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Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Excellence Lead - Field Based

Company: Eisai
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

At Eisai, satisfying unmet medical needs and increasing the benefits healthcare provides to patients, their families, and caregivers is Eisai's human health care (hhc) mission. We're a growing pharmaceutical company that is breaking through in neurology and oncology, with a strong emphasis on research and development. Our history includes the development of many innovative medicines, notably the discovery of the world's most widely-used treatment for Alzheimer's disease. As we continue to expand, we are seeking highly-motivated individuals who want to work in a fast-paced environment and make a difference. If this is your profile, we want to hear from you.The MSL Excellence Lead (MEL) is a remote-based member of the Alzheimer's MSL team and has the responsibility to assist MSL leadership with the optimization of MSL skillset development during field deployment of new-hires, and current MSLs. This will be accomplished via direct mentorship, idea sharing, optimizing the team's KOL engagement, and best practice coaching.The MEL will have the following skills/experience:- Possess a thorough understanding of the Alzheimer's disease (AD) therapeutic landscape, including issues and priorities as they relate to Eisai's strategic medical plan.- Have a demonstrated proficiency in MSL skillsets, including soft skills, strategic hhc conversation, insight gathering, and Ways of Working with cross-functional colleagues.- Have successfully completed all compliance training and certification processes and are adept at utilizing available resources.- Be familiar with predictable challenges of the MSL role and flexible when unforeseen challenges arise.The impact of the MEL on Eisai includes the following: a) individualized coaching on the art of MSLing to ensure successful field engagements; b) elevation of the MSL skillset; c) coaching MSLs during ride a-longs; and d) increase the value of the MSL team to internal and external stakeholders.Essential Functions:Support for MSL team

  • Act as MSL individualized skillset coach and ways of working mentor for MSLs
  • Provide continuous feedback to the MSL and MSL's Manager
  • Provide continuous field coaching support and art of MSLing skills to MSLs.
  • Create development opportunities for MSLs by implementing peer to peer learning sessions
  • Conduct MSL ride a-longs and provide feedback to the MSL and evaluation to the Associate DirectorsOngoing coaching to the MSL field team
    • Conduct regular interactive education to the MSL team with focus on MSL tactics/strategies and soft skill development
    • Help to provide guidance on the Art of MSLing and effectively communicating data in the field to multiple HCP audiences
    • Foster innovation by cultivating collaboration amongst the team and cross-functional colleaguesAccountability to MSL leadership
      • In collaboration with MSL leadership, determine individual as well as team MSL training needs. The MEL will identify gaps in training and MSL skillsets and formulate plans to empower them to overcome these gaps, while providing ongoing feedback on progress
      • Assume responsibility for special projects assigned by MSL leadershipTraining/Education Resource
        • Ensure that MSLs are executing approved medical strategies and strategic imperatives according to Eisai compliance and Ways of Working
        • Coaching MSLs on implementing successful educational engagement strategiesExperience
          • Advanced terminal D degree in medical or health sciences (e.g., PhD, PharmD, MD/DO,)
          • 5+ years Sr MSL experience in neurology or complex disease states with demonstration of higher-level leadership, impact, performance, and experience
          • Proven proficiency in the Sr MSL role and skillsets
          • Thorough knowledge of PhRMA Code, track record of compliantly following MSL policies and Ways of Working
          • Strong broad-based scientific knowledge in pharmaceutical therapeutics, especially monoclonal antibodies, IV infusion drugs, SC injections, and diagnostic biomarkers
          • Knowledge of FDA (Food and Drug Administration) regulations, pharmaregulations/compliantpractices, and OIG (Office of Inspector General) (Office of Inspector General) guidelines are required.
          • Knowledge and experience with insight collections, qualitative data analytics, and strategic reporting.
          • Prior experience in a MSL training role or previous MSL field coaching role is highly desiredOther Skills and Abilities:
            • Demonstrated ability to empower others to assist in resolving issues and finding solutions
            • Interest and skill in communicating complex data sets and the ability to be seen as a coach
            • Skilled in providing clear and actionable coaching and feedback to MSLs
            • Committed to the concept of team and working within the framework of Eisai Medical Affairs
            • Strong overall written and verbal communication skills. Keen understanding of your audience and ability to tailor information appropriately
            • Experience with broad audiences such as AD Specialists, general neurologists, radiologists, geriatricians, NPs/PAs, PCPs (Primary Care Physician), PharmDs, and a breadth of knowledge in therapeutics and diagnostics.
            • Highly skilled in the art of strategic conversation along with a demonstrated ability to assess issues/challenges as they arise and adapt appropriately.
            • Demonstrated ability to anticipate, organize, plan, and handle multiple priorities, while adapting to the needs of the company and KOLs (Key Opinion Leaders).
            • Can work independently while adhering tocompliance/regulatorypolicies.
            • Demonstrated ability to proactively identifyopportunities/challenges,willingness to communicate these challenges to leadership while working together to overcome them.
            • Advanced critical thinking/problem solving skills and the ability to seamlessly adapt to changing dynamics
            • Experience working in matrix environment including cross-functional commercial partners, with an understanding of the pharmaceutical corporate environment and appreciation for Commercial Operations, including Marketing and Sales strategies
            • Excellent computer/technology skills including applications for word processing, online research tools, working with spreadsheets, and video conferencing
            • Familiarity with medical information requests and standard med info practices
            • Capable of engaging in frequent business travel (65-80% of time), including air travel, ability to travel overnight and occasionally on weekends.
            • This is a field-based position. The employee is required to set up a home-based office within their defined territory.
            • Possesses and maintains a valid driver's license and clean driving recordAs a condition of employment and an essential function of this field-based position, applicants must be able to engage in person with HCPs and other third parties at their offices, institutions and other appropriate locations on a regular basis. In order to gain in-person access, applicants selected for the position may be required to complete third parties' credentialing and/or entry requirements, which often include an attestation to and/or providing proof of having received certain vaccinations, including but not limited to the COVID-19 or flu vaccines. To the extent you are unable to meet certain requirements for qualifying medical (including pregnancy-related) or religious reasons, applicants must request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the Human Resources Department.The base salary range for therole of Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Excellence Leadis from $167,100.00 - $250,700.00 USD Annual. Under current guidelines, this position is eligible to participate in the Eisai Annual Incentive Planand may be eligible to participate in Eisai's Long Term Incentive Program.Employees are eligible to participate in Company employee benefit programs. For additional information on Company employee benefits programs, visitCertain other benefits may be available for this position, please discuss any questions with your recruiter.#IND123#LIRemote
              Eisai Salary Transparency Language:The base salary range for the Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Excellence Lead - Field Based is from :$167,100.00 - $250,700.00Under current guidelines, this position is eligible to participate in : Eisai Inc. Annual Incentive Plan & Eisai Inc. Long Term Incentive Plan.Employees are eligible to participate in Company employee benefit programs. For additional information on Company employee benefits programs, visit .Certain other benefits may be available for this position, please discuss any questions with your recruiter.Eisai is an equal opportunity employer and as such, is committed in policy and in practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. Similarly, considering the need for reasonable accommodations, Eisai prohibits discrimination against persons because of disability, including disabled veterans.Eisai Inc. participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of all new hires in the United States. Please click on the following link for more information:

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