Principle Clinical Development Scientist @ Haleon

  • TypeFull Time
  • RoleNon-Clinical
  • SectorNon-Clinical
  • SeniorityNon-Leadership
  • LocationUK

Hello. We’re Haleon. A new world-leading consumer health company. Shaped by all who join us. Together, we’re improving everyday health for billions of people. By growing and innovating our global portfolio of category-leading brands – including Sensodyne, Panadol, Advil, Voltaren, Theraflu, Otrivin, and Centrum – through a unique combination of deep human understanding and trusted science. What’s more, we’re achieving it in a company that we’re in control of. In an environment that we’re co-creating. And a culture that’s uniquely ours. Care to join us. It isn’t a question.

This is an exciting time to join us and help shape the future. It’s an opportunity to be part of something special.

As Principal Clinical Research Scientist within Consumer Healthcare, you will support the delivery of clinical development excellence of clinical studies and other clinical evidence gathering activities conducted by Haleon in line with specific category project strategies.

This role will provide support to cross-functional global category and sub-category teams on clinical research, new opportunities and R&D strategies. The role will require significant interaction with a number of internal teams including; Category and Regional Medical Affairs, Clinical Operations, Statistics & Data Management as well as external groups, Clinical Research Organizations and Health Care Practitioners to help achieve company objectives and to build Haleon reputation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide scientific and technical input to category/sub-category clinical development plans
  • Responsible for the design, implementation, reporting, interpretation, disclosure and publication of clinical studies detailed in research programs
  • With support from Category Clinical Research Directors and Head of Clinical Research design fit-for-purpose clinical strategies and other clinical evidence generation strategies to support the business
  • Collaborate and co-ordinate with other groups both internal and external to ensure that research is executed as designed, on time and within budget
  • Implement novel research methodologies in line with external e.g. ICH GCP, , and internal policies e.g. Medical Governance , as appropriate to generate clinical evidence for impactful claims in support of successful product launches, brand positioning and messaging
  • Responsible for contributing clinical content to regulatory submissions and other regulatory engagements for clinical research activities
  • Work closely with the pre-clinical team to ensure pre-requisite data are available to progress clinical activities
  • Responsible for supporting clinical/medical due diligence for external opportunities from a clinical research point of view
  • Keep up to date with relevant therapeutic/ scientific literature and provide clinical expertise to facilitate preparation of clinical development and therapeutic strategies for all categories
  • Support publications to ensure that they are scientifically robust from a medical and scientific standpoint

Please take a copy of the Job Description, as this will not be available post closure of the advert.

When applying for this role, please use the ‘cover letter’ of the online application or your CV to describe how you meet the competencies for this role, as outlined in the job requirements above. The information that you have provided in your cover letter and CV will be used to assess your application.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline such as medical or clinical science
  • Experience in the Pharmaceutical or healthcare industry. Consumer Health care experience is greatly preferred.
  • Proven experience in clinical development, medical or scientific affairs
  • Demonstrated experience and proven track record of delivering clinical development programs/clinical studies/clinical evidence gathering activities such as randomised controlled trials, Real World Evidence studies

Preferred Qualifications

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline
  • Experience within Pain relief or Respiratory health, skin health, Wellness,
  • Demonstrated experience representing an organization with external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated competent business acumen
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Strong computer literacy including competency in Microsoft Office software

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At Haleon we embrace our diverse workforce by creating an inclusive environment that celebrates our unique perspectives, generates curiosity to create unmatched understanding of each other, and promotes fair and equitable outcomes for everyone.