(Senior-) Director* Clinical Development - Germany Based

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Director, VP & Physician
  3. Germany
Frankfurt, Germany
Posting date: 22 Feb 2024

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Proclinical are in partnership with a biotech organisation to join their team. This role is on a permanent basis. For more information, please get in touch now!


  • For this role, you will be responsible for forming, guiding and handling relationships with crucial external shareholders such as industry partners, KOLs, health authorities.
  • In this position, you will work alongside the VP of clinical development to steer clinical methods and their operationalisation of portfolios and platforms.
  • Responsible for oversight of the clinical study report medical content meets high quality expectations on medical standards, offering respective direction to any other members of the clinical development team.
  • As the Clinical Development Director, you will monitor the ongoing medical data evaluation.
  • Serve as a representative of the team to decision/governance meetings, senior management, or advisory boards when suitable.
  • The ideal candidate will produce and translate target product profile into clinical method.
  • Work on programs with various studies, assume matrix line management and train clinicians accountable for said studies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Educated to an advanced degree level with a scientific and clinical background in oncology or immuno-oncology.
  • Prior involvement with being constantly involved in clinical trials from beginning to end.
  • Acquaintance in international health authority interactions such as EMA, FDA, CDE, etc., as well as contributed or led a drug development program to successful registration would be beneficial.
  • Familiarity within monitoring and comprehending safety and effectiveness of clinical trial data and guaranteeing suitable contact for study medical and patient safety aspects.
  • Leadership experience and abilities.
  • Demonstrable experience within either Immuno-Oncology, ADCs, Cell Therapy or Individualized Cancer Vaccines at the biotech/pharmaceutical and the academic setting, which involves leading clinical development programs from exploratory Phase I/II clinical studies through late-stage development in Phase III and NDA/BLA submission.
  • Knowledge in clinical development studies in pharmaceutical/biotech organisation, which involves innovative study design, companion diagnostics, clinical pharmacology, translational modelling, biostatistics, and Phase 3 trial design, with significant experience in dossier preparation and proposals.
  • Capable of working within a matrix setting.
  • Works well cross-functionally.
  • Keen on and comprehension of the science assisting the clinical development programs.
  • Confidence in presenting.
  • Fluency in the English language.
  • Communication skills both verbally and in writing.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Kain Rix at k.rix@proclinical.com.

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