Lead Medical Scientific Liaison (m/f/d) Liver Diseases

to lead a team of 7 Medical Liaison Manager throughout Germany

Our client is a worldwide leading operating biopharmaceutical enterprise whose German subsidiary is based in Munich. He is one of the most important research-based biopharmaceutical companies in the world and his global-leading approach to address unmet medical needs for patients with life-threating diseases is revolutionary.


Our client has a well-known history in scientific breakthroughs. He has recently developed innovative new therapeutics and advanced care of patients confronting life-threatening diseases in the therapeutic areas of HIV, Virology and Oncology - and yet more to come.


We are recruiting a.s.a.p. for a dedicated and experienced:

Lead Medical Scientific Liaison (m/f/d) Liver Diseases

to lead a team of 7 Medical Liaison Manager throughout Germany

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Your tasks

  • Leads and manages team of Medical Liaison Manager at national level
  • Provides clear strategic guidance for the execution of the MSL  objectives within the TA strategies, medical POAs and cross-functional projects
  • Ensures continuous development and training of the team and individual team members based on the companies MSL Competency Model
  • Acts as a coach and mentor for MSLs
  • Sets clear  performance expectations that are aligned with company and department goals; monitors progress and delivers fair and effective performance reviews
  • Ensures appropriate planning and reporting of  MSL activities
  • Plans and monitors the budget for the MSL team and MSL activities
  • Leads hiring of the team and ensures excellent onboarding of new team members
  • Participates in the exchange with the medical community and maintains a thought leaders network
  • Contributes to the medical TA leadership and provides strategic input into the TA strategy and POAs
  • Contributes to the development and execution of the Medical Affairs strategy
  • Ensures implementation of international Medical Affairs initiatives on a national level through MSL team
  • Directs and oversees planning and execution of MSL activities, e.g. advisory boards, medical education programs, data generation, ISR and Phase IV support
  • Contributes to the overall product strategy by participating in national and international product/brand team(s)
  • Collaborates effectively and in a compliant manner with colleagues in other functional areas, e.g. Clinical Research, Sales and Marketing, Market Access, PVE
  • Reviews, improves, and develops existing and new tools to optimally manage the MSL function
  • Stays up to date with MSL management approaches in the industry and applies them to the companie's MS team where appropriate
  • The MSL Lead, Liver Diseases will be instrumental in establishing and defining this role for the Medical Affairs department. This will include establishing a professional and proactive MSL leadership approach according to industry benchmarks

Your qualifications

  • Advanced scientific degree (i.e. MD, PharmD, PhD)
  • Similar experience gained within other pharmaceutical organisations with solid experience in  Medical Affairs
  • Scientific and/or clinical knowledge in gastroenterology and/or infective diseases and/or endocrinology
  • Experienced in building and leading a team
  • Proven ability to work in a cross-functional matrix
  • Experience of working in an international environment
  • Preferably previous experience as Medical Liaison Manager 
  • Proven track record of planning and executing a medical affairs plan
  • Ability to embrace the companie’s patient-centric values, including highest ethical and compliance standards
  • Works independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organizational skills including attention to detail and prioritization
  • Strategic mindset with a focus on collaboration and excellence
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in German and English

Ihr Ansprechpartner

Tilman Grumbd


Optares Medical GmbH & Co. KG
Tilman Grumbd
Heiligengeist Höfe 8
26121 Oldenburg