Amgen Regional Medical Liaison in Brussels, Belgium

Purpose :

*To maximize Amgen's value propositions through first-class medical and scientific projects, services and expertise, with key stakeholders: including physicians, pharmacists, patient societies, relevant within the biosimilar inflammation field

*To contribute in a cross functional way to the establishment of Amgen as most valued partner in biosimilars

Context and Responsibilities

Reports to

*local TA Lead Genmed

Responsible for :

*Execution of RML PoA related to biosimilars

*Establishing scientific relationships relevant to the field of biosimilars and leveraging existing relationships with osteoporosis-relevant scientific experts (SE)

*SE profile mapping, planning and reporting

*Generating insights related to the TA of biosimilars, patient journeys, and formularium decisions

Installing educational programs and performing scientififc presentations to introduce and present Amgen as valued partner in inflammation and biosimilars on congresses, adboards etcSupporting any data generation projects and identifying local needs

*Protocol proposals and other study documents for local ISSs, feasibilities

*Sharing best practice and coaching other RMLs

*Represents Amgen Medical department in the territory

*Is a recognized partner for key stakeholders and is well engaged with professional societies and external study groups

*Develops and implements local SE Plans and executes key programs within COERs

*Gathers field insights and creates a deep understanding of health care challenges, the therapeutic area and biosimilars

*Discusses, in close collaboration with KAM/access group, the value our products could bring to the health care system, HCPs and patients with SEs, pharmacy associations and policy makers

*Provides excellent clinical and scientific presentations at sites/hospitals, is engaged with speakers at national and regional level

*Anticipates future industry trends and opportunities, proactively develops plans to address these and shares them with Management to adapt strategy

*Generates local clinical data if required

*Implements and follows on ISS studies and other scientific activities and provides input to the design of local observational research

*Is actively mapping new research interests and opportunities within assigned therapeutic area

*Supports ASTs on site with scientific presentations/discussions to create enthusiasm for the scientific program

*Coaches others based on profound understanding of RML role and in-depth knowledge of the TA and by delivering internal trainings

Ensures conduct of work in line with compliance regulations and helps others with understanding rules and regulationsIs working cross-functional

*Provides input and actively participates in projects reaching beyond own territory

Decision Making Authority:

  • Execution and placement of scientificactivities / collaborations (including Medical Educationprograms, ISS)

  • Execution of local SE Plans

  • Execution of RML POA

Outputs :

*Action plan supporting prelaunch - launch activities for biosimilars

*Insights reports

*RML reports on activities

*SE profiles, mapping, plans and reports

*COER engagement plans

*Research proposals

*Study feasibility and site selection support

*Evidence generation opportunities

*Educational programs

*Field feedback


Medical or scientific education or experience from similar positionsAdvanced degree (e.g. PhD , MD) preferred or strong demonstration of equivalent combination of relevant educational and professional training


Minimum 5 years of experience in industry *Experience in the field as a Regional Medical Liaison *Knows Medical Department/Scientific Affairs business processesTrack record of developing a solid network of key stakeholders*Proven scientific expertise in therapeutic area, related products, disease state, and educated on latest discoveries is a plus


Has advanced scientific/medical analytic skillsHas thorough understanding of health care system and decision-making, stays on top of changes Has a deep understanding of the value the Amgen products could bring to the health care system, HCPs and patientsExtensive knowledge of clinical research, drug safety, legal and compliance environmentDemonstrates strong project management and presentation skillsSolid knowledge of commercialization and business practices*Willingness to continuously expand medical, scientific, market and industry knowledge

Competencies and Behaviours:

*trustworthy, builds constructive and effective lasting relationships

*Acts with customers in mind

*Defuses even high-tension situations, sees issues as opportunities

*Plans project by setting objectives and goals, and timelines

*Presents convincingly and confidently in a variety of formal settings; adjusts to audience with ease, brings message across

*Attentive and active listener

*Communicates pro-actively and constantly keeps all internal and external stakeholders updated

*Creates a climate in which people want to do their best and like working

*Inspires and enthuses others

*Acts as role model by being open, honest, cooperative and living the Amgen Values

*Uses scientific expertise to influence medical practice

*Is action-oriented, turns decisions into practice

*Is able to effectively work in the matrix

*Can leverage the collaboration with other functions such as KAM and Access group and supports the scientific training of colleagues

*Is a skilled coach, supports the development of colleague RMLs and is able to explain complex ideas simply and clearly to promote understanding

*Articulates credible pictures and visions of possible future needs and opportunities