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Country Medical Lead

Company: only medics recruitment ltd
Location: North London
Reference: JO-1805-408304
Closing Date: 17 Sep 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

Our client are currently seeking a talented individual who can cover the Country Medical Leader position in Medical Affairs. Both for the Immunology Division and a separate role for the Neuroscience.


Therapy Area Lead / Head of Medical of both Immunology & Neuroscience.

Our client are currently seeking a talented individual who can cover the Country Medical Leader position in Medical Affairs. Both for the Immunology Division and a separate role for the Neuroscience.
Knowledge and prior experience in Neurology or Immunology are desired but not required.
You shall act as the Medical Affairs strategic lead for all medical activities within this therapeutic area.
Part of the UK Affiliate Medical position, the role reports to the UK Associate Medical Director and requires national and international travel.
You shall manage a team of Medical Managers and lead the local medical team (LMT), a cross-functional matrix team with representatives from Safety, Regulatory, Country Clinical Operations, Quality, Medical Communications, and other Functional Partners.

You will own the pan-directorate strategy to ensure the holistic and highest level of scientific and clinical knowledge is established and maintained to provide concrete input for IFT decision-making. Matrix management approaches will ensure a fully integrated Medical approach to IFT strategy and plans.
You will be accountable for the development and implementation of the UK Medical Plan, aligned to the UK brand plan, with a clear, compelling, patient-focused, medical strategy.
You will ensure that all medical functions are well informed, aligned and deliver on the medical plan
As owner of the data generation strategy (e.g. clinical audits, or patient questionnaires), including the UK phase III-B/IV studies, you will ensure Medical
Contributions to NICE submissions are completed to the highest standards.
You will put activities in place to ensure quality use of medicines including patient support materials and ensure the current and future competitive landscape is understood and opportunities proactively leveraged.
You will identify and collaborate with key national Therapy Area Experts to support the optimal use of Roche products and lead national scientific advisory boards. Your team will be responsible to ensure that the Roches medical and research interactions with Therapy Area Experts are fully aligned, mapped out, and can facilitate delivery of optimal interactions and patient focused outcomes.
The Medical Excellence Function will additionally provide experts and expertise to either advise or support the LMT including Medical Writing, Training and Publication planning.

To be successful in this role, you will have a Graduate-Level Science degree (e.g. MPharm, PharmD, PhD, MBBS, MD). Preference will be given to either Pharmacists or Physicians, particularly those with recent ABPI Medical Final Signatory experience, although this is not an absolute requirement. For Physicians, UK GMC-registration is required.
You will have experience in the development and implementation of clinical trials and with therapy area drugs and indications and proven expertise in a wide range of scientific, clinical and legal/regulatory data.
With Phase IIIbIV drug development experience strongly preferred, you will have considerable experience in the principles and techniques of data analysis, interpretation, and clinical relevance and experience in producing clinical publications.
With scientific knowledge, you will be experienced in the drug development process and with regulatory requirements, clinical trials and medical communication.
Previous leadership and people line management skills are essential. Current relationships with external stakeholders such as Therapy Area Experts is strongly preferred.

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