Medical Director / Senior Medical Director - Dermatology

Premier Research Group Limited
15 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Premier Research helps highly innovative biotech and specialty pharma companies transform life-changing ideas into reality. We have positioned ourselves right in the middle of the action, targeting unmet needs in analgesia, neuroscience, oncology, pediatrics, and rare diseases.

We're looking for a talented Medical / Senior Medical Director to join us. This role can be successfully hired across any of our European office locations.

The successful hire will support our growing dermatology portfolio, this role will be a key figure in the medical team. The identified candidate will use their clinical dermatology experience to support new business and provide medical oversight for our on-going clinical trials in dermatology.

This position will have a major role in providing medical monitoring, therapeutic oversight to study programs and supporting Business Development activities aimed at winning new operational and providing input to consulting projects for Premier Research.

It will provide Premier Research clients with expert input into the design and implementation of clinical development programs of pharmaceutical products and medical devices in the field of interest and the assigned therapeutic area. This individual will also provide scientific, medical and strategic support to Premier Research team across all departments.

The Medical Director:

- Provides Medical and Safety monitoring on projects
- Provides expert advice and detailed clinical development strategies for allocated project, including protocol development, study design, investigator brochure development, regulatory strategy and submission, and study execution strategies
- Liaises with both internal and external experts, as needed, to serve the best interest of the client and produce high quality clinical development programs and other deliverables
- Provides scientific & medical support and guidance to the operational teams in all relevant aspects of Premier Research projects
- Reviews Medical/Scientific Data as requested from Premier Departments e.g. CTM, Biometrics.
- Provides consultation with project teams (and/or other senior personnel) to assist client management and communication
- Offers both general and therapeutic training, including preparation of training materials
- Provides expert input on RFP/RFI, including (but not limited to) therapeutic overview, executive summary, patient recruitment, strategy and protocol considerations and study execution strategy as needed
- Attends client meetings in conjunction with specific proposals or general capabilities presentations as needed
- Leverages strategic collaborations with clients to expand the relationship and the services offered by Premier Research
- Provides account managers and other relevant personnel with the scientific information and training if necessary so as to facilitate the interaction with targeted clients
- Contributes to the development of marketing materials of Premier Research
- Raises the profile and image of Premier Research within the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industry by representing the company in scientific/industry meetings, present and chairing panel presentations, contributing to the publications on peer-reviewed scientific and industry journals.
- Maintains current knowledge and overall awareness in the primary field of interest, clinical development in general, and the assigned therapeutic area
- Mentoring and training of Premier Research staff
- Participates in corporate initiatives and actions that ensure the continued success of the company
- Responsibilities of Line Manager for other Medical Directors


- Degree of Medicine, or equivalent
- Board certification/equivalent in a relevant therapeutic area is an advantage
- Expert level of knowledge in the main field of interest and/or assigned therapeutic area, together with a thorough working knowledge in pharmaceutical medicine or medical device fields, clinical development, GCP and regulations pertinent to clinical research
- Good business acumen within the CRO and drug development environment

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