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MSL Oncology Centre of Italy

Job Description

Antal International è una multinazionale dell’headhunting con più di 130 uffici in 35 paesi.  Life science, Chemical and Food è un team specializzato in profili con background scientifico ed ingegneristico in ambito Manufacturing,  Produzione, Ingegneria, SCM, Research and Development, Medico, Qualità e tecnico-commerciale nell’ambito Pharma, Chimico Farmaceutico, Biotech, Chimico, Cosmetico, Medicale, Gomma Plastica, Food.


Japanese multinational Pharma company 

Oncology Medical Science Liaison – Centre of Italy 

Lazio, Emilia Romagna, Marche, Umbria, Abruzzo 


To be a therapeutic area Oncology scientific expert, responsible for discussing our products, patients’ treatment trends and studies in the therapeutic areas in which we are involved, on a peer-to-peer basis with a defined audience of Leading Specialists (Physicians, Pharmacists, Hospital Managers, Board Members of Scientific Societies, and other stakeholders) and to be considered a trusted scientific counterpart and partner. 

To maximize company product value through high scientific quality communication with Leading Specialists on a peer-to-peer basis.

Through activities in line with the Medical Affairs Plan, the MSL is jointly responsible for the realization of short-term and long-term company goals.



Develop and execute an external stakeholder management plan   

Communicate the value of company products, contribute to e.g. market access activities and formulary discussions   

Through scientific interactions, champion the medical value of our products fairly based on the riskbenefit profile of our drugs and contribute to the fostering of innovative approaches   

Represent the company to other therapeutic area stakeholders including professional associations and patient organizations in cooperation with other Medical functions   

Proactive and reactive communication of medical scientific data to Leading Specialists and broader external health-care related audiences   

Communicate non-promotional general information about our company, including pipeline, research and development programs and other relevant information   

Respond to unsolicited scientific queries from customers for approved products and products/indications in development, based on Medical Affairs and Medical Information documents 

Organization and participation in Medical Education activities: Identify/support/educate speakers  Act as a reference point for Sales Representatives for any scientific query   

Support and manage Medical Affairs clinical activities strategy, planning, design and execution (in close co-operation with HQ and CROs)   

Support the set up and follow up of registries and other non-interventional Medical Affairs studies.   

Propose investigators and sites for interventional and non-interventional Medical Affairs studies   

Manage field based medical projects   

Ensure a link between HQ, local Medical Dept. and KOLs   

Contribute the pre-launch and launch steps of new products providing scientific  support   

Represent DS at medical meetings, conferences, advisory boards, etc at key institutions, and in interactions with key opinion leaders.   

Supports medical affairs activities and generation and dissemination of data supporting overall product scientific and business strategy.   

Assists with the scientific review, development, approval, execution and communication of affiliate medical affairs sponsored or supported clinical research activities.   

Visit Key Accounts and Key Opinion Leaders to answer  any medical/scientific questions concerning the molecule / product       

Ensures budgets, timelines, compliance requirements are factored into programs' scientific activities.   

Ability to work independently.     


Medical Doctorate (M.D.) degree or equivalent with relevant therapeutic specialty in an academic or hospital environment in oncology. Completion of residency and/or fellowship is oncology area is “highly” preferred.  Minimum of 2-5 years of MSL and or Medical Affairs and/or research and development experience in the biotech/ pharmaceutical industry. Must have an in-depth understanding of MSLs role and process.   

Proven leadership skills in a cross-functional team environment.   

Ability to interact externally and internally to support the business strategy.   

Good knowledge of clinical trial methodology, regulatory requirements governing clinical trials and experience in development strategy and the design of protocols.   

Strong understanding of the pharmaceutical business.   

Must possess good oral and written English communication skills. 

Please send your cv to: 
RIFERIMENTO: MSL Oncology _ Centre of Italy  

If considered in target, you will be contacted within 30 days. Otherwise your CV will be registered in our database for future opportunities.  

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