VP, Non-Clinical Development

VP, Non-Clinical Development
  • Competitive
    HOUR
  • Permanent
  • Cambridge MA, US Cambridge MIDDLESEX US 02139
Job Ref: JO000120111
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Science- Bio
Date Added: 12 July 2021


Vice President, Non-Clinical Development - Cambridge, MA
We are looking for a highly motivated and innovative candidate for the role of Vice President, Non-Clinical Development. The expectation is that the VP, Non-Clinical Development will have experience leading non-clinical programs and cross-functional teams. Reporting to the Co-Founder / President / Head of R&D, the right candidate will be a strategic thinker that brings a leadership presence and enthusiasm for the company along with a deep scientific knowledge.

You are someone who is:

  • Looking to grow their leadership/management skills and be an integral part of the company and research discovery.
  • Searching for an opportunity to grow within an early-stage company and help invent the next generation of gene therapies.
  • Willing to develop and nurture junior staff and serve as a leader, mentor and advisor.
  • Learns quickly on the job and can take up new and exciting projects without much oversight.

Some of the work you will be doing:

  • Lead and oversee all aspects of company’s non-clinical programs.
  • Build a world class non-clinical department by identifying, recruiting, and hiring highly qualified colleagues.
  • Build capacity/functionality of the department by ensuring the latest methodologies and technologies are considered and adopted as applicable.
  • Influence through effective communication, respectful challenge, and persuasion across the research organization.
  • Work closely with other functional areas and colleagues to ensure that all non-clinical studies are performed in a timely manner and executed at high quality.
  • Design and manage pre-clinical studies (GLP and non-GLP) for inclusion in IND filing.
  • Exercise technical expertise in the design, execution, and interpretation of experiments that contribute to project goals.
  • Select and manage contract research organizations (CROs) to support non-clinical development programs.
  • Prepare technical reports, quantitative analyses, protocols, and scientific presentations.
  • Present results to external partners, company’s Board of Directors, and other research team peers, as well as presenting externally at scientific meetings and conferences.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. with 10 years of relevant experience or equivalent experience required.
  • Oncology or Immuno-Oncology experience required.
  • Experience managing gene/engineered cell therapy programs in an industry setting.
  • Experience leading non-clinical stage programs and a cross-functional team is required.
  • Strong knowledge of non-clinical drug development and FDA regulations is essential.
  • Proven experience in design, coordination, analysis and documentation of non-clinical studies.
  • Demonstrated experience working across internal and external research teams.
  • Experience working with CROs.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to change and thrive in a dynamic and entrepreneurial early-stage environment.
  • Strong team player with excellent oral and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work independently to design experiments, interpret data, troubleshoot, and adapt experimental design based on emerging data.

SRG is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful under applicable law.

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SRGTalent
31/08/2021 12:00:00
USD 0.00 0.00 Hour
Contact Consultant:
Melissa Rodrigues

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