Medical Director (MD)
Labcorp Drug Development
Bangalore, India
5d ago

Job Overview :

  • Participates in process improvement activities across Company
  • Contributes or may lead the development of Company policies and processes involving medical, safety and therapeutics
  • Identifies potential areas for improvement in departmental processes
  • Partners with Global Clinical Operations to develop new, and enhance existing, client relationships
  • Provides leadership and presents medical / scientific capabilities to clients as a participant of a proposal team
  • Leverages known, and builds new, relationships with investigators / sites to perform site / investigator feasibility and support optimal recruiting and conduct of trials
  • Presents or serves on panels to represent the company at conferences and scientific meetings
  • Supports and participates in the recruitment process for department positions
  • May provide mentoring to and be responsible for the oversight, career development and evaluation of Clinical Research Physicians, Associate Medical Directors and Medical Directors
  • Involved in the assignment of projects and specific duties to direct reports
  • Responsible for administration and / or delegation of activities of his / her direct reports
  • Provides leadership to junior staff within the TA
  • Leads initiatives that impact the TA and involves physicians within the TA and across the TA
  • May contribute to vision and strategy / direction for the TA
  • According to the scope of work, serves as Global Lead Project Physician or as Program Level Physician across multiple indications for a company
  • Develops training modules and materials as required, and provides training in disease areas and protocol specific requirements across the company
  • Participates in training opportunities to advance knowledge of drug development and good clinical practice guidelines
  • Oversight and review of escalated issues / gaps and proposals for process improvement and initiatives
  • Performs medical data review; reviews laboratory values, adverse events, coding dictionaries and data tables, listings and figures as needed
  • Provides input, review and revision of protocols, case report forms, training materials, project specific tools, analysis plans design, clinical trial reports and new drug applications
  • Prepares materials for investigator meetings
  • Actively participates in investigator meetings
  • Provides medical / scientific expertise to project teams
  • Responsible for medical and safety monitoring on assigned projects
  • Interacts with inter-departmental and external consultants as appropriate
  • Participates in feasibility discussions relating to specific project proposals
  • Participates in project risk assessment activities
  • Provides out of hours medical cover as required
  • Assists when needed with data safety monitoring board activities
  • Provides Clinical and medical expertise to other Covance departments
  • Provides evaluation and oversight of medical data review performed by central medical data reviewers
  • Reviews and / or assists with medical monitoring scope of work / hours and budget discussions as required for new proposals and assigned studies
  • Provides oversight of Project and Medical Management to ensure timelines and quality of medical deliverables and assigns physician resources as required
  • Maintains subject matter expertise through ongoing continuing medical education (CME) or clinical work as well as attendance at relevant conference / meetings
  • Provides subject matter and drug development expertise and is a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of the study / program for the client
  • Contributes to the scientific strategic leadership for a given TA
  • Performs other duties as required by the department
  • Education / Qualifications :

    Minimum Required :
  • MD Degree
  • Recommended :

  • Professional degree / designations / certifications / licenses legally required : MD
  • Preferred :

  • Relevant sub specialty fellowship training and history of board certification which can
  • be a substitute for the board certification specialization, as appropriate
  • Experience :

    The Medical Director based in India needs to cover different therapeutic areas.

    A broader experience in general medicine / internal medicine is required as a minimum. Further subspecializations (respiratory, gastroenterology, haematology) are appreciated.

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