Deputy Director Medical Science Liaison - Larotrectinib

Working from home
Apr 17, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Your tasks and responsibilities

team. The Regional Deputy Director is responsible for the development of training materials and execution of training for the MSL team. The

Regional Deputy Director is accountable for supporting special projects and initiatives as part of the internal Medical Affairs Department.

These special projects can have impact both internally with Bayer and externally within the customers Bayer serves. The Regional Deputy

Director is responsible for developing and managing a Regional Business Plan relative to Key Opinion Leader management and therapeutic area

Centers of Excellence regarding RSM goals, objectives and tactics. Incumbent sets the highest standards of professionalism by complying with the letter and spirit of all laws, regulations, corporate policies and ethical standards.


The primary responsibilities of this role, Deputy Director Medical Science Liaison, are to:

  • Develop and implement strategic and tactical Field Medical affairs objectives, across multiple Regional Sales Geographies, which are consistent with Bayer's goals to enhance business, build relationships with practitioners and opinion leaders and enhance professional education;
  • Work with all cross-functional internal stakeholders to prepare the marketplace for products in development and makes it more conducive for Bayer to conduct business with marketed products; Coordinates all incoming field intelligence information and communicates this information with the National Director, Medical Science Liaisons, who shares it with appropriate cross-functional internal stakeholders;
  • Recruit, train, develop and promote a staff of 6-10 highly professional and technically trained Medical Science Liaison's. Works closely with the National Director, Medical Science Liaisons, to help ensure future staffing by developing the talent pool within Field Medical Affairs. Supervise and provide appropriate feedback regarding the performance of his/her staff through field visits, analysis of activities and administrative functions. Conduct competency-based performance evaluations and counseling conferences in accordance with Bayer's performance management process. Works to ensure that each Medical Science Liaison receives appropriate custom training to achieve their full potential in the field;
  • Interface with internal and field-based stakeholders such as; Marketing, Medical, Sales Management, Clinical and Scientific Communications to lead, develop, and/or implement specific initiatives, programs and strategic business plans designed to accomplish the stated mission of Bayer;
  • Lead or support internal Medical Affairs projects in support of the VP, Medical Science Liaisons and US MA Operations and Head of Medical Affairs. Projects may include advisory boards, speaker training, CME programs, special scientific slide development for regulatory needs, etc.;
  • Develop training materials, and execute training programs to develop the MSL's. Oversee the Clinical Assessment of Scientific Topics and slide development by the MSL team, which may be used internally and/or externally (KOLs, FDA/Other Advisory boards, etc.);
  • Maintain a high level of technical expertise and a broad knowledge of the clinical and business issues impacting the Bayer business environment;
  • Coordinate all Phase IV requests coming in from the Medical Science Liaison's;
  • Communicate with Phase IV committee all such requests and direct Medical Science Liaison follow up activities regarding approved protocols. These activities may include working with Scientific Publications regarding posters, abstracts and publications;
  • Develop compliant Managed Care initiatives to support our Managed Care stakeholders. These initiatives include HEOR projects, disease
    based management projects, critical pathways, KOL development and technical support;
  • Appropriate management and allocation of product linked budgets and internal Scientific Affairs budgets. Budgetary responsibility for of $700,000-$1,000,000 of program, Travel/Expense, Special Projects budget etc.

Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree require and advanced degree in science-related field, with a minimum of 5+ years in the pharmaceutical industry in medical affairs, clinical development, marketing or sales;
  • Demonstrated expertise in drug information communication;
  • Excellent project management ability;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills;
  • Working knowledge of FDA, OIG requirements;
  • Ability to critically evaluate clinical papers;
  • Proven ability to understand customer segments and market trends;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Ability to build productive work relationships both internally and externally;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills;
  • Highly organized with thorough attention to detail ensuring timely follow-through and closure;
  • Strong leadership ability;
  • Ability to travel;

Preferred Qualifications:

• PharmD, PhD, MD, MBA

• Minimum 5 years of experience in a strategy-setting role within Medical Affairs;

• Excellent computer skills: Excel, Word, Power Point, Lotus Notes, etc.

• Knowledge of information technology systems.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Country: United States
Location: Residence Based