Director/Executive Director - Clinical Development

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Direct Hire
Jan 23, 2018
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A California based company, focused on creating advanced and novel medicines for treating patients with unmet medical needs using current cutting-edge RNA targeted technologies, is looking for a new Executive Director of Clinical Development in Neurology.
This is an exciting leadership opportunity in a challenging, motivating and rewarding environment. This candidate will have their MD, PharmD or PhD and will enjoy “rolling up their sleeves and getting involved with their team.” They will be Clinical Development experts with proven proficiencies and extensive clinical research experience obtained in the pharmaceutical industry. This person will have an excellent understanding of the drug development process and a good business acumen with the ability to align their team with the corporate strategy to achieve both the business and project objectives.
The Executive Director is responsible for making Critical Strategic Decisions, Developing Clinical Development Plans, Designing Clinical Trials, Reviewing Protocols and other Critical Documents, Acting as the Medical Monitor of Company Sponsored Clinical Trials, Collaboration with Internal Management(SAB, DMC,RMC), Maintaining Medical/Scientific Standards, Leading Action Oriented Project Team Meetings, as well as Mentoring Clinical Scientists, Fellows and Project Managers, Maintaining Relationships with Outside Agencies and their own Clinical and Technical Expertise in their Therapeutic Area. Strong communication skills are a must and experience with corporate partners would be a plus.