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Sanofi Group Medical Science Liaison - Vaccines (Southern California, Hawaii) in Topeka, Kansas

Job Overview:

The Mission of Sanofi’s MSL Team and the Medical Science Liaison is to be the trusted scientific partners in the field for external experts and decision-makers engaging in mutual scientific exchanges to accelerate data dissemination. Sanofi’s Medical Field base teams enhance the understanding of the scientific and medical value of our products in the therapeutic area and gather new insights by bringing cutting edge scientific exchange today that accelerates medical innovation tomorrow.

Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) engage with healthcare professionals, institutions and payers, in a nonpromotional manner, to identify and address their needs. MSLs use their scientific expertise to communicate and form partnerships to deliver the medical strategy, capture actionable insights and ultimately improve patient pathways and outcomes.

LOCATION: MSL will be based within territory covering Southern California and Hawaii (Preferred Location: San Diego or Los Angeles Metro)

MSL Role:

  • To build and develop enduring value-based trusted partnerships, through scientific engagement and exchange, with healthcare professionals and institutions in a rapidly evolving healthcare environment

  • To engage proactively and reactively with healthcare professionals, payers and institutions.

  • To execute the Country Medical Plan.

  • To generate actionable and valuable insights and propose solutions.

  • To create cross functional partnerships and collaborate with internal stakeholders.

  • All MSLs comply with the local and corporate compliance frameworks for external and internal interactions and complete all global/local mandatory trainings.

Key Responsibilities:

Scientific Engagement and Exchange

hrough scientific engagement and exchange, MSLs build and develop enduring needs-based peerto-peer relationships with healthcare professionals, institutions and payers.

  • MSLs understand their perspectives and needs in order to adapt and be relevant and valued.

  • Acting as partners, MSLs identify areas of mutual collaboration, developing and implementing strategic medical action plans aligned to the Country Medical Plan.

  • MSLs communicate in an accurate, fair and balanced manner, the benefits, risks, appropriate use and clinical value of our products and solutions.

  • MSLs operate independently (with minimal supervision) and develops healthcare networks to navigate the complex local health care environments at national, regional and local level.

Insight Generation

  • MSLs generate and share actionable and valuable insights and propose solutions/actions in a timely manner, utilizing appropriate tools available.

  • MSLs gather data, facts and observations on the external healthcare environment towards generating internal insights.

Internal Collaboration

  • MSLs work closely with their office based medical counterpart to shape, develop and coexecute the Country Medical Plan.

  • MSLs develop and maintain an internal stakeholder network.

  • MSLs provide scientific and technical support towards material development (aligned with relevant policies) for internal and external stakeholders, where applicable.

  • MSLs provide scientific support for internal functions such as commercial, market access, regulatory/PV and R&D regarding scientific trainings and updates

Supporting Evidence Generation

Sr. MSLs are experienced at supporting data generation and identify opportunities for further data collection by:

  • MSLs support development and execution of clinical trials.

  • MSLs identify potential data sources and develop partnerships for RWE


  • Complete all MSL SOP trainings and all other corporate assigned compliance trainings.

  • Complete the MSL onboarding (and certification) program.

  • Commits to applying and continued practice of the Scientific Engagement Model and Insights process.

  • Continue to develop and maintain technical therapy area and soft skills.

  • Create individual development plan aligned with career aspirations.

Required Education, Experience and Training

  • Medical, pharmacy or post graduate level science degree. (required)

  • Fluency in spoken and written business English. (highly regarded)

  • An in-depth knowledge of the disease state, therapeutic area, the relevant products in the portfolio and in the pipeline. (highly preferred)

  • Strong communication and presentation skills to simplify complex topics, good negotiation and networking skills (highly preferred)

  • Familiarity with omnichannel tools and being able to communicate via digital channels from remote (nonoffice based) environment. (required)

  • A good understanding of (or prior experience in) clinical development and clinical research. The ability to critically evaluate clinical study protocols, reports and publications. (Highly preferred)

  • Good knowledge of pharmacovigilance and local regulatory process and its impact on the product portfolio. (highly preferred)

  • Strong business acumen, understanding importance of and being able to build strategic plans and implement medical initiatives. (highly preferred)

  • Role modelling, upholding integrity and ethics values and adhering to high standards. (highly preferred)

  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and ability to pass a complete background check.

  • Driving a company car in a safe manner to daily meetings and appointments is required.

  • Responsible for operating the motor vehicle using safe driving practices, knowledge of and compliance with all company policies, and obeying all traffic laws.

  • Fluency in spoken and written business English.

  • An effective Senior MSL will be able to encompass the MSL role successfully and also be able to contribute to the team in other elevated ways

The salary range for this position is $140,250.00 - $187,000.00 Annu. All compensation will be determined commensurate with demonstrated experience. Employees may be eligible to participate in Company employee benefit programs. Additional benefits information can be found through the link, www.benefits.sanofiusallwell.com

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.




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