Project Team Leader, Late-Stage Drug Development, R&D

On Application
27 Nov 2018
27 Dec 2018
Contract Type

Project Team Leader, Late-Stage Drug Development, R&D - Geneva, Switzerland

Job Responsibilities

  • Establish and agree on a project drug development strategy to satisfy the product profile requirements
  • Align relevant team members and experts throughout the project using scientific leadership experience
  • Be an active participant in advisory board meetings and liaisons with regulators and public health officials
  • Work with partners to coordinate collaborations and represent the strategy
  • Construct and maintain a project plan, and associated budget
  • Take accountability for meeting expectations on timelines, operational procedures, budget, and quality standards
  • Facilitate the transition of projects to the access and product management project leader
  • Monitor the accuracy of all project/product related communications – both internal and external

Key Skills

  • Ability to lead multiple drug development projects successfully
  • Development upon an existing proven record of effective leadership in complex project teams, with a focus on late-stage drug development
  • Thrive in positions that involve influencing and negotiation
  • Work efficiently with common computer statistical, technical and database applications


  • PhD in life sciences
  • Minimum 8-10 years’ experience at a pharmaceutical or biotech company, particularly in drug development
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in complex cross-organisational projects in late-stage development (phase II and III) in a leadership position
  • Registration experience would be advantageous

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