​Executive Director of Oncology Clinical Development

Location Cambridge
Discipline: Medical & Pharmacovigilance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Salary: $340,000 - $380,000 Per annum + Bonus, benefits, stock
Contact name: Stuart Gilboy

Contact email: stuart.gilboy@rbwconsulting.com
Contact phone: 16179821238
Job ref: 21806
Published: 10 days ago
Expiry date: 09 July 2021

Location: Cambridge, MA

A clinical-stage immunotherapy company which is transforming/leading the cell therapy space by utilizing its proprietary technology which specifically recognize and kill cancer cells to build a disruptive cellular therapy for patients suffering from a wide range of solid tumors and hematologic cancers.

They are looking for an experienced physician scientist to take a role as Executive Director of Oncology Clinical Development to lead an existing team of MDs and clinical scientists. The role will report directly to the CMO and may be worked remotely.

Position Summary

In this role, the incumbent will help develop allogeneic CAR-T programs created for the treatment of various malignant hematologic indications. The successful candidate will lead functional teams and be responsible for tactical implementation of the early clinical studies for our lead programs. This will include providing direct medical oversight for proof of concept and pivotal clinical trials, and clinician input into all aspects of discovery and preclinical development, from target selection to preclinical and regulatory strategy and tactics.

In this high visibility position, the candidate will be interfacing with both internal and external stakeholders including KOLs and Principal Investigators.


  • Responsible for the development of robust clinical plans for the IO program

  • Develop protocols and oversee medical monitors

  • Understand (and eventually develop into an expert) the underlying scientific principles of the disease indications and allogeneic CAR T cells being studied

  • Collaborate with clinical development partners and across functions to ensure program success

  • Contribute to the development of regulatory strategy and act as the medical expert in meetings with regulatory authorities

  • Identify and establish relationships with leading KOLs and principal investigators, including organizing and running KOL meetings, as needed

  • Travel, as needed, nationally and internationally

Minimum Qualifications:

A medical degree (MD), and 5+ years Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry experience, including time managing clinical trials, or a minimum of 5 years in a related, research/academic environment. Background in oncology is required. Experience with hematology, stem cell transplantation, or cell therapies is preferred, but not required.

For more information on this role and the innovative company please forward an up to date resume to stuart.gilboy@rbwconsulting.com

Salary: $340,000 - $380,000 Per annum + Bonus, benefits, stock