Director of Clinical Development and Scientific Affairs

Proclinical Staffing
Nyon, Switzerland
Closing date
24 Sep 2020

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Clinical Research, Clinical Development
Full Time
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A major biotechnology company with an extensive pipeline and commercial portfolio is currently searching for a Director of Clinical Development & Scientific Affairs. The Swiss based role is the excellent opportunity to solidify your clinical career.

Job Responsibilities

    Leads clinical development program(s) in accordance with the Clinical Development Plan and the clinical development strategy for the clinical program(s). Providing clinical input for all activities related to an early clinical development to mature product lifecycle management. Leads/participates in cross-functional teams on behalf of clinical development, provides clinical input on behalf of the clinical team. Owns preparation of the clinical part of briefing books and regulatory documents for the interactions with the Health Authorities (HA) and participates in HA meetings. Oversees within the companies operating model all clinical development and medical aspects of the clinical studies including but not limited to medical monitoring, together with other members of the clinical team evaluates protocol deviations and the integrity of the clinical data. Accountable for clinical development content of Clinical Study Protocols, Investigator Brochures, Clinical Study Reports and other documents as needed.

Skills and Requirements

    Medical Doctor board certificates in internal medicine, immunology, oncology, clinical pharmacology is preferred. At least 5 years of clinical development experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferably in biotechnology in a global role, leading clinical development activities from early stage development to submission and approval by the HA. Ability to lead and manage complex clinical development program(s) Willingness to take accountability, hands on and entrepreneurial mindset. High commitment for achievement the clinical development goals in accordance with the company strategy Ability to think strategically and drive clinical development programs with the right decision-making mindset considering short and long-term impact of his/her decisions.

If you are interested in this role, please apply. Hope to hear from you soon

At ProClinical we have one aim: to support life science companies in the many challenges they face while combatting unmet medical need worldwide.

Ageing populations, rare diseases, epidemics and the millions of patients without access to medication are just a few of the pressing issues that life science companies contend with. The industry is under increasing pressure to develop new and innovative ways to save and improve patients’ lives. 

ProClinical’s mission is to support their work by connecting life science companies with the highly skilled professionals they need to continue innovating. 

Internal recruitment and HR teams often struggle to continuously source skilled, experienced professionals to fill highly-specialised and niche roles. ProClinical combines a deep understanding of the industry with extensive candidate networks to provide both a technical and cultural fit for our life science partners.


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