Clinical Development Vice President Immunology

Location: Cambridge, MA
Contact: Janene Cleary, jd@bandishgroup.com

THE ROLE:

Clinical Development Vice President Immunology | Expanding Biopharmaceutical Company

DESCRIPTION:

This search is being conducted on behalf of our global biopharmaceutical client that is built around an innovative model for drug development that combines the operating efficiency of a small company with the funding of a large R&D organization. We seek an individual with Phase I/II experience in Immunology.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THIS COMPANY AND ROLE:

  • This company offers a unique business model that is very different from large pharma and the typical biotech.
  • The environment is very entrepreneurial.
  • One must Possess self-motivation, creativity and a willingness to take a “roll-up the sleeves”.
  • Reports into the Chief Medical Officer.

Location: This company is located in the Cambridge, MA area.

HIGHLIGHTS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads clinical programs in partnership with a Clinical Operations Lead of development assets from the IND-enabling stage through Phase 2 proof-of-concept.
  • Designs and implements clinical research strategies and is accountable for the development and execution of clinical research programs for novel agents in a variety of therapeutic areas and disease states.
  • Directs study design, protocol development and implementation of clinical studies.
  • Defines in partnership with a Clinical Operations Lead clinical study parameters, deliverables, and resource needs.
  • Reviews and evaluates clinical research results to inform development strategy, operational tactics and future marketability.
  • Serves as the medical monitor for a set of portfolio assets.
  •  Oversees evaluation of adverse events for overall assessment of benefit-risk.
  • Contributes to the preparation of submission documents for INDs and CTAs to regulatory agencies.

DESIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MD or MD-PhD with 10+ years industry experience, preferably within both large pharma and biotech environments.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and history of success in clinical development of novel agents, either small molecule or biologics, preferably within, but not limited to the Immunology therapeutic area.
  • Prior experience with preclinical or clinical asset evaluation as part of scientific due diligence in the therapeutic areas is strongly preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of clinical research concepts, practices, and GCP & ICH guidelines.
  • Experience working with internal and outsourced matrix-structured clinical development teams.
  • Analytical mind-set with excellent technical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven experience in contributing to the overall strategic direction of an R&D organization.

CONTACT:

Janene Cleary, Director Life Sciences Recruiting
Phone: 267-483-5233 x 103
Email: jd@bandishgroup.com

The Bandish Group, LLC
Life Sciences Executive Search
1432 Easton Road, Warrington, PA 18976
www.bandishgroup.com