Medical Director - Dermatologist (EMEA)

  • £1100 - £1400 PER DAY
  • London
  • Contract

Job Title: Medical Director - Dermatologist

Location: UK EU BASED

Contract: 12M - freelance/umbrella

Hours: 40 hours per week - full time

Pay: 200-220 EUR per hour

Please note you must be able to work in the EU or UK without restriction or sponsorship to be eligible for this role. If you are interested in finding out more about this role or others, please contact Manpreet Bhullar at or call UK: +44 (0)20 7551 0802 / EU: +31 20 809 0665.

i-Pharm Consulting is teaming up with a global contract research organization in search of a Medical Director specialized in dermatology for an initial 12-month term. The role involves conducting medical reviews of adverse events, safety reports, and various client deliverables to ensure compliance with SOPs, client directives, and regulatory requirements. Responsibilities include attending meetings, providing medical consultations, and supporting business development. Medical Directors also serve as mentors to PVG colleagues. Join this dynamic team and contribute to their mission of making the world healthier, cleaner, and safer.

Education and Experience:
The ideal candidate for this position should hold an MD degree or its equivalent and possess an active medical licensure, preferably in their country of residence. They should bring several years of pertinent experience, including a background in the pharmaceutical industry or a Contract Research Organization (CRO). Additionally, candidates should have experience in clinical development or pharmacovigilance, with a significant track record in clinical trials, potentially as a principal investigator. Valuable qualifications include hands-on experience in treating patients in a clinical setting. This robust combination of education and experience ensures that the candidate is well-equipped to fulfill the responsibilities associated with the role, bringing both medical expertise and practical knowledge to the position.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
The ideal candidate being sought possesses fluency in both spoken and written English, underpinned by a robust foundation in medical knowledge. Demonstrating a skill set inclusive of strong analytical capabilities, effective negotiating and influencing skills, alongside traits such as reliability and self-motivation, this candidate is poised to excel. With outstanding oral and written communication abilities, coupled with a talent for interpersonal dynamics and team building, they bring a comprehensive set of skills to the table. The candidate is characterized by their ability to work independently, paying meticulous attention to detail, processing and prioritizing complex information, and demonstrating effective problem-solving capabilities. Creativity and judgment are key facets, complemented by expert knowledge of adverse event reporting regulations and international clinical study guidelines. Proficiency in medical monitoring services processes, assertiveness in sponsor discussions, and familiarity with biostatistics, data management, and clinical operations procedures are sought-after attributes. The candidate's adept use of computer applications, coupled with their ability to effectively mentor on global medical processes, underscores their comprehensive understanding of the drug development process.

The primary accountabilities for this role encompass three key areas. First and foremost, 80% of the focus is on Project Related Medical/Safety Support, involving the meticulous management of all medical aspects in contracted tasks to minimize potential risks for clients. This includes monitoring safety variables, analyzing and assessing safety data, conducting medical reviews of adverse events, and ensuring adherence to regulations and guidelines. The role involves presenting medical processes to clients, providing consultations to team members, and contributing to the development and review of various medical documents. Additionally, 10% is dedicated to Business Development, where the candidate is expected to present medical/safety processes to prospective clients, collaborate on business deliverables, and engage in networking opportunities. The remaining 10% is allocated to Business Administration, involving contributions to departmental initiatives, process improvements, training, and administrative tasks such as project billing and travel arrangements. The role requires 24/7 coverage of assigned studies, ongoing education to maintain medical licensure, and staying updated on training.

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