Regional Medical Advisor- Vaccines | Glaxo SmithKline | Chennai

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Job Overview

  • Date Posted
  • Location (State / UT)
  • Expiration date
  • Experience
    2 Years, 5 Years
  • Gender
  • Desired Qualification
    Bachelor Degree, Master’s Degree
  • Salary in (₹)

Job Description

Job Purpose:

  • Provide scientific and technical expertise of the highest standards for local medical information, including interactions with Key External Experts (KEEs) and Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs)
  • Provide medical and scientific input and information for business strategy for the region (North / South/East/West India)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and sustain credible networking with appropriate Health Care Practitioners (HCPs)
  • Planned, facilitate, and conduct CMEs, symposia, training, workshops, scientific meetings, speaker tours, and other product-specific campaigns and deliver scientific presentations with consistent messages for key products at these meetings, as required.
  • Support and deliver scientific presentations with consistent “on label” messages at Standalone Promotional Meetings (SPM) planned by Business colleagues.
  • Understand principles of, and support Scientific Engagement (SE) activities as per Medical Plans.
  • Have clarity in understanding of Scientific Engagements and Promotional codes.
  • Become an expert in vaccine-preventable diseases where GSK has brands and supports associated activities related to those brands.
  • Be updated on scientific knowledge on vaccine-preventable diseases; GSK vaccines and its PI to ensure it is On Label communications on various platforms.
  • Support in feasibility assessment of potential research sites, develop concept notes, proposals, budgets, data collection, and monitoring tools for field studies.
  • Provide medical inputs into the development and execution of brand strategy.
  • Pharmacovigilance: Support Named Safety contact in the strengthening Vaccine Pharmacovigilance; ensure self-learning.

Knowledge/ Education / Previous Experience Required:-

Minimum Level of Education – MBBS with a post-graduate qualification

Area of Specialization – Infectious Disease, Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Pharmacology, Pulmonology, Immunology, Diabetology

Preferred Level of Education – Post-graduate qualification in Internal Medicine / Dermatology / Diabetology Microbiology / Pharmacology / Public Health

Job-Related Experience:-

Minimum Level of Job-Related Experience required:-
  • 2 – 5 years in the pharmaceutical / vaccines / biologicals industry
  • Research experience, ideally in pediatrics, immunology, epidemiology, infectious diseases or public health.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, local language
  • Experience in presenting scientific topics in different settings
  • A sound understanding of the principles and practice of ICH-GCP and internal SOPs.
  • Well-demonstrated ability to understand scientific methods and experimental design
Other Job-Related Skills/Background:-

General Competencies –

o    Presentation skills at Scientific and Promotional meetings

o    Communication skills, both verbal and written

o    Technical writing skills

o    Keep up to date with new developments

o    Ability to provide and receive constructive feedback

o    Build and maintain relationships with colleagues

o    Share knowledge with other team members

o    Work as part of a team to reach common goals

o    Deliver creative ideas for continuous improvement

o    Develop good relationships with key opinion leaders