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Senior Medical Director Oncology - UK

Senior Medical Director Oncology - UK
London, UK
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A well-funded biotech with 4x Phase I and 1x Phase II programmes is seeking an experienced Medical Director as they enter more assets into the clinics/progress their pipeline. The company is doing some truly relocationary things (CART and Immunotherapy) and are tipped to be one of the most important oncology biotechs in Europe.

They need 2x positions - an experienced Medical Director to support their Trial Design and Clinical Strategy - and 1x Medical Monitor to support their oncology medical monitoring in-house.

The below responsibilities are for the Senior Medical Director, if you are unsure if you are "the right fit" apply anyway - no harm in trying.

  • Lead the designing of clinical trial protocols, study endpoints, and patient selection criteria.
  • 20-25% of your time will be spent on Medical Monitoring - must not be afraid to still be hands on and active.
  • Support executive team with critical Stop-Go Decisions and working alongside the other executive team to provide insights into overall strategy.
  • Support the operational aspects of clinical trials, including protocol development, investigator selection, medical and study monitoring.
  • Contribute to the preparation and review of clinical trial-related documentation, such as INDs, investigator brochures, and regulatory submissions.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including translational research, medical affairs, and regulatory affairs, to ensure alignment of clinical strategies and efficient communication.


  • MD degree needed.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of clinical trial oncology experience (industry, academic, CRO etc).
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of Trial Design Experience for Oncology Trials within a biotech or pharma setting.
  • Able to run clinical trial design, protocols, and regulatory requirements.
  • Proactive and adaptable mindset, with a willingness to learn and contribute to a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to convey complex scientific information clearly and concisely.
  • Strong knowledge of oncology and familiarity with emerging trends and advancements in the field.
  • Willing to work 2x a week in the London office

If you are a motivated and dedicated medical professional with a passion for oncology and clinical research, we encourage you to apply for the role of Medical Director. Together, we can make significant strides in improving cancer treatment and patient care.

Note - if you have a Medical Degree and can work in London, apply anyway. Even if you are not the right fit - its better to take the chance than miss out on something because of your inner critic.

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