Amgen Regional Medical Liaison in Johannesburg, South Africa

Key job functions:

  • Cultivating and maintaining relationships with academic researchers

  • Provide support to ongoing clinical studies and Investigators

  • Mapping out OL engagements for new therapeutic area

  • Provides input to the regional functional team(Scientific Communications Managers, IC RML Medical Excellence Lead, TA Regional Leads)

  • Develop, implement and ensure execution of local SEP as guided by line Manager

  • Responsible for budget planning and tracking

  • Ensure timeous completion of ALIGN

  • Support R&D efforts for General Medicines development and provide input into feasibilities

  • Work closely with local CRO and attend Site Initiation Visits (SIVs)and training

  • Providing scientific support in the marketing of new therapeutic products to physicians and other healthcare professionals

  • Conduct educational programs to improve medical practice(CMEs, roundtables)

  • Scientific study site support for ASTs(Amgen Study Teams)

  • Scientific presentations to physicians and hospital departments

  • Presenting information to pharmaceutical brand teams

  • Close collaboration with local Medical Information Manager/Medical Communication Manager

  • Field feedback: scientific trends, key insights, ongoing studies, CI

  • Attending conferences and meetings both locally and internationally

  • Local and international travel

  • 80% field base

Personal effectiveness

  • Maintain current knowledge of company policies and procedures, code of conduct and legislative requirements.

  • Achieve competence in prescribed skills and knowledge.