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Global Medical Affairs Professional, R&D


Want to see your scientific expertise go further? As Global Medical Affairs Professional, R&D at Reckitt, you’ll have the freedom to develop healthcare products that impact millions of lives. Worldwide. 


Global Medical Affairs Professional, R&D

Parsippany, NJ

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 


A key part of our healthcare business, you’ll be responsible for supporting our medical science activities. With a broad remit, you’ll guide our research, product development and medical strategy. You’ll ensure high-quality medical and clinical documentation. You’ll investigate product claims. Ultimately, by building our reputation within healthcare and supporting our marketing activities you’ll help ensure our future growth.


You’ll succeed because… 

…you’ve a background in medical or scientific writing. You’ve close attention to detail which ensures excellent written communications. You’re able to develop research strategies. You’re systematic and thorough when it comes to reviewing available published data. You’re a team player who understands what drives the business. And because you’re an expert in your field, you’re able to influence colleagues from different areas.


You’ll love it because… 

…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. 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. 

More About the Role:


Reckitt, one of the world’s fastest growing consumer health companies, has a opening for a Global Medical Affairs Professional, R&D for one of Reckitt’s Respiratory Global Brands, Mucinex.


Based out of the Parsippany NJ office, this key position will be responsible for all relevant medical science / global medical affairs activities for Mucinex and other key brands


This role will specifically include writing, editing and maintaining high quality Medical and Clinical documentation essential for business growth and building a strong reputation with Health Authorities

Responsibilities include;


•    Manage Key Opinion Leader (KOL) and vendor relationships to identify new areas of opportunity within the business strategic objectives
•    Contribute to development of scientific rationale to support United states Food and Drug Administration (FDA) submissions.
•    Work with internal and external teams to support publication planning
•    Develop scientific communications including manuscripts, abstracts, symposia and sales force training materials
•    Manage timelines for internal review and approval processes of key documents
•    Support and enhance the professional messaging by effectively interpreting in-vitro, ex-vivo and clinical studies to improve communication with health care professionals
•    As a key member of the integrated development team you will have broad medical science responsibilities and be involved in a combination of strategic and operational activities
•    Provide medical scientific support for such things as claims, brand support, research and development activities, medical strategy and evidence generation activities.
•    Research, create and revise a variety of documents alongside the team for submission to Health Authorities (including Notified Bodies in Europe) globally to support clinical development and registration of Reckitt products as well as to plan, execute and communicate evidence data both internally and externally.
•    Build understanding of the literature, product data, competitors and current medical opinion and support the teams regarding new clinical data or medical press coverage 
•    Plan and conduct of fair-balanced assessment of efficacy and safety data and provide advice on the best approach to drive brand growth 
•    Serve as a technical point of contact for governance activities and collaborate with cross-functional teams, ensuring the delivery of regulatory dossiers
•    Collaborate with subject matter experts across multiple departments to ensure quality and technical accuracy of documentation
•    Provide strategic direction to the team to resolve quality issues, formulation and analytical challenges, site transfers, cost savings and local new/existing product roll out.
•    Contributing actively to all medical science aspects of the therapy area and being seen as a technical contributor

Is this You?


To be successful in this role you will have previous experience in a medical affairs, medical information, or product support role and, at minimum a, bachelor’s degree preferably associated to healthcare or the life sciences (such as Biology, Pharmacy, Nursing or Medical. 


Experience with OTC medicines would be advantageous as would experience with clinical development, clinical trials, and regulatory dossier. The ability to write review and interpret scientific information is essential.



In Return Reckitt offers very competitive salaries, a great culture and excellent benefits.  This role will offer the chance to expand your experience in the OTC industry as well as expanding knowledge of legal and regulatory development. 


This is a challenging, fast paced global position working with a recognized brand and potentially offering further opportunities within Reckitt.


Apply Now for a chance to really change the game!


At Reckitt, we recognise that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. That’s why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you. Come and join a team whose purpose is to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner and healthier world.

All qualified applicants to Reckitt will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

Job Segment: Clinical Research, Medical Research, Respiratory, Medical, Pharmacy, Healthcare

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