Senior Director (Clinical Development)

Hobson Prior
Pennsylvania, USA
£246052.90 - £295263.48 per annum
Closing date
14 Oct 2020

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Clinical Research, Clinical Development
Full Time
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Hobson Prior are working with an innovative clinical-stage, biopharmaceutical and medical device organisation, who are looking for a Senior Director (Clinical Development) to join them on a permanent basis in the US. This role will provide input into the Company's clinical development strategy and lead the execution of the Company's clinical development programs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will be accountable for clinical trial activities for the Company's Development Plans including Istaroxime and Rostafuroxin.
  • Recommends and implements innovative process ideas to impact clinical trials management.
  • Ensures compliance with GCP and regulatory guidelines.
  • Formulate and develop operational objectives and provide input into the department's financial plan in support of the organisation's clinical operations.
  • Ensures compliance with GCP and regulatory guidelines.
  • Act as a primary interface with clinical investigators and sites, and to identify resources, vendors and systems that are of the highest caliber available to facilitate the efficient operation of the clinical program.
  • Co-operate with Manufacturing Operations to ensure clinical supply needs are met
  • Ensure that appropriate actions are being taken to establish and promote quality and excellence in the organisation's led clinical trials.
  • Operational and strategic oversight for the Company's pharmacovigilance activities.
  • Accountable for leading new indications and investigator initiated clinical studies.
  • Provide resources for training to staff, management, and clinical sites, and to provide prompt remedial training when and if it has been identified.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Key Skills:

  • Detail oriented with the ability to interpret analytical data and formulate meaningful, sound conclusions.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize assignments well.


  • MD degree required (Cardiologist preferred).
  • Substantial experience with cardiovascular or inpatient drug development is a desired characteristic.
  • Regulatory experience with US and other international regulatory authorities preferred.
  • Experience working with opinion leaders and presenting at internal and external meetings
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Clinical Development, Clinical Operations, or Medical Affairs.

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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  • Wellington Gate
  • 7-9 Church Rd
  • TN1 1HT
  • GB
  • 01892 612 612
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