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PW-6726 Medical Lead - Rheumatology

Company: AXESS
Location: Maidenhead
Reference: PW-6726
Closing Date: 21 Nov 16
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Bonus / Car / Pension / Medical / Life Assurance / Subsidized Restaurant

Job Summary:

Opportunity for a Physician / Pharmacist to join a blue-chip Pharma as Medical Lead. Responsibility will include setting the medical strategy for an assigned therapy area and second line management of an MSL team and direct management of a Medical Advisor. Scientific exchange and professional relationship development internally and in the wider industry are key elements of this high responsibility role.



Blue-chip Global Pharmaceutical Company

Based West of London in the M3 – M40 Corridor

Flexibility to work from both home and the office

Development opportunity to final signatory



Represent the affiliate’s medical/scientific voice of expertise for assigned product(s) and relevant therapeutic areas.

Provide medical/ scientific expert advice and guidance to key customers for assigned products and relevant therapeutic areas, including scientific exchange and professional relationship development with key opinion leaders

Provide medical / scientific input into Medical Affairs strategies for the affiliate medical department and commercial plans, as required, and medical / scientific support for medical department activities

Provide medical affairs support to cross-functional affiliate teams.

Provide leadership, strategic direction and mentorship to direct reports, as appropriate, and fulfil line management responsibilities accordingly.

Ensure that the medical affairs role is fully integrated to support the strategy and execution of affiliate business, while being functionally independent.



  • Physician (Medical Degree) or Pharmacist with Medical Affairs experience preferred
  • PhD with extensive Medical Affairs experience will also be considered.
  • Line management or supervisory responsibility within a medical affairs team preferred.
  • Strong understanding on relevant codes of practice (i.e. ABPI) and regulations.

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.



For a confidential discussion please telephone Jonathan Elliott at AXESS Limited on 020 8560 2300. To apply, please send your CV to quoting reference PW-6726.



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