Medical Advisor

Job Type:
Life Sciences
Job reference:
about 1 month ago

Medical/ Scientific Director - Trelegy and Anoro Global Medical Team

Contract until December 2022

Brentford / Remote

Up to £1420 per day via umbrella

Your role will be to:

* Contribute to the Global Medical Affairs Plan (MAP) and Integrated Evidence Plan (IEP) for the relevant asset/ indication(s) under the direction of the Global Medical Affairs Leader (GMAL).

* Work closely with the Clinical Development Leader (CDL) and Medicine Development Leader (MDL) to optimise development plans.

* Lead/contribute to designated elements of the above-country Medical Affairs Plan e.g. Advisory Boards; Symposia.

* Partner with commercial colleagues to develop brand campaigns and support launches.

* Develop and approve promotional, non-promotional and training materials.

* Deliver the evidence needs of that asset in partnership with TA/ R&D colleagues, including:

o Supporting the efficient working of the Integrated Evidence Team;

o Reviewing local GSK-sponsored and Investigator Sponsored Study (ISS) proposals to assess their scientific merit and strategic need;

o Developing assigned TA study protocols.

* Drive excellence in Scientific Engagement (SE) with key stakeholders (HCPs, Patients, Payors and Regulators) to gain a deep understanding of customer needs.

* Deputise for the GMAL as required.

Key responsibilities:

* Supports the GMAL in gathering medical insights from the GMAT LOCs and external stakeholders (HCP's, Patients, Payors and Regulators) to shape the integrated evidence strategy and plan.

* Leads aspects of Advisory Board design and discussion, as requested by the MAL/GMAL, ensuring compliance with SE governance and documentation requirements (SE Approval Templates; GLASSES etc).

* Inputs to the design and delivery of phase 3b/ 4 studies, coordinating with relevant R&D technical experts e.g. Value Evidence & Outcomes and Epidemiology as required.

* Supports preparation of materials for the Portfolio Investment Board review/ Brand Planning processes.

* Develops and approves promotional campaigns and materials, ensuring compliance with all relevant codes and system requirements (ABPI, Content Lab etc).

* Develops and reviews publications/ abstracts/ posters related to the product, key competitors and relevant disease area(s). Ensures the Data Dissemination Plan (DPP) is maintained in Datavision.

* Supports the GMAL in communicating the clinical and market access data to the GMAT LOCs, ensuring a robust understanding of risk: benefit of our medicines.

* Enhances local tactical plans and shares best practices to support Launch Excellence.

* Supports the GMAL in providing medical governance oversight for the asset, including the management of product-related issues/ crises.


* Medical degree, PharmD, PhD or equivalent

* Broad drug development experience with robust knowledge of GCP regulatory/ market access and reimbursement requirements.

* Ability to develop, design and implement Phase 3b /4 studies.

* Significant experience in Medical Affairs and life cycle management preferred, including understanding of launch support requirements.

* Robust understanding of promotional codes/ regulations; previous involvement in review and approval processes.

* ABPI signatory (preferred).

* Highly developed leadership, networking, communication and influencing skills to work effectively in a complex matrix environment.

* Demonstrated ability to build strong networks of external and internal experts.

* Specialist qualification relevant to Respiratory (preferred).

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