Scientific Advisor - Neurology and Immunology

Posted 12 Apr 2022

Feltham, London - United Kingdom

Req Id 233913



A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Your role: 
As a Scientific Advisor you will act as local medical affairs Neurology/Immunology (N&I) expert. You will support the local N&I leadership team in the development of  Launch and Brand strategies, and lead the Medical Affairs Tactics. You will have the opportunity to lead national projects and studies in close collaboration with Medical Advisors and the Medical Head of Neurology and Immunology.
• Develop Medical materials, review marketing materials and trainings
• Ensure scientific and clinical accuracy for a specific product or brand
• Develop KTL scientific interaction plans (national level) 
• Support and conduct Local internal training and ensure continuous Medical education of team members and new employees working in the Local N&I
• Provide support in the planning and tracking of the (N&I-specific) medical budget
• Comply to relevant training and SOPs
• Maintains up-to-date GxP knowledge by following internal and external trainings 
Data generation and scientific communication:
• Manage Local N&I clinical studies and serve as liaison for Investigator Initiated Studies
• Lead/ support (depending on nature of study) Medical studies, assist to coordinate Local clinical projects and contribute to site selection for clinical projects 
• Lead Local publication process, publication dissemination and alignment with Local, Regional and Global publication plan
• Anticipate, interpret  and share medical information with stakeholders
Stakeholder engagement:
• Provide training to HCPs and support in realizing Medical educational events
• Identifies and interacts with key members of the Medical community (external experts including Healthcare Professionals (HCPs/"thought leaders") and possibly other healthcare stakeholders such as (access decision makers, government organisations and patient groups within assigned territory and N&I franchise, with pre-defined metrics, in accordance with local regulations


Who you are:

• University degree (Bachelor’s) required, preferably in scientific field of relevance to position
• Secondary / advanced scientific degree (e.g., MSc, PharmD, PhD, DO, MD) preferred
• Scientific and / or clinical training in area of relevance to position strongly preferred 
• Other advanced degree (non-scientific) and/or business degree/training is advantageous but not essential.

• Working knowledge of ABPI code, signatory experience is ideal but this can be developed in role.

• Clinical experience specific to Neurology/MS preferred, advanced degree advantageous
• Substantial professional, clinical or research experience in a scientific or related field required
• Knowledge and experience of methodology of clinical research and Good Clinical Practice preferred
• Previous MSL or related pharmaceutical experience preferred
• Prior industry experience is advantageous
• Knowledge of regulatory environment
• Knowledge and experience in project management


This role will cover the South UK so you must be based within the region, ideally within commutable distance of our Feltham office.



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