Sr. Medical Science Liaison (MSL), Germany

BridgeBio International Remote - Germany Medical Affairs

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About BridgeBio

BridgeBio is a biopharmaceutical company founded to discover, create, test, and deliver transformative medicines to treat patients who suffer from genetic diseases and cancers with clear genetic drivers. We bridge the gap between remarkable advancements in genetic science in academic institutions and the delivery of meaningful medicines to patients. Founded in 2015, the company has built a portfolio of 20+ drug development programs ranging from preclinical to late-stage development in multiple therapeutic areas including genetic dermatology, precision oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, neurology, pulmonology, and renal disease, with two approved drugs.

Our focus on scientific excellence and rapid execution aim to translate today’s discoveries into tomorrow’s medicines. We have U.S. offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, and Raleigh, with small satellites in other parts of the country. We also have international offices in Montreal, Canada, and Zurich, Switzerland, and are expanding across Europe.

To learn more about our story and company culture, visit us at https://bridgebio.com

Who You Are

This successful candidate will report to the Sr. Director, Medical Affairs DACH. The Senior Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is an experienced field-based scientific expert who will support the medical and scientific objectives of BridgeBio’s therapeutic area’s late-stage and in-line portfolio in the assigned geographic territory. The position will have full responsibility for the planning, implementation and daily operation of all relevant projects in Medical Affairs in the assigned region. As an experienced peer scientific expert, he/she communicates appropriate scientific and medical information to Healthcare Practitioners (HCPs) and identifies and facilitates collaboration opportunities. He/she communicates and works with key internal and external stakeholders to support company initiatives that improve the quality and content of all relevant medical and research programs. The Senior Medical Science Liaison position is at an Associate Director level.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement the medical affairs priorities and objectives and plan, tailored to the needs and situation of the territory, in line with the country’s medical brand plan and engagement plan, to support best clinical practice and company objectives
  • Develop relationships with a wide range of relevant disease-specific HCPs, to understand scientific areas of interest and educational needs
  • Provide credible and fair balanced scientific information about BridgeBio’s current and future drug products, current and future research activities, and product developments
  • Identify, develop, and foster knowledge sharing with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), other important customers and stakeholders, including professional organizations 
  • Manage and address timely and appropriately all unsolicited requests about the safety and use of current and future drug products based on the available scientific data utilizing global medical information resources per local regulatory requirements
  • Provide high-quality medical education presentations at peer-to-peer or other meetings, such as round tables, hospital meetings, and staff meetings, and obtain and communicate relevant feedback
  • Regular review of relevant literature, participation in scientific congresses and conferences, including BridgeBio therapeutic area training sessions to maintain current knowledge and to develop competitive intelligence on other treatments in the therapeutic area
  • Organize regional and national symposia and other medical education events
  • Implement the local publication plan, aligned with local, international, and Global strategy, to ensure widespread data dissemination, including congress abstracts, publications, and case studies
  • Support regional and national market access initiatives in an appropriate way
  • Play a role in internal training and communication with the medical, marketing, sales, and other functions of the affiliate and in International as needed
  • Support and leadership for medical affairs initiatives to assess new indications, patient pathways, diagnostic practice, the healthcare environment, and strategies in relevant disease areas
  • Assist the medical affairs team in the identification of potential investigators and research projects, which may include support of investigator-sponsored trial process, study site identification, recruitment strategies, and collaboration with clinical operations
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge and appropriately implement current local pharmaceutical regulations, BridgeBio policies, and procedures
  • Ensure a close cross-functional working relationship with commercial, sales, and market access teams as appropriate

The above job description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be an exhaustive list of activities, duties, and responsibilities required of job incumbents. Therefore, job incumbents are expected to perform all other duties as assigned or required, as training and experience allow.  

No matter your role at BridgeBio, successful team members are:

  • Patient Champions, who put patients first and uphold strict ethical standards
  • Entrepreneurial Operators, who drive toward practical solutions and have an ownership mindset
  • Truth Seekers, who are detailed, rational, and humble problem solvers
  • Individuals Who Inspire Excellence in themselves and those around them
  • High-quality executors, who execute against goals and milestones with quality, precision, and speed

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements

  • Master of Science degree required. PhD, PharmD, or MD preferred
  • Minimum 5-7 years of field-based Medical Affairs experience in Biotech or Pharma
  • Experience in cardiology, cardiopulmonary therapeutic space, and rare diseases is a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills, including the ability to network. Able to participate in a scientific dialogue with KOLs and researchers
  • Proven ability to create and sustain relationships with key scientific experts
  • Ability to handle objections and manage issues presented by HCPs
  • Skilled in clinical research and understanding of the process of pharmaceutical product development and approval
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and work effectively with minimal supervision in a constantly changing environment
  • Excellent teaching skills and ability to present and discuss scientific material clearly and concisely  
  • Able to function in a highly regulated environment and to adhere to all company/corporate guidelines and standard operating procedures (SOPs), while responding to a variety of questions and requests from healthcare professionals
  • Ability to work independently and to converse on a peer-to-peer basis with HCPs
  • Experience working in a competitive market
  • Pharmaceutical business, market knowledge, and experience considered an asset
  • Thorough knowledge of the healthcare system, disease management, and medical research
  • Ability to understand and summarize clinical trial reports and papers
  • Current working knowledge of German legal, regulatory, compliance regulations, and guidelines relevant to industry interactions with health- care professionals 
  • Critical thinking ability
  • Ability to effectively work, function, and contribute to cross-functional teams
  • Ability and willingness to plan for and to work with a mix of F2F and virtual interactions 
  • Flexible and open to support more than one indication, product, or therapeutic area
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), TEAMs, ZOOM, Outlook, and CRM platforms
  • Fluent German and solid English verbal and written communication skills

What We Offer

  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate to hear directly from individuals living with the conditions we are seeking to impact throughout the year and learn how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first, think independently, be radically transparent, every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • A collaborative, fast-paced, data-driven environment where we inspire ourselves and each other to always perform at the top of our game
  • Access to learning and development resources to help you get in the best professional shape of your life
  • Robust and market-competitive compensation & benefits package (Base, Performance Bonus, Equity, health, welfare & retirement programs
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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Sr. Medical Science Liaison (MSL), Germany

BridgeBio International Remote - Germany Medical Affairs

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