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Medical Science Liaison Rare Diseases


Functie omschrijving

To provide customer-facing medical and scientific support for assigned Rare Diseases medicines in the assigned territories in
line with the Codes of Practice in place. To develop key customer relationships to improve diagnostic pathways or
accessibility to the treatment or diagnostics, to increase disease awareness, to get better understanding about
epidemiology and to facilitate scientific program development. To develop regional and national experts on
assigned Rare Diseases medicines.

  • Ensure timely and informative scientific / medical exchanges with external customers and internal partners, which accurately reflect scientific data, in accordance with compliance policies and procedures as well as with legal and ethical standards
  • Ensure continuous medical education, clinical doubts resolution and responses to solicited requests of information
  • Deliver medical / scientific training to healthcare professionals
  • Be the products medical reference for the field force, the physicians and for HQ bringing medical expertise
  • Monitor with the Medical Department the needs of each Key Opinion Leader (KOL) or Hospital regarding scientific questions and support medical information in building these responses
  • Identify, build and maintain strong relationship with local opinion leaders, promote the publication of interesting case reports, encourage doctors to present the cases in congresses and meetings and develop actions plans by territory with the Orphan Drug Specialist in line with the Brand plan
  • Develop opportunities to generate local data including poster, publication and speaker presentations
  • For off-label indications, collect the information requests and offer information on possible new indications and follow up of the patients
  • Facilitate the setting up of Advisory Boards and Scientific meeting related to the top priority brands
  • Drop-outs follow up: generate meetings with the doctors, obtain clinical information, design an action plan for restarting the treatment and bring medical evidence about the chronicity of the illnesses
  • Active participation in the training programs for new hires
  • Provide scientific support for medical, marketing and market access activities as required (e.g. promotional copy design, brand claims, brand reviews, market research, advisory boards)
  • Active participation in documents preparation with an in depth material revision
  • Provide medical approval and certification of local promotional materials and activities in accordance with the Code of Practice
  • Deliver, quality medical education presentations in a variety of settings and obtain feedback that can be disseminated throughout the organization e.g. staff meetings, round tables, hospital meeting activities in collaboration with the commercial field-based staff
  • Support speaker meetings e.g. via developing speakers and delivering specific scientific content
  • Deliver peer-to-peer clinical and scientific communications to develop expertise of regional and national KOLs in assigned medicines
  • Attend and support at International, European and local congresses / symposia (if needed or required by the needs of the business).
  • Act as an ethical leader, work in team and demonstrate excellent awareness of the ethical, governance and compliance framework both internally and externally

Functie eisen


  • Medical Doctor or high scientific level
  • Experience in Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology industry (5+ years)
  • Knowledge in the rare disease field or in niche market product
  • Hospital endocrinology’s experience is an asset
  • Experience in international context
  • Experience in medium size companies


  • Buying into the Identity of the client
  • Positive thinking and enthusiasm, team spirit, cooperative
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work with others as well as independently
  • Capacity to work effectively on multi-disciplinary teams in order to achieve desired outcomes
  • Concise and effective presentation and communication skills
  • Highly articulate and persuasive during formal and informal presentations, able to convey complex, scientific ideas fluently to any audience
  • Knowledge of local pharmaceutical regulations and related ethic behaviours
  • Travel required
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Analytical skills
  • Hands on management
  • Skilled in time management and able to meet deadlines
  • Organizational and taskforce leading capacities making people deliver
  • Client oriented personality
  • Service oriented


It is a midsize organization with short lines of communication. Everyone works with a passion for the patient and the culture is hands-on mentality.


The customer offers a full-fledged labor package with secondary employment conditions


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Medical Science Liaison Rare Diseases

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  • PhD
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