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Rare Disease Medical Science Liaison - Mid-Atlantic

Company: Kyowa Kirin, Inc.- U.S.
Location: Mantua
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Kyowa Kirin is a fast growing global specialty pharmaceutical company that applies state-of-the-art biotechnologies to discover and deliver novel medicines in four areas of unmet need: oncology, nephrology, immunology and CNS/movement disorders. The North America organization includes three offices (in New Jersey and California) that focus on drug discovery, product development, and commercialization. Together, we work as a close-knit team to understand clinical needs and advance innovations that can have a profound impact on patient lives.

As a patient centric organization that strives to deliver innovative medicines to meet unmet needs, we feel that it is critical to follow the safety guidelines defined by CDC and OSHA. We believe the COVID-19 vaccine is the best way to manage COVID risk to you, your colleagues, your family and our society. With that in mind, we are taking the essential step to ensure the safety of our employees during this health crisis by requiring all US employees, temporary workers, agency employees and independent contractors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, where allowed by state or local law and where vaccine supply is readily available. In accordance with applicable law, individuals may seek an accommodation for medical or disability-related conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs.

Summary of Job:

Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) at Kyowa Kirin are the field-based extension of our Medical Affairs department. MSLs are scientifically trained professionals who possess strong clinical and/or scientific backgrounds whose role is to be a resource of fair-balanced and scientifically rigorous information to our customers.
This territory will cover the following state: KY, WV, VA, OH, PA, NJ, MD, DE and Washington DC. Requires up to 70% domestic and international travel.

Essential Requirements:
Identify, establish and maintain professional relationships.
Dialogue with national, regional, and local key opinion leaders, allied health care professionals, and patient advocacy groups
Educate healthcare professionals and managed markets decision makers on Kyowa Kirin's product portfolio.
Ensure the appropriate dissemination of transparent, fair-balanced scientific and clinical information, knowledge and services in a timely, compliant, ethical and customer-focused manner.
Function as a regional medical/scientific resource and work to pair customer needs with available Kyowa Kirin resources.
Support clinical research activities (investigator initiated and company sponsored).
Facilitate speaker development and training.
Engage in timely and fair-balanced scientific exchange with local Health Care Professionals (HCP) in response to unsolicited requests for information related to Kyowa Kirin's products and/or scientific areas of interest.
Attend and provide scientific support at national, regional, and local medical conferences.
Actively participate in advisory boards and clinical investigator meetings.
Provide quality and appropriate feedback to headquarters and manager based on field interactions with healthcare thought leaders.
Adhere to all company policies and legal, compliance and regulatory guidelines

Advanced clinical/science degree or health care professional credentials required (MD, PhD, RPh, PharmD, DO, NP, PA, MS or equivalent)

Minimum 3 years MSL experience strongly preferred for MSL; 5 years MSL experience required for Sr. MSL consideration
Other field-based or customer-facing positions considered if possess expertise in the disease state
Rare Disease experience preferred
Knowledge of treatment guidelines, clinical research processes, FDA regulations and OIG guidelines preferred.

Technical Skills

Proficient in MS Office Suite and aptitude to learn other programs such as Customer Relationship Management software

Non-Technical Skills
Outstanding interpersonal skills, including building strong working relationships, and managing and resolving conflict
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, listening, and presentation)
Results oriented
Team oriented
Proven track record of success
Current knowledge of all relevant industry, legal and regulatory compliance guidelines
Commitment to the highest ethical, legal, regulatory and scientific standards.
Normal office environment with prolonged sitting and extensive computer work.

KKNA and all of its employees have an obligation to act in accordance with the law and with integrity in all our operations and interactions

It is the policy of Kyowa Kirin North America, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, religion, creed, color, pregnancy, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or affection preference or citizenship status or any other category protected by law.

When you apply to a job on this site, the personal data contained in your application will be collected and stored by Kyowa Kirin, Inc. ("Controller"), which is located at 135 Route 202/206, Suite 6, Bedminster, NJ 07921 USA and can be contacted by emailing Controller's data protection officer can be contacted at . Your personal data will be processed for the purposes of managing Controller's recruitment related activities, which include setting up and conducting interviews and tests for applicants, evaluating and assessing the results thereto, and as is otherwise needed in the recruitment and hiring processes. Such processing is legally permissible under Art. 6(1)(f) of General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 ("GDPR") as necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Controller, which are the solicitation, evaluation, and selection of applicants for employment.

Your personal data will be shared with Greenhouse Software, Inc., a cloud services provider located in the United States of America and engaged by Controller to help manage its recruitment and hiring process on Controller's behalf. Accordingly, if you are located outside of the United States, your personal data will be transferred to the United States once you submit it through this site. The transfer will be made using appropriate additional safeguards under the standard contractual clauses approved by regulators for transfers of personal data outside the European Union.

Your personal data will be retained by Controller as long as Controller determines it is necessary to evaluate your application for employment. Under the GDPR, if you are located in the European Union, you have the right to request access to your personal data, to request that your personal data be rectified or erased, and to request that processing of your personal data be restricted. You also have the right to data portability, and to lodge a complaint with an EU supervisory authority. If you have any questions about our use of your data, you may contact us by email at .

Kyowa Kirin reserves the right to modify this job description, at manager's discretion, at any time. In the US, this job description does not change your "at will" status.

Keywords: Kyowa Kirin, Inc.- U.S., Philadelphia , Rare Disease Medical Science Liaison - Mid-Atlantic, Healthcare , Mantua, Pennsylvania

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