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Medical Director, UK & Ireland

Company Description

Mundipharma is a global (ex-US) network of independent associated companies that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines and consumer healthcare products. We are an agile and fast-paced company seeking to increase access to health care through programmes and effective partnerships.

We are forward-looking and dedicated to bringing innovative treatments to many of the world’s most challenging conditions and diseases including: Pain Management & Supportive Care, Consumer Health, Anti-Infectives, Biosimilars, CNS, Diabetes, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Respiratory and transplantation immunity.

We make a difference to patient lives by delivering value to healthcare professionals in 120+ countries across Africa, Asia Pacific, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Our guiding principles, centred around Integrity and Patient-Centricity, are at the heart of everything we do. We encourage our people to think differently and our inclusive culture of continuous learning and collaboration make Mundipharma a great place to work.


Provide the senior leadership and vision for commercializing new products encompassing medical, scientific, technical and quality operations. This individual will incorporate a vision aligned with the company and its strategic goals, and establish and develop an organization with high integrity and credibility to support new product commercialization as well as marketed products. The Medical Director will function as a key member of the Senior Management Team, and will work closely with the Country Manager and other team members to create an organization with the expertise and culture to develop and achieve the Company’s goals.

  • Provide leadership for the Medical department
  • Provide clinical support for all areas of Medical Affairs
  • Work closely with Marketing to ensure seamless execution of medico marketing initiatives
  • Liaise with Regulatory Affairs and Licensing to ensure a coordinated response
  • Provide support / advice and information both internally and externally on Scientific / Medical matters related to the company's products and competitors (such as strategies, tactics, promotional activities, scientific concepts) 
  • Initiate, supervise and evaluate clinical study activities, including the preparation of protocols, case report forms and draft papers for publication
  • Guide the production of promotional and scientific materials for the company and licenses and review these materials prior to distribution and publication
  • Build and maintain contacts with medical opinion leaders and institutions
  • Maintain broad scientific and product documentation to aid in product registration
  • Lead Medical Advisors to make them influence to other key stakeholders
  • Evaluate new products in-licensing from third parties in collaboration with Business Development
  • Manage Drug safety and pharmacovigilance
  • Collaborate with compliance team to meet the company standards



Educational Qualifications:  

Medical Doctor Qualification is highly desirable

Relevant Experience:

  • Relevant Medical Affairs experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Relevant experience effectively managing results in terms of costs, methods and/or employees
  • Experience in one of the following therapeutic areas is highly desirable (Pain, Antinfective, Diabetes &/or Respiratory)


Additional information

The role would be based in our Modern HQ in Cambridge but we are open to flexible working arrangements/remote working (within the UK) with ad hoc office travel.