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Medical & Scientific Liaison (MSL), Hospital Acute Care - Western Canada-MED003042


Today's Merck is a
global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription
medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new
kind of healthcare company - one that is ready to help create a healthier
future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill,
diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to
create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of
our team, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and
dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

Territory: British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan

Therapeutic area: Hospital
Acute Care

The objective of the Medical and Scientific Liaison (MSL),
by virtue of their training and expertise, is to discuss and provide scientific
and therapeutic information to Healthcare Professionals and Researchers viewed
by their peers to be authorities in Hospital Acute Care (Clinical and
Scientific Leaders). MSL interaction with their audience is governed by guiding
principles intended to deliver unbiased and evidence-based information through
in-depth scientific exchange in the therapeutic area of Hospital Acute Care often
leading to knowledge transfer initiatives and research.

Reporting to the Associate Director, Medical Affairs, the
MSL uses exceptionally strong interpersonal skills, especially in the area of
one-on-one communication, and a high degree of understanding of diseases and
therapies, to develop and maintain strong scientific working relationships with
CSLs with both clinicians and/or basic scientists through the communication of
unbiased and evidence based information. The MSL achieves a high level of
competency in using team site collaborative platform and manages multiple
ongoing projects. The MSL is responsible for managing assigned budgets in order
to optimize investment opportunities.

The MSL will ensure his/her interactions fully comply with
Merck's commitment to our Values and Standards, policies, procedures, industry
standards and all laws and regulations, including, but not limited to, the
Merck and the General Mandate and Guiding Principles for MSLs.


- Education: Pharmacy degree; Pharm D, PhD Degree in
Science or Health Sciences (preferably in related diseases areas) or MD is required
- Experience: Minimum of 3 years of pharmaceutical
experience or equivalent preferably involving work with academic specialists
and/or community leaders
- Previous experience in the therapeutic area of Hospital
Care is preferred
- Good knowledge of therapeutic area (both basic
and clinical literature)
- Demonstrated ability to acquire and maintain
product, disease and competition knowledge
- Strong knowledge of Company policies,
procedures, industry standards, as well as laws and regulations
- Ability to analyze and understand local
community of practice
- Ability to understand and integrate complex scientific
concepts (e.g. proteomics, metabolic networks or molecular mechanisms of
- Basic Knowledge of Company structure,
administrative procedures and guidelines
- Advanced knowledge of Office technology and
related software
- Expert communication (oral & written) and
listening skills
- Advanced Analysis, Planning, Implementation and
Control (APIC) skills
- Advanced negotiation, presentation, and
facilitation skills
- Advanced project management skills
- Language requirements: English (French would be
an asset)

Our employees are the key to our company's success. We
demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and
valuable rewards program. Merck's benefits are designed to support the
wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the
people that matter the most in their lives.

Merck is an equal opportunity
employer, proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.

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Merck is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms
for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails.
All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via-email, the
Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement
in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck. No
fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of
the referral or through other means.

Job: Medical Affairs Generic - Field Based

Job Title:Sr. Spclst, Medical Affairs

Primary Location: NA-CA-BC-Vancouver

Other Locations: NA-CA-AB-Calgary, NA-CA-AB-Edmonton

Employee Status: Regular

Number of Openings: 1

Company Trade Name:Merck

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