Clinical Pharmacology Leader - (Associate) Director level - Brussel


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Our client is a global player in the pharmaceutical industry that wants to radically improve the quality of life of people with severe diseases. By collaborating with the best researchers from industry and academia, they work to overcome the biggest healthcare challenges that exist today. The average patient does not exist, by enhancing the understanding of disease and the real-life experiences they aim to deliver the right drug and the right care to the right patient. The challenges that are focussed on are in the domains of neurology and immunology.


As Quantitative Clinical Pharmacology/PK-PD Lead in the The Global Explanatory Department, your contribution will include:

  • Promote productive relationships by communicating quantitative clinical pharmacology PK/PD core activities on the project and clinical team level
  • Contribute to interdisciplinary team meetings and lead sub-teams (e.g. QCP) to motivate others in a matrix environment
  • Anticipate on the needs of a program, share critical data within the team and the line and propose solutions proactively

We are looking for a person who considers being strategic and agile are the most importance success for changing track deftly to improve patients’ lives. In this environment you will be able to:

  • Act as lead on assigned Clinical Teams and program/project teams, where you will deliver Quantitative Clinical Pharmacology Strategic planning, to ensure that the direction for the strategic QCP/PK-PD is clearly provided to study level plans, dose selections, designs, PK/PD measures and strategy
  • The analysis of non-compartmental PK data and ensuring appropriate PK-PD data are generated and analysed
  • Work out study proposals and designs
  • Work together with the Clinical and Development teams to provide recommendations for clinical doses and dosing algorithms
  • Lead the quantitative clinical pharmacology contributions to all regulatory documents, leads
  • Contributes to the writing and reviewing responses to regulatory queries


For this position, we are looking for a candidate with the following skillset:

  • Proactive person with a problem solving mindset
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • PhD or equivalent in experience
  • At least 10 years of experience
  • Extensive experience at contributing and participating to the development and execution of the clinical plan, with input and expertise in the clinical pharmacology components
  • Good knowledge of regulatory aspects
  • A strong understanding of pharmacodynamics and translational methods, experimental medicine tools, regulatory requirements, population PK-PD modelling and simulation


Why should you join us:

  • Work in an environment that is focussed on innovation
  • Front row seat in the development of drugs for severe diseases
  • Broad responsibilities in managing the Clinical Development process
  • Very competitive salary package


Lorin Raats
Associate | Biotechnology




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