Medical Science Liason at Johnson & Johnson

  • Published date: November 16, 2023
  • Category: Medical & Pharmaceutical
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Summary of the job:
The main tasks of Medical Science Liaison :

  • Plans, coordinates, and executes research programs conducted by Medical Affairs. Performs project management, safety reporting, data coordination/management and reporting/communication of results.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Administers medical affairs programs management, safety reporting, data coordination/management and reporting/communication of results (for example, publication, presentations, communication materials).

  • Participates in developing policies and procedures for development and provision of medical, Research educational and technical materials in support of local and regional speakers upon unsolicited request.

  • Develop and execute engagement plans with timely execution of identified stakeholders’ medical initiatives in the market.

  • Organizes technical information and education regarding the safe and effective use of company products to health care providers and other customers.

  • Plans clinical educational activities that facilitate learning regarding clinically relevant information to physicians, nurses, and other medical professionals.

  • Screening and processing of unsolicited medical education grants for therapeutic and operational appropriateness.

  • Supports medical operations. Participates in the company's drug surveillance program which includes following up on adverse reaction reports.

  • Provides solutions surrounding legal liability and compliance with government regulations. Oversees quantitative and qualitative data analysis.

  • Facilitates understanding of clinical trial data. Ensures the quality and integrity of the data generated from clinical trials.

  • Maintains relationships with internal stakeholders to ensure the information integrity. Integrates appropriate information into training programs.

  • Support country medical affairs strategy in line with global focus for Immunology, Oncology, and mental health portfolio, gather insights for assigned therapy lines.

  • Peer 2 peer communication with external experts geared towards high level scientific discussions within the therapy area.

  • Strategize, plan and execute local advisory group meetings.

  • Provide internal team medical training and updates as required.

  • Through knowledge, understanding and adherence of local laws and regulations including pharmaceutical code of conduct.

Experience Required

  • Bachelors degree in medicine or equivalence

  • At least 1 year minimum of MSL experience and in a multinational pharmaceutical industry

  • 80% customer facing time, 30% local travel – field-based position.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Self-driven, highly motivated person & agile

  • Excellent self-management skills

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal

  • Desire to work as part of a small, cohesive, and collaborative team.

  • Must exhibit behaviours aligned to the J&J Global Leadership Profile including but not limited to integrity-credo based actions, collaboration and teamwork, sense of urgency and results driven Must exhibit behaviours aligned to the J&J Leadership Imperatives: Connect, Shape, Lead, Deliver and Live Our Credo

Leadership Behaviors Required

  • LIVE OUR CREDO: Puts the needs of Our Credo stakeholders first, pursues the highest standards of quality, safety, compliance & ethics and Ensures everyday actions contribute to Our Purpose

  • CONNECT: Builds internal and external relationships based on respect, collaborates openly across boundaries and acts as a team player.

  • SHAPE: Inspires and contributes ideas that challenge thinking, demonstrates resilience and agility to drive and adapt to change.

  • Grow: Develops self and others to reach their goals, engages in open & honest conversations and Drives performance by managing energy and taking ownership for outcomes.

Core Competencies Required:

  • Self-driven and motivated to succeed.

  • Strong team player

  • Resilience and agile

  • Demonstrate and role model leadership behaviours.

  • Fluency in English and one or more local languages

  • A self-starter and excellent problem-solver


Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Johnson & Johnson on to apply


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