Senior Scientific Advisor

Senior Scientific Advisor

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Medical Affairs

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Oliver Gould

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    PHARMA 11

  • Published:

    almost 4 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Pharma-Partners is currently working with a specialist pharma company seeking a Senior Scientific Advisor to join their close-knit medical team. This opportunity is suitable for UK registered Physicians or Pharmacists with Medical Affairs experience.

The Senior Scientific Advisor will support the development and delivery of the UK Medical Affairs plan, act as the scientific expert for the designated portfolio, and line manage one direct report.


  • Line management of a Scientific Advisor
  • UK point of contact for Global Medical Affairs colleagues
  • Therapy area expert within the organisation
  • Input into the medical strategy for the portfolio and pipeline products
  • Effectively collaborate with marketing, brand teams, and other key stakeholders 
  • Train field and office based team on scientific data
  • Carry out Final Signatory responsibilities in accordance with the relevant codes of practice
  • Lead on educational meetings and advisory boards
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with local, regional and national KOL’s
  • Provide support to Medical Information and Pharmacovigilance colleagues

The Candidate:

  • GMC Registered Physician OR UK registered Pharmacist
  • Candidates must have experience in Medical Affairs as a Medical/Scientific Advisor
  • ABPI Final Signatory is desirable however could be trained to become one in role
  • Previous line management is desirable but not essential
  • Excellent presentation and project management skills
  • Consumer, OTC, Skin Health, Dermatology, or Devices experience beneficial


  • Our client offers a competitive annual basic salary depending on experience plus a package to include annual bonus and a number of other benefits 
For more info please contact Oliver Gould <oliver.gould@pharma-partners.co.uk>