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Principal Scientist - Clinical Research, Consumer Health

Weybridge, Surrey
Job Type
1 Jul 2021
Compass Life Sciences are delighted to be working with a world leader in consumer healthcare supporting in their search for a Principal Scientist. This role is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in a growing venture for a well renowned leader in the sector space as they continue to embark on a period of growth and look to strategically realign their efforts to further cement their place as first-class providers in consumer health products.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Provide Scientific technical input to clinical development plans

Design clinical studies as well as implement and interpret out put from detailed research programs

Support publications to ensure they are accurate from a medical and scientific standpoint

Design fit for purpose clinical strategies

Implement novel research methods in line with ICH GCP guidelines

Generate evidence to support successful product launches

Responsibility for contributing clinical content for regulatory submissions

Work closely with pre-clinical teams to ensure pre-requisite data is available to progress the activities of the clinical team

Work with cross functional teams to ensure that research is executed as designed on time and on budget

Support clinical and Medical due diligence for external opportunities form a clinical research point of view


Masters degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as medical or clinical science

Proven experience in delivering clinical development programs and strategies as well as gathering evidence such as Real World Evidence

Background in pharmaceutical or healthcare industry, with a focus on Consumer health would be beneficial

Ability to represent the organisation to external stakeholders

Competent business acumen

Strong communication skills and computer literacy skills

In exchange for this our client are offering a generous salary and competitive package as well as great progression opportunities that you would expect being a key member of a global organisation.

If this role sounds like the next step in your career, then please get in touch for more details, contact Ben Brown on or

Alternatively, if this is not for you but you know someone who could be a great fit for this role, we have a referral scheme of £500 John Lewis or Amazon vouchers for successful recommendations.

Compass Associates trading as Compass Life Sciences are working as a recruitment consultancy for this permanent vacancy.
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  • Job Reference: 318653072-2
  • Date Posted: 1 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Compass Life Sciences
  • Location: Weybridge, Surrey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Start Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2021 04:09:00 EST