Senior Clinical Scientist

09 Oct 2018
13 Feb 2019
mc 23633
Contract Type
An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a leading pharmaceutical company as a Senior Clinical Scientist.

The senior clinical scientist develops promising molecules into medicine that fulfil patient's needs and provides them with the best value. The successful candidate will work in close collaboration with the Medical Director and cross-functional clinical study teams and provide clinical science support for assigned programs.
Your responsibilities
• Drive development of clinical development plans and protocols for clinical studies;
• Prepare and/or provide input to clinical study related and other regulatory documents (e.g. CSRs, IBs, PIS/ICFs, SAPs, Data Management Plans, IND, briefing books);
• Monitor, review and interpret safety and efficacy data of ongoing studies;
• Represent clinical R&D in cross-functional project core teams;
• Serve as clinical expert in communications with Regulatory Authorities worldwide;
• Act as (clinical science expert) liaison to clinical study teams, CRO's, study sites and others;
• Participate in cross-functional clinical study team meetings;
• Establish relationships with investigators, KOLs, partners and appropriate consultants;
• Provide clinical scientific input to business development (e.g. due diligence) and marketing activities;
• Perform literature research as needed;
• Develop and deliver presentations to internal and external stakeholders.

Your profile
• Master's Degree required, advanced Clinical/Science Degree is preferred (e.g. PhD, MD, MSN, MPH, etc.).
• Experience in Oncology and/or Infectious Diseases is a plus.
• 5+ years of relevant experience in clinical development within the pharmaceutical industry.
• Data listing review experience. Broad experience in the principles and techniques of data analysis, interpretation and clinical relevance
• Well-versed in medical aspects of GCP (Good Clinical Practice), ICH (International Conference on Harmonisation), FDA, EMEA and other relevant guidelines and regulations
• Has knowledge of the multidisciplinary functions involved in drug development process (e.g.: clinical operations, biostatistics, regulatory, business, etc.) and can proactively integrate multiple perspectives into the clinical development process for best end-results.

Key People is a specialist international recruitment consultancy with over 25 years’ experience of working within the life sciences, biotech, healthcare and CRO industries. Our experienced and dedicated clinical research related consultants have a long history of success, excellent technical knowledge and a flexible, consultative focussed approach to recruitment.

Please contact Mark Cussens, Clinical Research Recruiter on
Tel: +44 1727 817623 or email:
Tel: +41 4350 86620 or email:

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