Clinical Science Leader Oncology

Switzerland, Zug, Rotkreuz

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We are looking for a Clinical Science Leader in Oncology to support the Clinical Science Team within the Medical and Scientific Affairs organization in our Business Area - Centralized and Point of Care Solutions (CPS).
As a Clinical Science Leader your main tasks will be:

  • Supporting the Global Clinical Leader in the development and implementation of the clinical strategy of the Oncology Disease Area Strategy Team (DAST)
  • Developing a network of Therapeutic Area Experts (TAE) who can provide scientific and medical insight to support the development and implementation of the medical strategy for oncology
  • Contributing to the translation of medical strategy plans to Clinical Development Plans
  • Contributing in providing medical and scientific expertise on Clinical Utility and Clinical Performance studies in oncology

With your medical and scientific expertise, you will:

  • Be a member of the Oncology DAST
  • Be a member of a study team in Clinical Utility and Clinical Performance studies 
  • Be a member of Clinical Development Team(s) in early development projects
  • Assess external offers of novel biomarkers in oncology
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for collaboration with other business areas including, Roche Pharma, Roche Molecular Solutions, and Roche Tissue Diagnostics

Further, in this role you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare or review Medical Risk Assessment and Clinical Opinion statements
  • Prepare Study design and study synopsis of Clinical Utility and Clinical Performance studies
  • Recommend and design exploratory studies and studies generating Intellectual Property for DAST prioritized unmet medical needs 
  • Review of safety information from clinical utility and clinical performance studies

Who you are:
You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.
This function requires the following qualifications:

  • Natural science, biomedical, public health, epidemiological or medical degree (MD, PhD, PharmD or equivalent qualification)
  • 10+ years of clinical trial experience (preferred at least 5 years of  relevant industry experience)
  • Experience in developing strategic plans regarding new products and/or product offerings including medical utility, intended use, and clinical studies needed to gain agency approvals
  • Ability to drive local and global decisions with international therapeutic area experts and external government agencies
  • Experience in writing scientific reports and articles is required
  • Experience in oncology, gastroenterology/hepatology, or pulmonology clinical trials strongly preferred 
  • Multi-project-management, knowledge in biometry, electronic data processing and statistics are a plus
  • Ability to build and foster multidisciplinary global relationships with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Willing and able to travel up to 20%