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Our Client is a privately held biopharmaceutical company located in New Jersey. The company is working to develop new drugs and new, safer, and more effective ways to deliver therapies to treat cancer and is led by a management team with extensive experience in all phases of pharmaceutical product development and clinical research. While the company’s current focus is in oncology, early stage research has also shown that its platform technology could be applied to other diseases. The candidate can work remotely with travel to the office as needed.

  • There is a possibility that after a period of time this could become a full-time permanent position.
  • Fellowship trained and board-certified physician in Oncology/Hematology—Pediatric Oncology training would be a plus.
  • 15+ years of industry experience in drug and clinical development required.
  • Multiple therapeutic areas such as Rare Diseases, Oncology, Hematology (experience in SCLC, TNBC, metastatic soft tissue sarcoma) preferred.
  • IND, NDA, and BLA writing and execution experience required—some pre-clinical and post-market commercialization experience preferred.
  • Someone with a commercial perspective rather than an academic perspective is required.
  • Drug Delivery experience a plus.
  • Past or present FDA Advisory Board Member for an Oncology would be preferred.
  • The ideal candidate is a risk taker and has an entrepreneurial attitude. He/She must have the ability and strong desire to “make things happen.”

A rare disease company based in New Jersey is looking for a Chief Medical Officer and Vice President, Clinical Development. This role will be responsible for developing and managing their product portfolio strategy to bring products to market in compliance with global requirements. This position provides strategic and technical guidance for both developmental and commercial assets, as well as coordination, support and contribution to other drug development activities. This position requires travel estimated at 20%.

  • Strong working knowledge of the FDA and other regulatory organizations (EU).
  • Strong working knowledge of GCPs, principles of ICH GCP, roles of the IRB/IEC sponsor/investigator, preparation of the clinical trial protocol, IB and clinical modules for FDA regulatory Phase I-III approvals.
  • M.D. Board certified in a clinical subspecialty with an active unrestricted license in US (or EU countries).
  • 10-15 years of pharmaceutical/biotech experience in a leadership role in clinical drug development.

A biopharmaceutical company developing phospholipid drug conjugates (PDCs) is looking for a Vice President Medical / Chief Medical Officer to join their team. The ideal candidate will have a mastery of the drug development process (especially early development and early phase clinical trials), protocol writing & study conduct, data review and reconciliation, the principles of translational medicine, and what it takes to lead teams successfully. This role will oversee the design and implementation of early stage pre-clinical and clinical projects. He/she will ensure that the overall scientific and medical content of all clinical programs is scientifically and clinically rigorous.

  • Highly independent role; able to make decisions with minimal consultation.
  • M.D. with drug development experience is required.
  • Clinical or research experience (in a pharmaceutical or CRO environment) related to the design and/or conduct of clinical studies in oncology and/or hematology is required.
  • Chemotherapeutic/cytotoxin experience is preferred.
  • Experience and desire with driving patient recruitment a must.
  • Ability to travel 25-30%.

A clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on targeted treatments for cancer is in need of a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Utilizing a broad set of skills, the CFO will serve as a strategic partner and financial advisor to the Chief Executive Officer, other members of the senior management team and the Board of Directors to help craft the overall direction of the company. The CFO is responsible for the company’s balance sheet, capital structure, financial reporting, compliance, and risk management. The CFO will ensure that assigned functions (accounting, analysis and planning, audit, control, tax, technology, treasury, and corporate communications), have the resources and expertise to perform at a high level and meet the company’s growing needs. The CFO will work to enhance the finance function to support the business of today, while creating a finance organization and administrative capabilities that can scale as the business grows.

  • An undergraduate degree is required, preferably in accounting, finance, or a scientific field. An MBA or other advanced degree and/or CPA is preferable, but not required.
  • A strong professional reputation with at least 15 years’ experience in accounting and/or finance, with at least 5 years with a publicly traded pharmaceutical/biotechnology company.
  • Experience serving as the CFO of a publicly-traded company is preferred.
  • Experience providing Human Resource function oversight a plus.
  • Hands on experience with public company reporting, SEC regulatory issues and NASDAQ listing requirements.
  • Current knowledge of accounting, SEC and corporate governance issues and regulations.
  • The company is headquartered in North Jersey.

An established leader in sterile compounding located in Pennsylvania is looking for a Head of Operations to lead their development, implementation, and ongoing direction of effective ‘Human Drug Outsourcing Facility’ strategies (i.e., 503B Business Unit). This role reports to the CEO and manages all operations leadership staff within the 503B Business Unit on a daily basis providing guidance and direction.

