Specialists in Pharma, Clinical & IT Recruitment

Senior Medical Advisor

Job Type(s):
Medical Affairs
Salary negotiable
Excellent Benefits
Contract Type:
Date Posted:
27/11/2013 15:37:00


My client a Global Pharmaceutical Company, has opened three new vacancies within their Medical Affairs team, they are actively looking to recruit a Senior Medical Advisor’s, to their team on a permanent basis for their offices close to London.

Scope of the Role:
Work closely with commercial colleagues to provide proactive input into the strategic management of branded medicines and with clinical colleagues to ensure UK involvement in the development and implementation of research studies.
Provide authoritative opinion on medical and ethical matters to support colleagues across the company, enabling the evidence based use of medicines and compliance with the relevant statutory requirements (e.g. ABPI Code of Practice, Medicines Act, and EU Directives), providing certification where required.
Provision of proactive input to the development of business strategy, working closely with commercial colleagues across the UK

Key Responsibilities:
Effectively develop relationships with key influencers and external organisations to ensure that my client retains a leading voice in the UK Healthcare industry.
Co-ordinate and utilise specialist knowledge with brand aligned colleagues in formulating and implementing short and long term medical strategy for optimal commercial benefit. Work closely with regulatory, commercial and clinical colleagues on pre-launch planning, including strategic evidence planning and generation.
Influence clinical research strategies in support of UK market needs, through the KEG (Key Evidence Generation) process.
Responsible for co-ordinating the responses to complaints from bodies such as the PMCPA or MHRA – this will typically involve engaging members of the extended brand team e.g. brand manager, regulatory affairs manager Provide medical information out of hours as required Support health outcomes work as appropriate Support Clinical Research activities in respect of:
Knowledge of UK clinical practice, key external experts (KEEs), care pathways, key competitors, etc. and input where required into study allocation process and implementation of studies in the UK.
Input into a development of local protocols, patient information leaflets (including sign-off of risk/benefit statement), Investigator-Supported Studies and named patient programmes.
Proactive input into European Medical meetings to ensure UK strategy is supported.
Input into reviews and sign off of abstracts, reports and publications where required.

Skills/Experience Required:

·         GMC Registered MD.

·         Expert within the field of Oncology

·         Extensive experience within the field of Clinical Development or Medical Affairs.

·         Great Communicator and team player

·         Fluent in English.


For more information regarding this vacancy or a confidential job discussion, please get in touch with Neal Panting. Neal@arc-7.com or +441483 397070