Clinical Development Director

Clinical Development Director Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Clinical Development Director to join our team.


  • Prepare Clinical Development Plans;
  • Provide medically based advice to non-clinical and commercial colleagues;
  • Provide input to the assessment of products in consideration for in-licensing;
  • Interaction and support of Clinical operations, Regulatory affairs, Safety Risk management and Business development;
  • Provide perspective and input on protocol design and support recruitment and study management activities including global study program leadership;
  • Fully comply with all company policies and applicable laws, regulations, and ethical standards;
  • Responsible for protocol development and medical/scientific oversight of clinical research studies involving new or marketed drugs being developed.


  • Proven pharmaceutical clinical development experience, preferably with cardiovascular products;
  • Medical degree or PhD with demonstrable industry experience;
  • Expertise in clinical trial design, operations and interpretation of scientific data;
  • Excellent communication and project management skills;
  • Effectively scope, delegate tasks and allocate resources for meeting goals within project budget;
  • Demonstrates the ability to champion global integration and coalition around core business strategies;
  • Demonstrates skill incorporating financial data and deep industry knowledge to identify key business opportunities;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to function in a multidisciplinary team environment;
  • Ability to identify and integrate patterns, trends and inconsistencies across multiple data sources to determine their broader implications;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Data Analysis, Interpretation & Communication;
  • Demonstrates the ability to accelerate the decision-making process around complex issues by generating original, user friendly solutions;
  • Board certified / eligible in oncology related clinical field and/or Industry Oncology Clinical Development experience;
  • Research background in design and implementation of clinical studies;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.