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Medical Lead - 2 Vacancies

Upto £120k plus excellent benefits | South East, Berkshire |  Medical Affairs, Pharmaceutical Company |  Permanent  | Ref:889777

The Role

Medical Lead - 2 Vacancies - Oncology - Rare Diseases & Neurology - Slough - Upto £120k plus excellent benefits


The Company

This pharmaceutical company has been on a 5year journey to re-focus their strategic direction and revolutionise their pipeline. In order to do this, they are now looking to expand the medical team by creating two additional roles of Medical Lead to sit under the Medical Director.

This company have the benefit of having 1 of 3 global hubs in the UK so whilst sitting in the UK affiliate team you will have access to the Global team as well. The offices have been given significant investment in order to renovate and build a larger, modern and open plan working environment. A really great place to work!


The Role

Supporting the Medical Director, you will lead therapeutic area team to develop and execute the medical and scientific strategy for both the current future pipeline products and indications

  • Guide the development of integrated data generation plans by their relevant therapeutic area team and the implementation thereof medical assessment and approval of clinical study protocols on a local level
  • Represent the company as a key clinical expert in front of leading medical experts, professional associations and institutions in their therapeutic area
  • Work with the GMA medical teams to shape and influence strategies
  • Approval of clinical study protocols on a UK study level
  • Establishing and continuously managing a professionally acting, compliant and effectively collaborating team. Recognise employee potential and goal driven, bespoke development


A successful leader within Medical Affairs. You will be looking for an opportunity where you can make the role your own, provide true support and advice to the Medical Director and wish to work somewhere with the potential to progress in the future

  • Leadership expertise is a must - ideally demonstrate having managed field based and office based staff
  • Therapy area experience is ideal particularly with Oncology position
  • Final signatory is ideal but not essential
  • You must have confidence to be able to drive change within the business
  • GMC/Pharmacy or Scientific degree all welcome to apply

What should you do next?

Please feel free to email or get in touch to go through the role in more detail - otherwise, please press apply and send your updated CV!

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there.

Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.



Danielle Bent

Which team and area do you work/specialise in?

I work within the Medical Affairs and Medical Information team.

What are some of the typical roles you cover?

Typical roles I cover include Medical Science Liaison, Medical Affairs Managers and Medical Information jobs. 

What are the hot issues in your sector currently?

As the responsibilities of Medical Affairs professionals continue to evolve, it is paramount that that they always stay informed about how changes may impact them - a big topic now is Brexit and its potential implact on the Pharmaceutical sector. 

What’s makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?

I value my candidates as individuals with different career aspirations and motivations and tailor my search accordingly. I fully appreciate the search for a new job can be daunting, so ensure I fully support my candidates throughout the whole process.


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