Medical Affairs Scientist

Hertfordshire (GB)
Competitive salary and benefits
16 Apr 2021
16 May 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)


  • Full-time permanent position
  • Office based in Hertfordshire (once restrictions allow - currently remote home working)
  • Competitive package
  • Global pharma company



This position has the responsibility to process all medical information enquiries and adverse event cases in the respective timeframes. The role will include, but not limited to, the following:

Medical Information & Pharmacovigilance:

  • Address medical information enquiries (e.g. telephone, email) from external (e.g. healthcare professionals, wholesalers, patients) and internal stakeholders by handling cases in a timely, accurate and objective manner, with factually robust information in appropriate manner and format
  • Generate, update and manage local standard medical documents (e.g. scientific letters) for use to respond to enquiries relating to the company’s products/activities
  • Production, collation, on-going management and storage of medical information enquiries
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining compliance with medical information and pharmacovigilance SOPs and quality
  • Updating, creating and maintaining standard response letters and FAQs for each product as required
  • Ensuring that adverse events are reported within the required timeframes and tracked in accordance with local SOPs
  • Performing follow up activities for adverse event cases as per company policies and local SOPs
  • Raising CAPAs and deviations as necessary and following up until closure

Full job description available on application



  • Life sciences degree (mandatory)
  •  Experience (2 years + desirable) in medical information OR a Med Info / pharmacovigilance mix role (mandatory)
  •  In depth working knowledge and awareness of the ABPI Code (mandatory)
  • 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

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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.

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