Medical Director – Medical Affairs @ Teva Pharmaceuticals

  • TypeFull Time
  • SeniorityLeadership
  • RoleNon-Clinical
  • SectorNon-Clinical
  • LocationUK

We are recruiting a Medical Director to provide medical leadership and support to Teva UK Limited and Teva Republic of Ireland cross functional teams to achieve business goals.


Flexible location: we are happy to consider candidates located in a commutable distance to our sites in Harlow or Castleford (with travel as required). We have a hybrid approach to home-working!

A Day in the Life of a Medical Director – Medical Affairs UK & Ireland…

  • You will manage, lead and motivate a successful high performing team in a fast-paced environment, including budgetary responsibility for medical cost centres
  • You will develop long term strategy, lead agile teams, resource and manage end to end processes and governance for high-quality outcomes.
  • You will have a deep knowledge and capability of collaboration, partnering, acquiring, development of talent and integrating digital technologies in all relevant departments and business.
  • You will support business development in project evaluation, due diligence and providing technical inputs to potential projects and product launches
  • You will provide and coordinate support to all departments including marketing and commercial and across all aspects of the business
  • You will understand compliance, regulatory and pharmacovigilance requirements
  • You will identify and troubleshoot process deviations and suggest effective corrective and preventative actions
  • You will represent medical affairs at relevant UK, IRL and EU/Global Meetings and communicate outputs, engage with internal and external stakeholders.
  • You will manage and provide strategic leadership to MSL/ Scientific /Medical Advisor team
  • You will deputize for Cluster lead UK & Ireland Medical on EU Medical leadership team as appropriate.
  • You will manage compliance of promotional materials with necessary regulations such as ABPI Code of Practice/Blue Book, Human Medicines regulations 2012, PAGB code, IPHA Code and Statutory requirements and to provide input on compliance with the regulations to Medical and Marketing Departments.
  • You will be the final Medical Signatory for materials, in compliance with the ABPI Code of Practice, IPHA code and other regulations.
  • You will represent and input on behalf of Medical Department with UK and IRL Business units and Teva Europe as appropriate, conferences and bespoke projects.

Who we are looking for

Are you…?

  • Qualified Physician with experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Strategic thinker


Do you have…?

  • Final Medical Signatory experience
  • A thorough understanding of the NHS, having worked within it and an intimate understanding of pharmaceuticals and their commercial implications (MUST HAVE)
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of all relevant medicinal product and medical device regulations (Neurology preferred), UK and EMA, including relevant advertising regulations, and the ABPI Code of Practice for the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Thought leadership
  • Change and Transformation experience
  • Experience of working within global matrix organisation

What Teva can offer you

  • Enjoying time with your families (25 days of annual leave, Flexible approach to home working, Pension scheme, car or car allowance)
  • Looking after your health (Life & Critical Illness Insurance, Private health insurance for you and your family, Sports and Health Programme – including health days and nutritional counselling, On-site Canteen)
  • Recognizing your value (Recognition programs to reward our employees with our company bonus scheme)
  • Boosting your potential (Virtual Learning Centre)
  • Well-being and D&I focused company


Medical Affairs

Reports To

Senior Medical Director Cluster Lead UK & Ireland