Director, Clinical Development (MD)-Oncology Early Development

Location
Foster City, CA
Posted
Nov 25, 2021
Ref
2666990
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time
Director, Clinical Development (MD)-Oncology Early Development
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible


POSITION OVERVIEW:

You will typically lead multiple components of clinical trial programs in Oncology clinical development. You may also act as the Physician responsible on certain projects. For the assigned projects, you are accountable or various aspects of ongoing clinical trial program-related activities. These activities include, but are not limited to, study protocol preparation, additional study or investigator documentation, contributions to data analysis plans, study reporting, and clinical development inputs into regulatory documentation, publications and scientific presentations.

EXAMPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provides input into or leads the development of the Target Product Profile and Clinical Development Plan for assigned molecules /products.
  • Provides scientific and clinical guidance to cross-functional teams and colleagues to meet clinical development project deliverables and timelines.
  • Provides input into, or otherwise leads, clinical trial protocol design, clinical study reports and health authority inquiries.
  • Provides ongoing medical monitoring for clinical trials, including but not limited to assessment of eligibility criteria, toxicity management, and drug safety surveillance.
  • Manages the clinical development component(s) in the preparation/review of regulatory documents, investigator brochures and development plans.
  • Coordinates the collection and assimilation of ongoing data for internal analysis and review.
  • Coordinates and manages the preparation and/or review of data listings, summary tables, study results and scientific presentations.
  • Presents scientific information at scientific conferences as well as clinical study investigator meetings.
  • Adheres to regulatory requirements of study conduct and industry standards of Good Clinical Practice as well as Gilead SOPs.


REQUIREMENTS:

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. Please see the following for the qualifications and skills we seek for this role.

Minimum Education & Experience
  • MD or equivalent with 4+ years' clinical, scientific and/or drug development experience in the biopharma industry, healthcare, consulting, academia or a related environment.
  • Board certification in Oncology is preferred, including familiarity with clinical solid tumor and/or hematologic medicine.
  • Experience in the biopharma industry is preferred.
  • Significant experience working on, with and leading cross-functional project/program teams in life sciences, healthcare, consulting or academia.
  • Experience taking the lead on study concept and protocol design, regulatory filings, clinical publications and presentations.
  • Demonstrated excellence in complex project management and effectively managing multiple clinical project deliverables and priorities through matrix management and leadership.


Knowledge & Other Requirements
  • Proven analytical abilities as demonstrated through past experience and/or academic research.
  • Has core expertise in the assigned or related disease area, as evidenced by ability to independently lead clinical development for deliverables for one or more projects.
  • Has thorough understanding of pharmaceutical regulatory requirements and impact on development and execution of clinical trials.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills. Demonstrable abilities to effectively communicate project direction and status to varying organizational levels, including leadership teams, executives and steering committees.
  • When needed, ability to travel.



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