Medical Advisor

40000.00 - 80000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP80000/annum
17 Apr 2017
02 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
In anticipation of several national product launches my client, a multi-national pharmaceutical, is looking for medical advisors to oversee both pre and post-launch activities for several new products.

This is a fantastic opportunity for either registered pharmacists or physicians with a natural commercial awarness/acumen to gain excellent industry experience at a leading global pharma company.


* To provide medical expertise to the United Kingdom (UK) / Republic of Ireland (ROI) affiliate, regional and global teams as required
* To develop effective partnerships with relevant functions within the organization (e.g. Clinical Operations, Corporate Affairs, Human Resources, Legal, Marketing, Medical Information, Global Product Safety, Training)
* To develop effective partnerships with clinicians, other key influencers and external groups
* To provide visible leadership to other members of the Medical Department and the broader affiliate
* Compliance

* 100% compliance with the relevant global and local curriculum maps
* Review and Certification of materials for medical accuracy and compliance with the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) Code of Practice and Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) Blue Book
* Drive the response to challenges from competitors, the ABPI and the MHRA within the predetermined timelines
* Comply with Good Pharmaceutical Medical Practice, Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and comply with all UK laws


* Basic Medical Qualification OR GPhC registration
* Therapeutic area expertise: Substantial oncology experience
* Relevant industry or research experience will also be considered
* Evidence of strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
* Demonstration of initiative and motivation
* Leadership capabilities to identify and develop new opportunities
* Excellent communication skills (presentation, written and verbal)
* Excellent self management skills. Demonstrated ability to plan, organise, prioritise and adapt to changing needs
* Awareness of the role of medical doctors in a commercial setting

Additional Skills/Preferences

* Significant clinical experience in specialised diabetes environment preferably involving research
* Experience of closely working with key opinion leaders in the field of diabetes dealing with key research issues and understanding of research methodology
* Knowledge and existing relationship with diabetes health care professionals in the UK
* Previous medical affairs experience in pharmaceutical industry
* Knowledge of ABPI code of practice with final copy approval of promotional materials
* Participation in clinical trials awareness of legal/regulatory, ethical, medical oversight and operational aspects of doing clinical research
* Publication experience in peer reviewed journals in the field of diabetes
* Demonstrated ability to solve complex issues and continue to maintain commitment to the therapeutic area


JCW's Life Science division is a preferred supplier to a number of FTSE 100 businesses across the Life Sciences and Biotechnology spectrum as well as assisting many smaller SME's achieve their headcount growth targets.

Due to the specialist nature of the Risk and Governance market, our focus is on proactively generating candidates through direct approaches which ensures that we're able to access the best talent in response to our client's hiring needs, regardless of whether they're actively looking for new opportunities.

Each JCW Consultant operates as a specialist within their particular market 'vertical' meaning that they develop a specific network of relevant industry professionals as well as keeping abreast of industry developments and being able to relate these to recruitment pressures in the sector.

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