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Join us in our mission to enhance and improve the health of millions of people every day through the effective regulation of medicines and medical devices, underpinned by science and research. 

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Our diverse staff includes some of the best medical and scientific experts in the world; supported by a wide range of corporate professionals working across our three distinct yet complementary business centres:

With a range of interesting specialist opportunities on offer, and plenty of scope to develop your career within our world-leading scientific organisation, consider a career with us at our offices in central London or Hertfordshire and help us work towards our common purpose of protecting health and improving lives.

Benefits of working for the Agency

  • Modern offices in central London and Hertfordshire
  • Flexible working
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, rising to a maximum of 30
  • Civil Service Pension Scheme
  • Interest-free season ticket loan or bike loan
  • WorkplaceWellness – an employee assistance service
  • Access to shopping discounts through the ‘Mylifestyle’ employee benefits portal
  • Great training and development opportunities
  • Discounted rates for civil service sport and leisure organisations

Have you ever thought of becoming a medical assessor?

We offer a range of specialist scientific roles in the Agency, amongst which are medical assessors who are involved in all stages of regulation of clinical development and marketing of medicines. As key members of multi-disciplinary assessment teams, they are responsible for deciding on whether a medicine is safe enough to progress into clinical trials, whether there is a positive balance of benefits over risks prior to marketing a medicine and whether additional safety measures need to be taken after marketing.

Medical assessors are also involved in giving scientific advice to drug developers on their clinical development programmes, including how a clinical trial should be designed and the regulatory routes to market. They also participate as speakers in conferences on aspects of medicines regulation and clinical development.

Career options the medical assessor role provides

After joining MHRA medical assessors are mentored in their role and are able to progress though our competency framework handling more complex and varied workload and taking on representational roles within the Agency, within the UK and globally.

There is also the opportunity to continue your medical training whilst at the MHRA and enrol with the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine, working towards CCT in Pharmaceutical Medicine.

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