Associate Director Clinical Development - Oncology

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Program Manager / Director
  3. United States
Gaithersburg, USA
Posting date: 04 Oct 2019
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Associate Director of Clinical Development for a pharmaceutical company located in Gaithersburg, MD. Successful candidate will lead and manage defined clinical deliverables across a broad range of activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead a cross functional team of clinical experts in the planning and delivery of a defined clinical project to scope, quality, budget, time, managing resource and risk. These could include large studies/package of studies, clinical submission teams, regulatory defense, inspection readiness, payer evidence.
  • Provide clinical operations expertise into the project to support governance interactions and project start-up.
  • Responsible for project management. This includes the development, base-lining and maintenance of realistic, up to date and appropriate quality, project and study plans in agreed systems
  • Identify and resolve issues within the clinical project including the follow up of the issue to the appropriate individual/functional/governance group for resolution.
  • Lead a large/complex work package and the process to identify and solve operational issues and drive delivery to plan through internal or external partners.
  • Act as AZ project lead to collaborate with external partners for externally led/outsourced studies.
  • Be responsible for ensuring timely compliance with companywide governance controls.
  • You may be assigned responsibility for leadership and program/project management of non-drug project work.

Skills and Requirements:

  • BA/BS or equivalent, preferably in medical or biological sciences or discipline associated with clinical research. Having an advanced degree is helpful.
  • Considerable experience in clinical research and/or oncology drug development gained in an academic, pharmaceutical or CRO environment.
  • Deep understanding of clinical operations, project management tools and processes.
  • Proven experience of clinical development / drug development process in various phases of development and therapy areas.
  • Experience of leading clinical projects and deliverables or similar expertise from other areas of drug development.
  • Project management certification.
  • Knowledge of process improvement methodology such as Lean Sigma/Change Management.
  • Experience within the field of Immuno-oncology.

To Apply:

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A full job description is available on request.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.