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PW 6727 Medical Lead – Biosimilars

Company: AXESS
Location: South East M3 / M4 / M40 Corridor
Reference: PW 6727
Closing Date: 24 Nov 16
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Car / Bonus / Pension / Medical / Subsidised Restaurant

Job Summary:

Opportunity for Physician /Pharmacist to join a blue-chip as Medical Lead. Responsibility will include setting the medical strategy for Biosimilar indications within Immunology. You will require exceptional project management skills working in a highly matrixed environment. Scientific exchange and professional relationship development internally and in the wider industry are key elements of this high responsibility role. Development to final signatory is offered.



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


Develop and maintain in depth knowledge for assigned product(s) / relevant therapeutic area(s) through attendance / participation at key internal meetings/training sessions, relevant congresses, and seminars and by regular self-study of the national/international literature.

Provide expert medical/scientific advice for assigned Biosimilar products and related therapeutic areas, including responding to requests for scientific/technical information; contribute to the development and medical and scientific accuracy of core dossiers generated by the medical department (i.e. pricing and reimbursement dossiers, HEOR dossiers, medical information packs, clinical expert reviews etc.).

Establish and maintain professional and credible relationships with key thought leaders / external experts and academic centres; this will involve participating in scientific congresses, coordinating advisory boards, round-table meetings, discussion fora etc.

Deliver scientific presentations and medical education programs to healthcare professionals

Screen relevant literature and other information from relevant scientific societies meetings and conferences and develop summaries of key messages for use within the Company (e.g. key areas of scientific/company interest, new trends in diagnosis, monitoring and treatments in the therapeutic area, etc.)

Deliver training to sales forces and other departments; develop and update relevant training materials.

Design and implement clinical research projects within defined standards and budgets (e.g. Phase IV, post marketing clinical activities such as registry/database projects, epidemiological surveys, and PMOS studies).

Provide the required oversight to manage review, approval and conduct of IIS studies.

Support the affiliate Clinical Research Department in the management of clinical studies, as appropriate (e.g. review new clinical study protocols, identifying potential investigators/sites, conducting feasibility surveys).

Review and preparation of promotional material.

Provide medical/scientific input into marketing strategy and key commercial initiatives.

Ensure compliance with all applicable national laws and regulations, guidelines, codes of conduct, company policies and procedures and accepted standards of best practice.


Physician (Medical Degree) or Pharmacist with Medical Affairs experience preferred

PhD with extensive Medical Affairs experience will also be considered.

Strong understanding on relevant codes of practice (i.e. ABPI) and regulations.

Therapy area experience of biologics an advantage

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 click the Apply for Job button quoting reference PW 6727.


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