Job Opportunity as a Medical Science Liaison at Novartis Company

Deadline : 01 May 2020

Nonprofit organization: Novartis

Specialities: Medical Sciences

Study level: Ph.D.

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Job Opportunity as a Medical Science Liaison at Novartis Company

Novartis provides a job opportunity in both Lebanon and Jordan as a liaison of medical sciences. This position is full time in the Research and Development department of Novartis Pharma Services AG in Beirut for Lebanon and in Novartis pharma services AG in Amman for the job opportunity in Jordan.


You must have:

  1. A minimum doctoral degree (PharmD, PhD, MD).
  2. Be fluent in English and local language in both oral and written skills.
  3. At least 3 years of experience as an MSL.
  4. Proven previous experience in a field medical position and activities related to the Novartis MSL role.
  5. Proven ability to develop and foster peer-to-peer, credible relationships with medical experts and other health care professionals.
  6. Working knowledge of the healthcare system and research procedures as well as the ICH guidelines, GCP and other ethical guidelines relevant to the pharmaceutical industry.
  7. Strong scientific, medical, research and technical expertise and ability to work across therapeutic areas.
  8. The ability to understand and effectively convey emergent scientific and HEOR data.
  9. Demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills.
  10. Be able to adapt, organize, prioritize, and work effectively on multifunctional teams in a constantly changing field-based environment.
  11. Experience providing medical education to external and internal audiences including coaching and mentoring.
  12. Be familiar with the use of social media and evolving digital platforms like for stakeholder mapping, management, development and insights.
  13. Strong personal integrity and focus on stakeholders.
  14. For more information about job opportunity in Jordan click here.
  15. For more information about job opportunity in Lebanon click here

Your Responsibilities:

  • You mill be responsible of medical expert engagement in the following activities:
  1. Provide and discuss medical, scientific and health care and outcome research evidence on new treatment options, Novartis compounds, products, therapeutic and research areas with HCPs like external medical experts, researchers, key patient care providers and relevant stakeholders involved in patient treatment.
  2. Involve HCPs when a need is identified to provide support/ advice/ participate in specific medical and scientific activities like advisory boards, education of health care providers, publications, etc.
  • You mill be responsible of scientific research support in the following activities:
  1. Provide scientific education and share information about Novartis clinical research program to identify potential study sites and support study accrual for key trials as appropriate.
  2. Provide feasibility and research site recommendation for Novartis sponsored clinical trials.
  • You mill be responsible of scientific exchange and insights in the following activities:
  1. Support scientific exchange to advance understanding of new scientific principles, novel research trends, and current scientific debate.
  2. Collect, analyze and report insights from HCPs to inform and shape medical strategy.
  3. Provide scientific and educational information to HCPs on specific patient critical issues.
  4. Build relationships with relevant medical societies, associations and health care institutions.
  • You mill be responsible of internal Novartis contributions in the following activities:
  1. Provide expert disease area and product training to Novartis field colleagues like new MSLs, sales reps, CRAs and support coaching and mentoring of MSLs as assigned by manager.
  2. Proactively contribute to shape the IPS plan proactively providing external stakeholders' in-sights and contribute to the design and execution and the medical affairs strategy and plan. 
  3. Lead or participate in projects and / or initiatives as assigned by manager.
  4. Liaise with relevant internal teams like KAM, HE&OR, patient access to provide up-to-date medical support to external groups e.g. to provide scientific information in the discussion of product inclusion in medical guidelines, formularies.

About Novartis:

The purpose of Novartis is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people's lives. It uses innovative science and technology to address some of society's most challenging healthcare issues. It discovers and develops breakthrough treatments and find new ways to deliver them to as many people as possible.

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Eligible Country: Jordan , Lebanon


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