Medical Science Liaison- Kuwait

Job title: Medical Science Liaison- Kuwait

Company: Amgen

Job description: Career Category Research

Job Description

Key responsibilities:

Field-based expert role based in Kuwait that acts as primary interface to external Medical stakeholders to ensure data dissemination and generation in Upper GULF in close collaboration with other field-based Amgen functions:

Interact regularly with healthcare decision makers to communicate and advance the scientific platform, as aligned with Amgen’s corporate goals and objectives

Lead General Medicine medical affairs activities in Upper GULF along defined local Medical Launch/Brand strategies

Communicate complex cutting edge technical information and research concepts to healthcare decision makers

Identify and train members of Amgen’s speaker bureau and ensure they are updated on new data

Provide clinical and economic value information to payers and formulary decision makers

Consolidate and communicate trends, market insights, and unmet needs identified in the field

Positively impact external perceptions and knowledge regarding company and company products

Maintain and demonstrate comprehensive and in-depth scientific TA Related knowledge when executing assigned tactics

Ensure operational excellence by sharing best practices, learnings including entrepreneurial and innovative ideas

Develop, Implement and monitor the execution of OL’s scientific engagement plans

Act as a resource, liaison and facilitator for Investigator-sponsored trials and investigators, and support Amgen sponsored research

Coordinates with Clinical Development and Clinical Operations in providing field support for research studies and assist in the selection of clinical study sites

Provide training to HCPs (i.e. contracted speakers)

Identify and interact with influential members of the TA Medical community (HCPs/OLs) and other healthcare stakeholders (public and private care organizations, patient groups) within Upper GULF

Report Scientific interactions on ALIGN reporting system, ensure proper tiering and OL profiling in Alignment with the MSL manager

Ensure proper OL coverage, frequency of scientific interactions, proper balance between assigned scientific platforms and time on the field in alignment with the MSL manager

Represent company at Medical Education events, programs, meetings, congresses

Partner with external and internal stakeholders to develop innovative solutions to improve patient care


Five years experience in the pharmaceutical industry (Clinical Development / Medical Affairs/Clinical operations/Commercial operations)

Preferable prior industry experience as Medical sciences liaison or in the Therapeutic Area

Experience in clinical study management and conduct/ Experience in scientific publication (Preferred)

Advanced Clinical/Science Degree (e.g. MD, PhD) that provides knowledge of theories, principles and concepts within a relevant discipline

Training in regional / local and international regulations including Good Clinical Practice (Preferred)

Advanced knowledge in Biostatistics and Epidemiology (Preferred)

Moderate to advanced knowledge in Medical Education and Qualitative/Quantitative Research standards and reporting

Moderate to Advanced knowledge in Medical Writing

Knowledge of regulatory, drug safety and clinical drug development (Preferred)

Digital proficiency

Fluent in English and local languages


Plans, organizes, and prioritizes with a cross-functional and adaptive mindset, evolving plans with new circumstances

Cultivating relationships: Collaborates with partners to promote learning, shared understanding, thought diversity, and valued-based engagement

Focuses on delivering high-quality impactful, and innovative solutions to drive value for patients and stakeholders

Applies knowledge of business and healthcare industry to inform strategy and create sustainable value for patients

Maintains and utilizes science-based expertise to educate stakeholders internally and externally

Effective Problem Solving and Decision Making

Develops Personal and Professional Capabilities

Communicates with impact: Engages in effective scientific exchange through active listening, impactful questioning and information sharing

Demonstrates Individual Leadership and Professionalism

Focuses on delivering high-quality, impactful, and innovative solutions to drive value for patients and stakeholders.

Demonstrates strong project management and presentation skills


Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Fri, 17 Feb 2023 06:59:33 GMT

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