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Global Head of Clinical Development Oncology @ Global Biotechnology Company

Company: Advanced Clinical Recruitment Ltd
Location: France
Reference: GHOD_ONC848423
Closing Date: 31 Aug 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Competitive

Job Summary:

My client is leading innovator in a new class of medicines with an advanced product in multiple indications of solid tumors. They are now looking for a complete development professional to drive forward their pipeline internationally.


Role Description:

The Global Head of Development will report to the COO.


Main responsibilities include the Following:

  • Provide medical-scientific input to the clinical strategy in cross functional alignment and in line with the strategic aims of the company
  • Establish, engage & drive teams to execute the strategic long-term vision for the pipeline globally (EU & US)
  • Act as the Medical/scientific trial Director Responsible and may act as the Clinical representative of the Global Project Team (GPT)
  • Provide medical-scientific support to business development activities
  • Lead clinical study teams and provide appropriate medical monitoring for ongoing clinical studies. Lead the Team in the selection of principal investigators and recruitment of clinical study sites
  • Develop and maintain clinical protocols and amendments, investigator brochures, and clinical study reports. Review and sign off all clinical documents related to the clinical studies (e.g. study protocols and study reports)
  • Contribute to the strategic development of other early and late stage clinical programs. Serve as a competent medical resource for design and interpretation of clinical and preclinical programs to support existing and new development candidates
  • Lead the review, analysis and interpretation of study data
  • Evaluate safety, pharmacology, and efficacy data from ongoing and completed studies
  • Prepare manuscripts, abstracts and presentations for scientific meetings. Support communication of study results as assigned
  • Conduct literature reviews and prepare summaries to support clinical development programs.


  • Preferably a M.D. – Scientific academic background
  • Expert in Oncology
  • 10 to 15 years of experience in global clinical development, in particular:
  • Definition of clinical development strategy
  • Design of clinical studies (experience in writing protocol studies)
  • Coordination of clinical operations
  • Has contributed to product registration for the clinical part
  • Experience in Global/Corporate functions
  • Familiar with virtual management within cross-geography and cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to work in co-development
  • Good knowledge of regulatory affairs

Beyond the experience, technical and managerial competences requested, the candidate has to

  • Entrepreneurial spirit, pioneer energy, a “builder” state of mind
  • Strategic vision combined with strong execution skills; good problem solving skills
  • Autonomy, self-initiative, resourcefulness in a true collaborative spirit, with the eagerness to contribute to team development and organization
  • Flexibility, ability to accommodate a high growth business all along the project
  • Sense of urgency
  • Solid managerial skills


Keywords: Oncology, Oncologist, Cancer, Immuno-Oncology, Radiotherapy, Radio-oncology, Immunotherapy, Immunology, Immunologist, Clinical Development, Clinical Research, Medical Director, Head of Clinical Development, VP Clinical Development, Senior Medical Director, Head of Medical, Medical Lead, Director Clinical Development, Clinical Lead, Clinical Scientist.  

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Contact Information:

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