Oncology Scientific Advisor

Oncology Scientific Advisor

Tesaro

Paris, France

Key Responsibilities

The Scientific Advisor will serve as a primary medical resource capable of conducting high level scientific and strategic interactions across multiple products and diseases with external thought leaders as well as internal TESARO customers. The SA is mainly responsible for supporting medical education and clinical research. The SA ensures appropriate non-biased scientific exchange, develops peer relationships with Health Care Professionals (HCP) and provides scientific support to healthcare professionals on behalf of TESARO, and TESARO Medical Affairs in their geographic region. The SA has a deep understanding of the scientific trends within the acute care environment and routinely synthesizes their scientific field insights and communicates to the appropriate affiliate and headquarter based colleagues.

  • Leads thought leader development for the organization by fostering mutually productive relationships with HCPs & key decision makers across different types of healthcare organizations including: clinical research, group purchasing organizations in the areas of medical education, healthcare systems, and health technology assessment (HTA) bodies;
  • Supports execution of clinical development programs with interactions with study teams and HCPs/researchers at all phases of research, assisting e.g. with protocol development, identification of experts, site selection, investigator identification, and clinical trial site scientific and subject enrollment support Conducts strategic discussions regarding research to support investigator/customer initiated studies for medical and clinical research and health economics and outcomes research (HEOR);
  • Attends & participates in medical/scientific meetings & conferences for the purpose of maintaining clinical/scientific expertise & providing strategic insights into emerging scientific data & healthcare trends;
  • Supports Market Access activities by providing scientific expertise for various stakeholders;
  • Leads efforts across Medical Affairs to keep abreast of latest scientific, disease state, and healthcare landscape information and uses this information to provide value to both external and internal stakeholders;
  • Contributes to or leads Medical Affairs projects at cluster or regional level;
  • Leads development or communication of scientific data to diverse audiences including physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other key stakeholders;
  • Executes scientific support for commercial functions of the organization including scientific support to health care professionals and training for speakers and Key Account Managers as needed;
  • Effectively communicates by expressing ideas and information clearly and accurately;
  • Maintains cross-functional collaboration with internal & field teams to provide scientific expertise and functions as a scientific advisor with, Clinical Research, local MA Strategy, Commercial, etc.;
  • Develops rapport and sustaining relationships with HCPs and HCPs to deliver value;
  • Supporting clinical, medical affairs, and health economics and outcomes research through numerous activities including:
    • Site identification, site feasibility and physician/nurse education for both marketed products and the pipeline products for company sponsored research;
    • Protocol development and study management in collaboration with clinical operations and clinical research teams for medical affairs sponsored studies.

Abilities Needed for Success

  • Effective communication;
    • Is convincing and uses multiple factual arguments throughout a discussion or presentation;
    • Uses active listening skills to summarize, recognize, and reinforce contributions of peers;
    • Tailors action or message to appeal to the audience.
  • Interpersonal awareness;
    • Listens to others with courtesy;
    • Clarifies understanding by asking questions;
    • Respects the thoughts, feelings, and opinions of others, even when in disagreement with them.
  • Self-management;
    • Acts professionally and remains positive, calm and focused on task;
    • Reacts professionally and respectfully when faced with a setback;
    • Asks for help when needed;
    • Reflects on actions to learn from experiences;
    • Solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Teamwork and collaboration;
    • Understands how role interacts with other’s roles to effectively advance an initiative/project;
    • Gives credit to others for their ideas and support;
    • Creates trusting relationship with colleagues;
    • Thinks beyond function in an enterprise-wide manner.
  • Problem Solving;
    • Balances the amount information gathered with acting quickly enough to capitalize on opportunity or to mitigate problem;
    • Makes systematic comparisons among elements of an issue (e.g. pros vs. cons) and prioritizes on a rational basis.

Minimum Basic Qualifications

  • Advanced clinical/science degree;
  • Minimum 4 years of pharmaceutical or biotech industry experience in related areas (Medical Affairs, Research & Development, Pharmacology);
  • Minimum 2 years as a Medical Scientific Liaison or field-based Medical/Scientific Advisor role in Oncology within the Cities of Strasbourg/Metz/Dijon;
  • Experience leading projects and interacting with cross-functional teams is needed within Alsace Lorraine/Strasbourg;
  • Good practice of english as well as native level French.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

  • Clinical experience in Oncology (3+ years);
  • Fellowship or Residency in Oncology preferred;
  • Good skills and experience with scientific data/literature review required;
  • Excellent skills in presenting/publishing scientific data;
  • Experience in health economics and outcomes research with local customers is desirable;
  • Experience working with healthcare systems, payers is desirable in Alsace Lorraine;
  • Experience using computer programs including Microsoft office programs (PowerPoint, Excel, Word).

EDUCATION

  • Advanced Pharmacy or Science degree required.

Work Environment

  • Requires 80% travel or more.

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