Medical Scientist Antifungals - Central & Southern Italy

Medical Scientist Antifungals - Central & Southern Italy

Gilead

Rome, Italy

The Medical Scientist (MS, commonly known as MSL) is a field-based medical-scientific expert in the assigned Therapeutic Area. The MS assumes full responsibility for all Medical activities within the assigned territory and executes the field medical strategy under the guidance of the Director, Medical Affairs. This involves gathering insights, medical education and communication, supporting clinical research projects, and managing projects of various scope including educational events and regional advisory boards. The role requires close national and international collaboration with colleagues from Medical Affairs and other departments.

This role will report to the Director, Medical Affairs and is field based within the territory assigned. The individual will be responsible for the following regions: Lazio, Sardinia, Abruzzo, Marche, Molise, Campania, Apulia, Basilicata, Calabria and Sicily.

Job responsibilities:

  • Delivering medical/scientific communication (proactive/reactive) and education to physicians and other healthcare stakeholders in the region
  • Establishes strong relationships with opinion leaders, clinical investigators and providers at academic and non-academic settings.
  • Strategic relationship building with medical and scientific experts - identify and work with regional and national experts on various projects and activities
  • Insight generation through scientific meaningful discussions with clinicians and researchers to inform the medical strategy, including the organization of advisory board meetings
  • Building healthcare landscape awareness in the assigned therapeutic area
  • Contributes to the development of educational programs and materials
  • Works collaboratively with the field based roles of sales and market access and with Gilead personnel in Sales, Marketing, Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance, Medical Information, and in particular with the Infectious disease functions
  • If any, assists with Gilead clinical and real-world evidence studies, which includes collaboration with investigators and study sites
  • Actively collaborates with the office- and field-based national and international Medical Affairs team
  • Travels to appointments, meetings, and conferences on a frequent and regular basis, occasionally with short notice; including national and international travel

Essential background and skills:

  • Deep scientific knowledge in Invasive Fungal Infections or capability to acquire it rapidly after joining the team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Italian and English as well as interpersonal skills are required
  • Ability to develop strategic relationship with KOLs
  • Good knowledge of healthcare landscape at national and regional level: health authorities, scientific societies, academic research institutions, guidelines, hospitals organization
  • Excellent organizational skills including attention to detail and prioritization
  • Always use scientific driven approach to deliver impactful presentations in a variety of different settings
  • Anticipates obstacles and difficulties that may arise in the field and resolves them in a collaborative manner. Sought for advice and collaboration within and outside Gilead
  • Enthusiastic to work in a continuously evolving scientific environment and must be committed to continuing education to maintain his/her knowledge base
  • Must have the ability to work as a member of several teams that may overlap such as national MS team, regional sales team, national accounts, and others.
  • Growth mindset with the ability to positively adapt to change
  • Ability to take initiatives and propose new ideas and ways of working

Typical Education & Experience

  • Advanced degree (MD, PharmD, scientific PhD)
  • Previous industry experience or previous Medical Science Liaison experience in particular in the infectious disease area is an advantage
  • Scientific and/or clinical knowledge in Mycology, Microbiology, Hemato-Oncology, Intensive Care or a related scientific discipline is an advantage
  • Experience of working in an international environment is an advantage
  • Due to the need of multiple travels across Italy, ideally the individual should be resident within the territory assigned.

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