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Lilly Medical Science Liaison - Diabetes & Cardiovascular in United Kingdom

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

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Medical Science Liaison – Diabetes & Cardiovascular

NW England & Birmingham

Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We were founded more than a century ago by a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that meet real needs, and today we remain true to that mission in all our work. Across the globe, Lilly employees work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.

Embracing diversity is at the core of our long-held value of respect for people. It is the lens through which we understand and respond to the unique needs of the millions of individuals who depend on our medicines. For us, embracing diversity means understanding, respecting, and valuing differences, including but not limited to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. The greatest measure of our diversity efforts is our ability to attract and retain exceptional employees who feel comfortable in a culture that supports them being themselves.

We are delighted to go to market for a Medical Science Liaison – Diabetes & Cardiovascular to join our established team.

We’ll need you to nail:

Maintain and effectively communicate deep scientific knowledge

Engage in continuous learning to maintain the highest level of technical expertise

Answer deep scientific questions and be sought after by their customers based on peer-credible knowledge and expertise.

Establish yourself as a reliable, trusted, resource of unbiased, accurate, up-to-date, medical and scientific knowledge

Excel at customer engagement and support medical/scientific information needs of scientific experts

Spend the majority of your time field based and customer facing engaging in mutually beneficial 2-way dialogues. Through the application of emotional intelligence and a deep understanding of customers, you will act as one of the primary interfaces between Lilly medical and scientific experts to deliver the best-in-class customer experiences. Core to the role is to answer customer questions by providing deep and advanced disease state and product information. Additionally, connect with other Lilly resources or internal business partners as appropriate and identify possible collaborative research or external collaborations.

Strategic vision and leadership

Synthesise complex data and effectively communicate meaningful clinical insights and unanswered customer questions you receive to Lilly medical and cross functional teams.

Use creative problem solving skills and utilise internal resources effectively to execute upon solutions.

Use a principle-based decision making approach to make decisions independently or escalate them appropriately.

Cultivate internal networks and collaborate effectively across functions with an active contribution to medical planning and strategy in the affiliate.

Territory ownership

You will be expected to demonstrate strategic analysis, territory mapping, planning, and prioritisation to maximise efficiency.

Implement and evaluate a strategic territory plan prioritising core MSL activity and take personal accountability for results.

Execute the role in a compliant manner, adhering to all governing internal and external requirements, procedures, and laws, demonstrating good judgement at all times.

You’ll come to us with these as a minimum:

Advanced degree in health sciences (PharmD, MD, PhD in a medically related field) or Masters or Bachelor’s level degree in health sciences (e.g. BSN, RPh, PA, NP)

Experience working as an MSL in pharma is desired, not essential

ABPI code examination required, or to sit within 12 months of starting in this role.

Able to travel up to 80% and work up to 4 to 6 weekends a year (may change due to Covid restrictions)

Must live in the territory.

Learning agility to comprehend and effectively communicate large amounts of complex scientific content in a clear and concise fashion.

Self-directed and able to work alone in the field effectively managing multiple priorities and projects.

Advanced presentation and computer skills with expertise in literature identification.

Effective strategic and critical thinking in order to analyse, assess and evaluate information and interpret impact or relevance to future states.

Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to use field-based electronic or other communication tools for all aspects of job is critical.

Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills, including high emotional intelligence and the ability to engage in professional relationship building and networking.

Diabetes and Cardiovascular diseases touch so many of us and our loved ones. Here’s your chance to truly make a difference.

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people.​ We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!