Allergan Sr Mgr, Clinical Development CNS in Madison, New Jersey

Sr Mgr, Clinical Development CNS

Madison, New Jersey, United States at

Apr 10, 2018Post Date

178878Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Description

The Senior Manager, Clinical Development CNS may have global and regional responsibilities of a Clinical Scientist. The Manager, Clinical Development will participate in internal process improvement activities within R&D and Clinical Development.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

The Clinical Scientist (CS) supports the Clinical Program Lead and Clin.Sci. Lead in the development of the Clinical Development Plan and associated clinical trial content (e.g., protocols, IBs/IDFUs, CRFs, CSRs, regulatory submissions and publications) by contributing to scientific/clinical information aligned with the strategy. The CS is the key Clinical Development contact for the Clinical Trial Team and is responsible for:

  • Representing Clinical Development as a core team member on the Clinical Trial Team

  • Providing a clinical review of study-specific documentation and training materials

  • Performing clinical data reviews

  • Design eCRF, data capture, listings, review patient profiles to identify and resolve issues.

  • Assessing reported protocol deviations

  • Ensuring resolution of identified issues during clinical data and protocol deviation reviews cross-functionally and with Investigational sites in collaboration with the Clinical Trial Team

  • Prepare for investigator meetings


  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of experience and education.

  • Ability to travel up to at least 30% of time, including international travel

Preferred Skills/Qualification

  • Takes initiative to contribute clinically relevant scientific ideas and knowledge to team globally

  • Understands and leverages cross-functional roles and responsibilities

  • Ability to understand implications of strategic decisions

  • Identifies and implements best practices

  • Demonstrates basic understanding of global pharmaceutical/ device product development


Bachelor’s degree required, Advanced science degree (e.g., MS, MD, PharmD, PhD); Scientific knowledge and experience in multiple Therapeutic Areas preferred. (CNS, Pain, and Migraine a plus).

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.