Job Description : Location : Chile
Location : Chile
The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a field based position of Medical Affairs that supports and represents PTC and its products with, and to, key opinion leaders (KOLs), clinicians, academic institutions, and professional organizations.
The incumbent addresses the specific needs of these clients by responding to unsolicited requests for information about PTC marketed and developing products.
As the clinical and medical expert on the company’s products, he / she builds long-term relationships and establishes rapport with clinicians in hospitals, clinics, and academic centers through highly scientific product and disease state discussions that support or expand current therapeutic concepts and ensures safe and effective utilization of products.
The incumbent is also a resource to company management regarding market dynamics, business development and client feedback.
The incumbent works cross-functionally with internal departments and external resources on Medical Science related issues.
The Medical Science Liaison supports adherence to relevant regulatory requirements and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as appropriate.
Attends national and regional medical meetings and symposia as a representative of PTC and engages in discussions with attendees as appropriate;
attends scientific sessions and poster presentations, gathers information, and summarizes findings; as possible, and when appropriate, cultivates professional relationships from these contacts.
Delivers, and may develop / design, fair-balanced and objective clinical and scientific presentations to healthcare professionals (HCPs), payors, patient organizations in response to unsolicited requests for information on the use of company products.
Identifies and trains speakers for advisory boards, symposia, and educational programs with regulatory approved materials, slides sets, abstracts, posters, etc.
Identifies, organizes and carry outs regional medical initiatives e.g advisory board as needed.
Provides input to management regarding alternative therapies, business development opportunities / risks, and client feedback.
Establishes, manages and maintains successful relations with relevant health authorities, including but not limited to : KOLs, HCPs, academic institutions, payors, patient organizations, etc.
Facilitates the accurate and timely submission of applications for unrestricted educational grants or research initiatives and requests for support of studies, per company policy
Maintains a thorough awareness of medical / clinical, regulator, compliance and quality issues and processes as they apply to the PTC therapeutic areas and adheres to, and supports, the standards established by the company
Maintains competitor information relevant to company’s therapeutic areas, goals / objectives, project activities and / product team priorities and stays current on therapeutic advances and competing therapies or products
Analyzes and applies relevant intelligence findings and communicates and presents insightful data / impact in an efficient format to appropriate internal stake holders.
Bachelor in a scientific discipline, preferably in medicine
Experience working in a pharmaceutical / biotechnology environment interacting with KOLs, clinicians, HCPs, payors and / or academic institutions establishing / maintaining relationships and scientific / medical credibility
Desirable experience with rare diseases
Experience interpreting scientific data and presenting research information to scientists and HCPs.
Excellent verbal and written communication and skills, including scientific / technical writing and presentations / trainings including the ability to communicate complex technical information clearly
Ability to work independently with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines
Availability to travel
EEO Statement :
PTC Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, veteran status or any unlawful criterion under applicable law.
We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.
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