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Chief Medical Officer - Biotech/IVD - Namur

Company

Our client is a young company who is dedicated to organizing the development, production and distribution of bacteriophages. Modern phage therapy is the most promising treatment against antiobiotic multiresistant bacterial (AMR) infections, one of the biggest global health challenges, referred to as “the next pandemic” by the WHO. AMR is expected to become the single largest death cause within the next quarter century, surpassing cancer.

Our client has developed "Inteliphage", a revolutionary automatic phagogram, IVD for a fast screening of phages. This equipment provides a diagnosis in three hours instead of the usual three days, allowing the company to recommend and deliver a personalized and highly effective treatment in record time, which is life-saving in many critical circumstances

They are looking for that person who wants to be a valued contributor and member of a talented and dynamic team (M/F)

Role

Developing a drug and getting it to market requires a whole lot of medical expertise, clinical experience, and healthcare knowledge along various steps of the process. As medical director you are responsible for providing oversight for the clinical aspects of these processes. You will develop and execute the clinical plan for the Phage therapy products and provide medical insight for the strategy used in testing and marketing the products.

Profile

  • Medical Doctor degree (mandatory) with a minimum of 5 years industry experience, or comparable experience in the management and execution of phase I-III trials preferentially in the Biotech industry
  • As Medical Director you will have a strong understanding of all phases of pharmaceutical drug product development, including clinical trial management, IND and NDA submissions, medical monitoring, GCP principles, and will have extensive experience in collaboration with Clinical Operations, Research and Clinical Pharmacology, Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs and other key stakeholders.
  • Ability to independently evaluate, interpret and present complex scientific data
  • Ability to critically evaluate complex drug development programs
  • Proven leadership and management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team of peers and outside experts
  • Good written and oral communication skills in French and English.
  • Ability to travel required

Offer

  • A challenging position within a high-potential biotech company.
  • The opportunity to take part in the development of robust modern solutions to fight antibiotic-resistant infections.
  • An attractive compensation package in line with the position’s responsibilities and your experience

Publication date

10.08.2022

Contact person

Gaëlle Minet

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