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Senior Medical Science Liaison (m/f/i)

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Job Description

Senior Medical Science Liaison (m/f/i)

Any European BD office

A superb, wide-ranging MSL career development role with BD, a global leader in Medical Technology.

BD is a global medical technology company focused on improving drug therapies, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases, and advancing research and discovery of new drugs and vaccines.  BD provides an environment which enables our highly talented workforce to be the best at their professions. We are always seeking people who have a passion and commitment to join our Company on its journey to ‘advancing the world of health’.


•    Establish and maintain credible peer-to-peer scientific relationships with national/regional thought leaders and key customers
•    Serve as primary resource for clinical and scientific information to external health care providers identified product areas.
•    Provide key customer insights with recommendations to key stakeholders to impact medical strategic plan.  
•    Support and contribute to overall clinical research strategy, safety and conduct of clinical trials of products and/or new indication for a licensed product.
•    Participate in the development and writing of Clinical Trial Protocols. Provide input to investigator’s brochure and interim/final CSR’s.

Job Description

This section contains a list of primary responsibilities of this role that account for 5% or more of the work. The incumbent will perform other duties assigned.

  • Develop strategic partnerships with scientific, clinical experts and business partners (associations, government, etc.) based on cutting-edge clinical/scientific data and information.
  • Provide timely feedback/information on emerging clinical/scientific trends and opportunities to internal stakeholders
  • Provide input into the development of and ensure the appropriate execution of relevant regional medical meetings (e.g. advisory boards, symposia, and investigator meetings).
  • Provide input into the development of local tactical plans & ensure execution of the plans at local levels.
  • Provide innovative insights and make recommendations from local level
  • Work Collaboratively across business teams, Managed Markets, Medical functions, and marketing while maintaining appropriate communication flow while sharing best practices.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess education/research needs.
  • Assist in the identification of investigators and sites for company-sponsored clinical trials.
  • Actively participate and contribute in relevant management and leadership meetings and activities
  • Demonstrated ability to develop trust and integrity with peers, and others within Medical Affairs and commercial organizations.
  • Utilization of Effective Communication to adjust for multiple communicating styles.
  • Ensure the attainment of individual objectives and results that satisfies goals, team and business objectives.
  • Insights: Provide customer insights and competitive intelligence that leads to informed business decisions and/or refinement of strategy and/or tactics.
  • International business travel as required (about 50% of working time).



  • Strategic agility and business acumen
  • Strong knowledge of scientific methodologies and clinical and/or laboratory medicine
  • Knowledge of clinical trials and ability to design studies, review and interpret data
  • Knowledge of applicable regulations, standards and guideline
  • Expert capability in IT systems including the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Data Management, synthesis and presentation


  • Ability to network/develop relationships with CMOs, KOLs and scientific/medical community
  • Strong competency in the areas of clinical study design, statistics, technical writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, interpret and explain complex clinical and scientific information.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal, presentation, written)
  • Demonstrated strong customer/client orientation
  • Demonstrated project and people management


  • Master degree or higher in Life Sciences preferred, business degree is a plus
  • European language skills is a plus


  • At least 10 years related experience
  • Clinical trial experience with solid knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

It’s a superb, all-round MSL career development role with a world leader in medical devices.So if this describes you and your aspirations, then please click on the APPLY button.

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Primary Work Location

AUT Wien - Rinnböckstrasse

Additional Locations

BEL Erembodegem - Dorp 86, CZE Prague - Becton Dickinson Czechia, s.r.o., DEU Heidelberg - Tullastrasse, ESP San Agustin del Guadalix, FRA Le Pont-de-Claix Cedex, FRA Rungis Cedex - Bâtiment Londres, Hungary, ITA Milano - Via Enrico Cialdini, POL Warsaw - ul. Osmanska

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