Scientific Advisor - Diabetes in Dubayy [Dubai], United Arab Emirates

at Bristol-Myers Squibb

Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • Develops and maintains contacts with External Experts , in accordance with the strategy developed by the Company to further understand and gain both insight and/or input into treatment patterns, including (1) the scientific activities taking place within the Disease Area and (2) the needs and prescribing patterns of health care providers
  • Responds appropriately providing only accurate scientific data to unsolicited scientific questions or requests posed by Physicians for approved Products/Brands (in and off label ), and for products in development in compliance with Company Policies, and legal and ethical standards
  • Encourages the participation, as required and as appropriate, of Physicians in local studies and other scientific activities
  • Develops scientific presentations (e.g., abstracts or articles based on secondary data) under the guidance of the DAH, which presentations should be reviewed according to the appropriate internal review processes to ensure medical accuracy and ethical and legal compliance.
  • Proposes to the Brand Team scientifically meaningful medical programs such as Continuous Medical Educational Programs and Symposia.
  • Identifies and prepares speakers for BMS symposia
  • Prepares and/or contributes to the initial and ongoing medical/scientific disease area and product-specific training of internal BMS customers (Sales force, etc) enabling the sales representatives to understand and convey the scientific benefits of a Brand appropriately in a medical accurate and compliant manner.
  • Contributes to the development of Brand Plans and Strategies by communicating the medical insight and knowledge derived from Expert Physicians, other health-care providers or scientific publications about the product or disease area, in particular with reference to patients’ needs and treatment trends.
  • Ensures that BMS Pharmacovigilance SOPs are understood and applied by Investigators, and alert appropriate BMS personnel to any Adverse Events that are identified.
  • Works with appropriate BMS personnel to help ensure that all the information regarding SAEs in the field is collected to facilitate a correct and transparent communication of SAEs internally and to the competent Health Authorities.
  • Works with medical regional and local team and GDO to review local/regional protocols, set local recruitment targets and contribute to site selection.
  • Provides support to the Site Manager on medical activities relating to the conduct of a trial or survey, maintain scientific contacts with local investigators.
  • Performs all the above in an ethical and legally compliant manner Adhere to any country specific "Code of Conduct"



  • Holds a medical degree, MD, PhD, PharmD
  • Disease Area knowledge, including key scientific publications.
  • In-depth knowledge of a scientific or clinical area.
  • Knowledge of clinical trial design and process.
  • Knowledge of the National Healthcare System and the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Excellent English and Arabic language skills, spoken and written.
  • Broad medical background with experience in a specific Disease Area
  • Working in a scientific and/or clinical research environment. /Clinical Research Associate
  • Background in the diabetes field is highly preferable.
  • Communicating scientific and/or clinical data to research or healthcare professionals. 
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