Medical Information and copy Review Specialist ONCOLOGY - FTC

Medical Information and copy Review Specialist ONCOLOGY - FTC

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  • Sector:

    Medical Affairs & Medical Information

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  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Andrew Robb

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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I am currently recruiting for a medical information specialist to join the copy approval team of a top 10 global pharmaceutical company. This is an excellent opportunity for either an experience final signatory to supplement a leading oncology team or a mid-to-senior level pharmacist/medic with some copy approval experience to gain significant experience across the company's other leading portfolios of new and established products.

Duties, Responsibilities, Activities:

  • Completes the medical review (certification / examination) of promotional and non-promotional materials ensuring compliance with ABPI Code of Practice, statutory and Company requirements
  • Provides clinical and scientific input into the development of medical and promotional materials for assigned therapeutic areas
  • Generates and maintains Core Claims Documents for assigned therapeutic areas
  • Provides mentoring of new Medical Review and Information Specialists
  • Provides internal resource for product knowledge and responds to internal scientific enquiries
  • Responds to third line medical information enquiries for HCPs and patients
  • Reviews and approves standard medical information documents for use in response to medical information enquiries
  • Participates in GMA initiatives as required
  • Leadership:
  • Decision Making:
    • Ability to interpret and apply the ABPI Code of Practice and to use own judgement to approve materials and activities.
    • Ability to work autonomously within the agreed processes.
  • Problem Solving:
    • Proactive, with the ability resolve complex problems and ambiguous situations and apply own judgement in developing a solution.
    • Ability to accurately interpret / critically appraise literature
    • Ability to resolve situations with diplomacy where opinions differ
    • Ability to prioritise effectively.
  • Collaboration:
    • Ability to work collaboratively with senior staff and cross functionally with Marketing, Legal, Compliance and External Affairs, Market Access.
    • Proactively engage with brand team, providing constructive and creative solutions and be a valued partner.
  • Customer Focus:
    • Requires liaison with HCPs and patients in provision of medical information. Internal stakeholders include Marketing, Legal, Compliance, External Affairs, and Market Access.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience Required

  • UK Registered Pharmacist or Registered Medical Practitioner
  • Experience of writing scientific or technical documents
  • Final signatory experience ideal
  • Minimum Experience Required:
    • 1-2 years in a clinical setting preferred eg pharmacy, hospital
    • Experience within pharmaceutical industry
    • Writing scientific reviews in a pharmaceutical company setting
  • Skills/Knowledge Required
    • Detailed knowledge of ABPI Code of Practice and ability to interpret for application to promotional and non-promotional materials and activities.
    • Ability to translate analytical /critical appraisal skills and competence across therapeutic areas to add value
    • Ability to proactively engage with internal stakeholders
    • Ability to resolve complex and ambiguous situations
    • Literature searching skills and IT literacy
    • Professional, very good communication skills both verbal and written, high attention to detail, good interpersonal skills