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Associate Medical Advisor

cap LP & Associates' client

location Ho Chi Minh City

post time Posted 22 months ago

A.  Job Summary

Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is the local field medical expert responsible for providing scientific and medical support to external and internal stakeholders. MSL will provide information on the disease state and the appropriate use of specific company products on the focused therapeutic categories namely Women’s Health, Dermatology, Pain/Wound Care and Cardiovascular. This field-based position will proactively build relationship with HCPs through the scientific approach that is aligned with the Brand and Medical Plan. MSL will need to be a credible and valuable representative of the company in a variety of medical interactions with key local stakeholders.

B.  Principal Accountabilities


1. Medical support for external stakeholders


  • Act as scientific expert in the key therapeutic categories for external stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain scientific trust-based relationships with KOLs.
  • Share on label data with HCPs, discussing all aspects of the data in a scientific, objective and balanced way.
  • Respond to unsolicited requests for medical information about unapproved company products or unapproved uses of approved products, presenting such information in an objective, scientifically balanced, substantiated manner that is scientific in tone and content, free of promotional messages, truthful, and not misleading.
  • Work with HCPs in scientific activities that help advance disease understanding such as:

o    Identify potential speakers and train speakers as appropriate

o    Interact in the field with the medical community in the context of various medical projects, such as clinical trials, investigator-sponsored studies (ISS), scientific exchange meetings

o    Provide recommendations for advisory board participants and also lead national advisory boards.

o    Reactive off label questions response for KOLs


2. Medical support for internal stakeholders


  •  Act as scientific expert in the key therapeutic categories for internal stakeholders.
  • Provide the company organization with an understanding of the local medical community, clinical practice trends and real or perceived gaps in current scientific knowledge and medical treatment.
  • Provide the rest of the organisation with an update on partnerships with HCPs, as speakers, or in the context of medical projects.
  • Identify HCPs with the scientific expertise in local treatment practice to collaborate on forward-thinking medical projects identified in strategic brand planning
  •  Provide scientific support at sponsored educational events.
  • Initiate and conduct appropriate staff training & development on information regarding current clinical data and emerging trends in medical practice within therapeutic categories.
  • To work with internal cross functional team on formulary listing

3. Knowledge of therapeutic category

  • Remain abreast of the latest scientific knowledge and developments in defined domains of expertise, including by means of participation in structured training programmes

Knowledge & Skills


  • Strong scientific, medical, and technical skills in Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance, and Medical Information
  •  Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and presentation skills
  •  Strong interpersonal leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team internally
  • Ability to engage customer relationship building skills
  • Management skills and ability to coach and development team


G.  Minimum Education Requirements

  • Preferably with Doctor of Medicine (MD) with subspecialty training on related Therapeutic Areas, or with PharmD, Doctorate Degree (PhD) or Master’s Degree in Biological and Life Science.
  • Minimum with BS/BA degree or equivalent in Medical or Health Sciences e.g. Clinical Medicine, Pharmacy, Life Sciences, or Pharmacology.
  • Research and Healthcare Professional background will be considered.

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Over 250 employees



Full Time

Ho Chi Minh City



Vietnamese, English

144 Phung Van Cung Str., Ward 4, Phu Nhuan Dist., HCMC.

Ms. Lan Phuong

Tel: (+8428) 22532930 , Ext : 605