Associate Director



1,001-5,000 employees

Designs cancer screening tests

Data & Analytics


London, UK

Required Skills
  • 3+ years of industry experience as a diagnostics or pharmaceutical Sr. Medical Science Liaison (or equivalent)
  • Previous MSL team leader (or equivalent) experience strongly preferred
  • Prior experience as an MSL in the introduction of novel new clinical products, and experience with MCED, is highly desired
  • Advanced scientific degree (CGC, PhD, or equivalent degree), experience in oncology, genomics, diagnostics, cfDNA-based applications, or similar applied medical fields strongly preferred
  • Experience building relationships with and translating complex concepts and data to HCPs within the NHS
  • Strong leadership skills and demonstration of effectively leading people and teams in complex highly matrixed environments strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate teams to deliver best-in-class results in fast paced rapidly changing environments
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills - exhibits professional maturity, confidence, and competence. Strong conflict resolution skills. Outstanding oral presentation skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills, good attention to detail, time management skills
  • Ability to apply advanced knowledge of GRAIL’s product specifications
  • Ability to work independently and remotely while maintaining a strong teamwork ethic and building cohesive and effective team culture
  • Flexible to changes in an ever changing dynamic environment
  • Learning mindset, open to training and becoming an expert across customer types
  • Partner with the UK Medical Affairs leadership to identify, recruit, on-board, mentor and build a best-in-class team of MSLs within the UK
  • Manage day-to-day MSL team operations, T&E, and budget requirements
  • Provide strategic guidance and support to the MSL team in aligning their activities with GRAIL's goals and objectives
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, professionalism, and excellence within the MSL team
  • Ensure the MSL team maintains expertise in the latest scientific and clinical developments in the field
  • Ensure that all activities of the MSL team comply with relevant regulations and industry standards
  • Generate and maintain accurate records of interactions with healthcare professionals and institutions
  • Build and evolve appropriate tools and systems and metrics to support efficiency of field team activities
  • Contribute to the development of strategic plans and initiatives to support the successful adoption of GRAIL's multi-cancer early detection test within the NHS and other healthcare systems
  • Maintain knowledge of cancer diagnostic guidelines
  • Provide technical and scientific support to HCPs within the London area
  • Identify and establish relationships with key opinion leaders (KOLs) and key healthcare professionals in the oncology, diagnostics and cancer screening field
  • Facilitate scientific and clinical discussions with KOLs to educate them about GRAIL's multi-cancer early detection test and its benefits, building advocacy for the medical value of GRAIL’s approach
  • Collaborate with NHS healthcare trusts, Cancer Alliances, academic centers, and clinical trial sites to facilitate partnerships and collaborations in line with company goals
  • Attend and represent GRAIL at medical conferences, meetings, and industry events to communicate the medical value of GRAIL's products, foster professional relationships and strategic partnerships
  • Develop and deliver educational programs and materials ensuring healthcare professionals are well-informed about GRAIL's science, technology and clinical trial evidence supporting multi-cancer early detection (MCED)
  • Capture and disseminate actionable field insights that inform GRAIL strategy
  • Summarize and communicate complex medical messages and position them in the best possible manner to enable clear and concise understanding by both external audiences and partners within GRAIL

Company Stage


Total Funding



Menlo Park, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Outstanding People - Join a team of passionate and dedicated professionals, committed to collaboration, education, and proactive problem-solving.

Strong Compensation - We offer competitive salaries and savings plans to provide for long-term financial planning.

Complete Health Coverage - Take advantage of comprehensive health coverage, with medical, dental and vision, to keep you and your family healthy.

Work-Life Balance - Make everyday life more manageable with flexible time off – we trust you to do great work and take time for yourself.