Associate Director of Clinical Development

Job Title: Associate Director of Clinical Development
Location: South San Francisco, United States
Reference: 295
Contact Name: Jeff Fisher
Job Published: August 23, 2019 18:11

Job Description

Medical Monitor – Oncology



The individual will serve as the medical monitor for clinical trials of client products throughout their lifecycle. The individual will also, when appropriate, as a result of their medical experience, contribute to clinical development and medical affairs activities as part of the broader team.

A successful candidate will be familiar with the ICH/GCP, regulatory authority’s regulations/guidelines, and applicable SOPs.

This position will manage essential duties and responsibilities as independently as possible, with guidance and oversight provided by the program director when needed.



  • Review clinical protocols, study reports, clinical trial supporting materials, and other related documents.
  • Engage with clinical team to answer eligibility and other medical related questions associated with clinical trials.
  • Provide therapeutic area training.
  • Author Medical Monitoring Plan for each clinical trial.
  • Safety review and oversight.
  • Contribute to regulatory submissions including authoring relevant sections of the submissions.
  • Author, review, and provide input for drug-safety related regulatory reports and clinical study documents.
  • Contribute to the development of internal processes including SOPs, guidelines, and Work Instructions.
  • Act as medical and scientific subject matter expert for expansion of the team’s pharmacovigilance capabilities.


  • MD or foreign equivalent.
  • Postgraduate training with at least 2 years of drug safety, clinical development or medical affairs experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Excellent understanding of pharmacovigilance regulatory environment with working knowledge of international regulations, initiatives, standards, Good Pharmacovigilance Practices (GVP), and Good Clinical Practice (GCP).
  • Knowledge of MedDRA and WHODrug coding and terminology.
  • Ability to work on complex or multiple projects and exercise independent judgment within generally defined practices and policies lead to obtaining results.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organization skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills (both written and oral).
  • Strong leadership skills, self-motivated, adaptable to a dynamic environment.
  • Comfortable multi-tasking in a fast-paced small company environment and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities.
  • Preference to energetic candidates with a desire to think “outside the box.”
  • Willingness to travel as needed.

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