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Our client is a leading global player in the Pharmaceutical industry with global headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. They are undergoing a transformation with respect to culture and outside perception. The organisation focusses on novel therapies in Oncology and Ophthalmology and is also currently developing a world-leading pipeline in Neuroscience and Dermatology with one of the strongest pipelines of Phase II/III studies in the world. 

We are currently looking for a:

Clinical Development Medical Director for Cardio Renal & Metabolic

In this role you are responsible for leading the strategic planning and management of the assigned clinical programs from an end-to-end clinical development perspective.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Providing clinical leadership and strategic medical input for all clinical deliverables in the assigned project or section of a clinical program;
  • Leading development of clinical sections of trial and program level regulatory documents;
  • Driving execution of the assigned clinical program and clinical trial in partnership with global line functions;
  • Supporting the Senior Global Program Clinical Head in ensuring overall safety of the molecule for the assigned section, and may act as a core member of the Safety Management Team (SMT), supporting overall program safety reporting in collaboration with Patient Safety colleagues;
  • Supporting the Clinical Development Head (CDH) by providing medical input into Clinical Development Plan (CDP), Integrated Development Plan (IDP) and Clinical Trial Protocol (CTP) reviews, and contributing to/driving development of disease clinical standards for new disease areas.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required;
  • Medical Degree (MD) ;
  • Clinical practice experience of at least 4 years (including residency) and board certification or eligibility in oncology or haematology preferred;
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in clinical research or drug development;
  • Experience in an academic clinical research or industry environment spanning clinical activities in Phases I through IV is a must;
  • 2 years of contribution to and accomplishment in all aspects of conducting clinical trials (e.g., planning, executing, reporting and publishing) in a global/matrix environment in pharmaceutical industry;
  • Previous global people management experience is preferred, though this may include management in a matrix environment.

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