Allergan Director, Clinical Development (MD) in Buckinghamshire, United States

Director, Clinical Development (MD)

Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom at

Jul 06, 2018Post Date

181100Requisition #

The Director, Clinical Development should expect to be asked to participate in internal process improvement activities within R&D and Clinical Development, as well as mentor and provide guidance to junior team members.

The Director Clinical Development will fulfill the role of Clinical Science Lead (CSL) in our expanding International team based in Marlow. This role has the responsibility and accountability for the scientific validity and integrity of the Clinical Development Plan and all clinical content, including, but not limited to: protocols, IBs/IDFUs, clinical data reviews, CSRs, regulatory submissions and publications associated with the clinical trials. In collaboration with the CPL and Clinical Sub-team members, the CSL participates in the development of the Clinical Development Plan by contributing the scientific/clinical expertise for the strategy. Once completed, the CSL is accountable for and leads the scientific/clinical aspects of the execution of the defined Clinical Development Plan and is responsible for:

• Acting as a key contact for the Core Team, Clinical Sub-team and Clinical Trial Team(s) regarding the scientific/clinical development aspects of a project

• Providing scientific/clinical oversight for the clinical trial in collaboration with the Clinical Sub-team members

• Ensuring the review of clinical data, including protocol deviations

• Interpreting and communicating, with the CPL, clinical trial results

• Collaborating with the CPL, the Clinical Sub-team and functional representatives in the development of clinical trial, regulatory and other scientific documents (e.g., Regulatory documents, presentations at congresses and publications)

The CSL may present the clinical development aspects of a project and clinical trial results at internal or external meetings (e.g., with Regulatory Authorities, with external experts). The role is based in our Marlow offices with travel up to at least 30% of time, including international travel

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevantscience degree (e.g., MD, PharmD, PhD);

  • Scientificknowledge and experience in the relevant Therapeutic Area preferred

  • Extensiveoverall work experience or equivalent combination of experience and education

  • Demonstrablecareer progression in clinical/research sectors in the pharmaceutical/deviceindustry preferred

Skills and Attributes

  • Understands & leveragescross-functional roles & responsibilities to effectively & efficientlyaccomplish team goals

  • Takes initiative to contributeclinically relevant scientific ideas and knowledge to team globally

  • Understands and leveragescross-functional roles and responsibilities

  • Communicates effectively withinternal/external stakeholders

  • Encourages ideas from others

  • Ability to make connectionsbetween organization, team, product, ideas, etc.

  • Ability to understandimplications of strategic decisions

  • In-depth knowledge of industry,competitors

  • Encourages innovation andefficiency and welcomes change

  • Identifies and resolves complexproblems in a solution oriented manner

  • Meets corporate timelines

  • Ability to make tough decisionsquickly

  • Demonstrates basicunderstanding of global pharmaceutical/ device product development environment

  • Embraces diversity of thoughts,ideas, and approaches

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.