Medical Science Liaison Manager (m/f/d) Rare Diseases

Be part of the next big thing in rare diseases within a therapeutic area where the mortality rises over 50% recently. Our client will launch a drug with orphan drug status that will help patients to survive, All they need is you to bring the medical affairs strategy to life!


Our client is an international speciality healthcare company dedicated to rare diseases. The product portfolio focuses primarily on haemophilia, inflammation, genetic and metabolic disorders. Furthermore the company is a pioneer in biotechnology with world-class capabilities in protein biochemistry and biologics manufacturing.


We are searching as soon as possible for a dedicated and experienced

Medical Science Liaison Manager (m/f/d) Rare Diseases

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Your tasks

  • Identify, develop and maintain collaborative relationships with KOLs, scientific experts and other medical scientific stakeholders

  • Deliver high quality medical and scientific communications in line with defined communication plans

  • Create and execute stakeholder engagement plans, according to the companie’s high standards

  • Support country “Global Brand” team in developing local medical tactics and provide input to HQ/regional plans if relevant organize and set up scientific advisory boards with the appropriate key stakeholders, in collaboration with AMD

  • Work with local patient access team to support local access

  • Contribute and support medical scientific aspects in various activities locally and regionally

  • Provide local and regional feedback to HQ when performing Business Development Due Diligence.

  • Deliver inputs to head office led medical programs ahead of launch

  • Coordinate ISSs as appropriate

    Support studies on the local level if necessary.

  • Coordinate medical information enquiries in collaboration with AMD and HQ

  • Attend relevant local, regional and global congresses and symposia to represent the company and interact with appropriate stakeholders and customers

  • Represent the scientific interests in internal and external forums and interact with KOLs at, e.g. hospitals and other Non-Governmental Organizations within the therapeutic area

  • Maintain and develop strong relationships with scientific societies and central decision makers at relevant local health authorities

  • Provide advice to the organization and management on medical matters and their legal implications

  • Safeguard that the medical and scientific knowledge for the therapeutic area remains at the forefront of contemporary thinking; remain updated on therapeutic trends related to new and existing products

  • Report to management in accordance with the companie's requirements and standards

Your qualifications

  • University degree in Medical/Science, Pharmacist or Veterinarian (Eligibility for HCP contacts)

  • +2 years of direct experience in the medical environment

  • Preferably hands on experience within immunological therapies or orphan drugs

  • Experience from an international Life Science organization

  • Preferably experience from medical affairs, medical/clinical science, clinical development, access and health economy

  • In-depth knowledge of national healthcare systems and practices

  • Ability to create and network with KOLs at national level

  • Knowledge of national healthcare system and decision-making - including regulatory, safety, legal and compliance

  • Experience in communicating and building relations with authorities

  • In addition to local language, fluency in English

  • Proficient user of modern IT and office software
  • Pro-active & action oriented; innovative and structured working style

  • Team player with self-dependent working style. Able to operate with minimal supervision

  • Target-oriented and result-driven

  • International orientation and interest

  • High level of empathy and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate points articulately

  • Team and customer (internal and external) oriented

  • Cross-functional and networking abilities

  • Cooperative and a political behavior. Diplomatic skills

  • Wide social orientation and mobility

  • Trustworthy with high ethical standards

  • High integrity and independent working style

  • Professional & mature projection

  • Initiative & Responsibility – acts on own initiative, makes things happen and accepts responsibility for the results
  • Constructive teamwork - co-operates well with others
  • Networking – Builds a useful network of contacts and relationships and utilizes it to achieve objectives
  • Professional expertise – demonstrates specialist knowledge and expertise in own area
  • Effective communication – communicates in a clear, precise and effective way; speaks with authority and conviction
  • Influence – makes an impact, convinces and persuades others, promotes plans and ideas successfully
  • High travel readiness and high mobility.
  • Be inclined to have overnight business trips (1 – 3 nights per week)

Your contact person

Tilman Grumbd


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