LEO Pharma

Medical Expert – late phase clinical development

Do you want to break new land, have work-life balance and very good colleagues?

If you are looking for an opportunity to unfold and expand your skills within clinical drug development, you will not find better opportunities than in this dedicated clinical development position. You will join a global and successful company that has set the very ambitious goal to become the world’s preferred dermatology care partner.

To succeed, we have made historical investments within R&D and in the last years developed new systemic and innovative medicines for patients with unmet medical needs. We have a strong pipeline and a lot of interesting projects. But we are far from done. As such, you can look forward to highly interesting challenges among very good colleagues in a welcoming and friendly atmosphere characterized by trust and a strong focus on your well-being and development.

Medical Expert in cross-organizational project teams

As Medical Expert you and your dedicated specialist colleagues are the ones who turns good ideas into new solutions – with a clear ambition of second-to-none quality and treatment potential. You will work in cross-organizational project teams together with highly skilled colleagues from multiple countries. Your primary tasks will be to:

  • Act as Medical Expert in clinical development teams – project teams, clinical teams and study teams
  • Drive the medical and scientific content of Clinical Development Plans
  • Contribute to clinical trial protocols, clinical trial reports, clinical regulatory documents, investigator’s brochures and publications
  • Contribute to applications for registration of new products
  • Represent LEO Pharma in interactions with external stakeholders including investigators, therapeutic experts and regulatory authorities

You will be based at the LEO Pharma HQ in Ballerup, Greater Copenhagen. You can look forward to travel 10-20 days per year to meet partners and colleagues, primarily in Europe and the US.

MD with clinical drug development experience and strong analytical skills

We are looking for a person with strong analytical skills and the ability to create results as part of various teams. This calls for your open-minded approach and understanding of/respect for cultural and professional differences. You must also be good at presenting your results and recommendations (written and spoken), however you do not need to be extrovert to succeed in this position. Your CV comprises:

  • An education as Medical Doctor and preferably a PhD (not a prerequisite for applying)
  • Experience within clinical drug development
  • Experience and/or a keen professional interest within the field of dermatology

Your new department

You will join approx. 50 scientists who share the ambition to turn exciting challenges into the best and most innovative treatments of tomorrow. Most of us are based at the LEO Pharma headquarters in Ballerup, Greater Copenhagen. Additionally we have smaller units in New Jersey, US and Shanghai, China. We are organized in 5 sections; three sections with Medical Experts and two sections with Medical Writers.

Our environment is founded on trust and respect and we believe that people that thrive make the greatest results. A good work-life balance and thought out development opportunities are important components in this. We know that we can only succeed as a team and for the same reason we have an on-going focus on teamwork and collaboration.

We look forward to receiving your application latest by 10th November 2019. 


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