Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Lead Medical Science Liaison Oncology

Your tasks and responsibilities

- Scientific, healthcare professional engagement at international, national, regional and local meetings

- Organize and manage key medical department deliverables. e.g. national advisory boards, national roundtables, national and international preceptorships and consensus meetings

- Leadership and accountability for the publication of novel scientific manuscripts and posters

- Moderate scientific discussions involving national and international key opinion leaders (KOLs).

- Delivery of medical and scientific discussions, presentations, data exchange and education

- Provide and support medical information and responses to scientific questions - Coordination and delivery of medical and scientific educational activities

- Internal scientific support and training

- Continuing self-directed education and training

- Investigator support e.g., Investigator initiated  Research studies

- Attendance at international/national scientific congresses

- Provide an expert resource to the field force and to the relevant Head Office/ Global colleagues

- Strict adherence to the ABPI code of practice and company SOPs


Who you are

- Postgraduate degree in life sciences is required (Ph.D., MD or Pharm.D. is preferred. Postdoctoral studies are preferred but not essential).

-  Previous pharmaceutical industry experience in a scientific function and/or relevant previous health care professional facing role in the United Kingdom is preferred but not essential (previous MSL experience is preferred).

- Academic/scientific writing experience either through educational background and/or job experience is required

- Previous oncology focused research experience is preferred but not essential


Your Application:


At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.


At Bayer reward is important to us, employees benefit from excellent employment conditions, such as:

  • competitive salary, Car Benefit and performance bonus
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare, generous pension scheme and Life Insurance
  • Employee discount scheme
  • State of the art offices (award winner for British Council for Offices, Best Fit Out Category 2018)
  • International career possibilities


Are you up for the challenge? If so, please apply below.


If you would like more information please email the team at





Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Country: United Kingdom
Location: Reading

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Last update: Jan 10, 2019   Copyright © Bayer AG