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Medical Manager, Oncology

Apply Now Email Me Job ID R0013951 Date posted 10/31/2019 Location: London, United Kingdom; Paddington, United Kingdom

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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda, winners of the PMEA Company of the Year Award 2018. Join us as a Medical Manager in our Oncology Business Unit based from our UK offices in London Paddington.

As a Medical Manager supporting the Oncology Business Unit, you will be the primary medical lead for the lung cancer team providing high quality scientific, clinical and ABPI Code of Practice support for office based brand team activities and field based medical and commercial teams in order to support the UK business. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Medical Affairs professional (GMC registered Medic or Pharmacist) to join the team as they prepare for launch of a new indication in 2020.

You will be leading on a variety of key medical projects pertinent to the brand team including clinical studies, medically led advisory boards, conference activities, and responding to intercompany communications.  You will be working closely to develop relations with key opinion leaders, other health care professionals and patient organisations as well as acting as lead medical representative at a European/Regional level.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate superior communication skills, capable of developing a strong network of relationships with national/international KOL’s, being the medical expert within the therapy area and ensuring the correct implementation and communication of scientific data on Takeda products.

This is a high profile role offering an ambitious medical affairs professional a high degree of empowerment, cross functional collaboration and exposure to diverse therapy areas within a dynamic global organisation.

Further skills and experience required for the role:

  • GMC registered doctor or UK registered pharmacist
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience within a medical affairs function in the pharmaceutical industry, with an in depth understanding of the NHS.
  • Oncology therapy area experience preferable
  • Detailed knowledge of the ABPI/ other relevant codes of practice e.g. IPHA
  • A good understanding of clinical development and clinical study design
  • Experience of leading projects within a cross functional environment.

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realise their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world. Discover more at

What Takeda Can Offer You

To further support and inspire our employees, our benefits include: Competitive basic salary, Car Allowance, 20% Target Bonus, Contributory Pension Scheme, Private Health Cover and Life Assurance.

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