Medical Science Liaison (m/f/d) Italy

Full Time
Rom, Italien
Experienced Professional
January 13, 2023
Remote (hybrid)

We are looking for a Medical Science Liaison (m/f/d) in the area of Rom (Italy).

As Medical Science Liaison (m/f/d) you will deliver face to face scientific and clinical information and services as appropriate. In this role you will manage the important training landscape and foster a close connection with KOLs and physicians. 

Be part of our growth and bring “Better outcomes for more patients”


Accountable for:

  • assessing of the medical landscape in the given geography, identifying leading local influential experts (KOLs) and developing and maintaining relationships with academic leaders

  • the development in cooperation with the Merz Therapeutics team of (medical/commercial) scientific programs and projects

  • delivering medical / scientific training courses and educational presentations to clinicians 

  • idenifying opportunities to partner with HCPs on disease state initiatives, collaborative research projects and investigator sponsored trials 

  • developing medical and HCP interaction plans in strong collaboration with KAMs and contribute to institution / account plans 
  • the contracts and contacts with the KOLs and/or hospitals related to the defined projects and KOL projects

  • the implementation of scientific projects of strategic and commercial value on Italian level

  • the development and follow-up investigator-initiated trials related proposals


Support actively:

  • the KAM’s in the development of their regional KAM plans

  • the development and implementation of the yearly Business Plan for our Merz Therapeutic business

  • the involvement of speakers and trainers for the workshops, projects and events

  • the internal onboarding and training programs from the medical scientific point of view


Committed to:

  • the Compliance requirements/agenda

  • work closely with international peers

  • takes care of proper reporting in the local CRM system



  • This position requires a scientific and commercial background on Higher Education and/or University level 
  • MSL experience or relevant experience in Medical Affairs Department or Clinical Operations department of at least three years

  • Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations and industry standards of the Italian pharmaceutical markets  

  • Knowledge of Regulatory Affairs (including pharmacovigilance), legal and compliance regulations and authorities nationally

  • In-depth knowledge of local, regional, and national healthcare systems and processes for allocation and delivery of care

  • Track record of successful working with cross functional teams locally and internationally

  • Ability to exchange scientific ideas and information effectively with KOLs and other HCPs, excellent presentation skills of scientific and medical data to small and large audiences

  • The ability and interest to understand healthcare professional prospective and forge long term relations of mutual value 

  • Project management skills

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in Italian and English

  • Analytical skills (to understand and simplify complex medical opportunities and challenges)

  • Ability to work autonomously

  • Valid driving license 


The Merz Therapeutics GmbH is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and is represented in more than 90 countries worldwide. As part of the Merz Group, a privately held, family-owned company, we have been dedicated to the development of innovations for more
than 110 years.

Merz Therapeutics is committed to improving treatment outcomes for patients around the world. With our relentless research & development efforts and culture of innovation, we strive to identify unmet patient needs and provide appropriate treatments. In particular, we focus on
patients suffering from movement disorders, neurological diseases, liver diseases and other health issues that severely impact quality of life.


For more information visit our website: https://www.merztherapeutics.com/it/

Merz Pharma Italia, S.L., Via F.Filzi, 25/A, 20124 Milano

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