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Boehringer Ingelheim AD/Medical Science Liaison-South Texas- Cardio-Renal Metabolic in HOUSTON, Texas

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.

Description:

The AD Medical Science Liaison is part of a regionally focused therapeutic area MSL team within Field Based Medicine (FBM), who reports into the MSL Sr. AD. The focus of this role is field based scientific exchange (SE), for which the AD Medical Science Liaison will leverage their scientific background, industry knowledge, and business acumen to act as a scientific resource to Scientific Experts (SCEs), while gathering insights that inform Scientific Objectives (SOs) and strategic decision making by Medicine. Within their territory MSLs are responsible for establishing, cultivating, and maintaining relationships with SCEs. Further, the MSL functions as an extension of the medical information group to provide product and pipeline therapeutic area expertise to SCEs and HCPs, and as a scientific expert to internal stakeholders within Medicine and Commercial groups at BIPI. The AD Medical Science Liaison is a collaborative member of BIPI who is expected to communicate seamlessly with other members of the field based organization, act as a leader and coach within the MSL team, and perform all activities in a compliant manner.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Customer Interactions and Scientific Exchange:

  • The overarching objective of the Associate Director MSL is to be in the field conducting scientific exchange with prioritized SCEs. Therefore, the principal effort of the MSL will be focused on planning, preparing for, and conducting field based interactions and scientific exchange in support of the TA Scientific Objectives (SOs). Specific aspects of the role include, but may not be limited to:

  • Proactively conduct scientific exchange with SCEs to support the SOs

  • Establish and maintain scientific relationships with SCEs, while developing a strong understanding of territory specific healthcare systems and clinical practices related to patient care, disease management, treatment protocols, and research interests.

  • Act as a scientific resource to SCEs and HCPs to reactively answer specific questions on TA or disease state topics and BI compounds through scientific exchange.

  • Provide disease state education on topics related to TA Scientific Objectives.

  • Act as a scientific resource to Scientific Experts at payer accounts and integrated delivery networks when requested.

  • Collaboration:

  • The Associate Director MSL collaborates with the field based medicine team, CDMA, appropriate Commercial personnel, and the broader organization – in a seamless and efficient manner. Specific aspects include, but may not be limited to:

  • Collaborate within the TA MSL Team, on all aspects of planning, execution, sharing of best practices, and insight generation related discussion in order to understand the breadth of insights, potential impact, and to stimulate scientific exploration.

  • Collaborate to provide field based scientific expertise for key accounts, as required. Learn about new and evolving customers and the changing medical needs of such customers.

  • Collaborate with Commercial personnel, as appropriate and in a compliant manner, to provide scientific support for internal and external activities where there is a defined and appropriate scientific role for FBM.

  • Collaborate with CDMA and the broader Medicine organization to provide scientific support and communicate scientific insights.

  • Planning and Support:

  • Develop a tactical customer-centric medical engagement plan for their geography in alignment with management and provide internal and external scientific support – as required. Specific aspects of the role include, but may not be limited to:

  • Proactively develop a territory specific medical engagement plan for scientific exchange with prioritized SCEs, which supports the TA Scientific Objectives (SOs) and priorities.

  • Proactively assess SCEs that are appropriate to interact with as part of the medical engagement plan.

  • Identify and communicate challenging gaps between BIPI and customer expectations, needs, and priorities.

  • Proactively monitor and adjust tactical medical engagement plan to better achieve TA Scientific Objectives.

  • Support identification and assist with development of scientific materials, as directed, required to effectively conduct scientific exchange.

  • Support identification of training needs to effectively engage in scientific exchange.

  • Maintain regular communication with the regional TA MSL Team, to review ongoing activities and insights, share best practices, and communicate learnings.

  • In alignment with Clinical Operations, interact with current and potential BI study investigators to support clinical trial activities.

  • Facilitate logistical communications between BIPI and HCPs regarding Investigator Initiated Studies (IIS), External Collaborative Research, and company study contracts, as requested.

  • Provide additional scientific support for Medicine and Scientific Affairs activities in alignment with the local working instruction, which may include but are not limited to support for scientific congresses and medical information.

  • Maintain clinical, scientific, and technical expertise in specific TA through continuous learning and knowledge of the TA related scientific literature.

  • Insight Generation and Reporting:

  • Identify, document, discuss, and communicate scientific insights as guided by the TA Scientific Objectives.

  • Specific aspects include, but may not be limited to:

  • Document field generated scientific insights within appropriate system(s), and communicate to appropriate internal stakeholders, as required.

  • Participate in the discussion of scientific insights gathered by the TA MSL team, in order to understand the breadth of insights, potential impact, and to stimulate scientific exploration, as directed by management Support communication of scientific insights across the Medical and Commercial organizations, as directed by management.

  • Identify changes in the healthcare landscape and trends impacting delivery within the territory (i.e. new stakeholders impacting the delivery of or access to care).

  • Leadership and Coaching:

  • The Associate Director MSL is expected to lead special Medicine/RA projects, TA MSL team activities, and serve as a coach and mentor to MSL colleagues – based upon strong field based competencies and scientific expertise. These accountabilities are performed while maintaining customer relationships and field based responsibilities. Specific aspects include, but may not be limited to:

  • Serve as a mentor for newly hired MSLs, at the direction of the MSL Team Lead. Coaching and guidance may include:

  • Customer relationship development best practices.

  • Communication techniques for effective scientific exchange.

