boarding and/or therapeutic training partner.
Candidate for serving as the MAM Product Team Lead (MAM PTL) on a Medical Product Team, as appropriate.
Manages administrative responsibilities, such as e-mail, voicemail and expense reports per Novartis SOPs.
Conducts all business activities in accordance with corporate policy and state/federal law.
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Position will be filled at level commensurate with experience.
Doctoral degree highly preferred (PharmD, MD, PhD).
Three to five years field-based medical and/or managed care experience preferred.
Thorough knowledge of clinical medicine, the managed markets, pharmacoeconomics, disease management, and medical research.
Excellent interpersonal communication, presentation and project management skills, including the ability to network, strong personal integrity, teamwork abilities, and customer focus are necessary.
Must possess a thorough understanding of the FDA, OIG, HIPAA and GCP/ICH guidelines relevant to the pharmaceutical industry.
Must be able to organize, prioritize, and work effectively in a constantly changing environment.
Strong working knowledge of the organization of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access), and SciOps specific IT platforms (Lotus Notes, Sonic, Backweb).
Ability to interface effectively with a variety of technical platforms for the collection, review, and dissemination of medical information.
Competency in evidence based medicine with the ability to differentiate and communicate clinical and overall product value.
Must have a thorough understanding of the drug development process.
Demonstrated record of scientific/medical publication.
Field based role with approximately 60% travel.
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