Our recruitment experience in medical information, medical affairs and clinical development jobs
If you’re looking to progress your career in medical information, medical affairs and clinical development then look no further. With over 50 years of experience in placing individuals in career-enhancing roles under our belt, we’re confident we can match you with fulfilling roles that reflect your professional ambitions and priorities.
Medical information, medical affairs and clinical development professionals act as a bridge between the life science industry and the wider medical community. Our deep understanding of the industry, as well as our cutting-edge technology and recruitment tools, means that we can fully support you in taking your next steps in this unique and multifaceted area of life sciences.
Our medical information, medical affairs and clinical development jobs
We work with a wide range of leading organisations, from smaller scale-up pharma companies to global pharmaceutical businesses, for medical information roles, scientific advisor roles, medical science liaison roles, medical director positions and chief medical officer jobs.
As your lifelong career partner, we’ll support you at every point in your career. No matter where you’re based in the country, our hybrid recruitment process and 100 offices across the UK mean we have a nationwide presence in life sciences recruitment.
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MEDICAL INFORMATION, MEDICAL AFFAIRS AND CLINICAL DEVELOPMENT JOBS FAQs
The market is thriving for medical affairs jobs. In fact, 88% 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.
If you're looking to move into the medical affairs 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.
Medical affairs roles connect the pharmaceutical industry with the wider medical community. You'll be tasked with managing external relationships with patient groups, authorities, and key thought leaders within the scientific community. There are various roles and progression opportunities available, from medical advisor jobs to medical director jobs.
The top skills required for medical affairs roles include business acumen, communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills. Employers are also looking for soft skills like the ability to adapt to change, flexibility, adaptability and problem-solving skills. There are many free online training resources to improve these soft skills, including My Learning.
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