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Senior Medical Director, Oncology

Reference Number: 3905
Location: MD

Our client is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in biologics research and development. They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Senior Medical Director, Oncology.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Directs the design and implementation of early stage clinical projects
  • Serves as a member of the company’s Product Development Team and leader of the Clinical Sub-Team.
  • Ensures that the overall content of clinical programs is scientifically and clinically precise.
  • Prepares clinical development plans that integrate pre-clinical and early clinical findings.
  • Ensures continuous cross-functional alignment throughout the early phases of clinical development.
  • Designs scientifically accurate and maximally cost-effective clinical protocols that are aligned with the clinical development plan.
  • Presents and defends protocols and plans at internal governance forums.
  • Serves as Medical Monitor, responsible for the safety monitoring of clinical trials, and as medical expert for Phase I/II studies, managing the process from protocol development thorough individual study report and integrated regulatory documentation.
  • Provides oversight and guidance to clinical team activities at the Product Development Team, Clinical Study Team, Clinical Trial Team, and Translational Science Sub-Team.
  • Monitors study progress, ensures proper study conduct and adherence to the protocol, leads data review, evaluation, and analyses with support from Data Management and Stats & Programming team.
  • Presents study updates, interim results, and final headline data to senior management as required.
  • Prepares various official and regulatory documents for Regulatory and other agencies.
  • Ensures that Serious Adverse Events are properly reported on a global basis.
  • Leads cross-functional teams comprised of multidisciplinary professionals and clinical scientists. 
  • Directly leads a Clinical Development team and ensures delivery of their portfolio of assets.
  • Implements clinical R&D policies, SOPs and related directives.
  • Reviews potential in-licensing candidates and present recommendations to Senior Management groups.
  • Supports due diligence, as needed.
  • Prepares and presents medically sound strategy and plans associated with advanced opportunities.
  • Contributes to the improvement of the quality and content of all clinical programs and organization processes.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications: 

  • Medical degree with a valid medical license required.
  • Medical specialty and sub-specialty training and certification in Oncology required.
  • Requires a minimum of 2 years of pharmaceutical industry experience in clinical research and/or Oncology drug development.
  • Must have clinical or research experience related to the design and/or conduct of clinical studies in oncology and/or hematology.
  • Immuno-therapy and ACT/T-Cell experience highly preferred.

If interested, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3905.  No calls please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.

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