Medical Affairs Associate (12 Months)



Mississauga, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Medical Affairs Associate, Vaccines - Contract

We are searching for a resourceful, proactive, innovative team player to join GSK for a one-year internship within the Vaccines Medical Affairs team to get ahead of disease together. If you are an energetic professional with a passion for scientific innovation, a focus on solutions, and a commitment to outstanding performance, we invite you to apply to our exciting and rewarding Medical Affairs Associate role.

Key responsibilities include and are not limited to:

  • Being an active member of the Vaccines Medical Affairs team making meaningful contributions towards the execution and implementation of local medical plans and overall medical operations.
  • Support the development and advancement of Medical deliverables across a range of initiatives including medical education, expert engagement, and digital integration by providing scientific support for therapy area products and internal or external needs as appropriate.
  • Support the development of fair, scientifically balanced presentations and written materials to address customer needs (sales training, Medical Education, MSL decks, etc).
  • Assist with internal and external vendors and agencies and the organization and execution of advisory boards/consultancy meetings, scientific training and education events.
  • Support Scientific Advisors in pooling scientific evidence related to disease area, product situational scan and competitive landscape
  • Strategically monitor new literature and GSK global publications strategy and ensure timely alerts and internal stakeholder communications
  • Lead consolidation and analysis of Field Medical insights and trend reports; supporting Field Medical upskilling and workshops.

Qualifications Required:

  • Completed or near completion of an advanced post-graduate degree in the sciences (MSc, PharmD, PhD, MD, etc.).
  • Strong scientific acumen and medical writing skills.
  • Entrepreneurial (strategic mindset), creative, persuasive individual who works well in a team environment.
  • Results oriented with proven ability to shift priorities at short notice and work to demanding deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work in a highly dynamic environment
  • Proven ability to deal with ambiguity, take initiative, lead projects
  • Results oriented with a proven ability to prioritize work and meet challenging deadlines.
  • Clear and concise, verbal and written communication skills. Well developed communication skills including listening, summarizing, probing, clarifying
  • Strong computer skills to work with various software systems including Veeva CRM, Power BI, dashboards, and MS Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Preferred qualification:

  • University degree in Health Sciences preferred, MSc, MD, PhD, PharmD an asset
  • Clinical experience and/or working in multidisciplinary healthcare teams an asset but is not required
  • Specific training in clinical research or medical information would be an asset but is not required.
  • Bilingualism is a strong asset.


Why GSK?

Uniting science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together.

GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together – so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns – as an organisation where people can thrive. We prevent and treat disease with vaccines, specialty and general medicines. We focus on the science of the immune system and the use of new platform and data technologies, investing in four core therapeutic areas (infectious diseases, HIV, respiratory/ immunology and oncology).

Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it’s also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a place where people feel inspired, encouraged and challenged to be the best they can be. A place where they can be themselves – feeling welcome, valued, and included. Where they can keep growing and look after their wellbeing. So, if you share our ambition, join us at this exciting moment in our journey to get Ahead Together.

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