Chief Medical Officer - Biotech

Posted 19 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Full Time
Discipline Small Molecule
Contact NameGeorge Hebden Lee

Job description

Mantell Associates is currently partnered with a market-leading Biotech in their search for a Chief Medical Officer (CMO). As CMO, you will play a pivotal role in driving their clinical development strategy and ensuring the successful execution of clinical programs. Reporting directly to the CEO, you will lead the medical and clinical affairs team to advance their pipeline of therapeutic candidates from preclinical stages through to commercialization.

Chief Medical Officer - Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic leadership and direction for clinical development activities, including protocol design, clinical trial planning, and execution

  • Oversee the design and implementation of clinical trials, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and industry best practices

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with research, regulatory affairs, and commercial teams to integrate medical and scientific insights into product development strategies

  • Lead interactions with regulatory agencies and key opinion leaders to facilitate successful regulatory submissions and approvals

  • Drive the evaluation of clinical data, including safety and efficacy endpoints, to inform decision-making throughout the product lifecycle

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with external partners, including clinical investigators, academic institutions, and contract research organizations (CROs)

  • Provide medical expertise and guidance to support business development activities, including licensing agreements and strategic partnerships

  • Stay abreast of emerging trends and developments in the biopharmaceutical industry, particularly in therapeutic areas relevant to portfolio

  • Foster a culture of scientific excellence, innovation, and integrity within the medical and clinical affairs team

Chief Medical Officer - Responsibilities:

  • Medical Doctor (MD) degree with board certification in a relevant specialty (e.g., internal medicine, oncology, neurology)

  • Demonstrated track record of leadership in clinical development within the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry, with experience overseeing successful regulatory submissions and approvals

  • Strong understanding of clinical trial design, biostatistics, and regulatory requirements for drug development

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with internal and external stakeholders at all levels

  • Proven ability to build and lead high-performing teams in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

  • Strategic thinker with a results-oriented mindset and a commitment to driving scientific and clinical innovation

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and managing collaborations with external partners

  • Deep commitment to patient-centricity and improving health outcomes through transformative therapies

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Science headhunting firm. For more information on this opportunity, contact us at +44 (0)20 3854 7700.