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Vice President Clinical Development- Oncology

  • Location

    Redwood City, California

  • Sector:

    Life Sciences, Executive Search

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  • Contact:

    Caroline Candela

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  • Job ref:

    CC- VP Clinical Development Oncology

  • Published:

    4 months ago

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  • Trained Medical Doctor M.D., Board certified or eligible in Oncology, Hematology/Oncology, or related field preferred.
  • 10+ years industry experience in clinical development required. Industry experience in intratumoral treatments preferred.
  • Excellent scientific record with experience in basic cancer research and/or oncology clinical trials within academic institutions or the pharmaceutical/biotech industry.
  • Desire and ability to effectively participate within multi-disciplinary teams.



  • Leads clinical strategy for developing oncology pipeline.
  • Designs and executes clinical studies and research plans in support of first-in-human and Phase I/II trials.
  • Contributes to selection of discovery compounds, design of development strategy and transition of compounds into early phase development.
  • Leads the interpretation of clinical results and makes appropriate recommendations in support of the overall strategy.
  • Contributes to the writing and review of reports submitted to regulatory agencies.
  • Builds relationships with key opinion leaders and principal investigators.
  • Contribute to corporate strategic and organizational initiatives.
  •  Leads and oversees the tactical development and strategic definition of clinical study programs, including protocol writing, interpretation of clinical data, and literature reviews.
  • Ensures that all clinical studies are in keeping with approved timelines, with potential obstacles identified and solutions implemented to avoid delays in clinical study execution.