Medical Scientific Liaison

Sanofi - Cairo

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Experience Needed:
More than 4 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Confidential
Vacancies:
1 open position
About the Job

JOB PURPOSE:

The Medical Science Liaison is a healthcare consulting professional representing SANOFI as an extension into the medical healthcare community

He/she will be accountable for bridging the education, information and awareness gap between the industry and the medical community by functioning as the intermediary between SANOFI and the physician, serving roles in both the transmission of beneficial compound information and the gathering of in-field medical intelligence.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Interaction with physicians and Key Opinion Leaders:

Disease management:

  • Provide KOls with the necessary information and educational materials to discuss and safely prescribe medication to their patients and to ensure standardization of messaging transmitted within the medical community. The educational material may include, but is not limited to, clinical trial results, safety and efficacy data, educational updates specific to a therapeutic area, continuing medical education, and speaking opportunities.
  • The educational perspective allows for the development of important networks with KOLs and decision makers to ensure a healthy product lifecycle.
  • Conduct events such as advisory board meetings, speaker training, workshops and conferences.
  • Share with the KOLs products’ information including scientific articles and recent guidelines.
  • On reactive basis, responding to KOL queries about the off label use of Sanofi products.
  • Obtain feedback that provides insight for physician initiated trials, clinical trial possibilities, educational platform development, safety, and compliance.

Disease awareness:

  • Increase disease state awareness among KOLs in discussing the latest therapies and provide assistance in building knowledge specific to targeted disease pathways.
  • Identify new and innovative medical findings in different regions which may result in the development of publications and providing unique data and insight to these respective regions.

Development:

  • Through regular accessibility to diverse medical journals, encourages KOLs being updated to the recent publications and international guidelines and Update KOLs on press releases (New studies and partnerships).
  • Support SANOFI speakers at scientific meetings through speaker briefings and preparing slides and presentations.
  • Answer KOL queries through Q&As and Bibliographic searches

Ensuring Patients’ safety & compliance:

  • Effectively communicate and distribute relevant educational materials, which enhance awareness within the healthcare community and prioritize the benefit for patients and aid in the enhancement of the practice of medicine. Emphasis is placed on existing data which supports the importance of establishing and maintaining national patient safety goals
  • Ensure compliance to local & global pharmacovigilance reporting procedures & timelines
Job Requirements

Key “MUST HAVE” competencies, skills & experiences

  • Bachelor of Medicine is a Must
  • Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Fluent English language.
  • Computer knowledge.
  • Communication skills.
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Scientific knowledge of disease areas and products
  • Scientific Credibility
  • Clinical studies
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Scientific and Medical Intelligence

“Desirable” / compromise experience

  • Experience in the Pharma industry is a plus
  • Preferred medical background in skin &/or auto-immune diseases (Dermatology &/or Rheumatology specialties) Management of KOLs
About this Company

Sanofi S.A. is a French multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Paris, France, as of 2013 the world's fifth-largest by prescription sales. The company was formed as Sanofi-Aventis in 2004 by the merger of Aventis and Sanofi-Synthélabo, which were each the product of several previous mergers.

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