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Chief Medical Officer

Company: AXON Neuroscience CRM Services SE
Location: Bratislava, Slovakia
Reference: CMOP181
Closing Date: 08 Mar 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Negotiable

Job Summary:

Clinical-stage biotech company focused on tau-immunotherapies and tau diagnostic platforms is seeking Chief Medical Officer for clinical development strategies (Phase I-III), lifecycle management etc.


Company profile:
AXON Neuroscience is a clinical-stage biotech company founded in 1999 in Austria. AXON employs a globally largest team of researchers focused exclusively on tau-immunotherapies and tau diagnostic platforms. AXON owns several compounds with disease-modifying as well as early diagnostic potential for Alzheimer’s disease and other tauopathies with focus to bring a complex solution for people suffering from these devastating diseases. The two leading assets are the phase 2 active vaccine AADvac1 in AD and nfvPPA and a pre-clinical humanized monoclonal antibody AADvac2. AADvac1 is currently the most advanced tau drug candidate available to AD patients.

Job description:
Chief Medical Officer for AXON Neuroscience will possess extensive experience in advancing clinical trials successfully. With a background in Neuroscience or another related specialty, the successful candidate will bring a robust knowledge of Protocol design, experience in working with Key Opinion Leaders and overseeing, implementation and execution of successful clinical trials. The candidate will be a strong leader and strategic thinker with a background in a high productivity environment.


  • Supervises and directs the activities of other Clinical Research staff to include Biostatistics, Data Management, Clinical Operations, Regulatory and Medical Affairs,
  • Responsible for clinical development strategies including Phase I through III, lifecycle management, medical affairs, safety responsibilities, scientific interactions with regulatory bodies,
  • Leads and oversees the strategic definition and tactical development of clinical trials programs, including protocol writing, execution of the study, interpretation of clinical data, final report and literature reviews,
  • Ensures that all clinical trials are in keeping with approved timelines and budgets, with potential obstacles identified and solutions implemented to avoid delays in clinical trial implementation,
  • Ensures that clinical trials are conducted in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements and guidelines,
  • Ensures timely medical review and reporting of adverse events,
  • Ensures the effective performance of clinical operations and compliance with GCP guidelines,
  • Ensures timely preparation of documents, meeting requests and meetings with FDA, EMA and other health authorities for review,
  • Ensures the timely preparation of presentations reporting results of clinical trials to internal and external audiences,
  • Implementing the clinical translation from research and preclinical candidates to successful initiation of clinical development,
  • Responsible for overall development plan of company´s product pipeline,
  • Participates as an active member of the executive team of the company.


  • MD, MD/PhD with 7+ years of experience in investigational drug development,
  • 3+ years of experience in Neuroscience or another related specialty,
  • Experience in pharmaceutical or biotech industry working with Phase I - III clinical trials,
  • A working knowledge as relevant to the design and analysis of clinical trials,
  • Prior experience at senior levels working in and/or leading cross-functional teams,
  • Team player with executive presence and demeanor coupled with excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as outstanding analytical abilities,
  • Independent, self-motivated individual with a highly entrepreneurial style coupled with self-confidence and a positive management style

Place of work Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Days in office min. 4/5 days weekly

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Dvorakovo nabrezie 10
81102 Bratislava
Slovak Republic
Tel:  421 2 2092 1620
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