*NEW* Chief Science Officer

We have distinctive opportunity for a Chief Science Officer eager to make a significant impact on drug development strategies and approvals. Our client oversees consortia comprising industry experts, clinicians, patient advocacy groups, and regulatory stakeholders, all dedicated to expediting the approval of safe and effective drugs across various disease areas.

The CSO will be responsible for overseeing all scientific efforts and developing strategies to enhance research and development capabilities. They will ensure the efficiency, sustainability, and competitive position of the organization through scientific leadership and business skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Scientific Strategy: Develop and adapt the scientific strategy with the executive team, overseeing pre-clinical, translational, and clinical research projects.
  2. Research: Enhance the organization’s research capabilities, optimizing evidence generation and regulatory endorsement.
  3. Portfolio Management: Organize the scientific portfolio for efficient knowledge integration and management.
  4. Business Development: Explore new business opportunities that align with the scientific strategy and promote organizational growth.
  5. Revenue Strategy: Define scientific aspects of the organizational strategy to establish new revenue streams, including training and talent management.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Direct executive directors, scientific, and administrative staff for various collaborations.
  • Attract, develop, and retain high-performance team members.
  • Develop systems for consistent, high-quality project management.

Core Duties/Responsibilities

  • Analyze scientific needs and recommend growth and capability expansion solutions.
  • Design the scientific value chain for medical product development resources.
  • Assess the scientific potential of new projects.
  • Translate global medical product development realities into the organization’s context.
  • Provide leadership and oversight of scientific activities.
  • Foster relationships with regulatory bodies, industry, advocacy organizations, and academic stakeholders.
  • Recruit and qualify new scientific talent.
  • Provide financial oversight of applicable grants or funds for scientific activities.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Education in a relevant discipline.
  • 10 – 15+ years’ experience in medical product development and regulatory processes.
  • Detailed knowledge of the drug development and regulatory review process.
  • Broad scientific, clinical, technical, and regulatory understanding of medical product development.
  • Experience in regulatory drug development submissions.
  • Broad research portfolio management experience.
  • Proficiency in data and quantitative sciences, including clinical pharmacology, statistics, and digital health technologies.
  • Experience managing matrixed teams and resources.
  • Strong leadership and strategic planning skills.
  • Ability to facilitate scientific activities among diverse stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of regulatory pathways and good clinical practices.
  • Strong management, interpersonal, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.
  • Expertise in managing complex collaborations and teams.
  • Adaptability to shifting priorities and timelines.
  • Ability to identify improvement opportunities and implement changes.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to anticipate and proactively address issues.

To apply for this position, confidentially email us here.