Medical Science Liaison II - Oncology Breast, GI, GYN (MO, KS, CO, OK, AR territory)

Saint Louis, Missouri
United States

Job ID: 3085953210

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The Position

Key Accountabilities 

In this position, you will be primarily accountable for effectively:


  • Representing the assigned molecules/products, franchise(s) and overall therapeutic area(s) to the highest ethical and professional standards and in accordance with guidelines and direction.
  • Responding to on and off-label questions with integrity, compliance, and adherence to legal, regulatory, and Genentech guidelines, policies & procedures
  • Building andcultivating important working relationships internally and externally. Providing clinical expertise and feedback regarding operational management that effectively and efficiently guides clinical trials, other studies and investigations. Providing clinical expertise in the development, management, and maintenance of clinical and scientific communications, including research, publications, and educational materials, meeting/event presentations and information, etc. Participating in various internal and external clinical and scientific education programs, meetings, presentations and other forums; providing in-depth clinical and operational expertise and insights regarding the assigned molecules, products and overall therapeutic area(s).
  • When assigned, identifying and completing special projects.
  • Ensuring assigned goals and objectives are met and that assigned projects and other work are completed on time, with high quality, and within budget


Example Responsibilities 

In this position, you will:


  • Participate in a variety of cross-functional meetings and discussions.
  • Support your manager, medical directors, and peers in gathering information, analyses, research and reporting to support national, regional, and local tactical planning.
  • With assistance from your manager, use national and regional medical plans for the assigned molecules, products, develop and align the tactical plan for your geography of responsibility.
  • Build and cultivate relationships with cross-functional partners, such as franchise sales, marketing, Managed Care, Clinical Operations, Thought Leader Services, Pharmaceutical and Genentech Research and Early Development, Product Development, and various Medical Affairs groups.
  • Build and cultivate relationships with local scientific and medical communities, including study site clinical research staff, clinical investigators, physicians, and other healthcare professionals.
  • As directed, support clinical goals related to investigator-initiated and company sponsored research.
  • Work with a variety of cross-functional partners to discuss plans for implementation and completion of clinical trials. 




  • Maintain the highest standards and levels of scientific, clinical and technical expertise in the specific therapeutic area(s) of assignment
  • In collaboration with Scientific Collaboration, attend and lead scientific meetings, forums, venues, etc
  • As assigned, complete special projects

Who You Are

Candidates for this position should hold the following qualifications, have the following experience, and be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities to be considered as a suitable applicant. Please note that except where specified as “preferred,” or as a “plus,” all points listed below are considered minimum requirements. Years of experience listed below can be substituted with equivalent, relevant competency levels. 


1. Clinical Science Degree 


2. Advanced Clinical/Science Degree is preferred (e.g., PharmD, PhD, MSN, MPH, etc.) 



  • GCP (Good Clinical Practice) and ICH (International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements)
  • In-depth knowledge of Phase IV/post-marketing drug development is preferred
  • Relevant therapeutic area knowledge - Comprehensive understanding of product and safety profiles Experience
  • 4 or more years' related work experience (academic, research, clinician, consulting or industry experience)
  • Experience as a field medical science liaison is a plus
  • 2 or more years’ clinical trial experience (either in industry or in another, relatedvsetting) is preferred
  • 2 years' experience in oncology 



  • Proven track record of meeting or exceeding objectives and goals
  • Strong attention-to-detail
  • Good business acumen with a working knowledge of the multi-disciplinary functions involved in a company's drug development process, e.g. research, development, clinical operations, biostatistics, regulatory, commercial, etc.
  • Excellent time management skills; can prioritize multiple tasks and goals and timely, on-target completion of deliverables
  • Outstanding self-presentation skills
  • Demonstrable influencing and professional presentation skills
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal, active listening skills and an open, inclusive mindset
  • Strong teamwork orientation
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • In addition to passing Genentech's background screening, the employee must submit to and pass additional background screening as required by some institutions and health facility sales accounts (additional screening requests may include but are not limited to background checks, immunization, TB, HIV, hepatitis, and drug screening)
  • Business travel, by air or car, is required for regular internal and external business meetings
  • This position requires significant driving of either a company provided or personal vehicle as well as prolonged periods of sitting, both of which are part of the essential duties and responsibilities of the role. As a result, Genentech, Inc. (Company) from time to time will check your motor vehicle record for purposes of determining your eligibility for driving a Company vehicle or driving any vehicle on Company business. 
  • Note: This is a remote, field-based position. 
  • Genentech is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our Genentech Careers page.
  • Territory includes: MO, KS, CO,  OK, AR

Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

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Genentech is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our Genentech Careers page.

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