Global Medical Science Lead
Reckitt Benckiser Group
Slough, Berkshire, GB
2d ago

Want to lead an expert team? As the Global Medical Science Lead at Reckitt, you’ll have the freedom to lead a team of medical experts, developing products that will positively impact millions of consumers globally.

Global Medical Science Lead

Slough, Berkshire

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package

This role is integrated within the Medical and Evidence Generation (MAEG) team, responsible for leading medical science and evidence generation activities within their category, during the development, and throughout the entire life cycle of Reckitt products.

You will be responsible for all relevant category medical science team and activities under the guidance of the GMA Director, working with the multifunctional brand team to drive commercial success by generating and applying medical insights to deliver high quality evidence that results in safe, efficacious and meaningful innovation to consumers.

Acting with integrity and responsibility to deliver safe and effective consumer benefits in line with good medical and scientific practice. You'll :

  • Drive scientific and medical advancement and knowledge within the wider therapeutic area
  • Drive the development of Medical Science strategies to deliver new clinical studies and data generation activities to support compelling consumer products and claims
  • Act as the product expert and develop in-depth understanding of the literature and current medical opinion in the relevant category area
  • Manage a team of medical scientists so as to ensure delivery of adequate product and project support including medical affairs and dossier writing
  • Develop, and drive execution of the medical and evidence strategies for assigned category area
  • Proactively support cross-functional team to deliver innovative consumer solutions; appropriate business opportunities to drive competitive advantage across the therapeutic area
  • Proactively drive medical science insight into ideation, substantiation, and defence of claims
  • Use scientific data to actively support brand challenges on claims, advertising and from competitors
  • Develop scientific network and act as a key contact with external experts and organisations for the relevant therapeutic area
  • Cross-functional stakeholder management on allocated projects
  • Act as role model and coach to colleagues in medical affairs and wider cross-functional team.
  • You’ll succeed because

    you have a Bachelor’s Degree preferably associated to healthcare or the life sciences (eg basic science, pharmacy, nursing or medical).

    With experience in the medical and pharmaceutical / consumer health industry knowledge / Medical Affairs arena, you’ve :

  • Proven ability at stakeholder management is required
  • Proven ability to generate, analyze and interpret scientific and clinical data is required
  • Previous experience of work in New Product Development, or experience of Clinical Development, with examples of successful product launches would be beneficial.
  • You’ll love it because

    you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects - we can’t wait to hear your ideas.

    The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you.

    And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day.


    In return Reckitt offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.

    Reckitt is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

    All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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