Science Liaison Oncology (United Kingdom)

TMAC - London, United Kingdom

The Science Liaison titled as Development Medical Director (DMD) is an integral member of the clinical development program and clinical study teams, responsible for supporting delivery of the clinical studies on the Oncology clinical development program, providing country/regional and therapeutic area clinical expertise. The Development Medical Director represents Company at the clinical trial sites, by interacting with investigators and HCPs.

  • The Development Medical Director is responsible for developing and maintaining strong working partnerships with key investigators and acting as a liaison between the clinical development, program and study(s) team and the Clinical trial(s) sites (Academic investigators; Academic staff and sites; Community opinion leaders and community research sites)
  • In collaboration with Global Clinical Operations, identifies disease area experts and potential investigators and sites for clinical trials
  • During the conduct of the clinical studies, engages with sites to gather information related to conduct of the study protocols and share knowledge and insights with clinical program / study teams
  • Supports the study teams in the implementation and conduct of clinical study steering committees and other program / study related meetings
  • Establishes a thorough knowledge of the program, the asset, the indications, the disease and treatment landscape and provide expert advice to investigators as required
  • Leveraging expert therapeutic area, clinical trial knowledge and insights from interactions with key investigators and sites, provides clinical input into clinical trial strategy and design
  • Works closely with both internal and external stakeholders supporting operational delivery of the program from early planning, site identification and clinical trial conduct
  • Provides field-based clinical support to investigator sites, working closely with CRO staff and the field-based Clinical Trial Liaison (CTLs)
  • Attends and supports investigator meetings and participates in site initiation visits with clinical trial investigators, where required
  • Works in compliance with ICH-GCP, Company standards and compliance requirements including all applicable local guidelines relevant to the pharmaceutical industry

Qualifications and Experience:

  • MD PhD, PharmD
  • Expertise in clinical trials and clinical development
  • Strong understanding of the oncology clinical research landscape and implementation and conduct of oncology clinical trials.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with both internal stakeholders and study investigators and site staff
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in cross functional and geographically diverse teams
  • Ability to communicate and work independently with scientific/technical personnel with excellent oral presentation skills
  • Ability to think critically, and demonstrated troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Cross cultural awareness and fluent in at least one commonly spoken European language in addition to English
  • Computer skills including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • A willingness to travel frequently within assigned geographical territory, including overnight travel.
  • May travel up to 65%
  • Valid driver’s license

Posted On: Monday, August 3, 2020

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