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Medical Scientific Liaison - Naples
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Medical & Clinical
Medical Scientific Liaison
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Medical Scientific Liaison - Naples

About the Astellas:

At Astellas we can offer an inspiring place to work and a chance to make your mark in doing good for others.

Our expertise, science and technology make us a pharma company. Our open and progressive culture is what makes us Astellas. It’s a culture of doing good for others and contributing to a sustainable society.

Delivering meaningful differences for patients is our driving force. We all have a significant opportunity to make that difference, working locally in the areas we know best, whilst drawing inspiration from the different insights and expertise we have access to globally and from our innovative, external partners.

Our global vision for Patient Centricity is to support the development of innovative health solutions through a deep understanding of the patient experience. At Astellas, Patient Centricity isn’t a buzzword - it’s a guiding principle for action. We believe all staff have a role to play in creating a patient-centric culture and integrating an awareness of the patient into our everyday working practices, regardless of our role, team or division.

Our ethos is underpinned by the Astellas Way, comprising five core values: patient focus; ownership; results; openness and integrity.

We are proud to offer an inclusive and respectful working environment that fosters collaboration and ownership.

Our aspiration is to bring the best brains together, to provide them with world-leading tools and resources and a unique structure that fosters real agility and entrepreneurial spirit.

About the role:

As a Medical Scientific Liaison, you will play a vital role in the organization by developing relationships and engaging in scientific exchange with influential medical and scientific Key External Expert.

You will also have the opportunity, resources, and guidance to accelerate your career and within the Field medical space and beyond.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Engage in scientific exchange in which knowledge about product(s), disease(s) and therapeutic areas is shared to ensure safe and effective use of Astellas products and engage in discussions regarding evolving trends in disease state management, trends in therapy. Engages external stakeholders' one-on-one interactions and group settings, demonstrating an excellent scientific and clinical knowledge as well as an understanding of stakeholder needs
  • Respond to unsolicited medical and scientific inquiries
  • Provide Astellas with actionable scientific, medical and competitive insights and intelligence gained during scientific exchange and assess possible impact on Astellas initiatives
  • Provide input to local/regional Medical Plan for both strategies and tactics
  • Maintain medical and scientific knowledge and staying current to enable peer-to-peer scientific exchange. This can include, but not be limited to, attendance to medical/scientific congresses, evaluate relevant scientific literature, and complete continuous education and self-learning courses
  • Identify KEEs in alignment with Medical Strategy and develop and maintain professional relationships with Key External Experts (KEE). Providing support to and engage in scientific exchange with KEEs
  • In Research support, identify investigators and recommending sites for Medical Affairs and/or Development sponsored studies upon request from M&D and engage with Investigators about their research capabilities as appropriate

About you:

Knowledge and experience:

  • Proven experience in the pharmaceutical industry and/or in the medical field (e.g. Medical Affairs, Product Management, Clinical Research or Academia)
  • Proven experience in nephrology or related therapeutic areas
  • Proven strategic mindset
  • Team player but also able to work independently
  • Business-fluent English


  • You have a master's degree in a health-related science and a PhD Masters or PhD

Additional information:

  • Contract: permanent contract
  • Location: Naples

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.