The primary role of the incumbent will be to serve as a physician providing subject matter and drug development expertise. He/She will be expected to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of clinical programs. Furthermore, the Sr. Medical 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 up to 40% global travel.
Incumbent can be either US or EU based.
Contributes to the development of Company policies involving medical, safety and therapeutics
Participates in process improvement activities across Company
Client Relationship & Business Development Activities
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
Able to present or serve on panels to represent the company at conferences and scientific meetings.
May provide mentoring to and be responsible for the oversight, career development and evaluation of Clinical Research Physicians, Associate Medical Directors and Medical Directors
Supports and participates in the recruitment process for department positions
Involved in assignment of projects and specific duties to direct reports
Responsible for administration and/or delegation of activities of his/her direct reports (for example PTO, timesheet and expense approval)
May provide leadership to staff within the therapeutic area
Leads initiatives that impact and involves physicians within and across the TA
May contribute to vision and strategy/direction for therapeutic areaTherapeutic and Scientific Expertise
Develops training modules and materials, and provides training in disease states and protocol specific requirements across the Company
Participates in training opportunities to advance knowledge of drug development and good clinical practice guidelines
Serves as global lead project physician and can serve as a program level physician across multiple indications for a given company
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 investigator meetings
Actively participates in investigator meetings
Provides medical/scientific expertise to project teams
Responsible for medical and safety monitoring on assigned projects
Interacts with inter-departmental and external consultants as appropriate
Participates in feasibility discussions relating to specific project proposals
Participates in project risk assessment activities
Assists when needed with data safety monitoring board activities
Provides clinical and medical expertise to other Covance departments
Contributes to the scientific strategic leadership for a given therapeutic area