Are you bilingual in Norwegian and English and do you have a strong background related to life sciences, medicine, nursing or pharmacy? If so, this will be an excellent career opportunity with a global Pharmaceutical company. Read on!
- Norwegian speaking opportunity as Medical Information Associate
- Major Pharmaceutical company in Redhill area, Surrey
- Fluency in Norwegian ESSENTIAL, including medical terminology
- Supporting licensed pharmaceutical products in Norway
- Strong scientific or medical background ESSENTIAL
- Customer service and/or office based / administration experience
- Contract role for at least 12 months
- Salary equivalent of up to £35,000
- Full product training will be provided
- Gain Medical Information experience that is in demand across the industry
A new opportunity has arisen within the Medical Information team of a leading global Pharmaceutical organisation, for a Medical Information Associate. You will communicate with Norwegian healthcare professionals, responding to a variety of enquiries about the company’s drug products. This is a rare opportunity which will be an excellent step forward in your career. The ideal candidate will be a Norwegian national living in the UK. This role offers the opportunity to gain experience in a large pharmaceutical company environment in a discipline that is in demand throughout the pharmaceutical industry.
Based in a busy office which supports the European marketplace, you will join the Medical Information team, where calls and e-mails come through from healthcare professionals and members of the public regarding a range of drug products. Using various internal resources and your own knowledge (following training), you will respond to the medically-oriented queries and will get the chance to specialise in certain therapeutic areas to provide the best possible customer service. The service is backed by medical experts and may involve determining and reporting adverse reactions.
This role will be supporting calls from customers in who are primarily in Norway. You will also write a range of documentation to support the provision of information to Norway. Typically calls are from the medical profession regarding aspects such as dosages, drug interactions, unexpected adverse reactions, drug storage etc following the contact provided on the leaflet that accompanies the drug. Providing such a service in support of drug products is legal a requirement so skills in this area are in demand across the industry. Typically, you will handle around 5 to 6 enquiries per day and will be responsible for documenting responses.
This will be a fun, enjoyable and challenging role requiring the highest possible standards of customer service and professionalism. Gaining experience in Medical Information will also set you on a varied and profitable career path. This role is offered on a long-term contract basis with an initial 12-month contract with a strong chance of extension.
You must have a strong Life Science, Nursing, Drug Safety or Pharmacy (or similar medically oriented) background (degree preferred) with a good grasp of medical terminology. You will also need to have experience gained in a communication-focused, client services or office-based role. You must have an excellent telephone manner and written communication skills and the ability to handle a variety of enquiries. You MUST be able to speak and write Norwegian fluently and have a strong command of written and spoken English. Fluency in a Swedish or other Scandinavian would also be a strong advantage but is not essential.
Please forward your CV to email@example.com or phone 0044 1403 216216 where we would be happy to tell you more about this exciting Medical Information opportunity.