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Onyx Medical Science Liaison, KI Franchise 2- San Francisco/Los Angeles

Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Location:
San Francisco, CA
Posted Date:
7/10/2014
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
4433760HHL
Salary:
Competitive
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Business Development,

Job Description


Will be responsible for integrating scientific expertise and knowledge with brand strategies to ensure successful implementation of the company's marketed and emerging product portfolio. This will be fulfilled primarily through the development of excellent working relationships with key opinion leaders and regional clinicians of influence.

Essential/Primary Duties, Functions and Responsibilities:
* Identify key national and regional oncology thought leaders and priority customers, build and maintain advocacy with these individuals, and function as their primary scientific contact with Onyx.
* Participate in the collection and exchange of scientific/technical information important to Onyx development efforts (serve as a field-based extension of the in-house clinical team).
* Assist in the management of relationships between key opinion leaders and corporate product teams.
* Accumulate key competitive information to aid the clinical and marketing teams in drug/brand development.
* Identify, initiate, coordinate, evaluate and monitor investigator-sponsored studies intended to support the clinical and scientific strategy of Onyx products.
* Help develop and manage to timelines publication plans of investigator-sponsored studies.
* Assist in the identification and evaluation of potential investigators for Onyx corporate trials.
* Assist the clinical trials team, as needed, in the support and communication with investigators.
* Education of priority customers on research and development projects.
* Develop key advocates as speakers to support Onyx products and strategies.
* Assist in the development of, and participate in, regional advisory boards and medical education programs
* Contribute scientific and clinical expertise to the development and execution of promotional and educational activities.
* Provide clinical resources for programs supporting sales/sales training and marketing efforts and professional services.
* Represent Onyx at major oncology meetings and conferences, including meetings of the NCI Cooperative research groups.
* Maintain clinical and technical expertise in the therapeutic area through review of the scientific literature and attendance at key scientific meetings.

* PhD, PharmD, RPh, PA, NP, RN or MD degree
OR
* 5 + years of industry MSL experience in the therapeutic area

* Previous MSL experience in the related therapeutic area preferred (Without an advanced degree, 5+ years related experience is required.)
* With an advanced degree in medical science (MD, PharmD or PhD), 2+ years experience is required.
* Consideration for industry experience in a related medical or scientific discipline will apply
* Patient care clinical experience in the therapeutic area (including sub-specialty) preferred
* Previous sales and / or sales management experience a plus
* Leadership experience (with direct reports or as an individual contributor) is a desirable trait
* Ability to efficiently manage time and priorities.
* Ability to cultivate and maintain relationships with thought leaders and to establish trust through the consistent demonstration of scientific expertise and satisfactory follow-through to requests from thought-leaders.
* Strong leadership skills and the ability to compile and disseminate information to others in a cohesive fashion to assure a clear understanding of project status and direction.
* Solid understanding of drug development and life-cycle development of a product.
* Ability to cultivate and maintain relationships with thought leaders and to establish trust through the consistent demonstration of scientific expertise and satisfactory follow-through to requests from thought-leaders
* Excellent communicator, skilled at diplomacy and capable of effectively combining science and relationship building.
* Willingness to travel extensively.
Competencies:
* Planning (organizing, priority setting, time management)
* Action Oriented
* Ethics and Values
* Customer Focus
* Communications (written, verbal)
* Presentation Skills
Basic Qualifications

* PhD, PharmD, RPh, PA, NP, RN or MD degree
OR
* 5 + years of industry MSL experience in the therapeutic area

Preferred Qualifications

* Previous MSL experience in the related therapeutic area preferred (Without an advanced degree, 5+ years related experience is required.)
* With an advanced degree in medical science (MD, PharmD or PhD), 2+ years experience is required.
* Consideration for industry experience in a related medical or scientific discipline will apply
* Patient care clinical experience in the therapeutic area (including sub-specialty) preferred
* Previous sales and / or sales management experience a plus
* Leadership experience (with direct reports or as an individual contributor) is a desirable trait
* Ability to efficiently manage time and priorities.
* Ability to cultivate and maintain relationships with thought leaders and to establish trust through the consistent demonstration of scientific expertise and satisfactory follow-through to requests from thought-leaders.
* Strong leadership skills and the ability to compile and disseminate information to others in a cohesive fashion to assure a clear understanding of project status and direction.
* Solid understanding of drug development and life-cycle development of a product.
* Ability to cultivate and maintain relationships with thought leaders and to establish trust through the consistent demonstration of scientific expertise and satisfactory follow-through to requests from thought-leaders
* Excellent communicator, skilled at diplomacy and capable of effectively combining science and relationship building.
* Willingness to travel extensively.
Competencies:
* Planning (organizing, priority setting, time management)
* Action Oriented
* Ethics and Values
* Customer Focus
* Communications (written, verbal)
* Presentation Skills
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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