Executive/ Senior Medical Director

Discover International

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  • Provide your leadership experience cross-functionally (from research and preclinical to clinical development functions and beyond).
  • Collaborate and continue to build the clinical development and clinical operations functions.
  • This position involves both high-level strategic planning as well as hands-on responsibilities and medical monitoring to support the growing pipeline.
  • Provide medical support to investigative sites and project staff for protocol-related issues including protocol clarifications, inclusion/exclusion determinations, and issues of patient safety and/or eligibility.
  • Ability to drive high-profile studies.
  • Potentially serve as a medical spokesperson for the company, as needed, with the internal and external community including various regulatory and governmental agencies.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment.
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to multi-task and handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Ability to think strategically, innovatively, and tactically.
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to prioritize effectively to deliver results within reasonably established timelines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication are essential in this collaborative work environment.
  • Presentation skills got to have them. Small, tight-knit group…you should enjoy representing the clinical team.
  • High integrity, “get-it-done”, “roll-up-your-sleeves” attitude, and commitment to putting patients first.

Competency Expectations:

  • MD/Ph.D. or MD required, Board Certification is highly preferred.
  • Experience in oncology or immunotherapy clinical trials required. Early drug development experience is highly desirable.
  • When conditions allow, able to travel both domestically and internationally. Majority of travel will be domestic and total travel will not exceed 20-25% annually.
  • Experience with data analysis and interpretation as an understanding of safety and pharmacovigilance principles required.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at a time and have strong attention to detail while understanding the higher-level strategy.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Proven experience and ability to perform as a respected team member and leader.
  • The ability for strategic and proactive thinking, strong scientific and analytical skills, decisiveness.


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Hashan Alwis

Principal Consultant | Research & Development | Oncology | +1 (415) 614 4581

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  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biotechnology

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  • Research
  • Strategy/Planning
  • Science

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