Recruitment for Medical Science Liaison Officer at 54Gene Nigeria

Application Closing Date
31st January, 2022.
54gene is a health technology company centered on advancing the field of African genomics to unlock scientific discoveries as well as improve diagnostic and treatment outcomes within Africa and the global community. Founded in 2019, 54gene utilizes human genetic data derived from diverse African populations, to improve the state of healthcare through large-scale discovery and translational research, advanced molecular diagnostics, and inclusive clinical programs. Our mission is to deliver on the promise of precision medicine for Africans and the global population, by bridging the global health disparity gap.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Medical Science Liaison Officer
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Department: Medical Affairs
Reports to: Head of Medical Affairs, Africa
Position Summary

  • We are seeking highly-motivated individuals to join our team at 54gene. Candidates must be willing to join a dynamic environment, willing to learn quickly, and work well in a team.
  • Candidates should be excellent communicators, possess the ability to form and maintain professional relationships and keep up to date with scientific developments.

Essential Functions

  • Supporting role for marketing diagnostics services
  • Provide physician support for consumers referred for genetics counselling
  • Provide ongoing education for healthcare provider
  • Facilitate Speaker Trainings and SEE meetings
  • Facilitate advisory board meetings to gather information on unmet medical needs
  • Keep up to date with the literature and share information with sales reps regularly.
  • Ensure that all activities and interactions comply with business policies and SOPs.
  • Computer Skills – Proficient ability to use a computer
  • Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task
  • Flexibility – Ability to adapt easily to changing conditions and work responsibilities.
  • Participate in training programmers relevant to job description.

Education & Certifications:

  • Master’s or PhD in Life Sciences / Genomics related field, or MBBS


  • Prior professional experience in an academic and/or life science setting
  • At least 3 years of post graduate work experience in related field


  • Willingness to travel if required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Clear and flexible verbal, written and telephonic communication skills
  • Ability to be flexible, versatile, adaptable and take initiative
  • Strong presentation skills, proven ability to communicate with diverse audiences, internally and externally
  • Ability to successfully collaborate cross-functionally with others of different skill sets, backgrounds and levels within and external to the organization.
  • Knowledge of medical office principles, standards, applications and tests offered at 54gene
  • Confidentiality – Maintain patient, team member and employer confidentiality. Comply with all HIPAA regulations
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and medical equipment in lab.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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