Senior Director, Medical Affairs & Clinical Development

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Director, VP & Physician
  3. United Kingdom
City of London, England
Posting date: 03 Jun 2024

Proclinical is seeking a dedicated and experienced Senior Director for Medical Affairs & Clinical Development. This role is pivotal in driving medical strategy, ensuring the clinical and scientific integrity of the pharmaceutical products and shaping the interactions with healthcare professionals, regulatory agencies and key stakeholders.


  • Develop and implement medical affairs strategies aligned with the company's overall business objectives and therapeutic area priorities.
  • Provide medical leadership and guidance to cross-functional teams for successful product development and commercialisation.
  • Lead the development and execution of medical communication plans, including publication strategies, medical education programs and scientific engagement activities.
  • Oversee the design and implementation of clinical trials, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and ethical standards.
  • Serve as a key medical expert and spokesperson for the company, representing medical affairs perspectives internally and externally.
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with key opinion leaders, medical societies and academic institutions.
  • Provide medical insights and strategic input to support the evaluation of business development opportunities.
  • Stay updated with developments in medical science, healthcare policy, and regulatory requirements relevant to our therapeutic areas of interest.
  • Foster a culture of excellence, collaboration, and continuous learning within the medical affairs team.

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Medical degree (MD or equivalent) is required and must be GMC registered.
  • ABPI/PMCPA Final Medical Signatory.
  • Strong understanding of clinical development, regulatory affairs and pharmacovigilance processes.
  • Demonstrated track record of successful product launches and lifecycle management strategies.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Proven leadership abilities, including the ability to motivate and develop high-performing teams.
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to think critically and make data-driven decisions.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.
  • Strong ethical and compliance mindset, with a commitment to upholding the highest standards of integrity and professionalism.

Interested or know someone who might be? Reach out to Tom Russell using the following:


📞 020 3824 6104

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