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Vice President of Clinical Development – Ophthalmology Biotech

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    negotiable / €110k - €160k DoE
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    1 week ago
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  • Deadline:
    March 11, 2020
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Vice President of Clinical Development – Ophthalmology Biotech

AL Solutions are searching for a Vice President of Clinical Development to work for a small and rapidly expanding Ophthalmology and Rare Diseases clinical stage Biotech organisation in the Netherlands.

This position can have 2-3 days work-from-home flexibility but require someone to be in the Netherlands 2-3 days per week (on a weekly basis ideally).

This is an opportunity to join a small Biotech with great benefits, long-term share options, excellent bonuses and to work on innovative projects with an ambitious team


  • Support the clinical-stage programs and bring forward other pipeline programmes into the clinic
  • Direct all aspects of activities relating to preparation of protocols, clinical trials, data analyses, safety evaluation and clinical study reports, including being the medical monitor for clinical trials
  • Execute medical review of individual case safety reports and aggregate safety data, and participate and contribute to safety surveillance activities, safety processes and safety development
  • Show communication and ability to form strong relationships with Ophthalmology KOLs
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure that the clinical aspects of protocol/trials are properly executed
  • provide input into early phase clinical development programmes, including recommendation of primary and secondary end points, biomarkers and inclusion/exclusion criteria with the view of gaining regulatory approval
  • Provide guidance on feasibility assessment and investigator/site selection
  • Interact with CRO and other vendor relationships
  • Provide support for Competent Authority and Ethics Committee/IRB submissions
  • Review periodically clinical data and



  • Professional credentials as a physician (MBChB or MD) or equivalent (e.g. PhD, OD)
  • Significant experience (minimum of 5 years) of clinical development
  • Experience in ophthalmology
  • Experience working in small biotech/start-up and/or rare diseases an advantage
  • Experience in leading and managing project teams and managing multiple projects concurrently
  • Thorough knowledge of clinical trial approval processes




AL Solutions are a niche Life Science recruitment consultancy. We place professionals across the UK/EU for a variety of biotechnology, pharmaceutical and CRO companies ranging from small start-ups to large global organisations.


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