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Ref: 882490 Interim Chief Medical Officer

13 June 2018

Our client a London based Biopharma is recruiting for an Interim CMO to serve as the medical and scientific expert for the Company, providing oversight on medical and scientific activities as part of the company’s senior leadership team for a period of 6 months initially.  Looking for a blend of development and Medical Affairs experience.

Role Purpose:

  • Defines and implements Lifecycle Plan initiatives
  • Ensures that all product plans are underpinned by a clear and consistent medical/scientific platform and KOL engagement plan
  • Identify key external stakeholder groups and develop effective contacts with key opinion leaders within the Women’s Health community, patient support groups and other relevant industry and healthcare organisations to ensure that significant developments, opportunities and threats are identified and monitored
  • Be accountable through partnership with the Commercial organization to develop, review and approve clinical content for marketing, leaflet and other promotional materials
  • Develop SOPs and provides training for strategic medical communication
  • Creation and implementation of divisional strategic medical marketing plan with activities and materials to support development of product portfolio
  • Define the medical marketing plan
  • Control the medical marketing budget
  • Oversee and facilitate advisory boards, scientific publications

Requirements Include:

  • Significant experience in Medical Affairs and commercialisation of products
  • Significant experience in developing relationships with KOLs in Women’s Health Products
  • Experience of direct line leadership as well as influencing across the organisation
  • Experience of medical/clinical due diligence for licensing and corporate development
  • Significant experience in a line management position
  • Proven ability to lead by example, with strong mentoring skills
  • Hands-on, with an entrepreneurial outlook and a willingness to involve themselves in all areas of the business
  • Comfortable working both internally and externally with technical experts
  • Ability to motivate and positively influence individuals both inside and outside of the organisation
  • Business acumen
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation)
  • Interpersonal skills, ability to work in multi-disciplinary and international teams and in functional organisation

Keywords: London, Interim CMO, Chief Medical Officer, Women’s Health, Fertility, Contraception,

Location: London
Duration: 6 month interim contract

To register your interest in this opportunity please forward an up-to-date CV to or contact Jo on 01480 499580, quoting reference 882490 and advising current availability and anticipated day rate.