Do you have expertise in Oncology clinical development and passion for developing late phase clinical program strategies? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the way cancer is treated, and make a meaningful difference to patients, in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be for you!
AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.
Join a dedicated Oncology team that’s growing fast and building a strong track record of success. We make bold moves at the cutting edge. Transforming molecules to change the practice of medicine.
In Late Development Oncology, we push the boundaries of science to transform the lives of patients living with cancer. The Oncology enterprise is united in our vision to eliminate cancer as a cause of death. As pioneers, we make bold moves that transform the way cancer is treated and truly improve patient outcomes.
We have multiple approved best-in-class medicines as well as and many other promising agents at all stages of development – but we see even more potential. With one of the broadest and deepest Oncology pipelines in the industry, there are many opportunities to work with new and novel drugs and help discover what’s next.
What You’ll Do
As a Global Clinical Program Lead, you are accountable to the Global Clinical Head for a significant proportion of the clinical program, usually an indication-aligned cluster of clinical studies. This role is normally applied to portions of the program that have the highest degree of complexity based upon the known science or the size of the program, and may also include a third-party collaboration.
In this capacity, you will lead a team of Global Development Medical Directors and/or Global Development Scientist Directors, and also work cross functionally to support the design, conduct, monitoring and data interpretation of multiple studies. You will ensure that the clinical data collected within the studies will allow determination of the benefits and risks of the compound and meet the needs of the intended label indication and price in markets globally. As such, you will get the chance to be strategic and patient focused, generating opportunity and value for the asset or indication with an entrepreneurial mindset to maintain a competitive advantage.
The individual would lead the multi-functional Clinical Program Team; set team vision and goals against therapeutic area leadership priorities and product strategy; ensure timely decision making; facilitate the balance of cost/time/quality against clinical development objectives; develop relevant risk mitigation strategies; enable quick and effective troubleshooting; represent the program at health authority interactions; review publications aligned to your program; and seek/share learnings through your portfolio of studies.
Additionally, the individual will be expected to be a catalyst of new ways of working, identifying and leading process improvement projects for clinical studies. The are expected to be a role model in the function, providing hands-on coaching and mentoring to staff, and be actively involved in the shaping of the department.
The individual will operate according to the highest ethical standards in compliance with internal SOPs, local regulations, laws and adhere to Good Clinical Practice and regulatory requirements.
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Desirable for the role
With our ground-breaking pipeline, the outlook is bright. Be proud to be part of a place that has achieved so much, yet is still moving forward. There’s no better time to join our global, growing enterprise as we lead the way for healthcare and society.
So, What’s Next
Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Great! We have one seat available, and we hope it’s yours.
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