Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Medical Advisor

Your tasks and responsibilities

Provide a copy-approval service for Consumer Health UK and Ireland promotional materials to enable Marketing/Sales to promote our products whilst complying with all relevant Codes of Practice and legislations.

Support the Head of Medical Affairs in Medical marketing and Medical Information. Dealing with escalated Medical Information enquiries to both consumers and healthcare professionals. Working closely with Medical Information officer to review responses on monthly basis and update standard responses on an annual basis.

Identify and respond positively to changing customer- and organisational needs.

Oversee medical affairs activities connected to the respective Therapeutic Area BU scientific publication process, regional KOL development programs and regional medical conference activities.

Support Regional and Global Medical Affairs for the respective Therapeutic Area, ensuring alignment with Consumer Health Marketing and Global Medical colleagues.

Provide training on the product portfolio and relevant disease areas to internal colleagues and external customers in order to support learning initiatives and new product launches by preparing and delivering presentations.

Have a thorough understanding of legislation and guidelines relevant to the CH portfolio, including the PAGB Codes of Practice, the ABPI Code of Practice, MHRA guidelines for the advertising and promotion of medicines in the UK, UK Medicines Law, EU Directives (including for Foods and Medical devices), CAP and BCAP Codes, Advertising Standards Agency guidelines.


Who you are

Education: Degree in Pharmacy, Human Medicine (MB Bs or equivalent) or Life Sciences and preferably an expertise in Consumer Health Full Registration with GPhC or GMC preferred

Fluent in English

Experience: Preferably 2-5 years relevant experience in Medical Affairs, ideally within an OTC environment

Thorough knowledge of Codes of Practices (ABPI (Association of British Pharmaceutical Industry) and PAGB) and legal constraints relating to all CH products in respect to customer queries and promotional activities

Experience in the field of maintenance of legal product information (Summary of Product Characteristics and Patient Information Leaflet).

Advanced knowledge of international pharmaceutical laws, standards and codices.


Your Application:


At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.


At Bayer reward is important to us, employees benefit from excellent employment conditions, such as:

  • competitive salary and performance bonus
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare, generous pension scheme and Life Insurance
  • Employee discount scheme
  • State of the art offices (award winner for British Council for Offices, Best Fit Out Category 2018)
  • International career possibilities

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Country: United Kingdom
Location: Reading

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At Bayer UK we have a well established list of preferred suppliers and there are no plans to review these arrangements at present.

Please Note: Speculative enquires from non preferred suppliers directly to the business are not welcome and will be taken into account when reviewing the preferred supplier arrangements. CV's will only be accepted by following our process - this will be with prior arrangement with the Talent Acquisition Team who will grant access to our recruitment portal. In the event of speculative CV's being sent directly to the business,  or the Talent Acquisition Team, agency ownership of the candidate will not be accepted.

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Last update: Feb 6, 2019   Copyright © Bayer AG