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Career Opportunities as a Medical Advisor

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Medical Advisor

A Medical Advisor position is generally the subsequent career level for a Clinical Research Physician. They play an essential function within the medical affairs division of pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies. A Medical Advisor delivers substantial participation towards the assessment, analysis and transmission of critical scientific data related to a company's products. Medical Advisors support clinical operations department for conducting clinical trials and also frequently assist in coaching the marketing and sales teams. A Medical Advisor also presents a reliable viewpoint pertaining to health-related questions and regulatory issues thus making it possible for co-workers to abide by the applicable legal requirements.

Some main responsibilities of a Medical Advisor are to:

  • Collaborate with the marketing team to create new marketing tactics and promotional materials
  • Provide support to medical information department to ensure that details about all the organization's products are readily available and up-to-date
  • Work closely with the regulatory affairs team for acquiring the required licenses from regulatory agencies
  • Carefully analyze competitor product pipelines, marketed products as well as critically review own product pipeline
  • Provide input to medical / scientific writers for development of effective promotional material, package inserts etc
  • Present as a speaker at various local and international conferences to represent his/her organization

  • Competencies & Skills:

    - Excellent Leadership skills
    - Negotiation skills
    - Leadership skills
    - Proactive
    - Excellent communication skills
    - Excellent knowledge of drug development and marketing concepts


    - Medical Degree with Registration Certificate
    - Diploma or Degree in Pharmaceutical Medicine, Medico-marketing or Clinical Research is recommended

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