Reference No: J30501

Medical Director - Neuromuscular disorders
Reporting Function: Clinical Research
Location: Switzerland

We are supporting a highly reputable pharmaceutical company based in Switzerland who are looking for a Neurologist to come into their clinical research and development department as a Medical Director. You will be working on the company’s Neuromuscular disorder pipeline including Duchenne's and Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

The role:

•Participates in and/or leads the relevant Clinical Science Team (CST)
•Designs and develops clinical studies
•Can lead and/or otherwise represents the clinical development in sub-teams (e.g. Study Management Teams) relevant to SMA/DMD and helps ensure cross-functional integration, coordination and alignment to enable effective and efficient Clinical development plan execution
•When assigned, can act as the Global Development Team Leader and as such will represent CD on core teams, e.g., Lifecycle Team (LCT)
•Collaborates with a variety of internal and external partners and stakeholders, such as clinical investigators, clinicians, scientists and key opinion leaders (KOLs), as well as multidisciplinary internal groups, including other groups in PD, research, business development, commercial operations, legal, etc.
•May participate in meetings, reviews, discussions and other interactions regarding early development/Phase I studies to provide clinical science input and guidance.
•Participates in CD strategy development and may present to various internal committees
•Develops and provides clinical science information for inclusion into annual and strategic Lifecycle Plans and the Integrated Development Commercialization Plan
•Leads and/or otherwise participates in ongoing CST and relevant sub-team meetings, other interactions and communications
•Works with regulatory and other internal partners/stakeholders in the completion and submission of regulatory filings and other regulatory documentation. Supports others with clinical science information and input for regulatory submissions and other regulatory processes. Includes developing labeling and packaging language, etc.

Your profile:

•Board certified neurologist (ideally Paediatric)
•4 or more years pharma/biotech industry experience
•4 or more years experience with clinical trials. In-depth understanding of Phase II – III drug development
•Experience submitting an NDA/BLA to regulatory authorities in Europe or the U.S. is preferred
•Experience working with the principles and techniques of data analysis, interpretation and clinical relevance (e.g., ISS, ISE, competitor data, etc.)
•Clinical leadership - Can effectively contribute to longer range drug development, and can lead cross-functional teams to successful results
•Has sound knowledge of the pharma/biotech industry, the multiple functions and roles involved in the drug development process. Can effectively contribute to development of disease strategies and plans

To apply and be considered for the role please send your CV toTheo Charles - or call 0044 (0) 1189 522 799 for more information.

Only Medics Recruitment Ltd specialises solely on the recruitment of medics within the pharmaceutical industry across the UK and mainland Europe. We work with large, medium-sized and small pharmaceutical organisations as well as clinical research organisation and medical device companies

This placement will be managed by our Swiss Partner

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