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J&J Family of Companies Medical Science Liaison - Oncology in Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia

Medical Science Liaison - Oncology - 2406193477W


Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Medical Science Liaison – Oncology to be located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

At Johnson & Johnson, we believe health is everything. Our strength in healthcare innovation empowers us to build a world where complex diseases are prevented, treated, and cured, where treatments are smarter and less invasive, and solutions are personal. Through our expertise in Innovative Medicine and MedTech, we are uniquely positioned to innovate across the full spectrum of healthcare solutions today to deliver the breakthroughs of tomorrow, and profoundly impact health for humanity. Learn more at https://www.jnj.com/.

Duties & Responsibilities

To maximize company product value through high scientific quality communication with Leading Specialists on a peer-to-peer basis. Through activities in line with the Medical Affairs Plan, the MSL is jointly responsible for the realization of short-term and long-term company goals.To be a therapeutic area scientific expert, responsible for discussing our products, patients’ treatment trends and studies in the therapeutic areas in which we are involved, on a peer-to-peer basis with defined audience of Leading Specialists (Physicians, Pharmacists, Hospital Managers, Board Members of Scientific Societies, and other partners) and to be considered a trusted scientific counterpart.

  • To keep abreast of the medical and scientific knowledge.

  • Continuously update their knowledge of products, patient’s treatment trends and clinical activities and studies conducted within the therapeutic area in their region.

  • Development and maintenance of a contact network with Leading Specialists .

  • Understands their needs, key value drivers, practical treatment patterns and scientific activities within therapeutic area

  • Communicates value of company products, incl. formulary discussions

  • Through scientific interactions, champions medical benefits of products and contribute to foster innovative approaches

  • Represents the company within therapeutic area professional associations in cooperation with Medical Advisor/ Medical Lead/Medical Director

  • Pr o a ctive and reactive communication of medical scientific data to Leading Specialists and broader external health-care related audiences:

  • Communicates directly and proactively scientific information of our products within the approved label

  • Communicates non-promotional general information about our company, including description of research and development programs

  • Responds to unsolicited scientific queries of customers for approved products and products/indications in development, based on Medical Affairs and Medical Information documents

  • Organization and participation in Medical Education activities:

  • Identify/support/educate speakers

  • Build Medical Education programs with scientific third parties

  • Organization and participation in Advisory Boards in cooperation with Medical Advisor/Medical Lead/Medical Director

  • Provision of scientific support to company Sales Representative

  • Provides medical and product training and scientific support to Sales Representatives in coordination with Training Department as appropriate

  • Acts as a reference point to Sales Representatives for any scientific query, in collaboration with Medical Information as appropriate

  • Support Medical Affairs study execution

  • Supports the set up and follow up of registries and other non-interventional Medical Affairs studies

  • Proposes investigators and sites for interventional and non-interventional Medical Affairs studies

  • Participates in investigator meetings preparation, recruitment follow-up and study result presentation

  • Receives investigator proposals for IIS and to ensure they are discussed within the Medical Affairs department for decision

  • Through scientific interactions, gain valuable insight into treatment patterns, and scientific activities in the therapeutic area and provide input to the company Medical Affairs Plan / business decision-making

  • Achieve main performance measures (Performance Goals)


  • Pharmacists/Physician bachelor's degree, postgraduate studies is an advantage

  • 2 years experience in multinational pharmaceutical company (working as medical science liaison is an advantage)

  • Scientific acumen and communication skills in order to be accepted by Leading Specialists in peer- to-peer relationship. Preferably with pharmaceutical industry experience

  • Highly customer focused with an awareness of the importance of business results

  • Innovative with the ability to coordinate and drive a complex and changing environment

Technical/Functional Skills Required

  • Excellent presentation & communication skills

  • Flexible to travel within the GCC region and to spend 80% of their time in the field

  • Deep knowledge of the Oncology therapeutic area, strength in research and interpretation of medical data

  • Relevant work experience & scientific acumen in order to be accepted by Leading Specialists in peer-to-peer relationship

  • Awareness of business strategy and high customer focus with an understanding of the importance of business results

  • Innovative, able to work in a matrix and coordinate and drive a complex and changing environment

Leadership Behaviors Required

  • LIVE OUR CREDO: Puts the needs of Our Credo stakeholders first, pursues the highest standards of quality, safety, compliance & ethics and Ensures everyday actions contribute to Our Purpose

  • CONNECT: Builds internal and external relationships based on respect, collaborates openly across boundaries, and acts as a team player

  • SHAPE: Inspires and contributes ideas that challenge thinking, demonstrates resilience and agility to drive and adapt to change

  • GROW :Develops self and others to reach their goals, engages in open & honest conversations and Drives performance by managing energy and taking ownership for outcomes

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.

We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences.

That is why we in Johnson & Johnson are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”!

Primary Location Europe/Middle East/Africa-Saudi Arabia-Ar Riyad-Riyadh

Organization Johnson & Johnson Middle East FZ-LLC Branch Legal Entity (8613)

Job Function Medical Science Liaison

Req ID: 2406193477W