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AX-7150 Associate Director Medical Affairs – Rare Diseases

AXESS Published: 19th October 2018
Location
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Job Type

Description

Ref: AX-7150

 

JOB SUMMARY

Medical Affairs professional required by a pioneering global pharmaceutical company based in Cambridgeshire to take on a new role as Associate Director, responsible for its specialty care/ rare disease medicines.

 

BACKGROUND

Opportunity to work for a biotechnology company with:

  • A history in pioneering rare disease treatments.
  • A strong portfolio and pipeline with upcoming launches
  • An expanding international presence.
  • A dynamic and fun working environment.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES

Reporting to the Medical Affairs Director, this brand new position will be an integral member of an expanding medical affairs function.

Key role duties include:

  • Working across the company’s specialty care portfolio with lead responsibility for a specific therapy area.
  • Providing strategic medical input into business plans and HTAs.
  • Highlighting disease awareness both internally and externally.
  • Line Manage MSL team.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with KOLs and relevant patient organisations. (Expected to be in the field on average 1 day per week).
  • Ensuring that the relevant industry Codes of Practice are adhered to, highlighting any potential issues.
  • Providing medical sign off duties as required.
  • Deputising for the Medical Affairs Director when required.
  • Travelling to national and international business meetings, congresses and symposia c. 30% of time.

 

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Medical affairs physician with UK and Ireland experience.
  • GMC registered or permissible.
  • ABPI Final Medical Signatory required.
  • Previous line or supervisory management experience preferred.
  • Therapy area experience in rare/ orphan disease an advantage.
  • Sound working knowledge of the ABPI and IPHA Codes.
  • Proven ability to work cross functional with examples of successful collaboration with the commercial teams.
  • Strong external stakeholder management

Before you apply for this position it is vital that you are in possession of an EU or UK passport or relevant visa to work without restrictions in the UK.

 

BENEFITS:

Comprehensive benefits package

 

TO APPLY:

For a confidential discussion please telephone Anette Gillan at AXESS Limited on 020 8560 2300.

To apply, please click APPLY ONLINE.

 

KEYWORDS:

Scientific Advisor , Scientific Advisor Manager, Medical Advisor, Medical Manager, Medical Advisor, Rare Disease Medical Advisor, Rare disease Medical Manager, Rare disease Medical Manager, medical advisor,  haemophilia, haematology, Medical Advisor, clinical research, medical affairs, immunology, inflammation, orphan disease, autoimmune, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge, ABPI, ABPI sign off, final signatory, medical review, PMCPA, ABPI Code

 

ABOUT AXESS:

AXESS has been operating since 1990

We are a recruitment business dedicated to the pharmaceutical industry, specialising in Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs & Clinical Development

We match professional candidates to the best permanent, contract and interim roles in the market

 

 

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