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Job Title: Medical Director/Deputy Chief Medical Officer
Location: Siena - Italy, Zurich – Switzerland
Department: Clinical

Philogen S.p.A. would like to hire a MEDICAL DIRECTOR who could also act as DEPUTY CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER for providing medical oversight, expertise and leadership to ensure the strategy, development and implementation of clinical trials, supporting the R&D department in planning product availability for clinical studies. The resource will report directly to Philogen CMO.

In particular the successful candidate will:

Provide support in developing strategic plans for the company’s product portfolio to ensure development programs.

Monitor the clinical operations of the company including the performance of the individual employees in the clinical department.

Advocate for the health and well-being of our patients.

Work cross-functionally to define, plan and implement Phase 1-3 clinical studies through clinical proof of concept.

Develop relations with leading physicians to consult on various topics including Clinical Advisory Boards.

Develop processes and procedures to ensure the safety and monitoring of our products including processes to address product issues, recalls and product complaints.

Lead Pharmacovigilance (ability to identify new information about hazards associated with medicines and preventing harm to our patients).

Manage medical/clinical supervision/oversight of individual clinical trials.

Provide medical input into complaint and adverse event investigations.

Interface with physicians and/or patients related to medical inquiries associated with our products

Support the business development resource to increase the Company’s position in the marketplace.

Collaborate with opinion-leaders and professional faculty to best design and implement projects.

Design and write clinical portions of IND documentation including (but not limited to):

  • protocols
  • amendments
  • medical reports
  • safety and efficacy summaries
  • scientific rationales
  • interim and final report.

Ensure drug safety and surveillance activities are consistent with established regulations and internal SOPs to meet or exceed safety objectives.

Provide support in monitoring efficacy trends by reviewing clinical data (i.e. evaluation of inclusion criteria and protocol deviations).

Interact with regulatory agencies and clinical centers in order to support the Company’s development program.

Participate in Strategy Meetings.

Attend and present materials, as needed, at meetings with Company as well as extra-company meetings.

Prepare and present scientific articles and posters at international conferences.

Appropriately represent Philogen when building and maintaining relationships with partners; ability to build trust and confidence in teams/departments.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar position in a Pharmaceutical Company.
  • M.D. degree, preferably with additional Oncology track-record.
  • An excellent level of English, both written and spoken.
  • Ability to build trust and confidence in teams/departments.
  • Excellent interpersonal, managerial and organizational skills.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to complete tasks independently and efficiently with attention to detail and in a timely manner.

We offer:

We offer a salary between €150.000/€200.000 plus benefits, depending on to the experience (seniority) of the successful candidate.

Interested candidates are kindly asked to send their Curriculum Vitae to the following e-mail address, specifying the job position of interest authorizing the process of personal data under Italian Legislative Decree 196/03 and General Data Protection EU Regulation (2016/679).

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