The country based CTML is a member of an International field-based team of scientific experts who function as an extension of the Clinical Operations organisation within Pharmacyclics GmbH.
The CTML role focuses primarily on providing scientific, clinical and educational support to healthcare professionals (HCPs) at research sites (Principal Investigators (PIs) and their study teams participating in Pharmacyclics’ sponsored studies, focused, but not limited to, the Haematology-Oncology space.
Therefore, advanced knowledge of working in Haemato-Oncology and on Clinical Trials is necessary.
Provide accurate and non-promotional scientific information relating to the scientific rationale and study criteria of Pharmacyclics sponsored studies to specific study sites.
Answer medical enquiries, related to clinical trial design / rationale, from PIs / study site team members using in-house developed and approved resources.
Keep up to date with clinical knowledge, published data and trial work for Pharmacyclics and competitive product studies.
Support relevant education at Site Investigator Meetings (SIMs) in line with clinical study plans (as requested).
Develop strong communication links with PIs, study physicians and their teams to engage in peer-to-peer scientific exchange regarding disease, clinical unmet needs & clinical trials.
Ensure requests received from PIs are managed efficiently and effectively according to established processes, and that the Pharmacyclics clinical studies are the primary focus of the study site support teams.
Act as field-based reference point of scientific and clinical expertise for study sites. Liaise closely with the relevant study teams and monitor study performance
Support of ongoing and future company sponsored trials
Liaison between clinical operations and study sites e.g. visit trial centres as required to provide updates on study compound and maintain company presence and enhance enrolment and retention rate
Identify trial centres for future trials for all company’s pipeline products
Deliver scientific information during SIVs
Physician, Pharmacist, PhD, MSc in a relevant scientific field or associated qualification (preferred), BSc. min. requirement
Fluent written and spoken English (mandatory) and local language of country to be covered
Minimum 3 years relevant experience in pharmaceutical industry
MSL (Medical Science Liaison) or equivalent medical affairs / clinical operations experience e.g. CRA (Clinical Research Associate) preferred, KAM (Key Account Manager) with Clinical Trial background possible
Clinical trials experience and understanding of clinical trial methodology and management
Experience of working within haematology and oncology
Experience in management of KOLs, Researchers and HCPs at all levels in both 1 : 1 and group settings
Experience of working within the relevant National and European Pharmaceutical Codes of practice.
Communication and strong interpersonal skills
Demonstrable thirst for knowledge (technical, clinical, medical, scientific) with an ability to assimilate information quickly, present clinical data clearly and concisely and discuss the statistical and clinical relevance in line with clinical development strategy
Ability to work autonomously, in a field-based setting, whilst contributing positively to the Clinical Operations GmbH Function
Ability to drive performance of self and others