Clinical Research Medical Director - Neurology

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Director, VP & Physician
  3. Poland
Posting date: 12 Jun 2019

One of the largest CROS in the global market is currently recruiting a Clinical Research Medical Director - Neurology to one of their European teams on a home-based capacity. This contract research organisation (CRO) is renowned for their work in technological advances and access to real-world data. This is an exciting opportunity to become embedded in the wider clinical operations team and work on ground-breaking new medicine development.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serving as Global Medical Advisor on assigned projects.
  • Serving as Scientific Advisor and providing guidance to Project Leaders on the medical and scientific aspects of assigned projects.
  • Providing medical support to investigative sites and project staff for protocol-related issues including protocol clarifications, inclusion/exclusion determinations, and issues of patient safety and/or eligibility.
  • Performing medical reviews of the protocol, Investigative Drug Brochure (IDB), and/or Case Report Forms (CRFs).
  • Providing therapeutic area/indication training for the project clinical team.
  • Attending and presenting at Investigator Meetings.
  • Performing reviews on and clarifying trial-related Adverse Events (AEs).
  • Performing medical case reviews of Serious Adverse Events (SAEs), including reviewing case documentation and patient narrative, in collaboration with the Pharmacovigilance department.
  • Providing medical support for the Analysis of Similar Events (AOSE), in collaboration with or on behalf of Pharmacovigilance department.
  • Performing medical review of adverse event coding.
  • Performing review of the Clinical Study Report (CSR) and patient narratives.
  • Attending Kick-Off meetings, weekly team meetings, and client meetings, as needed or requested.
  • Providing expert advice to the development of medically sounded delivery strategies for small to large and/or complex multi-region studies in partnership with sales and other functions responsible for business development activities.
  • Developing medically related aspects of client proposals, including the budget related to medical monitoring.
  • Providing medical and scientific advice to key internal stakeholders developing proposals; including, but not limited to, reviewing the protocol for scientific/regulatory soundness and feasibility, identifying target site and principal investigator profiles, anticipated patient recruitment, standard of care, and competitive landscape.
  • Attending and presenting at bid defence meetings, as required.
  • Participates in strategic business development activities including presentations to prospective clients.
  • Maintaining awareness of industry development and may author related publications.
  • Serving as Regional/Multiregional/Global Therapeutic Lead for specific indication(s).

Skills and Requirements:

  • A Medical Degree from an accredited and internationally recognized medical school with a curriculum relevant to general medical education, along with Board Certification, or equivalent, from the country or region of residence and work.
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in clinical medicine, in addition to 4 years' clinical trials experience as an investigator or in the Pharma, CRO, or Biotech industry.
  • Robust and current knowledge of scientific, clinical, regulatory, commercial and competitive landscape in applicable therapeutic area.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and local regulations and guidelines pertaining to clinical research.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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