Medical Science Liaison

Novartis

Novartis

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Saudi Arabia
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
To serve as a liaison to the medical/ scientific community and responsible for establishing, devel-oping and partnering with Health Care Providers/ Professionals (HCPs), e.g. external Medical Experts, study investigators, treatment guideline experts, etc. to ensure the appropriate dissemination of clinical and scientific information regarding Novartis’ compounds in a timely, ethical and stakeholder-focused manner. To implement clinical and educational strategies in collaboration with other Novartis colleagues for designated stakeholders. To pair key stakeholders’ scientific educational and research needs with available Novartis resources and provide the latest emerging data in response to specific HCP inquiries, as appropriate.

Major accountabilities:

Medical Expert Engagement
• In collaboration with the cross-functional team, ensure appropriate identification, mapping and engagement of Medical Experts and study investigators in alignment to Integrated product strategy (IPS).
• Provide and discuss medical, scientific and health care and outcome research evidence on new treatment options, Novartis compounds, products, therapeutic and research areas with key HCPs (e.g. external Medical Experts, researchers, key patient care providers) and relevant stakeholders involved in patient treatment decisions.
• Upon unsolicited requests for information from HCPs, present data on Novartis products, this may include internally Globally approved information on compounds in development with no approved indications.
• Involve HCPs when a need is identified to provide support / advice / participate in specific medical and scientific activities e.g. advisory boards, education of HCPs, publications, etc.

Scientific Research Support
• Provide scientific education and share information about Novartis clinical research program to identify potential study sites and support study accrual for key trials as appropriate.
• Provide feasibility and research site recommendation for Novartis sponsored clinical trials.
• Upon investigator request, liaise between potential researcher and the Company on IIT sub-mission process or requests for research grade substance (Material Transfer Agreements) to support independent clinical / preclinical research.

Scientific Exchange/Insights
• Support scientific exchange to advance understanding of new scientific principles, novel re-search trends, and current scientific debate.
• Provide scientific and educational information to HCPs on specific patient critical issues.
• Collect, analyze and report insights from HCPs to inform and shape medical strategy.

Internal Novartis Contributions
• Serves as local medical resource for disease area and compound/product training to Novartis field colleagues (e.g. sales reps, CRAs).
• Contribute to shape the IPS plan proactively providing external stakeholders’ insights and contribute to the design and execution and the Medical Affairs strategy and plan.




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