Vice President Clinical Development (Infectious Diseases)

£80000 - £85000 per annum
  1. Permanent
  2. VP/Head of Clinical Operations
  3. Germany
Frankfurt am Main (60488), Germany
Posting date: 15 Apr 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen to step into the role of Vice President of Clinical Development for Infectious Diseases. In this role you will be expected to provide medical leadership to infectious diseases clinical programmes from phase I-III. You will work cross functionally across product, development and clinical teams to ensure the best results.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of medical directors providing medical leadership to cross functional product development teams and clinical teams.
  • Be accountable for all medical/clinical development deliverables of a study/program
  • Ensure Medical oversight and supervision of clinical trials, continuous risk benefit evaluation, clinical trial analysis and reporting
  • Establish strong working relationships with clinical investigators and study sites, other clinical experts in the field and clinical development departments of pharma partners
  • Oversee preparation of clinical trial data publications and presentations for scientific conferences
  • Closely collaborate with the pharmacovigilance/ safety department to ensure adequate safety/ pharmacovigilance oversight for the assigned products including periodic safety review and signal detection in collaboration
  • Represent and interact with experts, clinical investigators and CROs, at investigator meetings, scientific advisory board meetings and scientific conferences
  • Support business development department in evaluation of partnership opportunities

Skills & Qualifications

  • MD with minimum 10 years clinical/pharmaceutical development experience in a pharma/ biotech environment with a minimum of 5 years' experience in development in infectious diseases/vaccinology
  • Experience across all phases of clinical development (phase I- III) is desirable
  • Interested in establishing therapeutic and prophylactic concepts in various disease areas not limited to infectious diseases, from the clinical development perspective and to interact with disease experts in these fields
  • Sound knowledge of English language

To Apply

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