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Company: Labcorp Drug Development
Location: Zollikon, ZH, Switzerland
Career Level: Director
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Job Overview:

Medical Director, Respiratory Diseases

Location: Home-based, EMEA


We are looking for a medical professional (MD) with previous experience in medical monitoring and a profound know-how in respiratory diseases. In this position, you will conduct medical monitoring within global clinical trials managed within Labcorp Drug Development. In particular, you will be the medical expert for respiratory clinical studies (phase I – III), supporting world-class pharmaceutical companies in the development of innovative drugs with your expertise – improving the lives and health of patients worldwide every day.


What we have to offer: a global network of recognized experts and thought leaders, flexible working solutions, a genuine work-life balance, a highly competitive compensation package and the opportunity to significantly raise your profile in the industry.



Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Serve as Lead Project Physician or as Program Level Physician in his/her area of expertise, providing medical / scientific expertise to project teams and other internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop training modules and materials and provide trainings in respiratory diseases and protocol specific requirements across the company
  • Oversee and review escalated issues, gaps and proposals for process improvement and business initiatives
  • Perform medical data review; review laboratory values, adverse events, coding dictionaries and data tables, listings and figures as needed
  • Provide input, review and revise protocols, case report forms, training materials, project specific tools, analysis plans design, clinical trial reports and new drug applications
  • Prepares materials for and actively participate in investigator meetings
  • Responsible for medical and safety monitoring on assigned projects
  • Participate in feasibility discussions and risk assessments relating to specific project proposals
  • Evaluate and monitor medical data reviews performed by central medical data reviewers
  • Provide oversight of Project and Medical Management to ensure timelines and quality of medical deliverables and assigns physician resources as required
  • Maintain subject matter expertise through ongoing continuing medical education or clinical work, as well as attendance at relevant conferences and meetings
  • Provide subject matter and drug development expertise to our sponsors and act as key contributor to both medical strategy and execution of the study / program




  • Advanced degree as a medical doctor, with a focus on internal / respiratory diseases
  • Board certification is a plus
  • Profound medical expertise in respiratory diseases
  • Solid professional experience in a comparable role ( Medical Monitor, Medical Director, Senior Medical Advisor, Senior Medical Officer, Clinical Research Physician ) monitoring clinical trials (phase I – III) at a CRO or a pharmaceutical company
  • Familiarity with international drug development standards such as ICH and GCP
  • Autonomous work style with excellent time and project management skills
  • Ability to build trustful, sustainable relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders based on your outstanding listening and communication skills
  • Business fluency in English – both spoken and written – is a must




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