Job Overview :
Reporting to the Vice President and Global Therapeutic Area Head (Oncology), the primary role of the Medical Director will be to serve as the global lead physician providing subject matter and drug development expertise.
He / She will be expected to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of clinical programs. Furthermore, the Medical Director will play a key role in people leadership / management, client relations, and business development representing Covance in proposals and industry meetings as needed.
This is a remote home-based role with travel as needed.
Additional responsibilities include;
Medical data review
Medical and safety monitoring
Develop, review, and revise protocols, CRF, training materials, code / data tables, listing and figures
Actively participates and assists in preparations for investigator meetings
Participates in project risk assessment activities
Provides clinical and medical expertise to other Covance departments
Contributes to the scientific strategic leadership for a given therapeutic area
Education / Qualifications :
MD degree with specialization in Oncology preferred
Oncology Board Certification preferred, not required
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to travel within the EU and globally as needed
Minimum of 2 years of experience with a Pharma or CRO or equivalent academic experience
Strong working knowledge of drug development and clinical research
Experience supporting phase II - IV Oncology drug trials