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Medical Affairs Scientist


Science and Research
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us  


Our Global Medical & Clinical Affairs Team  

Dyson is globally recognised as a pioneering and research-oriented engineering company. With a focus on consumer healthcare products within Dyson, a new Medical & Clinical Affairs function and team is being developed internationally with a clear focus on innovation and research.   

Medical Affairs serves as the scientific bridge between the industry and the wider medical community. This function is uniquely tasked with managing external relationships with key opinion leaders within the scientific community across a range of therapeutic specialisms, as well as with patient-consumer groups, authorities and beyond. 

Clinical Affairs are experts in clinical research and by integrating into an innovative engineering company, focus is on designing new methodologies and gathering essential evidence to drive new product category growth.  

We have a common vision of improving the quality of life of consumers through pioneering medical engineering in a safe and compliant way throughout the entire product lifecycle. 


About the role  


The Medical Affairs Scientist will be ‘hands on’ and fully involved in all aspects of Medical Affairs for medical devices and consumer products. They will be responsible in areas throughout the entire lifecycle of the product/ project including but not limited to clinical data analysis, copy approval, expert engagement, reporting and publications. The role includes involvement in creation of medical affairs processes.  Travel: Up to 30% of the time 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable training will be made available to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. 

  • Cross-functional working with internal functions/departments globally, including but not limited to: Engineering, Research, Commercial, Claims, Regulatory, Quality, Sensory and Manufacturing. 

  • Implement the Global medical non-promotional strategy for the respective product. 

  • Support areas around safety evaluation and risk management for the respective product through its lifecycle including post marketing. 

  • Provide support relating to products, treatment trends, and scientific activities within therapeutic area for internal stakeholders and external professionals. 

  • Access promotional materials to ensure that all claims are supported by scientific data and presented in an accurate, fair, and balanced manner, ensuring compliance with SOPs. 

  • Develop and maintain direct contact with external experts to gather insights and input on treatments. 

  • Identification and liaison with relevant key opinion leaders (KOLs).  

  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements in cooperation with Quality and Regulatory Affairs, the legal department and any relevant protocols set by the company. 

  • Work with Quality, Regulatory and Compliance departments to prepare documentation for submissions to obtain regulatory approval for commercialization of medical devices 

  • Support regulatory inspections/audits. 

  • Reviewing, obtaining and providing medical, clinical and scientific input on content of device labelling and promotional material. 

  • Select and manage vendors as needed. 

  • Review of trial data (as needed), analysis and interpretation including the development of first interpretable results, investigation and evaluation reports, publications, and internal/external presentations.  

  • Support Global Medical and Clinicals Affairs Managers as needed. 

  • Provide rapid responses to scientific and medical enquiries from a range of stakeholders (internal and external) whilst ensuring they are balanced and underpinned by scientific literature 

  • Participate in continuous improvement activities  

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to work effectively cross culturally and functionally.  

  • Excellent written and spoken English 


About you

3 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical, medical device or cosmetic sector. 

  • Degree holder in Biological sciences (PhD an advantage). 

  • Proven medical affairs experience preferably within a medical device company. 

  • Knowledge and understanding of the regulatory process and associated governance of medical devices.  

  • Experience in managing external laboratories and test houses. Eg. In vitro testing. 

  • Experience of US FDA regulations advantageous.  

  • Working knowledge of relevant international standards and guidelines advantageous. 

  • Occasional global travel for KOL engagement and research conferences would be required.  

  • Medical writing and statistical analysis skills advantageous. 

  • Safety and Risk Management experience desirable. 

  • Knowledge of consumer products beneficial. 

  • Experience in copy approvals of promotional and non-promotional materials. 

  • Previous experience in managing information systems, literature searching. 

  • Ability for critical thinking, influencing and negotiating. 


  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays

  • Performance related bonus

  • Pension scheme

  • Private medical insurance

  • Life assurance

  • Sport centre

  • Free bus travel

  • Free on-site parking

  • Free lunch, hot drinks and fruit

  • EV salary sacrifice scheme

  • On-site Hair Salon

  • Lifestyle Assist (24/7 Concierge)

  • Wellbeing Centre

  • Discounts on Dyson machines


Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

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