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

Job Overview

Reporting to the Vice President and Global Therapeutic Area Head (Oncology), the primary role of the incumbent 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 Sr. 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 remote position and the incumbent will ideally be based in Europe. Global travel around 40%.

Additional responsibilities include;

  • Medical data review

  • Develop, review, and revise protocols, CRF, training materials, code/data tables, listing and figures

  • Actively participates and assists in preparations for investigator meetings

  • Medical and safety monitoring

  • 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

  • Board Certification history

  • Relevant sub specialty fellowship training

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to travel with the US and globally


  • A minimum of 5 years clinical research experience within a Pharma or CRO environment

  • Previous experience in medical practice/patient care

  • Experience supporting Phase I - IV clinical trials

  • Strong knowledge and experience with Oncology clinical trials

Job Number 2018-19355

Job Category Clinical Operations

Position Type Full-Time

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