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Lilly Medical Science Liaison Diabetes Scotland, NE, Ireland 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.

Medical Science Liaison – Diabetes

Scotland, NE, Ireland

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.

Diabetes touches each and every one of us, whether it be a family member or friend with the condition. Lilly has been a global leader in Diabetes care since 1923, when we introduced the world's first commercial insulin. Today we are building upon this heritage by working to meet the diverse needs of people with diabetes and those who care for them. Through research, collaboration and quality manufacturing we strive to make life better for people impacted by diabetes.

We are delighted to go to market with a number of brand new MSL positions to support a new Type 2 product. Are you ready to put your stamp on this incredible journey?

Some of the exciting things you’ll do:

Maintain and effectively communicate deep scientific knowledge

Engage in continuous learning to maintain the highest level of technical expertise so as to answer deep scientific questions and be sought after by your customers based on peer-credible knowledge and expertise. You’ll 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

You’ll spend your time both field based and remotely engaging with customers. Using your emotional intelligence and a deep understanding of your customers, you’ll be a primary interface between Lilly medical and scientific experts to deliver the best-in-class customer experiences.

Strategic vision and leadership

The cool, Science gun in you will synthesize complex data and effectively communicate meaningful clinical insights and unanswered customer questions that come your way from all angles. These will include from a myriad of internal cross-functional teams and of course customers. You’ll showcase your creative problem solving skills and utilise internal resources effectively to execute upon solutions. Naturally you’ll cultivate internal networks and collaborate effectively across functions with an active contribution to medical planning and strategy in the affiliate.

Territory ownership

You’ll demonstrate strategic analysis, territory mapping, planning, and prioritisation to maximise efficiency and take personal accountability for results.

You’ll have these in spades:

  • Advanced degree in health sciences (Pharmacy, PhD in a related field)

  • Previous MSL experience is desired

  • When restrictions are fully lifted and if safe, the ability to travel up to 80% and work up to 4 to 6 weekends a year.

  • You must live within this prescribed territory, and in close proximity to a transport hub (airport/train station).

  • Intellectual curiosity about the field of science/medicine

  • 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.

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills

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

  • Resiliency in managing complex challenges.

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

Other Information/Additional Preferences:

  • Experience in servicing customer needs for complex information.

  • Significant experience in professional networking with mutually beneficial outcomes.

  • Experience in field based working environment highly valued.

  • Familiarity with health systems, academic communities, medical research, and medical education process highly valued.

  • ABPI code examination required, or within 12 months in this role.Sound like you? Apply now as you’ve got to be in it to win it!

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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!