Medical Director Neurosciences

15 Jul 2019
14 Aug 2019
Full Time
Experienced (non-manager)
At Roche, we believe it's urgent to deliver medical solutions right now - even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients' lives and we are fearless in both decision and action. And we believe that good business means a better world.

That is why we come to work every single day. We commit ourselves to scientific rigour, unassailable ethics, and access to medical innovations for all. We do this today to build a better tomorrow.

Roche's Clinical Development organization is structured by therapeutic area and is responsible for designing and executing the late development (Phase II - III) clinical strategies and plans that deliver medically-differentiated therapies that provide meaningful improvement to patients.

The Medical Director position within Neuroscience team reporting to the Group Medical Director will:
  • You will be participating in the late stage clinical development and post-filing/post-approval activities of a compound for multiple sclerosis, as well as future compounds for multiple sclerosis and other neuro-inflammatory indications. These programs will include post-proof of concept trials including Phase III and Phase IIIb and may involve collaborations with other development and medical affairs teams.
  • You will act as a clinical representative on cross-functional teams responsible for the design, implementation, monitoring, analysis, and reporting of studies. This will require close and frequent interactions with a number of other functions including operations, biometrics, safety, regulatory affairs, medical affairs as well as various business and commercial functions.
  • You may also be involved in the management and the supervision of Clinical Scientists as well as collaborative interactions with other medical directors on the team.
  • Additional responsibilities may involve participation in clinical aspects of the biomarker program, interactions with research, and assessment of in-licensing opportunities.

  • You must be an M.D. in neurology, preferably with specialty training in multiple sclerosis
  • Experience in drug development within the biopharmaceutical industry is required, with involvement in prior MAA or BLA filing, post-filings and/or post-approval related activities
  • Clinical development experience within multiple sclerosis
  • Prior experience leading a team is a plus
  • You should have the desire to dedicatedly participate within a multi-disciplinary team of internal clinical and commercial colleagues and have the ability to interact with external authorities and investigators.

We offer a competitive remuneration package for this role.

Are you ready to apply? We want someone who thinks beyond the job offered - someone who knows that this position can be a rare springboard to many other opportunities at Roche.

Roche embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
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