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Senior Manager or Manager, MSL for Hematology



Japan · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

At Genmab, we’re committed to building extra[not]ordinary futures together, by developing antibody products and pioneering, knock-your-socks-off therapies that change the lives of patients and the future of cancer treatment and serious diseases. From our people who are caring, candid, and impact-driven to our business, which is innovative and rooted in science, we believe that being proudly unique, determined to be our best, and authentic is essential to fulfilling our purpose.

Position Summary:

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a member of a field-based team of advanced degree specialists who function as an extension of the Global Medical Affairs organization. MSLs are responsible for developing and enhancing professional relationships with medical thought leaders in various phases of product development. MSLs provide medical information through scientific exchange in a fair and balanced manner and provide clinical/scientific support for Genmab and the Global Medical Affairs (GMA) department at the direction of GMA management.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a passionate, high profile, high-impact Global Medical Affairs team, and work in a highly dynamic and collaborative setting.

Domestic travel of more than 50% will be required.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Identify Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and establish, foster, cultivate, and maintain relationships with KOLs in academic and community centers

  • Develop and execute territory plans in alignment with regional, national, and global Medical Affairs strategies

  • Act as the primary point of contact and facilitator for investigators interested in developing and performing investigator sponsored research, from submission, review and approval, through study activation/completion and publication.

  • Provide insights/feedback on emerging scientific/clinical data that enhance the value and appropriate use of Genmab products to internal stakeholders

  • Present appropriate clinical and scientific information to healthcare providers in response to unsolicited requests (as appropriate) in a fair and balanced manner, in both group and one-on-one situations

  • Collaborate with other internal departments to support Genmab-sponsored trials through enrollment support, trial site recommendations, and maintaining contact with investigators who are participating in ongoing Genmab studies

  • Present scientific/clinical information on Genmab products to formulary committees and/or payers, in collaboration with Market Access

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of products, clinical treatment trends, clinical trials, and scientific activities within areas of interest to Genmab ie: oncology and hematology

  • Provide relevant medical and scientific information and literature, within corporate guidelines, for healthcare provider education.

  • Professionally represent Genmab at select medical and scientific conferences and meetings

Experience & Skills:

  • BS in scientific and/or medical discipline required; Advanced scientific/medical Degree (Pharm D, PhD, MD) preferred

  • 2-5 years Field Medical or Oncology/Hematology experience preferred

  • Pharmaceutical industry experience preferred

  • Proven ability to work independently, as well as in cross-functional networks

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills, strong personal integrity, teamwork abilities, and a customer focus are necessary.

  • Strong compliance knowledge and adherence to corporate compliance

  • Current working knowledge of country-specific legal, regulatory, and compliance regulations and guidelines relevant to industry interactions with healthcare professionals

  • Ability to work cross-functionally with numerous internal stakeholders in a high-matrixed environment

  • Must be able to organize, prioritize, and work effectively in a constantly changing environment

  • Valid permanent residency in Japan

  • Native level Japanese in verbal, reading, & writing


About You

  • You are passionate about our purpose and genuinely care about our mission to transform the lives of patients through innovative cancer treatment
  • You bring rigor and excellence to all that you do. You are a fierce believer in our rooted-in-science approach to problem-solving
  • You are a generous collaborator who can work in teams with diverse backgrounds
  • You are determined to do and be your best and take pride in enabling the best work of others on the team
  • You are not afraid to grapple with the unknown and be innovative
  • You have experience working in a fast-growing, dynamic company (or a strong desire to)
  • You work hard and are not afraid to have a little fun while you do so


Genmab leverages the effectiveness of an agile working environment, when possible, for the betterment of employee work-life balance. Our offices are designed as open, community-based spaces that work to connect employees while being immersed in our state-of-the-art laboratories. Whether you’re in one of our collaboratively designed office spaces or working remotely, we thrive on connecting with each other to innovate.

About Genmab

Genmab is an international biotechnology company with a core purpose guiding its unstoppable team to strive towards improving the lives of patients through innovative and differentiated antibody therapeutics. For more than 20 years, its passionate, innovative and collaborative team has invented next-generation antibody technology platforms and leveraged translational research and data sciences, which has resulted in a proprietary pipeline including bispecific T-cell engagers, next-generation immune checkpoint modulators, effector function enhanced antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates. To help develop and deliver novel antibody therapies to patients, Genmab has formed 20+ strategic partnerships with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. By 2030, Genmab’s vision is to transform the lives of people with cancer and other serious diseases with Knock-Your-Socks-Off (KYSO™) antibody medicines.

Established in 1999, Genmab is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark with locations in Utrecht, the Netherlands, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S. and Tokyo, Japan.

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