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Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Neurology




Weystrasse, Lucerne, Switzerland

Job Description

The Position

Medical Science Liasons (MSLs) are responsible for engaging in non-promotional, peer-to-peer communications, providing medical/scientific information to Scientific Leaders (SLs) and Key Decision Makers (KDMs), driving scientific initiatives and supporting the field force.

Role Responsibilities:

Engagement with External Leaders

  • Build trust with external scientific community by engaging in non-promotional, peer-to-peer exchange of medical and scientific information with SLs or KDMs
  • Gain deep insights on disease, therapeutic area and healthcare needs, data gaps and challenges in their local geography and report back to internal stakeholders.
  • Organize and participate in medical and scientific exchange activities, which include but are not limited to hospital lectures, journal clubs, expert input forums, and advisory boards — may take the role as presenter.
  • Represent Medical Affairs at local or regional non-promotional medical events (e.g. Medical Congresses and Symposia) — may collaborate in the coordination of pre-event scientific information and post-event scientific summaries.
  • Help execute country medical educational programs and symposia.

Internal Support

  • Formulate regional (in-country) Medical Affairs Plans and implement its activities.
  • Provide insights on the scientific gaps, ideas and other topics gathered from scientific exchange to inform areas of interest, development programs, and company strategy.
  • Support company commercial colleagues by providing on-label and/or disease state scientific training.
  • Collaborate with Medical Advisor(s) in the TA and other relevant internal stakeholders.


  • Ablility to communicate knowledge of the therapeutic area, through scientific exchange in different environments and with different stakeholders (one on one, lectures, etc).
  • Ability of critical lecture of the medical literature related to the therapeutic area.
  • Ability to interact with commercial, giving new potential opportunities related with the current scientific evidence.
  • Ability to analyze medical literature to evaluate the different tendencies in research.
  • Ability to communicate medical literature in a proper way to the Organon organization.
  • Strong scientific baseline knowledge in assigned therapeutic area(s).
  • Strong knowledge about clinical trial methods, implementation, and data interpretation.
  • Sound scientific understanding, and eagerness to continue learning about a specific therapeutic area.
  • Ability to present scientific and other technical information with confidence, in a way that engenders trust and credibility.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Medical degree, PhD in health sciences, PharmD or equivalent Life Sciences degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant pharmaceutical experience as a MSL or equivalent
  • Field medical experience
  • Fluent in English, German and/or French
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, presentations) and interpersonal skills.
  • Experienced in scientific exchange and contacts with health care professionals.
  • Excellent teamplayer and strong collaboration skills and ability to function within a cross-functional team environment.
  • Excellent project management skills and planning skills.
  • Strong prioritization skills and ability to understand how decisions fit into the broader corporate strategies.
  • Scientific knowledge of the therapeutic area is a plus.

Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Experience in one of the following fields: Neurology or CNS disorders.
  • Strong understanding of the compliance environment in which Medical Affairs functions.
  • Business acumen, ethics, and credible reputation with the external scientific community.
  • Ability to simplify and convey complex concepts and strategies, orally and in writing, and conduct/facilitate meetings with strong presentation skills.


Secondary Job Description

Who We Are:

Organon delivers ingenious health solutions that enable people to live their best lives. We are a $6.5 billion global healthcare company focused on making a world of difference for women, their families and the communities they care for. We have an important portfolio and are growing it by investing in the unmet needs of Women’s Health, expanding access to leading biosimilars and touching lives with a diverse and trusted portfolio of health solutions. Our Vision is clear: A better and healthier every day for every woman.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from candidates with a diverse background. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our applicants.

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Employee Status:



No relocation

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Travel Requirements: Organon employees must be able to satisfy all applicable travel and credentialing requirements, including associated vaccination prerequisites


Flexible Work Arrangements:

Remote Work


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Requisition ID:R524394