Senior Director Translational Medicine

Hiring By - Biostaffic



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Posted 4 months ago
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Within Oncology R&D, we are looking for a Senior Director Translational Medicine to join the Early Oncology Translational Science team in Barcelona.
In this role, you are accountable for the performance and results across a team(s) within the span of translational science. You will set departmental objectives/plans to ensure delivery of business objectives. You will manage global or regional therapeutic or research projects or acting as an expert involved in the design, conduct, monitoring, data interpretation and reporting of individual clinical trials. You ensure projects adhere to Good Clinical Practice and regulatory requirements. You will be responsible for overseeing development of the functional strategy or acting as a renowned expert in own field.
Typical Accountabilities
  • Designs or manages the implementation of the Physicians strategy within Clinical Development both regionally and globally.
  • Uses expertise and knowledge of global issues to develop strategic Physicians objectives for inclusion into AstraZeneca’s annual business objectives.
  • Defines strategies or leads AstraZeneca’s response to complex technical issues for specific medical aspects in relation to current projects, new projects and various plans.
  • Provides expert advice in the area of specialism, influencing the development of statistics to the global business and Global Clinical Development.
  • Liaises with the internal and external medical community to follow developments within areas of expertise.
  • Ensures an adequate number of qualified physicians is available for clinical testing to satisfy AstraZeneca’s objectives in the clinical testing area.
  • Maintains a high degree of understanding and awareness on new and emerging medical development.
  • Contributes to or manages the development of the senior management team in area of expertise.
  • Follows important developments and trends in scientific literature and develops contacts with opinion leaders.
  • Leads regulatory communication and preparation of higher level documents.
  • Responsible for the effective integration of data on new compounds and information on targeted diseases to ensure the department is supporting the drug development process and small molecule projects.
  • May performance manage a senior management team, setting their goals and objectives, providing appropriate development opportunities and carrying out effect succession planning.
  • May manage or support complex and cutting edge projects to improve processes within Translational Science or develop and introduce new technologies and approaches at the national, regional or global level.
  • Ensures that own work and work of function is compliant with Good Laboratory Practice, Safety Health and Environment standards and all other relevant internal and external regulation and standards.
Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • PhD in a relevant discipline.
  • Significant experience in the pharmaceutical industry and drug development process.
  • Extensive experience of designing and implementing clinical trials using novel biomarker approaches for the earlier identification of patients.
  • Significant experience in oncology setting as a physician.
  • At least 3 years experience of management and design of clinical trials with the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Well developed understanding of biomarker analysis.
  • External professional and regulatory bodies.
  • Experience of communicating complex science to a clinical audience.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Spain

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 17, 2024
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