UK Medical Director

  • Department: Medical Affairs
  • Location: Harlow, Essex
  • Education Level: Doctorate degree
  • Employment Type Level: Full Time
  • End Date: 19-May-2017

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You may not have heard of us – we often think of ourselves as the biggest secret in healthcare – but our medicines are taken by millions of patients around the world every single day. From leading branded medicines that treat diseases and conditions ranging from multiple sclerosis and asthma to cancer, to a portfolio of generic medicines that is one of the widest in our industry, treating conditions as diverse as epilepsy and eczema. We’re proud of that, and the fact that we’ve got big names like Sudocrem and Vicks in our consumer facing business too.

We’ve grown significantly from our West Yorkshire beginnings and are proud to be part of one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies; one that has 57,000 employees in 60 countries around the world and whose medicines treat 200 million people every single day.

And we’re not sitting still: we have our eye to the future. We are looking at new technologies, innovative devices, and a fresh approach to services. We are partnering with technology, digital and e-health companies to help make treatment options that are fit for the future. If this is a future you want to be a part of, read on…

Supporting our UK business you will be responsible for providing support for the Medical Affairs and Medical Information teams, supporting all departments including Marketing and Regulatory across the business, managing compliance of promotional materials in line with necessary regulations, e.g. ABPI.

Skills & Experience

  • Qualified Physician with Medical Qualification
  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine would be advantageous
  • Significant experience in the UK Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Broader knowledge and experience of working in Pharmacovigilance and Regulatory Affairs departments would be advantageous
  • Requires extensive knowledge and understanding of all relevant medicinal product and medical device regulations, (UK and EMA), including relevant advertising regulations, and the ABPI Code of Practice for the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Registered signatory for the ABPI
  • Previous experience in CNS / Neurology therapeutic areas would be advantageous

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure Teva UK Limited business units are fully supported with medical and pharmaceutical input to assist in achieving overall company objectives / targets
  • Ensure that all aspects of the UK Medical Department function (including Medical Affairs and Medical Information) are resourced appropriately to enable compliance with UK and international regulations and guidelines
  • Management of Promotional Material Approval process
  • Management of the UK Medical Department projects within timelines and to budget
  • Inter-departmental liaison with relevant departments within Teva UK, as required, to improve Company processes and compliance
  • Interaction with Cluster Medical Director (UK & Eire) to strive for consistency in Medical Affairs practices across Europe