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Looking for a new role in Medical Affairs?

Medical affairs professionals are incredibly sought-after right now, so if you're thinking about a new role, now's the time to explore fresh opportunities. We work with clients who have heaps of vacancies, from medical-science liaison jobs and medical-advisor roles, to medical director positions and chief medical officer jobs. Sound appealing? Take a look at the openings below and simply submit your application via My Hays.
 

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Looking for a new role in Medical Affairs?

Medical affairs professionals are incredibly sought-after right now, so if you're thinking about a new role, now's the time to explore fresh opportunities. We work with clients who have heaps of vacancies, from medical-science liaison jobs and medical-advisor roles, to medical director positions and chief medical officer jobs. Sound appealing? Take a look at the openings below and simply submit your application via My Hays.

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Your medical affairs job questions, answered

Is the demand high for medical affairs professionals? 

Yes, the market is thriving with medical affairs jobs. In fact, 86% of employers are planning on hiring staff over the next 12 months. It’s a great time to make a career move into this area if you have the right skills and qualifications to match. To discover more information, look at our Salary and Recruiting Trends Guide.

What qualifications do I need to work as a medical affairs professional? 

If you’re looking to move into this area of life sciences, the minimum requirements are usually a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy or life sciences.  It’s also essential to have the ability to interpret scientific information in both written and verbal forms and be able to communicate this to customers at all levels. 

What does a medical affairs role involve? 

Medical affairs serve as the bridge between the pharmaceutical industry and the wider medical community. You’ll be tasked with managing external relationships with key thought leaders within the scientific community. There are various roles and progression opportunities available from medical advisor jobs to medical director jobs. To learn more about this sector and type of roles, click here.

What skills do you need to work in medical affairs? 

The top skills required include communication and interpersonal, leadership, and business acumen skills. Employers are also looking for soft skills including the ability to adopt change, flexibility and adaptability and problem-solving skills. If you need to refine any of these skills, visit Hays My Learning.

What medical affairs jobs are available?

We have a selection of job vacancies on our books spanning all levels of seniority including medical science liaison jobs, medical advisor jobs, and medical director jobs, just to name a few. Check out what live roles are available on our job boards here.

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