European MSL Lead - Respiratory

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Updated: January 17, 2020
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Job ID: 5130


Syneos Health are pleased to announce the build of two new high-performance teams. The first is a European Commercial Respiratory Specialist Team, the second is a European Medical and Scientific Liaison team.

Our client is a private equity backed, Swiss based Specialty Company, who have recently acquired their 1st asset from a top 10 pharma company.  Ambitions are high and additional acquisitions are on the near horizon. It could not be a more exciting time to support a company taking their first step into market.

Syneos Health is looking for entrepreneurial individuals who have the drive, ambition and intellectual agility to help build our partners future business.


  • Lead the recruitment and development of a strong multifaceted team of MSLs who encompass the competencies required to navigate the current and future health landscape

  • Foster a spirit of collaboration across all functions in line with corporate Biopharmaceutical Acceleration Model (BAM), providing unbiased scientific insight, patient insights, training and input to assist business goals

  • Support MSL team to develop a strong network of key opinion leaders at an international, national and regional level

  • Support MSL team to identify opportunities to gather and disseminate scientific and medical insights to relevant stakeholders, which contribute to clinical and commercial strategy

  • Work together with commercial, R&D, and other key stakeholders to shape the target product profile and life-cycle management of brand/portfolio

  • Act as our partners ambassador and point of contact for scientific discussion with external stakeholders

  • In collaboration with Syneos Health and our partners leadership team, develop and implement robust qualitative and quantitative Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) which demonstrate value in scientific advancement and monitor performance against these KPIs

  • Establish an entrepreneurial culture

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years experience within an MSL leadership role in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Independent self starter who is highly perceptive, socially intelligent, and intuitive
  • Proven ability to lead and manage an MSL team, with proven coaching/development skills
  • Outstanding communicator with Gravitas and experience in the respiratory therapeutic area
  • Ability and willingness to collaborate and network internally and externally at the highest level
  • Ability to develop cutting edge medical affairs strategies which are aligned with corporate goals
  • Ability to identify, simplify and socialise complex information which can be utilised by internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to manage complex projects in parallel
  • Excellent working knowledge of policies and guidance documents related to compliant medical affairs operations, including information dissemination, medical education, and clinical trials
  • Creative, innovative, problem-solver

Work here matters everywhere

  • Syneos Health are searching for individuals who believe that they make a difference and their work matters - We look forwards to hearing from you!

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