VP of Clinical Development

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Our client, a leading pharmaceutical company, is currently seeking an accomplished VP Clinical Development to join the team. Here is an overview of the role:

1) Serve as high level clinical development strategy lead for both internal and external stakeholders
2) Oversee the design and reporting of clinical trials that meet the standards of excellence for ethics, scientific merit, and regulatory compliance
3) Provide specific therapeutics area expertise to enhance innovation and efficiency in clinical development
4) Participate in business development and strategic planning activities to ensure a productive and viable product portfolio
5) Act as Medical Director on selected product development candidate programs, including designing clinical trials and an overall clinical development strategy leading to US product registration
6) Develop, draft and/or review clinical study reports and manage the presentation of key clinical findings to internal and external constituents
7) Prepare, review and provide clinical input to regulatory submissions
8) Provide clinical development support for company activities and manage physician consultants and collaborators in the clinical research program
9) Contribute in an active and ongoing manner to the scientific, clinical and commercial development of current and future product candidates
10) Help represent the company as needed as a senior medical spokesperson


  • 1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field
    2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
    3) Recent experience in the pharmaceutical industry is strongly preferred
    4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in clinical development

    This is an amazing opportunity for someone with a great attitude who isn’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and get things done. Our client believes in adding value to everything they do and is looking for someone who shares these core values.


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Director / VP
  Clinical Research / Affairs
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