Shire Senior MSL Neuroscience - Quebec and Eastern Canada in Field Based, Canada

Posting Title Senior MSL Neuroscience - Quebec and Eastern Canada

Job ID 13842BR

Function R & D

Division NA

Employee Type Regular

Level SRPR I

Search Location(s) Canada - Field Based

Job Category Medical Affairs

Job Description Primary Role:

 Serve as the field-based extension of the Therapeutic Area Medical Strategy Group

 Systematically identify the scientific exchange needs of Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), investigators and other stakeholders in patient care, establishing strong professional relationships, providing credible scientific expertise and serving as a liaison to Shire Global Medical, Global Clinical and external partners

 Ensure compliant communication and education of Shire’s marketed and emerging product portfolio to meet the educational and professional needs of Shire’s key customers

 Responds effectively to requests for scientific exchange

 Support design and implementation of scientific programs with external experts and Global Medical Affairs

 Support local team disease area and product knowledge through scientific training

 Maintain personal expertise in relevant disease areas and MSL best practices



KOL Relationship Management:

 Through appropriate scientific exchange, builds and maintains professional relationship with external stakeholders to expand Shire’s research, advisory and educational partnership opportunities

 Ensures high standard of professionalism to develop and maintain “peer-to-peer” scientific relationships with key thought leaders in healthcare, academia, payer, and government organizations per strategic territory plans and as requested by KOLs, including the management of strategic scientific partnerships and scientific exchange

 Provide scientific liaison support to Investigators currently involved in Shire’s interventional or observational studies and investigator sponsored trials

 Serve as a liaison between HCPs and Shire medical affairs

 Facilitate 1:1 and group scientific interactions with healthcare professionals

 Participate in KOL planning

 Maintain KOL plans and update medical customer relationship management system in a timely, accurate and compliant manner

 Maintain awareness of and access to internal and external information sources available to support high-quality scientific exchange, and coordinate high-quality interactions between these resources and external customers


Effective and Compliant Dissemination of Data

 Respond within defined timeline and quality standards to unsolicited inquires from HCPs and other stakeholders received by Global Medical Affairs and referred to GMA by other Shire functions

 Support development of appropriate responses to unique inquiries as required, such as the presentation of scientific evidence and medical education

 Presents clinical and disease state information to a variety of audiences, including KOLs, Medical advisors, formulary/decision makers and other HCPs

 Ensures appropriate scientific exchange with HCPs by fostering fair and balanced medical and scientific communications that are not misleading

 Serves as scientific resource at key medical, scientific, and patient advocacy conferences as assigned

 Conducts therapeutic training for Sales and Medical colleagues upon request


Contribute to Shire’s Strategic Medical Strategy

 Provide scientific input and participate into local medical and cross-functional initiatives

 Provide field-based medical support to Shire’s clinical research programs, registries, and facilitation of ISTs

 Communicates key medical insights from KOLs/HCPs to inform refinement of medical strategy

 Gains customer insights, opinions and feedback and engages with internal colleagues to connect business opportunities with internal resources

 Under the guidance of Country MSL Team Lead - Canada provides scientific support for company-sponsored meetings

 Participates on internal project teams as directed by Management

Education & Experience Requirements:

 An advanced degree in life sciences (MD, PharmD or PhD or equivalent) is required

 Has an established track record of effective and influential oral presentations within the healthcare profession

 Demonstrative therapeutic research or substantive patient care experience is required (3 years minimum)

• Require minimum 24 months of experience as a field MSL

 Demonstration of expertise in key skills and competencies

Other Requirements

 Frequent travel is required. Availability to travel approximately 40-70% of time

 Availability to attend meetings on holidays and weekends

 Clean and valid driver’s license

About Shire:

Shire's Brave culture offers employees with diverse backgrounds the opportunity to enable those with life altering conditions to lead better lives.

Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products across our core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine, Hereditary Angioedema, and Oncology.