An exciting opportunity to contribute to self regulation of the pharmaceutical industry. 

The PMCPA is recruiting for a Manager, full details follow below.

The Prescription Medicines Code of Practice Authority (PMCPA) is responsible for administering the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) Code of Practice for the Pharmaceutical Industry at arm’s length from the ABPI itself.  The PMCPA was established in 1993 and is now looking for someone who can help shape the next 25 years.  The ABPI is the trade association representing innovative research-based biopharmaceutical companies that research, develop and manufacture prescription medicines.

The aim of the ABPI Code is to ensure that the promotion of prescription medicines and other interactions with health professionals are carried out in a responsible, ethical and professional manner.  The Code also covers the provision of information to the public and relationships with patient organisations.

The role will include being a member of the Code of Practice Panel which adjudicates upon complaints, working on policy matters and providing training and advice on the Code and its operation.

We are seeking an all-rounder who has a degree in a biological science and/or law and has practical experience of working with the ABPI Code or similar.  You will need the ability to cope under pressure. 

Applications, including a CV and covering letter should be submitted via the website here:  by the closing date: 30 October 2020. 

Interviews will be held in autumn 2020. To find out more contact Heather Simmonds (, Director PMCPA, 7th Floor, 105 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QT.

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