Basildon, Essex or London + hybrid

Healthcare Compliance and Medical Manager

Basildon, Essex or London + hybrid

Full-time, permanent position

Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus

If you are an agile healthcare compliance professional with medical advisory experience, then we want to hear from you!

Join us to help improve peoples’ lives and make healthcare better for everyone!

About Pharmanovia:

Pharmanovia is a dynamic, fast-growing international pharmaceutical company with a portfolio of over 20 brands across more than 140 markets. Our mission is to improve patient health globally through the revitalisation of niche, tried-and-trusted medicines.

Our core behaviours are:

  • We act decisively but we never compromise on quality.
  • We keep our promises and do as we say.
  • We value our heritage and foster an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We reinvest in our future – in our products, our brands and our people.
  • We give back to our communities.

Since its inception in 2013, Pharmanovia has grown consistently year on year, focusing on delivering high-quality branded prescription medicines to patients, prescribers, and healthcare providers across the world. Our growth has enabled the company to reinvest in its products, brands, people, and to give back to its communities. A people business with a strong, supportive culture that encourages innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, our team comprises over 300 employees and 29 nationalities, operating from offices in the UK, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, U.A.E., India, Singapore, Italy, and South Korea.

We are an agile, committed, and innovative global specialty pharma business and a preferred partner for innovator pharma companies, instigating a paradigm shift in the life cycle management of iconic medicines. We seek to extensively engage with clinical communities to communicate product improvements and prioritise environmental, social, and governance considerations across the business and workforce.

Pharmanovia’s therapeutic areas include Cardiovascular, Oncology, Endocrinology and Neurology.

About the role:

This is a newly created role to manage Pharmanovia’s medical compliance function and includes medical and healthcare compliance along with some medical advisor tasks. It is a broad-ranging role requiring responsible implementation of policies and procedures, and supporting the business on healthcare compliance matters, in addition to being a medical advisor for a specific therapeutic area with the global medical team.

As Healthcare and Medical Compliance Manager, you will be a key member of the Scientific Affairs team and report into the Medical Department. This department has an ethos of continuous improvement, and this – along with the rapid growth of the business – leads to a varied and dynamic working environment.

Main responsibilities and duties:

  • Alignment of processes to the global library of SOPs, and creation of SOPs where required
  • Training colleagues and third parties on SOPs
  • Monitoring and documenting adherences to the SOPs and appropriately escalating any instances of non-compliance
  • Coordinating MLR review, maintaining healthcare compliance SOPs (and audit program to ensure compliance)
  • Management of potential 3rd Party Material review partner(s)
  • Implementing an internal pre-approval/reporting procedure
  • Establishing and developing controls and documentation requirements
  • Medically responsible for product/ activities/collaborations-related compliance
  • Collaboration with Franchise and other relevant departments (ESG, Commercial, etc.) to create adequate materials for products and manage central compliance approval
  • Medically responsible for product-related strategy, its implementation in Global Brand Plans and guidance on executional excellence to regional/local counterparts
  • Key member of the franchise global team and understanding the competitive landscape well and providing medical input with respect to competitor landscape
  • Developing and supporting the implementation of the Global Medical Affairs Strategy, Global Publications Plan, Core Medical Communication Points
  • Expert and strategic input to allow for efficient, scientifically and medically adequate communication in preparation for launch until the end of the product’s life cycle 
  • Developing and supporting projects/activities such as educational programs, satellite symposia and communication campaigns, in close partnership with the brand and communication teams
  • Helping to establish and provide product-specific education and training to regions/countries
  • Being a credible scientific expert in the given therapeutic area and in the product(s)
  • Engaging with external stakeholders to ensure a good understanding of the external environment and different stakeholder groups e.g., Health Authorities, External Experts, Associations, Patient groups, Payers, etc. 

About you:

  • Strong understanding of EFPIA and ABPI codes of practice
  • Interested in training as final signatory for Medical or Final signatory
  • Experience in design, strategy execution and oversight of healthcare compliance
  • Organised, inquisitive, innovative problem solver with the ability to perceive, understand and interpret facts quickly and precisely
  • Strong technical skills with experience of preventing, detecting and remediating compliance violations
  • Data driven in decision making with the ability to analyse, focus on the key issues and communicate with clarity
  • Resilient and not afraid to challenge at all levels
  • Solid time management skills, with the ability to multitask and see the big picture
  • Full professional proficiency in UK English (written and verbal)  

This is an individual contributor role, and the successful applicant will be responsible for keeping up to date processes and procedures in place.

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary plus bonus and rewards package including holiday, health & wellbeing program, employee recognition awards, social events, pension scheme and hybrid working.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing and supporting applicants. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days.

Apply now and become part of our team

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