Medical Science Liaison At Sanofi
Engage with healthcare professionals, institutions and payers, in a non-promotional manner, to identify and address their needs. MSLs use their scientific expertise to communicate and form partnerships to deliver the medical strategy, capture actionable insights and ultimately improve patient pathways and outcomes.
The Medical Science Liaison is a healthcare consulting professional representing SANOFI as an extension into the medical healthcare community
The MSL is 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 Accountability and responsibilities
Interaction with physicians and Key Opinion Leaders: Disease management:
Provide KOLs with the necessary information and educational materials to enable them to 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.
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.
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
Scientific support to Field Force:
Construct training and refreshment sessions for the field force to ensure well oriented medical and product data.
Medical support and presentations at group meetings and stand-alones
Monitor the popular queries faced by the FF and organize sessions to handle such issues
Interaction with internal functions
Provide technical input into promotional communication and training based on an understanding of knowledge gaps in the field identified through field visits and questions received
Provide feedback to internal functions on KOL prescribing habits and opinions on company products and marketing strategies.
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
Perform other duties as assigned.
Respect of company’s values, code of ethics and social charter.
Respect of personal data protection charter.
Responsible for applying the HSE related requirements for the company in all related working procedures and abide by the driving and safety rules
Training / Compliance
Complete all MSL SOP trainings and all other corporate assigned compliance trainings.
Complete the MSL onboarding (and certification) program.
Commits to applying and continued practice of the Scientific Engagement Model and Insights process.
Continue to develop and maintain technical therapy area and soft skills.
Create individual development plan aligned with career aspirations.
Abide by the requirements of the code of Ethics including but not restricted to maintaining high professional standards of conduct in line with the Company procedure with a duty of care to the reputation of the Company
Takes personal accountability to use personal experience and knowledge, as well as the training and tools provided by Sanofi, to maintain a good knowledge and understanding of all ethics and governance relevant to the role (including the Industry Code of Practice, Sanofi Policies and Procedures and any relevant legal requirements) and demonstrate personal leadership in applying these to all work undertaken.
Environmental and Safety Leadership
To care for his/her own safety and wellbeing and the safety of others, and to co-operate with the company to ensure a safe place of work. Employees are therefore expected to:
Support and conform to Company safety rules and procedures to ensure a safe and healthy working environment
Report any accident, incident or near miss, whether it be of personal injury or property damage
Thoroughly read all safety documentation issues by the Company and comply with its requirements.
Bachelor of Medicine - Preferably-
Clinical Pharmacy/pharmacy with post graduate scientific level or Clinical Pharmacy/pharmacy with 1-2 years’ experience in the same position in a multinational company
Fluent English language.
Ability to work in an international, culturally diverse environment
Strong communication and presentation skills to simplify complex topics, good negotiation skills.
Excellent analytical and synthesis skills
Innovative Thinking and challenging the status quo
Scientific knowledge of disease areas and products
Management of KOLs
Scientific and Medical Intelligence
Stretch to go beyond the level we have operated at up until now.
Take action instead of waiting to be told what to do.
Act in the interest of our patients & customers.
Put the interests of the organization ahead of my own or those of our team.
Pursue progress, discover extraordinary