EU Scientific Affairs Manager- Biopharma

Axess Ltd
London (Greater)
13 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Above country Scientific Advisor required by rapidly growing biopharma for a key role with responsibility for the development and implementation of their EU strategic & tactical plan for a key launch in an area with unmet need.


  • Exciting well-funded, entrepreneurial specialist biopharma organisation
  • Rapidly growing in Europe
  • Recent, key phase III data success in an area with unmet medical need
  • Excellent opportunity to play a key role in this company‚Äôs transition from development to commercial
  • Central London location


  • The Scientific Advisor role is a member of the European Medical Affairs team and will contribute to cross-functional working in partnership with commercial, regulatory, clinical and within medical affairs to support European business via delivery of medical activities
  • Development of External Expert Strategy and implementation of the External Expert Plan (identifying external leaders in the field, planning of scientific collaboration of activities such as speakers, clinical studies, advisory boards)
  • Provide scientific content development for internal & external scientific slides (for speakers and training purposes), promotional and scientific materials
  • In collaboration with the Scientific Communications Manager to help with development of scientific content for company sponsored scientific (e.g. Advisory board, congress) and external meetings with patient advocacy and payors meetings
  • Work in collaboration within Medical Affairs team to identify data gaps for evidence generation and publication needs for EU
  • Prepare and review promotional and scientific materials at EU and national levels ensuring alignment with applicable codes of practice, laws and regulations as well as company scientific goals
  • Support EU Medical Director in the development of the EU Strategic and Tactical Plan (including Value Evidence Generation Plan/Dossier)
  • Provides internal training on relevant codes of practice and internal processes to EU staff (and to non-EU staff on EU relevant topics) as required
  • Work in collaboration with Medical Affairs & Commercial teams on brand strategies and competitor reviews.
  • Post-licensing: Support formulary submissions (with appropriate data requirements / and ANDs (Advanced Notification of Drugs to payor bodies)


  • UK Registered Pharmacist or PhD with ABPI approval experience
  • Final Signatory preferred but not essential, copy approval essential
  • Significant Medical Affairs experience, preferably in an above country level
  • Experience of review and/or sign-off of promotional materials in accordance with ABPI Code of Practice
  • Strong track record of successful implementation of medical affairs plans
  • Experience with scientific and medical communication required
  • Engaged, dynamic, results-driven with ability to critically appraise scientific information to identify key insights quickly
  • Excellent team-working skills, good communication skills with ability to get results in a cross-functional setting
  • Enjoys operating in a highly motivated team environment and hands on
  • Strong interpersonal skills, experience interacting with external experts
  • Experience in Allergy and Immunology, preferred

Before you apply for this position it is vital that you are in possession of an EU or UK passport or relevant visa to work without restrictions in the UK.


Comprehensive including stock options


For a confidential discussion please telephone Anette Gillan at AXESS Limited on ************** To apply, please send your CV to **************** quoting reference EM-7046


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