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Project Team Leader, Phase II-III drug development

Job Field:
Clinical Research Jobs
Clinical Study Coordinator Jobs
Switzerland All
Contract Type:
139,000 to 154,000 per annum
Salary Description:
+12% bonus + great benefits
Key People
Job Ref:
mc 23637

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a leading pharmaceutical company as a Project Team Leader, Phase IIB-III Development.

The Project Team Leader, Late-stage drug development, R&D will:

*Lead multidisciplinary and cross-organizational project teams
*Be responsible for establishing and agreeing a viable project drug development strategy to satisfy Target Product Profile requirements
*Provide scientific leadership on different aspects of the project and align relevant team members and experts
*Be responsible for preparing data-driven recommendations for management and Joint Steering Committee decisions
*Take active part in advisory boards, meetings with regulators and public health officials
*Proactively manage collaborations with partners and represent our client - aligned strategy and implementation
*Engage with the selection and management of external vendors as needed
*Develop and maintain an approved project plan and associated budget
*Be accountable for delivering on project plan according to timelines, budget, operational procedures, Quality standards, and for reporting progress to donors
*Be responsible for successful transition of projects to the Access and Product Management project leader and continue to serve as a team member
*Ensure accuracy of all internal and external communications relating to the project/product

Education and Experience:

*PhD in life sciences
*Minimum 8-10 years of drug development experience at a pharmaceutical or biotech company
*Must have >5 years of experience in leading complex cross-organizational projects in late-stage development (phase II and III); registration experience desired
*Demonstrated success in positions involving influencing and negotiation
*Experience in anti-infective therapeutic area, drug combination development and pediatric therapeutics is desired
Title examples> Global Project Lead, Clinical Leader, Regulatory Leader
Less> CMC product development leader (focus on clinical)

Technical skills required:

*Proven ability to successfully lead multiple projects in a drug development environment
*Scientific expertise in late-stage drug development with emphasis on clinical and regulatory aspects
*Broad working knowledge of non-clinical, formulation development, Chemistry, Manufacturing & Controls (CMC) and other aspects of drug development
*Experience in working with market access and product management groups to align drug development strategy with target product profiles
*Knowledge of ICH / GCP & GMP guidelines
*Fluency in English (oral and written)
*Familiar with common computer statistical, technical, and database applications

Key People is a specialist international recruitment consultancy with over 25 years' experience of working within the life sciences, biotech, healthcare and CRO industries.

Please contact Mark Cussens, Clinical Research Recruiter on
Tel: +44 1727 817623 or email:
Tel: +41 4350 86620 or email:

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For our candidates, we have developed relationships with thousands of clients nationwide and across Europe, who choose to recruit through Key People, so you'll have a wide choice of opportunities to further your career.

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