Medical Director, Clinical Development

Hobson Prior
Morges, Switzerland
£149920.20 - £174906.90 per annum
Closing date
29 Sep 2020

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Clinical Research, Clinical Development
Full Time
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Hobson Prior are currently looking for a Medical Director, Clinical Development to join a leading biopharmaceutical research organisation who specialize in oncology product development and pioneering medicines that are used all over the world. You will be accountable for providing leadership and establishing strategy and implementing clinical drug efforts for the organisation's oncology products (Phase I though Phase III).

Job Responsibilities:

Leads oncology drug development at the organisation for successful implementation and conduct of clinical trials including early phase investigations and registration trials.

Provides medical and scientific leadership for internal cross-functional team members for development of specific anti-neoplastic agents.

Interacts with global regulatory bodies including the FDA and EMA to accomplish tasks related to oncology product development.

Collaborates with internal regulatory experts and oversee the clinical research plans and sections for Investigational new Drug applications and New Drug Applications.

Facilitates the development of key internal and external documents pertaining to product development including clinical study protocol, informed consents, CRFs, CSR, meeting abstracts and scientific journal publications.

Collaborates with external vendors such as CROs, external imaging and laboratory resources, as well as global pharmaceutical companies for successful implementation and conduct of early phase and registration global clinical studies.

Acts as a source for medical and scientific expertise in oncology for outlining design strategy and execution for anti-cancer drug development.

Communicates with discovery science to facilitate and further the development of investigational agents from a preclinical stage to clinical development.

You will represent the organisation at key national and international medical and scientific meetings including participation in advisory boards with key opinion leaders.

Detects and analyses emergent issues during clinical drug development and develops and implements mitigating strategies.

You will work in partnership with medical affairs for successful launch of future anti­neoplastic agents.

Key Skills:

Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Strong public speaking skills.


M.D. degree.

A minimum of 3 - 5 years of industry experience in oncology drug development.

Oral and written proficiency in English.

Apply now:

If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity then please click "Apply" and upload a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist directly, please select "Contact me" at the top of this page.

Hobson Prior is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Providing recruitment solutions across the life sciences industry

Hobson Prior is a leading specialist life sciences recruiter focused on finding and placing outstanding candidates across Europe and the Asia Pacific. We work proactively and with integrity, communicate in a professional and honest manner and invest time to understand and match the exact requirements of our clients and candidates.

Our highly selective clients trust us to source and secure interim and permanent candidates who’ll make a real difference to the success of their business. Our candidates, the best in the industry, often choose to work with us exclusively because we offer the best opportunities in their specialist field.

Representing who we are and what we stand for, our values influence the way we serve our clients and candidates and the way we interact with each other.

We identified them collaboratively – as a team – and so feel 100% invested in them. Together, we think they provide the best possible outcomes all who work with us.

Our standards are set high. We work to a rigorous set of processes to ensure that our conduct is professional, ethical and delivered with integrity at all times.

We are dedicated to finding the very best solutions for our clients and candidates, always going the extra mile to deliver measureable value.

We are guided by our experience and knowledge to provide the best possible service and support to our candidates, clients and colleagues. Our approach is consultative and collaborative.

We focus solely on our chosen market, developing expert consultants who know their industry in depth and specialise within it.

We find great candidates, developing relationships with them regardless of whether they are actively looking. This means we are able to provide both candidates and clients with unique opportunities.

Driven by results, we have plans to expand across different global regions and markets and have confidence in our ability to grow successfully through our core focus.

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