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Executive Director, Global Clinical Lead – Hematology

CSL Behring
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Start date
Mar 8, 2023

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Clinical, Clinical Research
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
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Job Description

The Opportunity

Reporting the Vice President, Head of Clinical Development , you will play an important leadership role in the Clinical Development Group, providing strategic and tactical medical guidance for the clinical development project-work of a team of Physician direct reports and support their professional development. Also, as a subject matter expert in Hematology, you will have direct project responsibilities as assigned. You will also function as the clinical representative on the Therapeutic Area Leadership Team (TALT) for Hematology.

The Role

  • Provide strategic and tactical medical guidance for clinical development activities for a team of Physicians
  • Work with other Physician and Scientist managers and Head of Clinical Development to ensure resourcing across the assigned portfolio.
  • Manage team of clinical development physicians, act as a mentor, guides clinical development activities in all phases of drug development in general and in specific areas of therapeutic area knowledge
    • Contribute to global clinical development strategy for all projects in the Hematology TA
    • Ensure that high quality clinical and scientific content is provided into regulatory submissions,  ensure defense and negotiation with regulatory agencies
    • Lead/support preparations for stage-gate evaluations and benefit–risk assessments
  • Oversee and support clinical development activities/tasks of direct reports and work in a matrix with the TALT, PST/Global Project Leaders (GPLs) and Clinical Development Team (CDT) leaders to ensure clinical translation of the TA strategy and its execution according to internal and external quality standards. Will take on medical lead responsibilities for projects (as assigned).
  • Ensure that the patient and physician voice is at the forefront in strategy development
  • Build networks with external experts
  • Drive excellence in clinical development execution
  • Provide input into Business Development strategy and due diligence for TA & identify and evaluate NPOs
  • Partner with TA core, extended core and functional partners to ensure scientific & medically robust Clinical Development & Medical Affairs activities
  • Enhance the reputation of CSL Behring through thought leadership, KOL interactions in fundamental issues affecting the TA
  • Represent CSL and the TA externally with KOLs, Health Technology and external authorities at important forums
  • Responsible for presentation at internal governance bodies (STRC, TPRC, etc.)
  • Will represent the clinical function on the Hematology TALT, responsible for input into TALT strategy, overseeing the quality of clinical plans in the Hematology therapeutic area.

Your skills and experience

  • Minimum of a Medical Doctor (MD or equivalent) Degree is required.
  • Board certification (or non-US equivalent) in Hematology with relevant sub-specialty in either hemoglobin-associated disease or coagulation disorders or gene therapy is preferred. In lieu of Board Certification, extensive experience in hematology clinical research & development is required.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience required in pharmaceutical/biotech or related industry or a combination of industry and academic experience along with experience working with industry sponsors
  • Clinical development experience leading a therapeutic area or complex clinical program(s) (biologics and small molecules) with a working knowledge of pharmaceutical and regulatory development processes is essential
  • Experience working with health authorities (HAs) and designing programs that meet the needs of HAs, the commercial function and payors

About Us

Our Benefits

We encourage you to make your well-being a priority. It’s important and so are you. Learn more about how we care at CSL.

About CSL Behring

CSL Behring is a global leader in developing and delivering high-quality medicines that treat people with rare and serious diseases. Our treatments offer promise for people in more than 100 countries living with conditions in the immunology, hematology, cardiovascular and metabolic, respiratory, and transplant therapeutic areas. Learn more about CSL Behring.

We want CSL to reflect the world around us

As a global organisation with employees in 35+ countries, CSL embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. Learn more about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at CSL.

Do work that matters at CSL Behring!


As the third largest global biotechnology company with employees in more than 35 countries, CSL Behring is focused on serving patients with serious and rare diseases, including coagulation disorders, primary immune deficiencies, hereditary angioedema, respiratory disease and neurological disorders. We collaborate with patient and biomedical communities to improve access to therapies, advance scientific knowledge and support future medical research. 

CSL Behring's dynamic environment fosters innovation and attracts the best and brightest who share a commitment to helping save lives. People here are free to live their Promising FUTURES where they can fulfill their individual career aspirations and realize their potential. 

CSL Behring is committed to diversity and inclusion, both of which underpin our Values of patient focus, innovation, collaboration, integrity and superior performance. We believe that by harnessing and honoring the unique capabilities, experiences and perspectives of our people, we are better able to serve our patients.

CSL Behring operates one of the world's largest plasma collection networks, CSL Plasma. The parent company, CSL Limited, headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, employs more than 27,000 people, and provides its life-saving medicines in more than 70 countries. 
For more information visit Help us deliver on our promise to save lives and protect the health of people around the world. Promising FUTURES start at CSL Behring!

Stock Symbol: CSL

Stock Exchange: Australian Securities Exchange

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