Senior Director Immuno-Oncology Drug Development

On Application
21 Dec 2018
21 Jan 2019
Contract Type

Senior Director Immuno-Oncology Drug Development – Lausanne, Switzerland

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides medical and scientific expertise for internal cross-functional team members for development of products
  • Interacts with global regulatory bodies including the FDA and EMA to accomplish tasks related to oncology product development
  • Facilitates the development of key internal and external documents including clinical study protocol, informed consents, CRFs, CSRs, meeting abstracts, scientific journal publications, strategy documents and project plans
  • Collaborates with external vendors such as CROs, external imaging and laboratory resources, as well as global pharmaceutical companies
  • Serves as a source for medical and scientific expertise in oncology for outlining design strategy and execution for anti-cancer drug development
  • Liaises with discovery science to facilitate and further the development of investigational agents from a preclinical stage to clinical development
  • Detects and analyzes emergent issues during clinical drug development and develops and implements mitigating strategies
  • Works in partnership with medical affairs for successful launch of future products
  • Implements the highest ethical and regulatory standards during the investigation and development of anticancer agents
  • Provides guidance for successful implementation and accomplishment of investigator initiated trials related to product development and life cycle management of a compound
  • Contribute positively to a strong culture of business integrity and ethics
  • Act within compliance and legal requirements as well as within company guidelines 


  • M.D. or D.O. degree with a minimum of 3 - 5 years of experience in oncology drug development in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical company
  • Board certified or eligible in Oncology preferred
  • Immuno-Oncology experience would be beneficial
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a face paced environment 

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