The Clinical Research Director (CRD), Amlitelimab, Immunology and Inflammation Therapeutic Area is responsible for the development, execution and reporting of clinical trials in support of the registration of a product, directly reporting to the Clinical Lead in charge of the clinical strategy. In addition, the CRD is responsible for the development of abbreviated protocol and clinical protocol, participates to the review process for protocols, study reports, labeling, and contributes/supports interactions with regulatory agencies and ethics committees.
The role requires a self-starting, creative, well-organized, strategic focused, resourceful individual with excellent emotional intelligence, self-motivation, solid analytical skills and the ability to deliver on multiple operational tasks. They must be able to comfortably operate independently and within a matrix team, both face to face and remotely.
Some of the CRD’s core job responsibilities include those listed below, as well as all other duties assigned.
Scientific and technical expertise
Has and maintains deep scientific, technical and clinical expertise in dermatology/immunology field
Has a demonstrated track record in clinical development, with Phase 3 experience being an advantage
Understands and keeps updated with the pre-clinical, clinical pharmacology and data relevant to the molecule of interest – Knowledge on antibody is a plus
Critically reads and evaluates relevant medical literature with deep understanding of the data and status from competitive products
Maintains visibility within the dermatology field to maintain credibility with internal and external stakeholders
Clinical research planning and execution
Contributes to the development of the clinical strategy and plan
Leads the development of the Abbreviated Protocol and Protocol development
Represents the clinical function on Clinical Study Teams and other teams as appropriate.
Provides input into the Translational Medicine Plan that defines the biomarker strategy and other aspects to increase the knowledge about the pathway and effects of the drug
Ensure that all development activities are targeted towards timely achievement (e.g. Abbreviated Protocol and protocol before study start, committees management and centralized monitoring during study, and KRM & CSR preparation at study end)
Interacts with opinion leaders and external consultants
Represents the Division at key regulatory agency meetings as the medical spokesperson for the studies and project
Ensures clinical data meets all necessary regulatory standards
Supports registrations, label submissions and modifications (contributes to IB, DSUR, Briefing Package for Health Authorities)
Participates in Advisory Committee preparation
Scientific data dissemination
Ensures timely submission and dissemination of clinical data
Supports the planning of advisory board meetings
Establishes and maintains appropriate collaborations with knowledge experts
In addition to the above activities the CRD must ensure that all activities of the Global Project Team (GPT) are conducted in compliance with current regulations, laws and guidance from FDA, EMEA, and CHMP, as well as with Sanofi’s policies and procedures.
Medical Doctor with dermatology clinical expertise preferred
At least 2 years’ experience in pharmaceutical drug development or clinical research
Proven record of scientific achievement as evidenced by presentations and publications in peer-reviewed journals and/or successful completion of major clinical studies or submissions is a plus
Strong scientific and academic background with deep understanding of the disease
Clinical research or pharmaceutical experience medicine experience in the dermatology/immunology field
Knowledge of drug development and in immunology
Good networking ability in cross-cultural environment
Strong interpersonal, communication, presentation, and negotiation skills across all levels of the organization
Performance oriented with ability to work along agreed timelines and a focus on strategy and execution
Fluent in English (verbal and written communication)
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