  • 10-15 years of experience in regulated pharmaceutical and / or sterile compounding industries with demonstration of expert skills and successful results orientation in all phases of corporate leadership.
  • Experience in leading the ‘Business Unit’ functions from an operations perspective.
  • Excellent analytical, writing and presentation skills are required. Senior managerial experience within various hands-on corporate environments.
  • Demonstrated experience in the strategic design and implementation as well as management of cross functional business strategies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of complex US Federal and State Regulations inclusive of Government Contracting requirements.
  • Degree in scientific discipline required (advanced degree preferred).
  • Regulatory Agency Interaction / Inspection experience preferred.

Our client has developed proprietary diagnostics designed for the early detection of colorectal cancer. Reporting to the CEO, the Interim Head of Project Management provides internal direction, leadership and accountability for pipeline projects. This role has the opportunity to become a full-time permanent position for the right individual.

  • Undergraduate degree: BA or BS in business or finance required. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Background in pharmacy, biology or other life science required.
  • Ideally 10+ years of experience working in diagnostics, pharma, biotech and/or medical device in roles that routinely required influencing and directing multiple projects and responsibilities.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interface effectively with senior management, interdisciplinary project teams, subordinates and external vendors.
  • Project management certification desired (PMP certified).

A rare disease company is looking for a Regulatory Affairs Leader to lead and manage the regulatory functions and activities related to new and existing products, on a domestic and/or international basis as required by the Company and its affiliates. Ensures the implementation of the registration strategies for the Company, in line with business objectives and priorities and in compliance with regulatory requirements. Supports efforts to obtain world-wide approvals to market our products. Operates as a key stakeholder in the Company’s regulatory activities and initiatives accountable to ensure the quality of the Company’s records, products and processes. Participates as a key member of project teams responsible for lifecycle management and pipeline development programs.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; advanced degree in the life sciences strongly preferred.
  • Must have at least ten (10) years of experience in Regulatory Affairs, with at least two (2) years of experience working with Regulatory strategy.
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in preparing complex regulatory documents including INDs, milestone briefing packages (EOP2, EOP3, pre-NDA, Scientific Advice), NDAs, and other major regulatory submissions.
  • Experience in a commercial-stage organization required.
  • Prior experience with outsourced functions and managing contract employees preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver quality results within a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • This position is based in Lebanon, NJ.
  • Limited travel; approximately 20% on average; depending on business need.

A clinical-stage rare disease biopharmaceutical company is looking for a Therapeutic Team Lead who will be responsible for the ‘hands on’ development and implementation of clinical development activities. Reporting to the COO, the Team Lead will provide leadership and policy direction to ensure the company meets and/or exceeds organizational goals. The successful candidate will provide strategic and tactical oversight, medical input, advice and key opinion leader interaction, concerning: Project planning for clinical trials and development programs, protocol development and review and medical review of ongoing trials. Requirements include a demonstrated understanding of, and the ability to interpret, GCP/FDA standards/guidelines, as well as a clear understanding of internal/external resource management. The selected candidate will possess a strong desire to work in an innovative, emerging growth company environment.

  • Ideal candidate will have an M.D., Ph.D., M.S., PharmD and/or MBA.
  • 7+ years of pharmaceutical/biotech experience in clinical drug development, including direct experience managing, planning, organizing, implementing, and completing clinical trials supporting product registration.
  • Clinical experience in rare diseases or therapeutic areas of interest preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of the FDA and other regulatory organizations.
  • Strong working knowledge of GCPs, principles of ICH GCP, roles of the IRB/IEC sponsor/investigator, preparation of the clinical trial protocol, IB and clinical modules for FDA regulatory approvals.
  • Ability and desire to work collaboratively with senior scientific and business leaders to execute on near- and long-term plans, and to adapt to rapidly changing business conditions.
  • Ability to manage multiple clinical trials at different stages in several programs as required.
  • Experience in preparing and reviewing documents for clinical development, including the coordination, review and sign-off processes to ensure high-quality document submissions to IRBs, health authorities and regulators.

A life sciences company with over 35 years of active pharmaceutical ingredient development and manufacturing expertise is looking for a Director, Business Development, who will report to the Regional Team Leader. This role is responsible for sales growth of custom development in the assigned territory by targeting new and existing customers to secure contract manufacturing opportunities, contributing new business development opportunities from customer interactions to the portfolio development team. He/She will develop and maintain customer relationships to ensure a good network to provide the basis for future contract manufacturing agreements. He/she will be the main customer interface at assigned accounts and will be responsible for communication between customer and the technical teams at our manufacturing sites. He/she will also be responsible for preparing proposals in response to customer RFPs by coordinating the necessary input like costs calculations and timelines from site functions.

