i-Pharm Consulting

Executive Director – Clinical Development – General Medicine

14 Jan 2019
05 Feb 2019
Contract Type
i-Pharm Consulting are partnering with a specialist CRO to assign an experienced Clinical Development Executive Director. This role will sit on the executive leadership team and take management responsibility for the growth of the General Medicine Business unit. Experience within Gastrointestinal and/or Genitourinary studies is ideal.


UK – Home Based

The Company

For almost 20 years, the company has been pioneering the development of novel therapies for patients suffering with Cardiovascular disorders. With a global presence and high profile pipeline, the business is growing and in search of innovative leaders to continue to drive their medical success. This is a company committed to their patient-centric strategies and would be an ideal environment for a passionate Medical Device leader.

The Role

The Executive Director, Clinical Development will have strategic input on a global level to organisational development with a view to enhancing company-wide programs. Duties will include management of staff utilisation, analysis of financial data, acting as primary liaison with Customers, Vendors, Senior Management and Investigator sits, and organising the hierarchy of the department to ensure targets are met.

Core functions will include but not be limited to:

* Lead and direct Clinical Development General Medicine programs and staff at a global level
* Development and review of study protocols
* Analysis of study reports and collaboration with investigators in order to present issues and findings to internal and external stakeholders
* Guide internal and external stakeholders on clinical issues
* Implement training for direct reports and their teams to ensure adherence to GCP and SOPs
* Develop and implement SOPs for all programs within remit
* Foster people and program development through the implementation of training of direct reports and team members
* Grow and develop strong teams, overseeing recruitment, hiring and retention initiatives within the department
* Identify and develop areas for organisational progress and growth. Work closely with senior management team on company and departmental wide initiatives

This is an opportunity for an experienced Medical Device Director, to work in an entrepreneurial capacity, with a regional and company-wide remit. We are in search of a strong leader and motivator with a proven track record in successfully developing and delivering niche Medical Device programs.


* Extensive experience in a Senior Medical Device role within the pharmaceutical industry
* Gastrointestinal and/or Genitourinary experience is ideal
* Business Development experience is ideal
* BA/BS in Life Sciences/Nursing degree or equivalent
* Previous CRO experience is required
* Ability to travel


i-Pharm Consulting is a specialist Recruitment Company servicing the Pharmaceutical industry in the UK and Europe. We provide both permanent and contract staff to a wide range of Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Biotechnology and Contract Research Organisations (CROs). i-Pharm has specific expertise in Clinical Research, Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, Quality Assurance and Bioinformatics and Senior Appointments.



If you would like to discuss this vacancy further, please call Principal Consultant Ciara Noble on +44 (0)20 3189 0469, or email cnoble@i-pharmconsulting.com. All communications will be held in complete confidence. If this role is not suitable, Ciara is also available to discuss other possible positions or answer any general questions regarding your career and the current market.

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