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Senior Medical Director, Global Clinical Development, Oncology

A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.

Your role: In this role, you will be at the forefront of the future of Oncology in our organization. Driving the execution of early clinical development programs, establishing a clear path to First in Man and Proof of Concept and related Go/No Go criteria. In this role you will supervisemanage and mentor Medical Directors and Clinical Research Scientists. You will drive the clinical development and strategy and prepare early clinical development plansstudy concept sheetsand study protocols in collaboratiowith project team members. Participating in cross-functional development project team activities, you will provide medical/scientific input into business plan, project strategy and in-/out­ licensing activities. Externally, you will be liaising with principal investigators, health authorities, IEC/IRB, consultantsopinion/thought leaders and academic institutions. Attending international congresses and related workshops, you will contribute to increase scientific knowledge in the Clinical Oncology organization. You will also assist in organizing scientific development activities within Clinical Oncology, such as internal courses and inviting external speakers.


Who you are:

  • You are a Medical Doctor (MD) board-certified in medical oncology, Hemato-Oncology background will also be considered
  • You gained profound expertise in clinical drug development with sound knowledge in early development
  • You gained 5+ years’ experience in clinical R&D as investigator and within the pharmaceutical and/or biotech industry at an international level
  • You have experience interacting with Health Authorities in EuropeUS
  • You possess in-depth knowledge of ICH-GCP and other applicable regulatory guidelines/practices.
  • You have the ability to work and manage people in a matrix environment as well as experience in managing a team of >3 direct reports
  • You are fluent in English

           Position to be ideally located in Darmstadt, Germany - open to other locations worldwide

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com


We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Job Requisition ID:  212162
Location:  Darmstadt
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

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