Global Medical/Scientific Director
Posted on Mar 25, 2020 by NextLink Solutions
Are you looking for an interesting and challenging opportunity in Switzerland?
NextLink is looking for a Global Medical/Scientific Director(Medical Affairs & Clinical Trial) to work in Basel, Switzerland for a 6 month contract(possible extension) for a multinational client.
NextLink Solution, a Swiss IT Consultancy Company that has been providing both IT services and IT staffing to major customers for the past 20 years, has an excellent opportunity that can take your career to the next level.
Job Title: Global Medical/Scientific Director(Medical Affairs & Clinical Trial)
Start date: April
End date: 6 month(possible extension)
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Remote/Home Office: Up to 1 day a week
This position is a very operational role. Main responsibilities are oversight of PDMA clinical trials, as well as more traditional medical affairs activities including slide deck preparation, advisory boards and material development. There will be very little or no strategic aspect to this position and no line management responsibilities. Please do not send candidates with extensive leadership experience (or if you do, please make sure they fully understand the role is operational, not strategic). The contractor will be part of the Lung Cancer team alongside 10 other people all working on the same brand.
The ideal candidate is a rather junior (4/5 years - can be flexible on the number of years) with a Medical Degree or a PhD. The role will be on both MA responsibilities and PDMA sponsored trial oversight. This is why a Medical Doctor with experience in clinical science/medical monitoring and Medical Affairs experience is really ideal.
Must - have Technical Skills:
For this position you bring the following qualifications:
Minimum 4 years of experience in either Medical Affairs or Clinical Trial experience (clinical science/medical monitoring).*
Degree in Life Sciences, preferably MD, but PhD with clinical trial experience will be considered*
Experience with Oncology*
Experience working in a global Matrix environment.*
Team player, flexible and open to adapt to workload demand
Fluency in written and spoken English.
Nice to have skills:
Experience with lung cancer and/or immunotherapy
Tasks & Responsibilities:
Oversee PDMA sponsored trials (that is why the MD degree is needed) which includes:
*Medical and clinical oversight of assigned studies
*Plan and exercise regular safety data review
*Plan for study readout, interpretation and reporting of results
Contributes to establishing and implementing appropriate policies and standards for all activities of the medical plan for the therapeutic area (eg studies, publications, registries, KOL partnership).
Support the Lung Cancer team on slide decks, advisory boards, developing materials.