Chief Scientific Officer

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About the job

  • Boston, US
  • Competitive USD / Year

Are you a seasoned professional in the area of clinical research and drug development?

Invenia Group is partnered with a global healthcare company focused on high-value medicines and healthcare solutions covering various therapeutic areas. This internationally recognized innovative organization is seeking a Chief Scientific Officer to join its rapidly expanding business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and direct all drug development projects performed by all clinical research and research & development departments for innovation and formulation methodologies to be launched onto the market and submitting new products in national and international markets.
  • Responsible for overlooking research site management for studies in accordance with Good Clinical Practices (GCPs), Good Manufacturing Practices (GCPs), and applicable local and international regulations and Standard Operating Procedures. Within this, the establishment of new efficient procedures is desired in order to shorten the development times by up to 30%.
  • Provides complex scientific & technical leadership in determining research priorities & the plan, design & execution of research projects ensuring that programs of investigation meet specified objectives.
  • Manage early and late-stage research to identify ideas for novel products and to optimize cross-functional strategy.
  • Plans to develop and implement new processes & protocols to support research studies & maximize/extend study capabilities.
  • Research, analyze, and identify innovative ideas for novel isolation of effective active components from natural constituents and Drug Delivery dosage forms to enhance our client’s products’ competitiveness.
  • Set product development policies and procedures and their associated research activities having an impact on the development of studies, products, and other research activities and establish a digital tracking system of the development status and available/necessary resources for the different developments.
  • Supervise and Maintain the overall Research Budget in accordance with the annual approved amount.
  • Provides consultation to internal/external project staff on appropriate data management, methodological issues, and analysis of data.
  • Provide strategic medical input into protocol design and disease prevalence and Therapeutic Area expertise.
  • Liaise with Health Care Professionals (HCPs) and educational institutions and eminent Professors in Medical Affairs events and training in almost all Therapeutic Areas.

Experience Required:

  • A phD Degree is required and MBA is a big asset.
  • A seasoned professional in the area of clinical research and drug development.
  • Preferable experience in product development of oncology products.