Senior Medical Director, Oncology

Our client is a pharmaceutical company. They have asked us to assist them in a search for a Senior Medical Director, Oncology.  

Major tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Handles the day-to-day clinical trial activities and ensures that all studies are conducted with the highest level of GCRP, ethical, and safety standards.
  • Serves as the primary point-of-contact for interactions with investigators and CRO medical monitors as it relates to the conduct of clinical studies for which they have primary responsibility.
  • Functions as the medical representative on integrated project teams.
  • Reviews individual adverse experience reports for accuracy and clinical importance and characterizes their relationship to the study drug, severity, seriousness, and expectedness.
  • Works closely with other functions to provide accurate information to the FDA or other regulatory agencies.
  • Reviews clinical safety data including adverse events, laboratory values and concomitant medications to establish the presence or absence of abnormal trends and follow up as appropriate.
  • Leads or supports the preparation of clinical protocols, integrated clinical and statistical summary reports, clinical sections of regulatory submissions, clinical study reports and peer-review publications for national and international meetings and/or journals.
  • Presents findings internally and externally, acting as a spokesperson relating to the trial, compound, or indication.
  • Provides clinical input to support engagements with external experts, advisors, and business development teams.
We seek candidates with the following qualifications:
  • Requires a Medical degree with board certification (or board equivalent) in medical oncology.
  • Must have at least five years of drug development industry experience with at least three years in oncology-related clinical research. Early phase development and immuno-oncology experience is preferred.
  • Requires the ability to build key relationships easily across all levels of the company, ability to influence without conflict, lead change, and manage resistance to change.
  • Must be capable of highly independent work as well as being a team player.

If interested, please apply directly to this job posting. No calls please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.

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