Why You?Basic qualifications:
M.D. degree with sub-specialty in Oncology and clinical development experience is highly preferred
• 5 years pharmaceutical or relevant medical/clinical experience
• Keen understanding of drug development
• Experience with clinical and translational investigation of cell-based therapy, cancer immunotherapies and/or cancer epigenetics modifiers is a plus.
• Relevant experience in early phase drug development and translational medicine is an advantage
• Demonstrated track record of successfully developing and executing Clinical Development Plans
• Proven ability to strategize, prioritize, and manage multiple projects simultaneously to ensure quality, timely, on-target and within budget accomplishment of tasks.
• Managerial experience with demonstrated track record of successfully managing high-performance cross-functional matrix teams in a complex organization with minimal direct supervision.
• Ability to embed medical functional skills and strategic thinking into teams
• Ability to discriminate between critical and non-critical activities and to follow established processes while identifying areas for process improvement
Vision and strategy: a passion to develop novel therapeutics for cancer patients. A deep understanding of areas of unmet clinical need and the ability to integrate this with the drug development activities required to advance compounds to POC and registration trials. Understanding of technical aspects relevant to early drug development in the pharmaceutical industry including knowledge of GCP, regulatory processes (US and International) is highly desirable. Experience working collaboratively with key external oncology experts is required.
Leadership: Ability to implement the clinical vision and strategy. To lead intra- and inter-departmental teams, matrix-manage a cross-functional team with integrity, flexibility and forthright communication. This requires exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to meet project objectives by influencing and motivating key partners. Demonstrated alignment with and commitment to GSK Oncology vision and goals.
Judgment: evidence of good clinical and scientific judgment. Ability to interpret the significance of preclinical and clinical data, and to anticipate the information that will be needed to satisfy regulatory requirements for early and late phase oncology studies. Ability to progress projects safely and efficiently. Know when to seek advice from colleagues and senior management.
Teamwork: build and lead clinical development teams and determine what resources and talents are needed for the rapid progression of the projects. Interact effectively across boundaries with other functions and disciplines using influencing, communication and relationship building skills. Able to secure, manage and maintain critical partnerships with key business partners.
Collaborate: form collaborations with key external experts to take world class science and deliver meaningful benefits for patients.
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