Medical Advisor

GSK  Worli, Maharashtra, India

Site Name: India – Maharashtra – Worli Mumbai

Posted Date: May 19 2022

Ready to help shape the future of healthcare?

At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader in Consumer Healthcare, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we’re making the most significant changes we’ve made to our business in over 20 years. We’re on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022: New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and genetics science; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands.

With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent, and technology to get ahead of disease together – all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; and as a new GSK where outstanding people thrive.

Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culture that is ambitious for patients – so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact – with clear ownership of goals and support to succeed; and where we do the right thing. So, if you’re ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at this exciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.

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 India)

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and sustain credible networking with appropriate Health Care Practitioners (HCPs)
  • Plan, facilitate and conduct CMEs, symposia, trainings, 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 on Scientific Engagements and Promotional Code
  • Become an expert in vaccine preventable diseases where GSK have brands and support associated activities related to those brands.
  • Be updated on scientific knowledge on vaccine preventable diseases; GSK vaccines and its PI to ensure its ‘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 development and execution of brand strategy
  • Pharmacovigilance: Support Named Safety contact in strengthening of Vaccine Pharmacovigilance; ensure self learning.

Knowledge/ Education / Previous Experience Required

  • Educational Background

Minimum Level of Education – MBBS with post graduate qualification / Science Postgraduate / Ph. D. in any science discipline

Preferred Level of Education -Post graduate qualification in Paediatrics / Microbiology / Pharmacology / Public Health

Why is this Level of Education Preferred – To interact with specialized HCPs

  • Job-Related Experience

Minimum Level of Job-Related Experience required:-

  • Research experience, ideally in paediatrics, immunology, epidemiology, infectious diseases or public health.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, local language
  • Experience of presenting scientific topics at 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.
  • 2 – 5 years in the pharmaceutical / vaccines / biologicals industry
  • Other Job-Related Skills/Background :-
  • General Competencies
  • Presentation skills at Scientific and Promotional meetings
  • Communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Technical writing skills
  • Keep up to date with new developments
  • Ability to provide and receive constructive feedback
  • Build and maintain relationships with colleagues
  • Share knowledge with other team members
  • Work as part of a team to reach common goals
  • Deliver creative ideas for continuous improvement
  • Develop good relationships with key opinion leaders

At GSK we value diversity (Gender, LGBTQ +, PwD etc.) and treat all candidates equally. We aim to create an inclusive workplace where all employees feel engaged, supportive of one another, and know their work makes an important contribution.

Our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. We believe that we all bring something unique to GSK and when we combine our knowledge, experiences and styles together, the impact is incredible. Come join our adventure at GSK where you will be inspired to do your best work for our patients and consumers. A place where you can be you, feel good and keep growing.

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