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TA Medical Lead

Posted 12 Jul 2024
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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Jul 03, 2024

United Kingdom


As the Medical Lead Spinal Muscular Atrophy you Lead and develop medical product strategies and activities in close collaboration with the medical and cross-functional teams, be the scientific expert of assigned products, contributing to clinical strategy, collaborating to develop impactful medical education plans, evidence generation plans and implementation science plans.

About the Role

Key responsibilities:

  • Understands and follows trends in disease area to maintain a scientific and clinical leadership position

  • Routinely assesses gaps in practice vs guideline-directed therapy and delivers a strong medical plan including evidence generation plans, publications, medical education to deliver on the Target Patient/Population Outcomes (TPO)

  • Cultivates and maintains relationships with top clinicians in collaboration with the field teams

  • Co-creates and co-leads the medical/overall strategy

  • Creates implementation science plans to shape health policy and practice guidelines

  • Works collaboratively to establish educational needs and delivers strategic educational plans

  • Builds Health Care System's relationships and collaboration, partnering and building trust/commitment

  • Role model for our culture, values & behaviours, consistently demonstrating the highest ethics and integrity based standards


  • Medically qualified and GMC registered Physician or Pharmacist or PhD, Life Science Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

  • Significant experience in Medical Affairs in the Pharmaceutical industry

  • Excellent communication skills with broad range of stakeholders

  • Experience and knowledge of UK Healthcare System

  • Deep understanding of evidence generation and educational strategies

  • Expertise in the drug development and approval process

  • Commercial acumen

  • Working knowledge of the ABPI code

  • Ability to lead without authority and courage to challenge the status quo

Why Novartis: Helping people with disease and their families takes more than innovative science. It takes a community of smart, passionate people like you. Collaborating, supporting and inspiring each other. Combining to achieve breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. Ready to create a brighter future together?

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Innovative Medicines

United Kingdom

London (The Westworks)

GB16 (FCRS = GB016) Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd.

Research & Development

Full time



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Research & Development International United Kingdom

Our purpose is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people's lives. We use innovative science and technology to address some of society's most challenging healthcare issues. We discover and develop breakthrough treatments and find new ways to deliver them to as many people as possible. We also aim to reward those who invest their money, time and ideas in our company.

Active in 80 countries
300 employees
40% men - 60% women
Average age is 40 years