Company: Kyowa Kirin International plc
Location: Galashiels, Edinburgh
Closing Date: 03 Nov 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: Pension, Private Medical Insurance, Income Protection, Life Assurance
Lead KKI’s Oncology Development Team
Kyowa Kirin International plc. (KKI) is within an exceptional time; with an enviable development pipeline, we are also entering an exciting pre-launch phase with an array of development and in-licensed global products which will join an expanding, successful product portfolio, with a focus on cancer supportive care, oncology and bone therapeutic areas.
Our parent company Kyowa Hakko Kirin, based in Japan substantially reinvests into R&D to create products at both early and late stage development. With a focus on core business areas of oncology, nephrology, and immunology/allergy, together we leverage antibody-related leading-edge technologies, including our POTELLIGENT® Technology to discover and develop innovative new drugs aiming to become a global specialty pharmaceutical company which contributes to the health and well-being of people around the world.
Leading KKI’s Oncology Development Team the Director, Development Team Leader will:
With a Master’s or PhD degree preferred, you will have at least ten years experience in the drug industry including significant experience in early or late clinical development, with experience in NDA/BLA filing preferred. Extensive experience will be considered in lieu of education. You will be comfortable and capable of using authority effectively and appropriately, with the ability to lead teams and communicate complex concepts effectively. In line with KKI’s DNA, you will be self-motivated and goal oriented, thriving on the ability to work without direction.
Technically a working knowledge of biology, chemistry and medical terminology is required and understanding of clinical trial organisation and management would be beneficial, as well as the operational practices of central laboratories. You will ideally possess working knowledge of toxicology, pharmacology and data management study design and data analysis. The ability to communicate effectively in both spoken written English is essential.
You will be rewarded with an excellent package, commensurate to the level of this role. This role is within the Kyowa Kirin Development department at KKI headquarters in Galashiels, Scotland. Galashiels is within the beautiful Scottish Borders; Edinburgh being only a 50 minute commute away, providing you with the opportunity to truly appreciate the great outdoors and city living. This role will also offer you the opportunity of global and domestic travel.
Kyowa Kirin International plc. is an equal opportunities employer.
Galabank Business Park, Galashiels , Selkirkshire
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