Medical Director

Location Harlow
Discipline: Medical Affairs
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££95,000 - £125,000 (plus bonus, car, fuel card, and health insurance)
Contact name: Joe Pearce

Contact email:
Contact phone: +44 (0) 1293 584 300
Job ref: MD - Harlow
Published: 13 days ago
Expiry date: 01 Aug 2024 23:59

  • Role: Medical Director

  • Location: Hybrid (2 days a week in the office)

  • Company: Global Pharmaceutical Company

We are recruiting a Medical Director to provide medical leadership, strategy, and support to our clients cross functional teams to achieve their business goals. The exciting aspects of this role include strategy implementation, process ownership, autonomy, support, and change management. This company are currently working on pre-launch and launch activities across multiple indications (including but not limited to rare diseases, respiratory, psychiatry, and neurology)

My client is looking for candidates with ambitious characters with strong leadership skills who are able to inspire their assigned team.


  • You will manage, lead and motivate a successful high performing team in a fast-paced environment, including budgetary responsibility for medical cost centres

  • You will develop long term strategy, lead agile teams, resource and manage end to end processes and governance for high-quality outcomes.

  • You will have a deep knowledge and capability of collaboration, partnering, acquiring, development of talent and integrating digital technologies in all relevant departments and business.

  • You will support business development in project evaluation, due diligence and providing technical inputs to potential projects and product launches

  • You will provide and coordinate support to all departments including marketing and commercial and across all aspects of the business

  • You will understand compliance, regulatory and pharmacovigilance requirements

  • You will identify and troubleshoot process deviations and suggest effective corrective and preventative actions

  • You will represent medical affairs at relevant UK, IRL and EU/Global Meetings and communicate outputs, engage with internal and external stakeholders.

  • You will manage and provide strategic leadership to MSL/ Scientific /Medical Advisor team

  • You will deputize for Cluster lead UK & Ireland Medical on EU Medical leadership team as appropriate.

  • You will manage compliance of promotional materials with necessary regulations such as ABPI Code of Practice/Blue Book, Human Medicines regulations 2012, PAGB code, IPHA Code and Statutory requirements and to provide input on compliance with the regulations to Medical and Marketing Departments.

  • You will be the final Medical Signatory for materials, in compliance with the ABPI Code of Practice, IPHA code and other regulations.

  • You will represent and input on behalf of Medical Department with UK and IRL Business units as appropriate, conferences and bespoke projects.


  • Qualified Physician or Doctor of Pharmacy

  • Strategic thinker

To apply:

If you would like to discuss this vacancy further or to discuss your career options in confidence, please telephone on +44 (0) 1293 584 300

Please click ‘apply’ or contact Joe Pearce for any further information

About RBW Consulting

RBW Consulting is a life sciences talent & strategic consultancy with purpose, delivered through what we call Human Intelligence. We help life sciences businesses change the world by giving them the people, insight & networks to innovate and scale. We are proud of our role in helping companies deliver better health and wellbeing outcomes for patients We give back by playing an active role in funding initiatives that change lives We’ve created a culture rooted in support, transparency and mutual commitment. We lead with our values from the inside; empowering and investing in our people is more important than short-term commercial gain.

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