• Senior Director, National Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs)

    Job Locations US-NJ-Princeton
    Category
    Medical Affairs
    Travel
    25%
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    Taiho Oncology, Inc. works urgently to discover and develop innovative cancer treatments. As cancer evolves, we evolve with it—bringing novel technology to cornerstone chemotherapies, while at the same time optimizing new targeted agents. Advanced technology, dedicated investigators, and incomparable facilities—these vast resources empower us to redefine the way the world treats cancer. It’s our work; it’s our passion; it’s our legacy.  

     

    The Senior Director, National Medical Science Liaisons will coordinate the activities of the MSL team, ensuring optimal education of the team and strategic direction for their activities. The incumbent will also be an integral member of the Brand team.

    Responsibilities

    • Active participant in the development of Medical Affairs Strategy.
    • Core member of Brand team for the development of overall brand strategy.
    • Assess the educational needs of the MSL team and to coordinate/deliver appropriate educational materials.
    • Develop appropriate metrics for the assessment of MSL function.
    • Mentor MSL team members for optimal performance and delevopment
    • Liaison between the MSL team and other functions such as Clinical Development, Marketing and Sales.
    • Coordinate MSL activities at medical meetings.
    • Present data at major meetings, such as managed care formulary meetings, Advisory Boards, etc.
    • Participate in Sales Training as appropriate.

     

    Qualifications

    Educational Requirements:

    •  An advanced degree is required. PharmD is preferred.

     

    Experience:

    • 10 years of experience as a Medical Science Liaison is required. Experience in oncology is a required.
    • Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously, work independently and as part of a team.

     

    Other Skills and Abilities:

    • Requires excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Requires initiative and the ability to maintain a high level of productivity with minimal supervision.
    • Excellent ability in searching and interpreting medical literature.
    • Expertise in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel is necessary.
    • Excellent presentation skills are required.
    • A positive attitude, flexibility and a proactive thought process.

     

    Language Skills:

    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret scientific and technical information and data.
    • Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written.

     

    Mathematical Skills:

    • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical measures.

     

    Reasoning Ability:

    • Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
    • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical information and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

     

    Physical Demands:

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk.
    • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally on a reasonably frequent basis (approx. 20-25%of time including some weekend travel).

     

    Work Environment:

    • The noise level in the office work environment is usually quiet.
    • Domestic and international travel includes spending time at cancer trial sites/institutions, conference centers, offices and hotels.

     

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The incumbent in this position may be required to perform other duties, as assigned.

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