About the Role
We are looking for an experienced & International Medical Science Liaison (MSL) to add value to our growth activities by covering the Middle East & North Africa region to support the medical and compliance department to bring orphan drugs to market.
This is a rare opportunity for a scientifically driven, patient-centric individual to help devise and shape the medical strategy of AcedrA BioPharmaceuticals.
- Create and implement strategic Medical Affairs plans in line with AcedrA’s product market development objectives
- Build an extensive regional KOL network in the MENA to ensure successful implementation of the medical strategy
- Implement local pharmaceutical regulations and AcedrA policies and procedures
- Be a reliable and trusted source for accurate medical and scientific knowledge, providing product information and the disease state as requested in an accurate and timely manner
- Feed-back field insights to internal stakeholders and coordinate with internal teams
- Collaborate with Clinical and Regulatory teams in identifying sites, recruitment, evaluation, and training to advance clinical trial execution at study sites
- Implement medical affairs practices to assess potential new indications, including the treating community, patient pathways, diagnostic practices, and management
- Identify potential high-impact medical research projects and publication opportunities, in line with the company's’ identified areas of interest
- Conduct training with CRO, CRAs and study site staff as required
- Support cross-functional collaboration to ensure operations are patient-focused
- Travel for f2f meetings up to 70% of the time in the MENA region
Advanced scientific degree (PhD, PharmD, MD)
Fluent in English and Arabic. French is a plus
Prior industry experience in a similar MSL role (minimum 3 years)
Experience with Hematological diseases, rare genetic & metabolic diseases is essential
Willingness for up to 70% travel time
Excellent rapport building and interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational and leadership skills
About the Company
AcedrA BioPharmaceuticals is a Scientific & Business Excellence Centre for making affordable the latest & innovative therapeutics & medicines in the Middle East, Turkey & Africa. Specialized in the supply of expanded access and early access drugs for treating orphan & rare diseases, metabolic & genetic disorders, and life-saving drugs in the region.
Please visit us: www.acedrarx.com or www.linkedin.com/company/acedra-biopharmaceuticals