Covance Executive Medical Director - Oncology - EU based in London, United Kingdom

Job Overview

Reporting to theVice President and Global Therapeutic Area Head (Oncology), the incumbent will function as a leader supporting clinical trials by serving as global lead project physician and as a program level physician across multiple indications for a given compound. Furthermore, he/she will provide subject matter and drug development expertise to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of client programs. The Executive 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 around 40% global travel.

Incumbent to be based in the EU.

  • Contributes to and may lead the development of Company policies involving medical, safety and therapeutics

  • Partnering with GCO to develop new and enhance existing client relationships where possible

  • Provides leadership and presents medical/scientific capabilities to clients as a participant of a proposal team

  • Leverage known and builds new relationships with investigators/sites to performs site/investigator feasibility and to support optimal recruiting and conduct of trials

  • Utilize knowledge and understanding of business environment to create new business opportunities

  • Serves as point of contact for key clients for business oversight and client relationships

  • Present or serve on panels to represent the company at conferences and scientific meetings.

  • Provides mentoring to and responsible for the supervision, career development and evaluation of Clinical Research Physicians, Associate Medical Directors, Medical Directors and Senior Medical Directors

  • Develops training modules and materials, and provides training in disease states and protocol specific requirements across the Company

  • Serves as global lead project physician and as a program level physician across multiple indications for a given compound

  • Provides subject matter and drug development expertise to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of the program for the client

  • Performs medical data review - Reviews laboratory values, adverse events, coding dictionaries and data tables, listings and figures as needed

  • Develops, reviews and revises protocols, case report forms, training materials, project specific tools, analysis plans design, clinical trial reports and new drug applications

  • Prepares materials for and actively participates in investigator meetings

  • Responsible for medical and safety monitoring on assigned projects

  • Participates in feasibility discussions relating to specific project proposals

  • Participates in project risk assessment activities

Education/Qualifications

  • MD degree

  • Specialization in Oncology is highly desired

  • Relevant sub specialty fellowship training

  • History of Board Certification

Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years clinical research experience

  • Recognized as a clinical research leader within specific therapeutic areas, specifically oncology is desired

  • Experience in and specialization in Oncology clinical trials, Phase I-IV

  • Substantial knowledge of drug development and extensive clinical research experience within the pharmaceutical/CRO industry

Job Number 2018-19357

Job Category Clinical Operations

Position Type Full-Time

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