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Clinical Development Physician

Location: 

Monheim, Mettmann, Germany

Job Function:  Clinical Development
Job ID:  69226

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

To strengthen our Global Clinical Development Department, based either in Monheim (Germany), Brussels (Belgium), Slough (UK) or Raleigh (US) we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Clinical Development Physician

 

As Clinical Development Physician you will be responsible for providing medical/scientific input and expertise ensure the medical/scientific coherence and quality of clinical development programs conducted in the assigned disease area, and contribute to the generation of the Clinical Development Plan(s) leading to successful registration and launch of NCEs/NBEs and additional approvals of new line extensions (indications or formulations) of registered compounds.

 

You like to work in an environment where you can:

  • Contribute to the design, conduct and interpretation of specific clinical trials, specifically their relevance for the target disease and drug candidate.
  • Ensure the study-related safety of the subjects in the clinical trials through appropriate medical monitoring of studies on an ongoing basis – with or without independent data and safety monitoring boards.
  • Contribute to the clinical section of documents including, but not limited to, the Investigator Brochure (IB), Annual IND Safety Updates/EU Annual Reports, Clinical Study Reports, and submission related documents such as the Clinical Summary of Efficacy and Safety and the Clinical Overview.
  • Translation of Medico-scientific innovation for corporate projects

 

You will contribute by:

  • Assuming responsibility for correct and updated medical/scientific information for the respective therapeutic field and ensures its incorporation into the Clinical Development Plan (CDP).
  • Assuring medical/scientific integrity of clinical development programs and their deliverables (e.g. protocols, clinical trial reports, etc.)
  • Being the medical contact person with the investigators, the MD is the frontline representative of UCB towards the medical community.
  • Being responsible for subject inclusion issues and subject management issues that require medical judgment. 
  • Reviewing medical data, perform medical checks of that data when necessary and interacting with the investigator during the study.  Medical monitoring includes on-site visits as appropriate to the complexity of the protocol. 
  • The MD will also play a major role in the pre-analysis meeting.
  • Providing medical input in the database cleaning strategy (e.g. Data Cleaning Plan) to ensure adequate and efficient data cleaning.
  • Analysing the study results and report findings in the CSR and recommend new paths based on the lessons learned.
  • Provide training and ongoing input to all members of the Clinical Team and the Clinical Study Team on medical/scientific issues related to the therapeutic field in question.
  • Establish, develop, and maintain contacts worldwide with key opinion leaders and experts of assigned therapeutic area and disease area.
  • Serve as global medical/scientific spokesperson for UCB with the internal and external community including various regulatory and governmental agencies.

 

Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:

  • Medical qualification (MD) required
  • Min 5 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry in clinical development including knowledge of GCP
  • Board certification or other relevant higher medical and academic qualification preferred
  • Clinical Development Experience with Immunology, ideally SLE
  • Clear and articulate verbal, written and presentation skills with good command of the English language and the appropriate comportment to represent UCB internationally at meetings and congresses.

 

Why you should apply

At UCB, we strive to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for us you’ll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. We place an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, we aim to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing our employees – just as we do for the patients we serve.

 

If you believe you are the perfect match to join us on our pioneering adventure, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.

 

About us.

UCB- Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this create value for people living with severe diseases?” By putting patients at the heart of what we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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