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PW-7017Medical Affairs Lead – Consumer Healthcare

Company: AXESS
Location: Greater London
Reference: PW-7017
Closing Date: 16 Mar 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Comprehensive

Job Summary:

Medical Affairs professional required to lead an above country medical affairs team for a top consumer health business located in Greater London. Role covers both strategic and operational responsibilities.



  • Top global pharma company.
  • Office based in Greater London area.
  • Working with well known consumer health product portfolio with new product and indication launches planned.
  • Above country role covering UK, Ireland, Nordics and Benelux.



A healthcare professional with above country medical affairs experience required to provide leadership and medical expertise to this highly visible role

Your key responsibilities include:

  • Leading medical affairs governance and excellence strategies focussing on patient safety.
  • Managing a regional medical affairs team covering UK, Ireland, Nordics and Benelux.
  • Working as a business partner cross-functionally and across borders with both local affiliates and global colleagues.
  • Supporting colleagues by providing scientific input, governance and compliance expertise.
  • Building strong internal working relationships to set objectives for the product portfolio.
  • Training medical and non medical staff as the subject matter expert.
  • Overseeing pharmacovigilance and medical information within the region.
  • Building and maintaining KOL networks.
  • Ensuring medical excellence and best practice.




  • Healthcare Professional with proven background in medical affairs ideally in consumer health/ OTC.
  • Experience of providing strategic medical input.
  • Previous line management experience of a medical affairs team.
  • Demonstrated experience of developing and upskilling direct reports.
  • Proven influencing and negotiation skills
  • Life science qualification essential. Preferably medic, MPharm, PhD. Dentistry highly desirable.
  • Previous international experience within a pharmaceutical or consumer healthcare company preferred.

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 Anette Gillan at AXESS Limited on 020 8560 2300. To apply, please send your CV to quoting reference PW-7017



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