Covance

  • Sr. Medical Director / Medical Director - Neurology/Psychiatry -EU

    Job Location(s) UK-Maidenhead | UK-London | ES | CH | DE-Berlin | IT
    Job Number
    2018-22370
    Job Category
    Hidden (23502)
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Job Overview

    Based in the EU and reporting to the Vice President and Global Therapeutic Area Head (Neurology, Ophthalmology, and Women's Health), the primary role of the incumbent will be to provide subject matter and drug development expertise in support of clinical drug development trials.  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 client relations, business development representing Covance in proposals and industry meetings, and potentially people leadership/management as needed. 

     

    This is a remote home-based role in the EU, with primarily regional travel, with occasional global as needed.  Travel is around 30-50%.

     

    Additional key responsibilities include;

    • Medical and safety monitoring; Medical data review
    • Develop, review, and revise protocols, CRF, training materials, code/data tables, listing and figures
    • Actively participates and assists in preparations for investigator meetings
    • Participates in project risk assessment activities
    • Provides clinical and medical expertise to other Covance departments
    • Contributes to the scientific strategic leadership for a given therapeutic area
    • Participation in bid defense and kick off meetings

    Education/Qualifications

    • MD degree with specialization in Neurology, Psychiatry or related specialty
    • Board Certification in Neurology or Psychiatry
    • Relevant sub specialty fellowship training
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to travel up to 50%

    Experience

    • A minimum of 5 years clinical research experience within a Pharma or CRO environment
    • Previous experience in medical practice/patient care
    • Experience supporting Phase I - IV clinical trials
    • Strong knowledge and experience with Neurology or Psychiatry trials

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