Hybrid Medical Affairs Advisor/MSL - Rare Diseases

Apex International Recruitment Ltd
Remote working in the UK with some UK travel
Competitive daily rate of pay
Closing date
4 Oct 2020

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Medical Affairs, Medical Advisor, Medical Science Liaison, Scientific Advisor, Medical Communications
Full Time
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  • Full-time contract position
  • ASAP start for minimum 12 month contract
  • Initially home based with some office visits in Surrey and some UK travel
  • Competitive daily rate of pay
  • Global pharma company



  • Medical Advisor/Manager supporting the UK Rare Disease Medical Affairs team.
  • The successful candidate's primary responsibilities will be for the preparation for the launch of a breakthrough medicine in a rare cardiomyopathy indication. 
  • This hybrid role will require a significant proportion of time spend in the field to further understand the current UK landscape of a complex and poorly understood disease. 
  • The role will also involve management of head office responsibilities and supporting the RD medical affairs strategy planning and execution.

Full job description available on application



  • Medical, Pharmacy or Science degree
  • A strong scientific background (PhD, evidence of publications) and previous work in cardiology/ heart failure/ cardiomyopathy therapeutic areas are very desirable.
  • Moreover, candidates with direct experience in leading the medical component of NICE technology appraisals would be preferred (although not essential).
  • Depending on the candidate, there may also be the opportunity to prepare for pipeline/ future gene therapy assets.
  • Only candidates with existing right to work in the UK/EU will be considered


Please complete the details below to apply. For further information or a discreet discussion regarding your recruitment requirements, please call Alex on 01227 844466 or email alex@apexrecruitment.com

To view our other vacancies, please visit our website on www.apexrecruitment.com

Apex Recruitment are a specialist agency providing opportunities within the pharmaceutical, biopharma, biotech and medical device industries recruiting in the areas of medical affairs, drug safety, clinical and quality.

Apex are a specialist recruitment agency who supply permanent, contract and interim staff to pharma, biotech and CROs across the UK

Our core specialist fields include:

  • Medical Information / Medical Affairs (including Med Info, Scientific Advisors, Medical Advisors, Final Signatory pharmacists and Medics, MSLs, medical directors)
  • Pharmacovigilance / Drug Safety (including QPPVs)
  • Regulatory Affairs

Other specialist fields we recruit for include:

  • QA & QC (including QPs)
  • Healthcare Compliance
  • Clinical Research (including CTMs/CSMs/CRAs/CTAs, CRPs)
  • Health Economics / Market Access
  • Pharmacy (Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians and Dispensers)

We have the ability to recruit for the areas above from junior level through to Director level.

Contact Us
  • The Blue Room
  • Kent Enterprise House
  • Herne Bay
  • CT6 7GQ
  • GB
  • 01227 844466
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