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Clinical Programme Manager


Peterborough, GB

Job Family:  Commercial Support
Country/Region:  United Kingdom
Clinical Programme Manager 

Coloplast Limited is a leading international healthcare company. We are currently recruiting for new role, Clinical Programme Manager.  This role covers the UK and Ireland so will include travel as required for the role.  The balance of the time will involve presence in our Head office in Peterborough (roughly 25% of the time), and home working.


About us:


Coloplast is a Market Leading company with a strong record for product and service innovation.

We work in close Partnership with the NHS and individual healthcare professionals to support and drive the best clinical solutions and services to patients.   We offer great career opportunities plus a strong benefits package for our staff.


The role:


Reporting to the Director of Payers and Evidence this role will lead the UK and Ireland strategic Clinical Programme activity, providing clinical trial and scientific rigour to the evidence generation required across our Chronic Care portfolio. The role will work closely with HQ colleagues in Medical Affairs especially Evidence & Adoption and Clinical Operations.



Essential duties, accountabilities, and responsibilities:


  • Own UK/Ireland evidence generation and develop the local clinical evidence road map across Chronic Care in conjunction with Marketing, Market Access, Evidence & Adoption and Medical Affairs teams. The role will also support the global Evidence roadmaps to build evidence with KOLs and disseminate global evidence.
  • To keep updated on the latest trends in international research and evidence in continence, ostomy and wound care   
  • Provide scientific support to Market Access and Marketing activities as required (e.g., market research and KOL advisory boards)
  • Work closely with Market Access teams on appropriate activities to support rapid and unrestricted reimbursement
  • Manage some investigator-initiated trials and Coloplast trials on behalf of the company for existing and new products that includes:
    • Managing KOLs associated with study design and implementation
    • Develop credible clinical, clinical trial relationships and advocates
  • Lead on collection and publication of robust data to support the business in conjunction with Marketing, Medical marketing and Global and local Payers & Evidence teams especially Evidence and Adoption
  • Lead on provision of scientific and medical support in the preparation of dossiers for pricing and reimbursement and/or health technology appraisal with national bodies such as NICE and MHRA
  • Work with Global Med Affairs to access UK patients and promote UK as place to test new product developments


To be successful in this role you will need the following:


  • Degree qualified (Masters or Ph.D. preferred) in a Life Science or pharmacy discipline
  • Experience of working with set up of Clinical and/or Real-World Evidence trials in conjunction with the NHS.
  • Capacity to develop a detailed understanding of key products with our Chronic Care portfolio
  • Proven track record of working with, and influencing, clinical teams in the NHS to develop robust studies
  • Excellent persuasive written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Proven ability to think ahead, engage proactively and take initiative with ability to anticipate and influence future environmental change.
  • Experience of managing external agency relationships and contracted programmes.


You will also be able to demonstrate competencies in the following areas:


  • Self-reliant, entrepreneurial and driven to deliver and exceed expectations with positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Highly influential with clear people competence and abilities to maintain and develop relationships with scientific and medical KOLs
  • Impactful, creative and dynamic presenter / communicator
  • Strategic thinker and abilities to create tactics to deliver agreed objectives.


Need more information

For more information, please contact Nicki Makin (Senior HR Business Partner) at gbnmk@coloplast.com


No agencies please



If you are interested in this position, please apply online. 


Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 12.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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