Medical Scientific Liaison – Rare Blood Disorders

Madrid, Madrid, Spain
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06 June 2024


Are you a medical professional or an experienced Medical Scientific Liaison (MSL) with a passion for making a difference in the field of rare blood disorders? Do you have experience in scientific communication and building relationships with key opinion leaders? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Regional Medical Advisor in Rare Blood Disorders (RBD). Apply today for a life-changing career. 

The position

We are currently seeking a passionate and experienced MSL
 to join our team in Spain, focusing on our Rare Blood Disorders portfolio on a national level. You will lead the scientific dialogue with relevant KOLs, HCPs and health care professionals. Based on the medical portfolio strategy and in cross functional collaboration with other internal stakeholders (Medical Managers, Clinical Operations, Sales, Market Access and Marketing), you will manage your territory to maximize your region’s results.

Some of your responsibilities will be to:

-Plan (analysis & diagnosis) and execute the Regional Medical Plan (KOL Engagement, Medical Education, Clinical Activities, Evidence generation and publication, Insights for Strategy, Clinical Care Pathways)  aligned with the Regional Customer Team, with high contribution to the Regional Customer Plan. 
-Build effective and impactful relationships with KOLs & Scientific Associations

-Optimise ad-hoc opportunities & lead initiatives for relevant academic and professional collaboration in the interests of the current and future medical needs and developing project proposals in support of medical portfolio strategy with a business mindset.
-Provide high quality medical and scientific education and training to internal & external customers.
-Facilitate local Advisory Boards and provide academic contribution before and during the meeting.
Moreover, you will
contribute to Clinical activities, such as site identification for clinical trials, assessment of feasibility and patient recruitment strategies through KOLs & site relationships.


You are either a Medical Doctor, preferably with a specialization in Haematology, diseases of the blood and blood components. Alternatively, a University Degree in Life Sciences is required. PhD or MBA is a plus.

To be successful in this role, you have:

-At least 2-3 years of professional experience in Blood Disease, Haematology or Hemoglobinopathies, either in clinical care or in Medical Affairs.
-Good track record of participating and leading cross-functional projects in collaboration with other departments such as sales, market access, etc.
-Experience in engaging with Haematologists will be an advantage.
-Fluent in Spanish and in English.
-Availability to travel on a national Level.

As a person, you have excellent communication and negotiation skills. You enjoy working in teams and encourage the collaboration across multiple departments. You dare to make decisions and work autonomously. You have a strong scientific mindset in combination with business acumen, including results orientation and strategical view.


About the Department

The Medical Affairs Rare Diseases department is dedicated to advancing the understanding and treatment of rare blood disorders. We work closely with healthcare professionals, patients, and key opinion leaders to drive scientific communication, education, and research in this field. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of patients with rare blood disorders. 

Working at Novo Nordisk 

Novo Nordisk is its people. We know that life is anything but linear and balancing what is important at different stages of our career is never easy. That’s why we make room for diverse life situations, always putting people first. We value our employees for the unique skills they bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk is working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its employees. Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.


If you believe you are qualified and are willing to take the challenge, please submit your updated CV in our platform. We also recommend including a Cover Letter.


Please apply before June 19th.

We recommend applying as soon as possible, as applications are reviewed on a daily basis.

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 

At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.


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