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Global Medical Science Associate

City:  Shanghai

We are Reckitt

Home to the world's best loved and trusted hygiene, health, and nutrition brands. Our purpose defines why we exist: to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We are a global team united by this purpose.

Join us in our fight to make access to the highest quality hygiene, wellness, and nourishment a right and not a privilege.

About the role


This role is within the Global Medical Sciences Team, responsible for medical science and evidence generation activities during the development and throughout the entire life cycle of our Intimate Wellness portfolio.

The post-holder is responsible for all relevant medical science activities under the guidance of the GMS Lead, working with a representative cross functional 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.  The post-holder will be integral in providing input to both external and internal compliance and audit procedures.

Your responsibilities

  • Independently represent the Medical Sciences team and contribute expertise in cross-functional project meetings
  • Conduct a fair-balanced assessment of efficacy and safety data and provide advice on the best approach to drive brand growth with support from GMS Manager/Lead
  • Support and educate teams with understanding of the literature, new clinical data and current medical opinion on category topics
  • Partner with the other Medical Science staff under supervision to:
    • Provide strategic medical input in category development leading brand science for product innovation and claims
    • Proactively partner with the project teams, providing medical input and strategic advice to ensure the feasibility and success of product development initiatives
  • Provide input and edit/review Regulatory and Clinical Documents required for global Reckitt product development and registration activities
  • Conduct systematic literature searches/reviews as necessary
  • Ensure that working documents and other appropriate documentation are updated and current
  • Understand clinical and medical data for the product and competitors

The experience we're looking for

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably associated to healthcare or the life sciences (eg basic science, pharmacy, nursing or medical) is required
  • Proven ability to generate, analyse and interpret scientific and clinical data is required
  • Postgraduate qualifications preferred
  • Experience in the medical and pharmaceutical / consumer health industry knowledge/ Medical Affairs arena is a distinct advantage
  • Experience in systematic searches, reviewing scientific data, and preparing medical or scientific documents (e.g. post graduate experience in relevant science, publications and experience in medical writing, systematic review and clinical data appraisal) to a high standard is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of research methodology, information management and regulatory requirements and an understanding of healthcare compliance and guidelines is desirable
  • Previous experience of work in new product development, or experience of clinical development, or experience in medical writing, publication, or medical communications is an advantage
  • Proven ability as a team player, able to work within a matrix, with excellent oral and written communication skills.

What we offer

With inclusion at the heart of everything we do, working alongside our four global Employee Resource Groups, we support our people at every step of their career journey, helping them to succeed in their own individual way.

We invest in the wellbeing of our people through parental benefits, an Employee Assistance Program to promote mental health, and life insurance for all employees globally. We have a range of other benefits in line with the local market. Through our global share plans we offer the opportunity to save and share in Reckitt's potential future successes. For eligible roles, we also offer short-term incentives to recognise, appreciate and reward your work for delivering outstanding results. You will be rewarded in line with Reckitt's pay for performance philosophy.


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.

All qualified applicants 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.

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