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PW 6652 Head of Medical Affairs – Oncology UK & Ireland

Company: AXESS
Location: Middlesex
Reference: PW 6652
Closing Date: 07 Apr 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Competitive salary and bonus scheme, car allowance, health, life cover, pension

Job Summary:

Global biopharmaceutical – UK Affiliate Head of Medical for key Oncology area. Leadership and management of the therapy area medical team.



Our client is the UK affiliate of a global biopharmaceutical company focused on areas of high unmet medical needs and is a leader in providing differentiated medicines to help improve patient outcomes in key areas such Oncology, Multiple Sclerosis and the fertility franchise.



As the medical lead for Oncology you will be responsible for providing high quality medical/scientific expertise and strategic insight into the relevant therapeutic disease area.

The position is a key strategic role responsible for the creation and implementation of the therapy area medical strategy and plan. The role also involves the leadership and management of the therapy area medical team (office and field based staff).

You contribute with cross-functional teams to strategic decisions in the overall product strategy. You will also provide expertise on the creation and development of activities (promotional and non-promotional) and ABPI/IPHA/ABHI Code of Practice review/certification also ensuring compliance with all UK regulatory guidelines and company SOPs.

The Head of Medical Oncology reports to the UK Medical Director and works in a matrix environment with the medical and commercial teams.



Medical Qualification and full GMC registration or Pharmacist (GPhC)
Significant experience in medical affairs roles within the pharmaceutical industry

previous experience in the Oncology therapy area would be advantageous

Broad experience in line management of medical teams would be advantageous.
In depth knowledge of regulatory guidelines in relation to the Pharmaceutical and devices Codes of Practice such as ABPI, IPHA.


For a confidential discussion please telephone Beth Thomas-Stonier at AXESS Limited on 020 8560 2300. To apply, please send your CV to quoting reference PW 6652.

Only candidates with EU work authorisation will be considered.



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