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Founded in 2002, sphingotec develops and markets innovative in vitro diagnostic (IVD) products for the early diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions such as sepsis, cardiovascular diseases and cancer with the aim of radically improving the chances of survival and recovery for the affected patients. Many of our diagnostic tests are based on proprietary biomarkers discovered as a result of our deep understanding of the disease biology and validated in numerous clinical studies - a core competence of sphingotec. We market our test portfolio internationally as rapid tests on our proprietary Nexus IB10 point-of-care immunoassay platform for flexible use in laboratory and near-patient settings. For implementation in high-throughput central laboratories we licenses our biomarkers to global IVD manufacturers

sphingotec is headquartered on the technology campus Hennigsdorf northwest of Berlin. Our subsidiary NexusDx, manufacturer of the Nexus IB10 platform, is based in San Diego, CA, USA.

To strengthen our commercial team, we are looking for several

International Medical Science Liaison Managers (m/f/d)

for full-time and permanent employment in home office or at our headquarters in Hennigsdorf near Berlin, Germany. The position reports to the Head of Commercial Operations.

Your responsibilities: 

  • You support our international distribution partners with know-how on the clinical utility, positioning and health-economic benefits of our innovative biomarkers and assays for such biomarkers remote and on site.
  • You discuss directly with clinicians at key hospital accounts ofsphingotec and/or our international distribution partners the clinical utility, positioning and health-economic benefits of our products.
  • In close cooperation with our international distribution partners and in alignment withsphingotec’s medical and scientific affairs functions you initiate, support, and monitor the evaluation of our products at such key accounts with the objective of introducing our biomarkers and assays for these biomarkers into the clinical routine at the respective hospitals.
  • You actively facilitate experience sharing between current users of our products and potential new users.
  • You continuously gather customer feedback and competitive intelligence relevant to our biomarkers and diagnostic products and make this information available
  • You representsphingotec at conferences, towards professional associations and industry associations, and support the recognition of our products in guidelines and reimbursement schemes.

Your profile:

  • A university degree with a postgraduate degree in medicine or life sciences
  • Several years of customer-facing professional experience in the pharmaceutical or diagnostic industry
  • A good understanding of the legal and regulatory framework in medical diagnostics, ideally with a certification as medical device consultant (Medizinprodukteberater) or pharmaceutical consultant (Pharmaberater)
  • A high level of scientific and ethical integrity
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • A high willingness to travel amounting to at least 70% of working time
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • An independent, structured and solution-driven work style
  • Very good oral and written English language skills; German language skills are a plus
  • Routined use of Microsoft Office and CRM systems
  • A driving license

We offer:

  • An exciting job in a company geared towards international growth with a flat hierarchy and agile decision-making
  • A unique, innovative product portfolio with highest medical value-add
  • Fair basic remuneration and attractive performance-related variable components
  • A dynamic working environment in a team that successfully combines experienced industry experts with young professionals
  • The opportunity to develop an grow in an international framework

Do you find yourself in the profile? If so, we are looking forward to receiving your online application, stating the reference number and including your relevant documents (CV, certificates, diplomas, etc.). Please also let us know about your earliest possible start date and your salary expectations.

Reference number: 201907-20-M03-B

Date: 2019-11-12

SphingoTec GmbH
Neuendorfstraße 15A
16761 Hennigsdorf

Phone:             +49-3302-20565-0
Fax:                  +49-3302-20565-55

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