*4 February 2013 update: the closing date for applications has been extended to 19 Febuary 2013.
Following the 2010 Cabinet Office Public Bodies review the Review Panel was created as an MHRA Expert Committee by combining the functions of the Regulation of Medicine Review Panel (formerly known as ‘Persons Appointed’), the Independent Review Panel on the Classification of Borderline Products and the Independent Review Panel on the Advertising of Medicines to form a single combined review panel which performs statutory and non statutory reviews of proposals, decisions and provisional decisions taken by the MHRA on behalf of the licensing authority, the UK health ministers.
The chair will provide strong and effective leadership of the Review Panel in the fulfilment of its remit.
In the absence of the chair, the vice chair will carry out this role.
Candidates for either post will need to be legally qualified with at least 5 years post-qualification experience and will need to demonstrate experience of committee and judicial work.**
Time and pay
The chair will receive remuneration of £325 per meeting. The vice chair will receive remuneration of £200 per meeting other than when chairing a meeting, in which case he or she will then receive the chair rate for that meeting.
The time commitment for both roles is approximately 6 meetings per year.
How to apply
If you require an alternative format such as Braille, large print or audio please call Holly Wainwright on 0113 254 6135 quoting the reference EC12-33.
*The closing date for applications is midday on 19 February 2013.
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