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Let's push the boundaries together and make the most of your talents!



Bulle, Gruyere, Switzerland

Job Function:  Business Development
Job ID:  68321

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

To strengthen our Patient Value Unit Immunology and Bone, based in our affiliate in Bulle, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of:

Medical Science Liaison Bone/Rheuma Switzerland


Are you scientific by nature and known for inspiring people? At UCB, we like to think of you as a ‘scieninspiring’ person. This extraordinary mix of talent means you excel at blending a learning approach with new ideas to improve patients' lives.


As a UCB 'scieninspiring' person, you like to work in the field where you can:


  • Contribute in launching innovative products within
  • Contribute to medical excellence of our products in rheumatic diseases
  • Provide customer value by engaging in a peer-to-peer two-way scientific exchange to harness and augment the expertise of the customer.
  • Impact the business within UCB’s strategic roadmap, as a trusted scientific partner throughout a product’s life cycle and therefore directly improve patient care by gathering/sharing crucial insights.


As a UCB 'scieninspiring' person, you will contribute by:


  • Driving (developing and maintaining) individual Medical Plans for key customers in line with Area Medical Plan objectives
  • Being agile and proactive, identifying and managing key scientific and medical influencers based on local ecosystem dynamics and the stakeholder’s needs and drivers (from push to pull)
  • Managing a territory effectively with approximately 70-80% of time focused on customer interactions
  • Offering scientific support to customers in the context of congresses, medical education or publications
  • Exploring and identifying new sources bring patient value (through innovative solutions and services)
  • Managing and generating product/disease state data (IIS, audits, RWE, …etc.)
  • Maximizing site performance and supporting clinical trials and non-interventional studies leveraging a strong therapeutic expertise (scientific, clinical, disease states and treatment options) aligned with UCB’s tactical plan
  • Active participation in the development and follow up of the Local Patient Value Plan (LPVP) from a scientific and medical perspective, in alignment with the Country Lead
  • Taking accountability of medical/scientific activities and co-create with country team (LPVU) towards successful execution and value creation
  • Partnering with key clinical stakeholders to advance medical initiatives, in defined strategic areas, to drive optimal patient care. Also, partnering with other stakeholders like payers, patient organizations and patients might be relevant



Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:


  • Academic background within Natural/Life Sciences or Pharmacy, PhD in immunology is a big plus
  • Tri-lingual: German, French and English preferred
  • 1-3 years of previous MSL experience is preferred
  • Proven track-record having worked with biologics preferred
  • Launch experience would be of advantage
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills
  • Ability to clearly articulate complex scientific concepts in 1:1 and group settings
  • Ability to actively listen and process information to identify opportunities
  • Business acumen with a good understanding and holistic view on the healthcare ecosystem          
  • Likes to work in team as well as independently
  • Capable of good prioritizing and sense of urgency


About us.

UCB- Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this create value for people living with severe diseases?” By putting patients at the heart of what we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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