Covance

  • Executive Medical Director - Oncology - EU based

    Job Location(s) UK-London
    Job Number
    2018-19357
    Job Category
    Clinical Operations
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Job Overview

     

    Reporting to the Vice President and Global Therapeutic Area Head (Oncology), the incumbent will function as a leader supporting clinical trials by serving as global lead project physician and as a program level physician across multiple indications for a given compound.  Furthermore, he/she will provide subject matter and drug development expertise to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of client programs.  The Executive Director will play a key role in people leadership/management, client relations, and business development representing Covance in proposals and industry meetings as needed. 

     

    This is a remote home-based role with around 40% global travel.

    Incumbent to be based in the EU.

    • Contributes to and may lead the development of Company policies involving medical, safety and therapeutics
    • Partnering with GCO to develop new and enhance existing client relationships where possible
    • Provides leadership and presents medical/scientific capabilities to clients as a participant of a proposal team
    • Leverage known and builds new relationships with investigators/sites to performs site/investigator feasibility and to support optimal recruiting and conduct of trials
    • Utilize knowledge and understanding of business environment to create new business opportunities
    • Serves as point of contact for key clients for business oversight and client relationships
    • Present or serve on panels to represent the company at conferences and scientific meetings.
    • Provides mentoring to and responsible for the supervision, career development and evaluation of Clinical Research Physicians, Associate Medical Directors, Medical Directors and Senior Medical Directors
    • Develops training modules and materials, and provides training in disease states and protocol specific requirements across the Company
    • Serves as global lead project physician and as a program level physician across multiple indications for a given compound
    • Provides subject matter and drug development expertise to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of the program for the client
    • Performs medical data review - Reviews laboratory values, adverse events, coding dictionaries and data tables, listings and figures as needed
    • Develops, reviews and revises protocols, case report forms, training materials, project specific tools, analysis plans design, clinical trial reports and new drug applications
    • Prepares materials for and actively participates in investigator meetings
    • Responsible for medical and safety monitoring on assigned projects
    • Participates in feasibility discussions relating to specific project proposals
    • Participates in project risk assessment activities

     

    Education/Qualifications

    • MD degree
    • Specialization in Oncology is highly desired
    • Relevant sub specialty fellowship training
    • History of Board Certification

    Experience

    • Minimum of 10 years clinical research experience
    • Recognized as a clinical research leader within specific therapeutic areas, specifically oncology is desired
    • Experience in and specialization in Oncology clinical trials, Phase I-IV
    • Substantial knowledge of drug development and extensive clinical research experience within the pharmaceutical/CRO industry

     

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