Global Medical Director Neurology - Entry to industry

Germany (DE)
On application
27 Apr 2021
27 May 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

I am collaborating with a top-10 global drug development company who manage the entire life cycle of the drug development process across a range of therapeutic areas.

With >1000 clinical trials completed within the last 5 years, my client is a world leader in drug development across Oncology, Haematology, Rheumatology, Immunology, Endocrinology, Infectious Diseases and Neurology.

We are seeking a physician with a strong research background in Neurology, ideally CNS, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide medical expertise at the global level across the entire scope of the drug development process
  • Develop and deliver expert training programs
  • Represent the clinical development team within Legal, Medical affairs and Regulatory review committees
  • Apply medical and clinical expertise to inspire internal teams and external customers
  • Build and develop business relationships with potential clients and Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs)
  • Collaborating with Drug Safety teams to evaluate Serious Adverse Events and to develop Safety Management Plans, Pharmacovigilance Plans and Risk Management Plan
  • Oversee strategic clinical trial progression.
  • Autonomy within a cross-functional collaborative team environment


  • Medical Doctor (M.D, MBBS, MBChB or equivalent)
  • PhD advantageous
  • Clinical specialisation (residency completion, board certification or equivalent) in Neurology or Psychiatry, Experience in CNS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s desired
  • Investigator experience in Neurology clinical trials is essential
  • Experience in phase II-III clinical trials is advantageous
  • Experienced writing clinical study reports, poster presentations, and manuscripts for publication in a scientific journal
  • Prior experience working with the FDA or EMEA on responses to inquiries for study related information preferred
  • Good KOL network in therapy area


  • Competitive salary
  • Enhanced bonus scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Clear development pathway
  • Growth opportunities

For more information, contact Antonia at Barrington James.

Recruitment Resourcer Medical Affairs & Clinical Development 

adavis (@)
+44 1293 776644

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