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Medical Science Liaison (MSL), Western Canada

応募 後で応募 求人ID R0009147 掲載日 05/31/2019 Location:Oakville, Canada; Toronto, Canada

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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Medical Science Liaison - Gastroenterology (GI) covering the Western Canada territory.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Medical Science Liaison working on the Gastroenterology team, you will be empowered to establish Takeda’s presence with thought leaders an academics in Western Canada, primarily focused on the GI space, and a typical day will include:


  • Support medical and business strategies for Gastroenterology via field-based activities that are aligned with overall corporate goals and objectives
  • Establish Takeda’s presence in Gastroenterology with thought leaders and academic institutions in Western Canada, specifically focused on Gastroenterology (GI)
  • Provide medical insights, intelligence and recommendations from the field to support the development and life-cycle management of Takeda compounds
  • Provide medical and scientific expertise to commercial partners as needed and within regulatory guidelines


  • In the therapeutic area of lung cancer, identify and develop relationships with key thought leaders that are in alignment with Takeda Canada’s scientific and business objectives
  • Provide scientific expertise and engage in ongoing scientific exchange and balanced discussion to support the assigned region with product and disease state knowledge through individual and group presentations of scientific information to both key thought leaders and stakeholders
  • Ensure Medical Scientific Liaison (MSL) metrics (both quantitative and qualitative) are achieved
  • Collect medical insights and intelligence, for interpretation and communication of relevant information to define, update, and support the organization’s scientific and business strategies related to the brand(s), competitors, disease states and overall therapeutic resourcing
  • Develop and maintain extensive knowledge of disease, its treatment and the competitive landscape
  • Identify educational opportunities aligned with Takeda’s medical education strategies
  • Provide clinical education, publication, communication, training, and advisory programs to support key thought leader and/or company initiatives
  • Identify and facilitate Investigator Sponsored Research (ISR) aligned with Takeda’s medical strategies and facilitate review and track progress of ISR proposals
  • Identify, evaluate, and screen qualified research sites for clinical investigation and support clinical trial operations as needed with trial and therapeutic education
  • Provide medical booth and session coverage at scientific meetings and reports information of strategic interest to Takeda, along with scientific representation of company at scientific meetings
  • Address unsolicited requests for medical information from health care professionals, including physicians, patient advocacy groups, medical institutions, pharmacy, etc.
  • Deliver scientific and medical training to internal partners and provide clinical presentations and medical information to government accounts, upon request


  • Bachelor degree accompanied by either MD, Ph.D. or Pharm.D. and two (2) years of medical liaison experience within the pharmaceutical industry, with 5 years of healthcare or experience in one or more of the following (medical affairs, managed markets, clinical practice, clinical research or academic) following award of health sciences degree
  • Therapeutic area experience, clinical, research, or teaching experience
  • A solid scientific background with a thorough grasp of the pharmaceutical industry and a superior ability to think strategically and critically
  • Well-versed in highly technical and scientific languages for communication with key Thought Leaders, Medical Affairs, Research and Development, Marketing, as well as other key internal and external stakeholders
  • Firm understanding of the key phases, processes, and techniques that are involved in both the pre-clinical and clinical aspects of drug development
  • Understanding of the Canadian healthcare infrastructure, particularly the role of academic teaching and research institutes
  • Understanding of physiology and pharmacology at a level sufficient to allow meaningful dialogue with regional opinion leaders
  • Legislation (e.g. Food and Drug Act), IMC Code of Conduct, Clinical Practice Guidelines, general functions of Health Canada, CADTH and provincial formularies, competitor activities, key customer groups, advocacy groups, general market dynamics


  • Willingness to travel to various meetings or client sites, including overnight trips. Some international travel may be required
  • Requires approximately 70% travel


  • Registered Pension Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs

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Oakville, Canada

L-Shire - Canada - Toronto

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