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EMD/VP, Global Product Development-Oncology/Hematology (HOME BASED)

The HemOnc Therapeutic Area Vice President is a leadership role that requires proven abilities to drive bothstrategic innovation and measurable business outcomes. The incumbent's t rackrecord of therapeutic expertise will be extensive and ensure recognition of theincumbent as a peer of their Pharmaceutical Industry equivalents. This positionwill play a key part in the future business success of PPD as it seeks tocontinue its track record of successful growth and expand its Industry leadingposition

The role comprises fourmajor functions:

First, the incumbentis responsible for ensuring the highest possible quality of input intosignificant requests for proposals (RFPs) including:
  • Development strategy and regulatory issues
  • Investigational product class issues
  • Protocol and indication considerations, including safety
  • Team education on indication
  • Interactions with client physicians and/or client TA Head or CMO prior to or during the bid defense
  • Identifying opportunities for PPD® consulting

Secondly, the incumbent is responsible for supportingoutstanding input into other areas of PPD's business activity including:

• Pro-activeclient engagement: peer-to-peer interaction with CMOs, TA Heads and seniormedical directors of companies whose product portfolio contains investigationalproducts of business interest to PPD

• Strategicalliance development & support

• Clientgovernance or advisory boards

• PPD®Consulting practice

• ThroughPPD's consulting practice, the incumbent will provide Industry gold standard productdevelopment plans and top-level design of clinical trial protocols that arerequired in the plan

Thirdly, the incumbentwill provide a supporting role in PPD's Rare Disease strategy team, a crossfunctional team charged with championing PPD's business development by creatingfocused solutions for client companies. Examplesof activities related to the development of these integrated business offeringsto client companies include:

• Identifying strategic client opportunities

• Client pipeline analysis

• Identifying investigational product opportunities

• Partner with business development to implement specific strategiesto grow therapeutic area book of business

• Evaluating and integrating PPD's service offerings, such as

• Phase 1 first in human testing capabilities

• Clinical trial operations expertise

• Regulatory intelligence expertise

• Laboratory capabilities (including biomarkers)

• Imaging capabilities

• Post-approval studies and outcomes expertise

• Special services - i.e. DSMB management, ARO partnership

Fourthly, the incumbent will be responsiblefor providing therapeutic and developmental expertise to internal PPD teamsincluding:

• Indication-specific trainingfor clinical teams

• Guidance during clinical trialexecution

• Clinical data review and evaluation

• Investigator brochure, clinicalstudy report, NDA/MAA documents, and regulatory briefing documents review andediting

• Contribute to design andreporting of feasibility studies

• Liaise with investigators andKOLs

• Mentor and supervise TAclinical scientists


Job Qualification:

• MD or equivalent required; subspecialty training in Hematology/Oncology
• Minimum of 10 years of post-education experience in clinical and/or research setting
• Minimum of 5 years of global HemOnc development experience (prefer expertise in 2 of the 3) and 3 years in a leadership role in the pharmaceutical, biotech or CRO Industry
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

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