(Senior) Medical Director - Oncology

Job Location(s) JP-Tokyo
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Medical Director
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Job Overview

Reporting to the Medical Head based in the UK, the primary role of the incumbent will be to serve as a physician providing subject matter and drug development expertise. He/she will be expected to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of clinical programs. Furthermore, the (Sr.) Medical Director will play a key role in client relations and business development representing Covance in proposals and industry meetings as needed. This is a office-based role with travel as needed.
Additional responsibilities include:
- Medical data review
- Develop, review and revise protocol, CRF, training materials, code/data tables, listing and figures
- Actively participates and assists in preparations for investigator meetings
- Medical and safety monitoring
- Participates in project risk assessment activities
- Provides clinical and medical expertise to other Covance departments
- Contribute to the scientific strategic leadership for a given therapeutic area


-MD degree with specialization in Hematologic malignancies preferred
-Board Certification history in Japan
-Relevant sub specialty fellowship training
-Excellent communication (Native level Japanese) and interpersonal skills
-Ability to travel globally


-A minimum of 5 years clinical research experience within a pharma or CRO environment
-Previous experience in medical practice/patient care
-Experience supporting Phase I-IV clinical trails
-Strong knowledge and experience with hematologic malignancies clinical trails


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