Sr. Medical Director, Clin Leadership Role, Novel IO Platform Top 10 Oncology Co. | Innovative Science, Early Clinical

Cornerstone Search Group
April 2, 2019
Greater Boston Area, United States
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Sr. Medical Director, Clin Science Leadership Role, Novel IO Platform Top 10 Global Oncology Co. | Innovative Science, Early Clinical, Boston

Summary of Opportunity:

A very attractive Sr. Medical Director opportunity with one of the foremost Global Oncology companies, with one of the strongest pipelines in the world. You will be responsible for high-impact decisions influencing overall global clinical development of assets on a novel platform, for which you will have strategic ownership. You will assess input across matrixed resources to create and execute a global clinical development plan for assigned compounds. You will influence and lead multi-disciplinary, matrixed clinical sub-teams in the US and abroad, and direct activities involving external interactions with development partners and regulatory authorities. You will have significant impact on development results for assigned early-stage assets, in a highly-visible position with a company that offers substantial career advancement opportunities.

Confidentiality:  All Inquiries, submissions & communications are treated as confidential information

Location: Boston, MA

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance is available for qualifying candidates

Attractive Features about this Opportunity, Position and Company:

  • Science: Assume ownership of assets on an innovative Oncology platform
  • Visibility: Rare opportunity to join a large, established pharma, but on a lean team as the only Sr. Director, with strategic ownership of a novel, cutting edge platform
  • Broad Patient Impact: Lead the development of multiple cancer treatments addressing unmet needs, to bring effective therapeutics to the bedside sooner.
  • Innovative Cancer Treatments Track Record: Join a company with a history of developing breakthrough cancer therapies
  • Legacy: One of the most respected, innovative international oncology companies, known for developing strong leaders through a culture of mentorship and collaboration
  • Advancement and Promotional Opportunities: Gain valuable clinical development leadership experience with a growing global leader, in a highly-visible role where you can make a real impact


  • MD or internationally recognized equivalent plus 4 years of clinical research experience within the pharmaceutical industry, CRO health-related consulting company, or biomedical/clinical experience within academia (or a combination of afore mentioned).
  • Previous experience successfully leading a clinical development team/matrix team with responsibility for studies in multiple regions.
  • NDA/MAA/Submission experience preferred.
  • Ability to influence decisions and lead in a highly matrixed environment.


  • Superior communication, strategic, interpersonal and negotiating skills
  • Ability to proactively predict issues and solve problems
  • Ability to drive decision-making within a multi-disciplinary, multi-regional, matrix teams
  • Diplomacy and positive influencing abilities


  • Therapeutic area knowledge relevant to mechanism of action
  • Regional/global Regulatory requirements
  • Emerging research in designated therapeutic area


Cara Brozenich | Life Sciences Executive Search Specialist

Cornerstone Search Group, LLC s

6 Campus Drive, Parsippany, NJ 07054


Phone:  973-656-0220 x736


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