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Associate Director Translational Medicine

Your role:

As a pivotal element of the strategic transformation of Global Development Translational Medicine presence in China R&D, this position will bring critical capacity to support multiple regional high-priority deliverables, build a network of outsourcing resources and strategic plans to capitalize on the growing regulatory and industry development opportunities. Provide scientific, operational, and strategic contribution to the growing China R&D portfolio of activities with focus in translational medicine, early development, clinical pharmacology, and experimental medicine related disciplines.


Key Responsibilities.
•Drive scientific excellence and contribute expertise to China programs◦Represent TxM in China Program/Project Teams.
◦Contribute to clinical protocol design, operation planning/logistics.
◦Participate in clinical report and regulatory dossier preparation/review.

•Lead early development activities to support China project deliverables◦Establish and maintain a robust and effective relationship with partner CROs.
◦Get involved in a broad spectrum of R&D value chain from non-clinical to clinical pharmacology.
◦Be responsible for quality aspects by supporting in- and external audit/inspection.

•Engage in China and pan-Asian R&D strategic discussion◦Seek opportunity for innovative early development pathways.
◦Bring integrated thinking and planning cross disciplines with other China R&D line functions.
◦Participate in joint China-Japan strategic planning.


Coorperation Scope.

•Global Development Translational Medicine, global functions Quantitative Pharmacology, Experimental Medicine/Clinical Biomarker & Diagnostics.
•All departments within R&D China Hub, including but not limited to,◦GCD (Global Clinical Development)
◦SBO (Strategic and Business Operation)
◦GRA (Global Regulatory Affairs)
◦GCO (Global Clinical Operation)
◦GMA (Global Medical Affairs)
◦GPS (Global Patient Safety)
◦GBEM (Global Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medical Writing)
◦EI (External Innovation)

•Contract Research Organizations (CROs)
•Any external vendor relevant to the project
•Regional Health Authority (CFDA)


Who you are:

Required professional and technical training
•PhD or Master degree in pharmaceutical, biological or related field with 5-10 years of post-graduate experience in the life sciences industry.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

Necessary professional experience
•Solid, hands-on knowledge of DMPK, toxicology, nonclinical, and clinical pharmacology.
•Experience working with a CRO or external partner.
•Good understanding of drug discovery and development process, working experience in GLP and/or GCP.
•Prior project management, project coordination, and/or contract and budget management experience.
•Familiar with regulations and guidelines from regional health authorities (e.g. NMPA).
•Experience working in global industry/academic setting with multi-cultural awareness.

Job Requisition ID:  190971
Location:  Beijing - all
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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