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Head, Late Stage Oncology Clinical Development

Your tasks and responsibilities


 • As the head of China late stage oncology development, the incumbent will be responsible for building and leading a small group of clinical development leaders. The person will be responsible to develop and unleash staff potential so that they perform to the fullest.
 • As a leader the person will foster a collaborative & trustful work environment and leverage diversity through inclusive leadership and role modelling the Onc SBU cultural attributes (People Matter, Passionate Leadership, Relentless External Focus, Patients are Waiting, Act as The Owner, Celebrate the "We" Wins)
 • As the clinical leader assigned to the project(s), the incumbent will be responsible to drive the design, execution and delivery of a regional clinical development plan in collaboration with other cross-functional team members and in conjunction with the global development team.
 o The incumbent is responsible for developing drugs safely and effectively:

  • Participating in the creation of the global strategy and translating Target Product Profile into regional clinical strategy;
  • Responsible for study medical/safety aspects and risk-benefit assessments; supported by PV and CDS
  • Assesses and ensures validity of efficacy data
  • Interprets medical data to identify possible patient safety and data integrity issues; is primary contact for study medical and patient safety aspects

 o Leads and manages relationships with key internal/external stakeholders (eg Study Team, KOLs, health authorities) on a regional basis
 o Responsible for medical section of protocol, trains internal/external stakeholders (eg Study Team, Site Staff) and performs the protocol review during the regional site initiation visit
 o Ensures Clinical Study Report (CSR) medical content adheres to acceptable medical standards
 • Individual may be representing the team to other decision/governance meetings, senior management or advisory boards as applicable
 • As head of China late stage development team, provides local knowledge and expertise to plan and execute a strategy and all activities related to Chinese/APAC Health Authority and/or market requirements to development.


Position: Skills,...


 - MD(or equivalent) required
 - Specialized experience in Oncology strongly preferred
 - Board certified in Oncology strongly preferred
 - Ideal candidate will have experience in several of the following areas:

  • Experience in exploratory clinical drug development specific to Oncology, preferably in China/APAC region
  • Experience in the drug development and commercialization process
  • Understanding of the complexities and recent developments in the oncology
  • Understanding of issues related to the design and performance of technologically demanding trials
  • Confident to discuss scientific/mechanistic aspects of drug development
  • Familiar with the regulatory and legal environment

  - Strong communication skills (fluent in English both written and spoken to ensure that project plans and status are transparent; risks, issues and results are clear to all involved parties
 - High level of comfort/success working in a matrix environment (global/multi-cultural/cross-functional).  This includes contributing to a  trust environment: clarity, collaboration and results oriented
 - Demonstrated

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Country: China
Location: BeiJing
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