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Group Medical Director - Immunology

Reference Number: 3838
Location: USA

Our client is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company.  They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Group Medical Director - Immunology

Major tasks and responsibilities will include: 

  • Leads the design and implementation of multiple clinical development programs.
  • Oversees project-related education of investigators and study site personnel.  
  • Leads and mentors clinical study teams.
  • Monitors overall study integrity.
  • Reviews, interprets, and communicates safety and efficacy data.
  • Collaborates with other functions to ensure overall timelines for key deliverables and study enrollment.
  • Assesses and reports adverse events.
  • Designs, analyzes, interprets, and reports scientific content of protocols and program documents.
  • Manages Medical and Scientific Directors and/or Clinical Scientists. Responsible for hiring, onboarding, mentoring, training, and supporting career development of these individuals. 
  • Serves as in-house clinical expert for one or more molecules and diseases in the therapeutic area.
  • Coordinates and leads appropriate scientific activities with internal/external stakeholders.
  • Participates in and/or leads clinical development contributions to due diligence or other business development activity as required by program needs.
  • Collaborates with colleagues of other functional areas to design and implement translational strategies.
  • Acts as clinical lead and actively solicits opinion leader interactions related to the disease area(s);
  • Ensures that broad cross-functional perspectives are incorporated into Clinical Development Plans and protocols as appropriate.
  • Serves as clinical representative for key regulatory discussions. 
  • Ensures adherence to Good Clinical Practices, pharmacovigilance standards, standard operating procedures and to all other quality standards in conducting research.

 We seek candidates with the following qualifications: 

  • Advanced degree (M.D., D.O., or non-US equivalent) with relevant therapeutic specialty in an academic or hospital environment required.
  • Completion of a residency program and subspecialty fellowship highly preferred.
  • Requires a minimum of 7 years of clinical trial experience in the pharmaceutical industry, academia, or equivalent. 
  • Ability to run a complex clinical research program independently.
  • Must have proven leadership skills and the ability to bring out the best in others on a cross-functional global team. Must be able to lead and manage through influence.
  • Requires the ability to interact externally and internally to support a global scientific and business strategy.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of clinical trial methodology, regulatory and compliance requirements governing clinical trials, and experience in development of clinical strategy and the design of study protocols. 
  • Must possess excellent oral and written English communication skills.
  • Requires the ability to exercise judgment and address complex problems and create solutions across multiple projects.

If interested, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3838.  No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email. 

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