Posted to MedZilla on 7/23/2017


EPM Scientific

US-IL, Group Medical Director | Oncology Clinical Development 452431262408-MZ


 
 

Group Medical Director | Oncology | Clinical Development

Chicago
$275,000-$350,000

MD is required for this role

Manages other Medical and/or Scientific Directors and leads the direction, planning, execution, and interpretation of clinical trials or research activities of one or more clinical development programs. Participates in and may lead cross-functional teams to generate, deliver, and disseminate high-quality clinical data supporting overall product scientific and business strategy.

Major Responsibilities:


•Personally or through a direct report, leads and demonstrates ownership of the design and implementation of multiple clinical development programs (or one large, complex program) in support of the overall product development plan, based on strong medical and scientific principles, knowledge of compliance and regulatory requirements, customers, markets, business operations, and emerging issues. Oversees project-related education of investigators, study site personnel, and AbbVie study staff. Responsibility may extend from early translational development activities to mature product lifecycle management strategies for internal and/or partnered programs. 


•Has overall responsibility for leading and mentoring clinical study teams, monitoring overall study integrity, and review, interpretation, and communication of accumulating data pertaining to safety and efficacy of the molecule.  Along with Clinical Operations, is responsible for ensuring agreed-upon study enrollment and overall timelines for key deliverables.  Responsible for assessment and reporting of serious adverse events per corporate policy and regulations for those protocols on which assigned.


•Has primary responsibility for and ownership of design, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of scientific content of protocols, Investigator Brochures, Clinical Study reports, regulatory submissions and responses, and other program documents.  


•Manages one level of Medical and Scientific Directors (typically 2 to 4) and/or Clinical Scientists.  This responsibility involves direct oversight of clinical development activities and/or management of personnel who may be working on other projects.  Responsible for hiring, onboarding, mentoring, training, and supporting career development of these individuals.  


•May chair Clinical Strategy Team(s), with responsibility for development of a rigorous, cross-functionally-aligned, vetted Clinical Development Plan with full consideration of contingencies and alternative approaches.  In this capacity, responsibilities may include supervision of matrix team members and serving as the Clinical Research representative to lend clinical development and medical expertise to Asset Development Teams (ADTs) and ADT Leadership Boards (ALBs), and/or other cross-functional teams and internal stakeholders.


•Serves as the in-house clinical expert for one or more molecules and diseases in the therapeutic area, coordinating and leading appropriate scientific activities with internal stakeholders as they relate to ongoing projects.   May participate in or lead clinical development contributions to due diligence or other business development activity.  As required by program needs, contributes in partnership with Discovery colleagues to design and implementation of translational strategies.


•Acts as clinical lead and actively solicits opinion leader interactions related to the disease area(s); partners with Medical Affairs, Commercial and other functions in these activities as required, consistent with corporate policies, to ensure that broad cross-functional perspectives are incorporated into Clinical Development Plans and protocols as appropriate.


•Stays abreast of professional information and technology through conferences, medical literature, and other available training, to augment expertise in the therapeutic area.  May represent at key external meetings.


•Responsible for understanding the regulatory requirements related to the clinical studies and global drug development and accountable for complying with those requirements. Serves as a clinical representative for key regulatory discussions.


•Ensures adherence to Good Clinical Practices, pharmacovigilance standards, standard operating procedures and to all other quality standards in conducting research.  


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