Scientific Advisor, Specialty

Scientific Advisor, Specialty

GlaxoSmithKline | melbourne, VIC, AU

Posted 15 days ago

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Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices (Healthcare & Medical)
GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together – so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns – as an organisation where people can thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to impact the health of 2.5 billion people around the world in the next 10 years.
Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it’s also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a place where people feel inspired, encouraged and challenged to be the best they can be. A place where they can be themselves – feeling welcome, valued and included. Where they can keep growing and look after their wellbeing. So, if you share our ambition, join us at this exciting moment in our journey to get Ahead Together.
Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culture that is ambitious for patients – so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact – with clear ownership of goals and support to succeed; and where we do the right thing. So, if you’re ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at this exciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.
We are currently looking for a Scientific Advisor to work in the team on our Speciality portfolio. Reporting into the Medical Affairs Director, Specialty, the role will provide medical and technical expertise in the development and implementation of product strategy and in the production, review, and approval of promotional and non-promotional materials. These roles will also lead medical projects and activities.
Your responsibilities will be broad and will include:
Contributing insights to the development of marketing and medical strategy
Participating in brand team activities such as annual brand planning, regulatory activities, and guideline submissions
Delivering medical plans, projects, and activities
Producing, reviewing, and approving promotional and non-promotional materials
Ensuring compliance with the Medicines Australia Code and GSK internal codes
Providing medical and scientific expertise into Code challenges or responses to Medicines Australia
Developing and delivering disease and product training and presentations to Sales Representatives and other stakeholders
Interacting with health care professionals where the opportunity arises, to participate in scientific dialogue; e.g. conferences, advisory boards, medical education
To be successful in this role you will have:
Experience in a Scientific Advisor or similar role (Medical Affairs Associate, Clinical or Product Specialist)
A working knowledge of the Medicines Australia Code
Ability to work independently under pressure
Competence in critical appraisal and interpretation of data
A degree in Science, Pharmacy of Pharmacology
Pharmaceutical industry experience
High degree of accuracy; attention to detail
Clear and influential communication skills with the ability to work effectively with both medical and commercial stakeholders
Experience in Nephrology and Launching products would be an advantage
This role represents a great chance to showcase your scientific expertise in a fast paced and varied environment and a high performing, engaged and collaborative team who are genuinely motivated by the impact that our products make to patient’s lives.
At GSK we value diversity and treat all candidates equally. We aim to create an inclusive workplace where all employees feel engaged, supportive of one another, and know their work makes an important contribution.
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