  • Degree in Chemistry, Pharmacy, or Business Administration.
  • 8-10 years of experience in sales and business development or key account management in the custom manufacturing (CMO) market.
  • Proven network in the relevant territory; preferable contacts to the sourcing organization of the top 50 pharma companies.
  • Extensive experience in all aspects of Supplier Relationship Management.
  • Experience with retaining and growing existing customer relationships and closing new accounts.
  • Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements.
  • Willingness to travel and work in a global team of professionals.

A life sciences company with over 35 years of active pharmaceutical ingredient development and manufacturing expertise is looking for a Director, Business Development. This role reports to the VP, Sales & Business Development and is responsible for sales growth of custom development in the assigned territory by targeting new and existing customers to secure contract manufacturing opportunities, contributing new business development opportunities from customer interactions to the portfolio development team. He/She will develop and maintain customer relationships to ensure a good network to provide the basis for future contract manufacturing agreements. The position will be the main customer interface at assigned accounts and will be responsible for communication between customer and the technical teams at our manufacturing sites. The role is also responsible for preparing proposals in response to customer RFPs by coordinating the necessary input like costs calculations and timelines from site functions.

  • Degree in Chemistry, Pharmacy or Business Administration.
  • 8-10 years of experience in sales and business development or key account management in the custom manufacturing (CMO) market.
  • Proven network in the relevant territory; preferable contacts to the sourcing organization of the top 50 pharma companies.
  • Extensive experience in all aspects of Supplier Relationship Management.
  • Experience with retaining and growing existing customer relationships and closing new accounts.
  • Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements.
  • Willingness to travel and work in a global team of professionals.
  • Based in San Francisco.

A life sciences company with over 35 years of active pharmaceutical ingredient development and manufacturing expertise is looking for a Senior Project Manager, who will be responsible for liaising between the client and customers, providing overall project leadership for new product development opportunities.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering required. Advanced degree strongly preferred.
  • 6-8 years of experience in the pharmaceutical arena, with Technology Transfer experience, and familiarity with cGMP regulations.
  • Experience with overall management and responsibility for new product development project teams.
  • Previous experience with direct customer contact and relationship management with excellent communication skills.
  • Skills managing multi-disciplinary teams and motivating others using influence.
  • Strong project management skills and high level of attentiveness to detail.
  • Location: Midwest

Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer, the Medical Director will be responsible for the ‘hands on’ development and implementation of clinical development activities. The Medical Director will provide leadership and policy direction to ensure the client meets and/or exceeds organizational goals. The successful candidate will provide strategic and tactical oversight, medical input, advice and key opinion leader interaction, concerning: Project planning for clinical trials and development programs, protocol development and review and medical review of ongoing trials.

  • Requirements include a demonstrated understanding of, and the ability to interpret, GCP/FDA standards/guidelines, as well as a clear understanding of internal/external resource management. The selected candidate will possess a strong desire to work in an innovative, emerging growth company environment.
  • M.D. Board certified with relevant clinical experience in areas related to client programs.
  • 7+ plus years of pharmaceutical/biotech experience in clinical drug development, including direct experience managing, planning, organizing, implementing, and completing clinical trials supporting product registration.
  • Clinical experience in rare diseases or therapeutic areas of interest preferred.

A pharmaceutical company focused on developing the next generation of immuno-oncology therapeutics is looking for a Principal Scientist/Assistant Director. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the client’s research and development activities in the area of tumor immunology, including discovery and validation of therapeutic cancer targets using cell-based assays and preclinical cancer models. This position will aid in the design, implementation, and completion in the discovery and development of novel RNAi therapeutics in the field of immuno-oncology.

  • Ph.D. scientist with a minimum of at least 3 years of post-doctoral training in academia or industry.
  • Strong working knowledge of cellular and molecular immunology as it applies to cancer.
  • Ability to characterize primary immune cells from murine and human tissues and blood.
  • Expertise in the development of in vitro assays of immune/inflammatory cell differentiation, activation, and function.
  • Expertise in flow cytometry methods, analysis, and interpretation of results.
  • Expertise in conducting relevant in vitro studies and in supporting the conduct of in vivo pharmacology studies.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with outside contract research organizations or in collaboration with academic laboratories.
  • Experience in drug discovery and development in industry preferable.
  • Experience managing lab staff (Master’s and Ph.D. levels).
  • Must possess an entrepreneurial attitude.
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