Reference Number: JO-1911-441246
Senior Medical Director – Metabolic Studies
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Location: US

A start up biotech company with $150m in funding has a lead asset in a metabolic study for type 2 diabetes. They require a talented and motivated clinical expert to lead clinical trials to be conducted in the US and globally. The position will ideally be based in Boston, with the title of Medical Director.

Our client is a pioneering international drug discovery company founded by a team of seasoned scientists with proven track record in top global bio-pharmaceutical companies. With strong financial and organizational support, our mission is to deliver a steady flow of innovative therapeutic agents through internal drug research programs. We are now seeking a clinical expert to lead clinical development of innovative drug candidates in the US and globally.

You will strategically design and implement clinical trials by working closely with KOLs, clinical CROs and consulting firms. The candidate is required to have a medical degree with experience and track record in conducting or overseeing clinical trials.

Strong experience in oncology, autoimmune or metabolic disease is a plus. Strong communication and collaborative skills are expected for the candidate to work efficiently with colleagues located in Boston as well as external collaborators around the world.

Lead and drive overall clinical development in the US as well as other global markets
Be responsible for overall clinical trial design, initiation, monitoring and assessment
Interact with KOLs and oversees clinical consulting firms and CROs
Orchestrate and manage clinical aspects of regulatory strategies and interactions with Health Authorities
Make clinical and medical decisions to clinical development issues
Represent the Company to external audiences, including medical and regulatory communities, as well as pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry collaborators/partners
Work with internal and external scientific communities to seek new clinical and co-development opportunities

MD or internationally recognized equivalent
At least 5 years of experience in clinical or working in pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry as a sponsor on investigational drug candidates
Management experience in overseeing CRO clinical operations
A proven success record of moving drug candidates from early clinical stage to pivotal trials
Strategic thinking and tactical skills with excellent initiative and judgment
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work collaboratively and efficiently within a startup biotech environment

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