  • Understanding healthcare delivery within complex systems.

  • Territory medical engagement plan development.

  • Serve as a scientific lead for the FBM team, within aspects of a therapeutic area or disease state, at the direction of the MSL Sr AD.

  • Lead special projects as directed MSL Sr AD (i.e. FBM optimization initiatives, scientific analyses to advance understanding within the disease state, participate in scientific advisory boards, etc.).

Requirements for MSL Level:

  • BSc. from an accredited institution required, and in addition fulfill one of the following education levels and experience criteria:

  • Advanced science / clinical degree (PharmD, M.D., DO, Ph.D.) with one or more (1+) years of relevant clinical or therapeutic experience (preferred), or

  • Masters level degree in health sciences with three or more (3+) years of relevant clinical or therapeutic area experience, or

  • Combined BSc. with a MBA, or BSN with a MBA, and five or more (5+) years of relevant clinical or therapeutic area experience, or

  • A PA with three or more (3+) years of relevant clinical or therapeutic area experience.

  • Other medically qualified licensure(e.g. RPh, Respiratory Therapist) with seven or more (7+) years of relevant clinical or therapeutic area experience.

  • Two or more (2+) years of experience as a MSL within the respective therapeutic area with primary emphasis on field based scientific exchange – preferred.

  • Knowledge of regional specific healthcare systems and clinical practices related to patient care – preferred.

  • Strong communication and relationship development skills.

  • Able to readily interpret scientific data, understand the potential impact of data on clinical approaches and research needs, and communicate scientific data to broad audiences.

  • Position is field-based with over 50% required travel to manage assigned geography. Easy access to large hub airport desired.

  • Ability to use field-based electronic or other communication tools for all aspects of job.

  • Requires a deep understanding of scientific, clinical, market and product information and the ability to discuss and communicate this information with top experts in their field.

  • Requires the knowledge and expertise to interpret and share this information with internal stakeholders across multiple functions.

  • Territory includes South Texas

Requirements AD Level:

  • BSc. from an accredited institution required, and in addition fulfill one of the following education levels and experience criteria:

  • Advanced science / clinical degree (PharmD, M.D., DO, Ph.D.) with three or more (3+) years of relevant clinical or therapeutic experience (preferred), or

  • Masters level degree in health sciences with five or more (5+) years of relevant clinical or therapeutic area experience, or

  • Combined BSc. with a MBA, or BSN with a MBA, and seven or more (7+) years of relevant clinical or therapeutic area experience, or

  • A PA with five or more (5+) years of relevant clinical or therapeutic area experience.

  • Other Medically qualified licensure (e.g. RPh, Respiratory Therapist) with nine or more (9+) years of relevant clinical or therapeutic area experience.

  • Two or more (2+) years of experience as a MSL within the respective therapeutic area with primary emphasis on field based scientific exchange – required, four or more (4+) years preferred.

  • Experience in a senior MSL role – preferred.

  • Experience leading field based medicine or medical affairs projects, or mentoring MSLs – preferred.

  • Knowledge of regional specific healthcare systems and clinical practices related to patient care – preferred.

  • Requires a deep understanding of scientific. clinical, market and product information and the ability to discuss and communicate this information with top experts in their field.

  • Requires the knowledge and expertise to interpret and share this information with internal stakeholders across multiple functions.

  • Strong communication and relationship development skills.

  • Able to readily interpret scientific data, understand the potential impact of data on clinical approaches and research needs, and communicate scientific data to broad audiences.

  • Ability to use field-based electronic or other communication tools for all aspects of job.

  • Position is field-based with over 50% required travel to manage assigned geography. Easy access to large hub airport desired.

  • Scientific & Clinical Acumen : Thorough understanding of disease state(s). Thorough understanding of TA portfolio. Communicates approved resources clearly and accurately. Thorough understanding of research methodology. Understands and able to discuss competitive landscape.

  • Customer Engagement : Customer Interaction Planning. Engaging the Customer. Addressing Perceptions. Exploring Customer Needs. Providing Solutions. Confirming Next Steps

  • Business Acumen : Stewardship related to BI resources. Understands and leverages the healthcare landscape. Explores new opportunities related to strategic scientific initiatives aligned with SOs. Participates and contributes to FBM and CDMA calls, meetings and corporate initiatives. Engagement Planning and strategic customer identification. Territory management skills

  • Executive Presence/EQ: Presentation and Engagement skills. Displays situational awareness. Demonstrates ability to develop and strengthen relationships. Displays a high degree of emotional resilience. Projects a positive image, trustworthiness and accountability

  • Collaboration: Seeks opportunity to work with FBM peers. Appropriately partners with cross-functional stakeholders. Works well with CDMA and FBM leadership. Strategically initiates collaborative relationships that lead to desired outcomes. Connects individual stakeholders with medical community.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.

  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required).

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

Who We Are:

At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.

Want to learn more? Visit boehringer-ingelheim.com and join us in our effort to make more health.

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to a person’s actual or perceived race, including natural hairstyles, hair texture and protective hairstyles; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital status; gender, gender identity or expression; sexual orientation, mental, physical or intellectual disability, veteran status; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law.

Organization: US-BI Pharma/BI USA

Title: AD/Medical Science Liaison-South Texas- Cardio-Renal Metabolic

Location: Americas-US-TX-Dallas

Other Locations: Americas-US-Connecticut, Americas-US-TX-Houston

Requisition ID: 234742

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