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Medical Assessor

Job Description

We are looking for experienced medical professionals to join our Licensing division. We are particular interested in clinicians with experience and specialism in microbiology/vaccines, respiratory disease and clinical trials.

Purpose of the role:

Medical Assessors are responsible for the assessment of clinical aspects of marketing authorisation applications and work mostly within a highly skilled multi-disciplinary team. The role is both intellectually challenging and rewarding, providing significant opportunity for scientific learning which together underpin all regulatory decisions. The Agency offers significant training opportunities in pharmaceutical medicine and clinical drug development, as well as in the regulatory framework and its processes.

We are looking for experienced medical professionals who are able to analyse and interpret data in the clinical context and engage in discussion with consultant colleagues and expert advisory groups.

The role requires you to be medically qualified, registered with the GMC and with a relevant higher medical or scientific qualification (or completing study towards one). Evidence of GMC Registration with Licence to Practice is required (before commencing work). Listing on the Specialist register could be an advantage.

Our application process requires you to demonstrate key competencies for the role. You can view these in the attached job description. Please attach supporting documentation giving examples of when you have demonstrated these competencies (250 words max per competency)

This is a rolling campaign and applications will be considered as and when they are received with interview dates scheduled periodically throughout the coming weeks. This advert will initially be visible until - 08 November 2016 - although it may be extended depending on the recruitment needs of the department.


Starting salary £61,793 - £75,035 per annum dependent on relevant knowledge and experience. Progressing to SCS1 upon accreditation salary up to £81,311 per annum following training phase.

In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a range of benefits aimed to support your lifestyle, wellbeing and professional development including:

Flexible working
25 days annual leave increasing to 30 with service
Benenden Healthcare
Season ticket loans
Childcare vouchers
Subsidised gym membership
Commitment to professional development with funding and up to 5 days learning for professional qualifications.

About the organisation:

Wouldn’t it be great if your job benefited millions of people all over the world!

If you or someone you know has ever taken a medicine in the UK or Europe, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency will have researched, regulated and licensed it. As such the work we do touches the lives of millions and each and every one of our employees contributes to this in one way or another.

With circa 1300 staff working across two main centres and peripatetically across the UK and abroad, we enhance and improve the health of millions of people every day through the effective regulation of medicines and medical devices.

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