Senior/Director - Diagnostics Expert (oncology)

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Senior/Director & VP
  3. United Kingdom
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Posting date: 13 Jun 2019

ProClinical is advertising a vacancy for a Senior/Director - Diagnostics Expert (oncology) position with a global biopharmaceutical company. The organisation focuses on developing treatments in the fields of oncology, cardiovascular & metabolic disease (CVMD) and respiratory fields, as well as actively participating in the fields of autoimmunity, neuroscience, and infection. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work with an innovative company whose medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

The Senior Director will play a pivotal role in providing medicines that make a real difference to patient care. They will be a member of the Oncology Companion Diagnostic Unit (CDU) team, ensuring that innovative companion diagnostic tests are delivered to oncology drug projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing the diagnostic strategy agreed by the respective early or late development teams, and planning and leading PMG activities from a technical, financial, risk, regulatory, IP, and partnering perspective.
  • Contributing to the personal development of project team members.
  • Providing expert advice on strategic and innovative precision medicine approaches and companion diagnostic development to development teams
  • Overseeing the adoption of world-class practice in the field to increase the likelihood of successful drug development, launch, and return on investment.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Significant scientific knowledge in Oncology, companion diagnostic test development expertise, and implementation in clinical studies.
  • Evidence of delivery and experience of precision medicine approaches and diagnostic development in Oncology.
  • Significant understanding of the functions involved in companion diagnostic development and how they contribute to achieving business objectives.
  • Experience of delivering companion diagnostics, regulatory interactions and commercialisation.
  • Record of publications and strong external reputation in the precision medicine field.
  • 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.

To Apply:

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