Scientific Affairs Manager, GSA (Germany, Switzerland and Austria)

Scientific Affairs Manager, GSA (Germany, Switzerland and Austria)

Rhythm Pharmaceuticals

Home-based, Germany

Job Summary

As a member of the Rhythm international field-based Medical Affairs team, Scientific Affairs Manager (SAM) will serve as a trusted scientific partner with external experts and decision makers engaging in mutual scientific exchange. The SAM will leverage his/her scientific background, industry knowledge, and business acumen to act as a scientific resource to both internal experts and internal colleagues.

He/she will be responsible for building peer to peer relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and other stakeholders to deliver clinical, scientific, and medical education. The SAM will support research initiatives, advisory boards, and other compliant scientific exchange activities to support the Rhythm Medical Affair’s medical plan and strategies.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Be a trusted scientific partner to key external experts by conducting timely, appropriate, and frequent scientific exchanges to enhance the understanding of the scientific and medical value of Rhythm’s research;
  • Support clinical trial execution through follow up on health care providers (HCPs), education of referral sites for clinical trials and investigators to increase enrollment, and triage logistical issues impeding progress of clinical studies to cross functional team for resolution;
  • Establish genetic testing initiatives in collaboration with HCPs and obesity treatment networks;
  • Serve as scientific peer-to-peer resource to disease experts and medical community with up-to-date relevant medical information and product information to build the rare genetic diseases of obesity community;
  • Able to interpret key scientific data and translate this information to meet educational and research needs in alignment with Rhythm Medical Communications;
  • Support the scientific communication plan by identifying HCP knowledge gaps and facilitating medical/scientific non-promotional presentations;
  • Provide scientific input and participate into local medical and cross-functional initiatives/projects;
  • Communicates key medical insights from KOLs and other to inform medical strategy;
  • Maintain effective and appropriate communication among internal stakeholders (Medical Affairs colleagues, Medical Information, etc.) while maintaining full compliance with relevant company, industry, legal and regulatory requirements;
  • Respond to unsolicited requests for medical information in a timely manner. Ensure that an accurate and fair-balanced response is provided.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Advanced degree in a pharmaceutical, scientific, or medical field (PharmD, PhD, MD);
  • 8 or more years’ experience within a Medical Science Liaison or similar field facing role with primary emphasis on field based scientific exchange within the biopharmaceutical industry strongly preferred. Relevant pharmaceutical and clinical/therapeutic experience also a consideration;
  • Demonstrated superior communications skills and scientific acumen when presenting clinical, disease state information to a variety of audiences;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills - fluent in local language for the market and in verbal and written English;
  • Demonstrates knowledge of regional/local specific healthcare systems, the evolving medical landscape, reimbursement and industry trends.

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