Medical Development Director, Innovation & New Products (Rare Disease)

Auburndale, MA, United States
Jun 28, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Medical Development Director, Innovation & New Products (Rare Disease)

Clementia Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

Job Description:

Do you enjoy working in rare disease clinical development and advancing new products in the pipeline?

As Medical Development Director (MDD) you will be a member of the Global Rare Therapeutic Area team and participate in the evaluation and the development of the Clinical Development Plan (CDP) and medical aspects of the Integrated Development commercialization Plan (IDCP) of Ipsen's new products in rare disease. You will work in partnership with Global Project Teams under the direction of the Vice-President (VP) Rare Disease Therapeutic Area.

Your role will involve:
  • Developing, proposing, and influencing project and R&D teams on new uses for compounds currently in proof of concept and/or life cycle management and being recognized as influential leader
  • Working closely in partnership with Global Rare Disease teams: External Innovation, Early Development, Regulatory Affairs, Drug Safety, Medical Affairs, Business Development, legal and commercial Franchise Rare Disease in providing medical support for drug development programs
  • Delivering high-quality medical/scientific/strategic input and medical/scientific interpretation on specific product data in fulfilment of the development business objectives for registration
  • Providing pivotal medical input to Ipsen's individual rare disease drugs, including but not limited to recently acquired assets, and to support regional and/or global drug development
  • Ensuring from a medical perspective compliance with GCP, ethical, scientific and medical guidelines and statutory principles throughout all clinical development activities
  • Works consistently within complex medical situations under tight time constraints, prioritizing appropriately to deliver expected results
  • Effectively managing relationships in a cross functional and matrix environment with internal and external stakeholders
  • Advising VP TA on critical issues deserving immediate attention and escalation, proposing actionable solutions

In return, you will bring:
  • Medical Doctor (MD) degree
  • Minimum 5 years' proven experience in rare disease development area (from pre-clinical to registration)
  • Substantial scientific and academic experience (preferably with clinical trial experience); with state-of-the-art medical, scientific knowledge; and track record of successful publications
  • Substantial experience in pharmaceutical drug development and, in industry context, track record of global clinical trials management
  • Previous experience directly and independently leading projects and/or a team of professionals
  • Previous experience on transversal projects (with other functions) and multiple therapeutic areas and stages of drug development, exhibiting the ability to influence others

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity to apply your clinical development experience in our Rare Disease Therapeutic Area department, apply today!

IPSEN is an equal opportunity employer that strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.