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Translational Clinical Biomarker Lead

Company: Hobson Prior
Location: Berkshire
Reference: TransClinBioLead
Closing Date: 27 Dec 18
Type: Contract
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: Excellent package

Job Summary:

Hobson Prior currently has two openings for Translational Clinical Biomarker Leads, based in Slough. They are seeking candidates with a strong pipeline in CNS, immunology, and oncology for a mid-sized pharma company. The roles are on a 12-month contract basis and offer many benefits, including up to 2 days per week working from home and the chance to work in an innovative, highly multicultural team.


Translational Clinical Biomarker Lead – Slough

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for devising the biomarker strategy across the development lifecycle, and through to late development/market
  • Ensure the successful development of the asset and assist in guaranteeing its approval
  • Be a subject matter expert (SME) in biomarker technologies and their full process, from initiation to implementation
  • Lead the biomarker subteam in delivering the strategy according to timeframes and budget
  • Present feasible biomarkers to support decision making, whilst complying with the clinical development strategy

Key Skills

  • Monitors, and combats uncertainty with own work, as well as amongst a team
  • Can work independently with ease and has the capability to solve complex problems
  • Able to present a well-reasoned business case and provide an influential reasoning to departmental leaders, in support of the initiation of new initiatives and projects
  • Experience in managing multiple projects in a supervisory capacity


  • Must have the right to work in the UK/EU as sponsorship is not available
  • Strong knowledge of the implementation and usage of biomarkers, specifically relating to industrial drug development
  • Good track record of successful contribution to projects concerning early clinical development
  • Credible, in-depth understanding and experience of the implementation of biomarkers in drug development, clinical application of such markers, their evaluation and analysis and ideally linkage between the biomarker as surrogate marker and the clinical endpoint(s).


Apply now:

If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity, please complete the form below and attach a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist, please request a call back at the top of this page.

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Contact Information:

Address:  Hobson Prior International Ltd
Wellington Gate
7-9 Church Rd.
Tunbridge Wells
Tel:  01892 612 612
Fax:  01892 612 613
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