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Global Clinical Development Medical Director, Immuno-Oncology @ Highly Innovative Biotechnology Company - Switzerland

Company: Advanced Clinical Recruitment Ltd
Location: Switzerland
Reference: ECD_I-O_64673
Closing Date: 28 Feb 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: On Application

Job Summary:

We have been retained by a highly innovative biotechnology company based in Switzerland to identify a Global Clinical Development Medical Director to lead early clinical programs in the Immuno-Oncology field for their lead compound, which is a new class of small protein therapies.


Key Responsibilities include the following :

  • Provides medical input and strategic leadership for clinical development  
  • Interacts with non-clinical teams and provides medical input in target selection, translational strategies and preclinical evaluation of development candidates. Main driver of the clinical development plan for Immuno-Oncology 
  • Builds a network of and interacts with key opinion leaders in the related oncology indications 
  • Follows scientific and clinical progress in the areas of interest through monitoring of relevant literature. Proactively suggests modifications of clinical development plan and project strategy if indicated by new developments 
  • Build up medical expertise in designated area 
  • Acts as medical expert and point of contact for third parties (e.g. CROs, investigators, regulatory agencies, IRBs).

Experience & Qualifications required include the following :

  • MD/PhD with ideally 4-7 years clinical development experience in both early & late phase studies.
  • Proven track record in strategic leadership in cross-functional teams  
  • Solid understanding and proven track record of clinical development experience in Immuno-Oncology 
  • Mature project leadership and influencing skills 
  • Strong team player and excellent networking skills 
  • Willing to cope with resistance and problems; demonstrated ability to work under pressure and achieving strict timeline targets 
  • Professional experience in an international environment 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English 
  • Proficiency in German language (Desirable) 

If you are interested to learn more then please feel free to contact me Samuel Whyley-Smith for a friendly & discreet chat. I am available via phone on 0044(0)114 2945 008 or via email on


Upon review of this advertisement, if you feel this role wouldn't be right for you but have a friend in mind then please feel to reccommend them to me directly. We offer a £250 refferal reqard for any successful candidate placed who has been reffered to ACR. 


Keywords: Immuno-Oncology, Oncology, Oncologist, Immunology, Immunotherapy, Oncological, Early Clinical Development, Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, Phase I, Phase II, Phase III, Medical Director, Associate Medical Director, Clinical Research Physician, Global Clinical Leader, Research Physician.

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Suite 6e, The Balance 2 Pinfold Street Sheffield South Yorkshire
S1 2GU
Tel:  0114 270 1741
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