Scientific Advisor Job in Hertfordshire

Hendre Moolman at CK Clinical is currently recruiting for a Scientific Advisor to join a Pharmaceutical company based in Hertfordshire.

Scientific Advisor Job Description

As Scientific Advisor you will focus on providing supporting data and medical writing activities. Further responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Support the appropriate medico-marketing teams in all areas of activity as necessary, including provision of marketing and  product support e.g. Business Planning, developing promotional materials, attending meetings, inputting into NICE/SMC submissions
  • Support production of NICE/SMC submissions as required
  • In conjunction with the Medical Managers and MLMs, provides back up product support to relevant external groups when required e.g. KOLs; specialist nurse meetings
  • Provide support for product issue management e.g. assists in the production of Dear Doctor letters
  • Prioritise and reviews product specific activities to ensure the value MI brings to the business is maximised
  • Provide input into development of the Brand key messages and strategy, to sign off documentation as part of the copy approval process in a timely fashion; and to identify where breaches of ABPI code occur
  • Support development of the brand key messages and brand strategy, and use this knowledge when giving advice and approving/producing materials
  • Support copy approval by undertaking detailed, thorough and minute checking of materials – data accuracy checker including accurate references, factual assertions, typos and grammar
  • Act as the originator or approver on Zinc for MLM generated materials as necessary
  • Informs the Manager of the Therapy Area Advisors when the Active Materials list needs updating and when expired items need withdrawing from Zinc
  • Disseminate information to internal customers including the Brand teams; Healthcare Management and Medical Managers to ensure accurate up to date information is available when making business decisions
  • Design and deliver relevant training on the SPC and standard clinical data for the Training Specialists and provide other relevant training needs e.g. complex clinical data for the Sales Representatives
  • Develop in-depth knowledge on allocated products and maintain a current understanding on new developments in specific therapy area(s)
  • Communicate information to the Medical Information Specialist and Medical Information Quality, Training and Effectiveness Manager
  • Evaluate and adapts any training sessions as necessary to facilitate transfer of learning to the workplace
  • Provide regular updates to the relevant Medical Information Specialist regarding for instance marketing activities; brand strategies and key messages to support the production of up to date Medical Responses/Standard letters
  • Provide back up support to the Medical Information Specialist team when required for the production of medical responses
  • Feed back to the Medical Information Quality, Training and Effectiveness Manager any quality; process or training issues; implements initiatives cascade ddown and takes part in quality measures/relevant training
  • All staff to take personal responsibility for ensuring that they maintain high ethical standards in all that they do, and that they comply with all applicable laws, regulations, industry codes and internal policies and procedures

As Scientific Advisor, you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Life Science Degree or higher post graduate qualification
  • Previous Medical Information/Therapy Experience
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and to negotiate and meet deadlines
  • Customer focused
  • Team player
  • Flexible approach


How to apply

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For more information regarding this Scientific Advisor position, please contact Hendre Moolman on 01438 870 023 or email Please quote reference CL23673 in all correspondence.

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