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Medical Science Liaison

  • City / Town: Berkshire
  • Date posted: 23/03/2020 07:00:00
  • Sector: Medical Science Liaison
  • Employee status:
  • Employment status: Full Time
  • Job reference: R1124168
  • Consultant: Samantha Prindiville

Location:  South Central - Berkshire/Buckinghamshire/Surrey/Oxford

As a Medical Science Liaison at IQVIA you will be responsible for the legitimate exchange of medical and scientific information, education and research initiatives with the medical community at a peer to peer level, in addition to providing a scientific service to internal stakeholders. 


As a Medical Science Liaison, you will be:  

  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining the reputation for scientific excellence with Key Opinion Leaders using advanced technical competence and refined interpersonal skills 

  • A contact for researchers, investigators and clinicians 

  • Providing a scientific service to both external, as well as internal stakeholders 

  • Addressing several issues with external stakeholders such as those related to products, disease state, clinical development and unsolicited off-licence product related questions from healthcare professionals.  

  • Leading medical and scientific discussions, presentations, data exchange and education 

  • Supporting medical information in relation to unsolicited enquiries or comments including questions about the unauthorised use of a medicine 

  • Providing an expert resource to the field force and to the relevant Head Office/ Global colleagues 

  • Using data to develop logical and innovative approaches to meet both external and internal stakeholders the customer’s needs while achieving Bayer’s scientific objectives 



As a Medical Science Liaison, you will need:  

  • A life Science degree/healthcare qualification, together with a higher research-based qualification such as PhD  

  • Relevant therapeutic area/product educational background/experience (strongly preferred) 

  • Excellent spoken and written English 

  • Full and valid UK driving licence (max of 6 points) 

  • Minimum one year’s prior MSL experience, preferably within ophthalmology (UK experience preferred) 

  • First hand research experience in the life sciences is strongly preferred, ideally with training/mentoring experience of junior colleagues 

  • High quality academic/scientific writing experience e.g. publications in peer-reviewed journals 

  • The ability to demonstrate experience of delivering presentations of technical/scientific material to high standards e.g. at international conferences 

  • Fully conversant with the requirements of the ABPI code, PMCPA guidance and guidelines on company procedures 


At IQVIA, your contributions will be rewarded with:   

  • Excellent Salary, Bonus & Company Car  

  • Life Assurance & Pension  

  • Additional Voluntary Benefits available including:  

  • Health Insurance (Dental, Health Screen and Optical)  

  • Health Clubs and Gym Discounts Give As You Earn  

  • Private Health Insurance  

 We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  



  • Helped commercialize 94 of the Top 100 best-selling products of 2017  

  • 64,000 employees conducting business in more than 100 countries   

  • 4th Largest Life Sciences Employer in the UK  

  • S&P 500 company  

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

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Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

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