Senior Clinical Development Director - Alzheimer's disease

Switzerland (CH) or United Kingdom
04 Jan 2021
03 Feb 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level

I am exclusively collaborating with a top-5 global pharmaceutical company who are looking to expand their neuroscience team with a passionate physician who has expertise in neurology, specifically Neurodegenerative disease (Alzheimer’s disease or Dementia’s).

If you have a passion for Alzheimer’s or Dementia drug development, read further.


  • Lead the Therapeutic Area Medical Team at the International Multidisciplinary Core Teams and take clinical development responsibility for the assigned projects.
  • Accountable for the medical oversight of the clinical trial program during development, study conduct, analysis and reporting as well as for the continuous benefit risk assessment.
  • Provide medical expertise regarding Alzheimer’s and Dementia’s study design and conduct
  • Medical leadership in regulatory meetings and for the submission strategy, and contribute to the assessment of safety related issues and to regulatory dossiers
  • Chairperson or as part of the cross-functional Global Clinical Development Team / Medical Sub team and as a medical project representative at advisory boards, adjudication committees and at clinical trial data monitoring boards.
  • Approve publications within your projects, develop new business strategies and acquire new assets
  • Development Review Committee responsibility for assigned molecules in the portfolio


  • Medical doctor (M.D, MBBS, MBChB or equivalent)
  • PhD advantageous
  • Significant clinical experience in Neurodegeneration, Alzheimer’s or Dementia’s
  • Fluent English
  • Fitness to travel
  • Demonstrated competence as an Investigator / Research Physician / Study Director / Medical Monitor / Research Physician / Clinician Scientist / Principal Investigator / Sub-Investigator / Clinical Scientist / Clinical Researcher / Medical Advisor / Study Physician / Clinical Development Physician and prior experience working with the FDA or EMEA on responses to inquiries for study related information is not required but is preferred


  • Comprehensive salary
  • Enhanced bonus scheme
  • Long term incentives
  • Car allowance
  • Relocation package
  • Travel allowance
  • 30+ days holiday
  • Complete relocation package
  • Clear development pathway
  • Market leading training and on boarding

If you are interested in learning more, reach out for an informal, confidential, discussion.

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