Assistant Medical Director

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

The Assistant Medical Director will be responsible for the design, implementation, monitoring, analysis, and reporting of studies conducted within the Late Development Oncology organization. You will also participate in developing the long-range strategic plans for the molecule or molecules within the area of Oncology.

Key Accountabilities:

Assisting in the overall management, planning, evaluation and documentation of projects and studies.  Participation in on-going medicine development activities including:

  • Preparation of regulatory documents and interaction with global regulatory authorities
  • Monitoring and reviewing incoming data
  • Analysis, presentation and interpenetration of on-going studies and published data
  • Interactions with health authorities and expert bodies
  • Close collaboration with drug safety, regulatory affairs, medical affairs and clinical trial operations
  • Participation in the preparation of abstracts, posters and presentations for scientific meetings and congresses
  • Developing and writing clinical plans and protocols ensuring that they are scientifically sound 

To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Solid experience in medical research including writing clinical study reports and interpreting clinical data
  • Good communication and collaborative skills with experience at working with cross-functional and external groups, including researchers, clinicians and other stakeholders.
  • Proven track record of delivery of experimental or novel studies
  • Confidence at presenting at internal and external strategy meetings
  • Breast oncology expertise is highly preferred


  • MD (Board Certification in Oncology required) with clinical practice experience required and strong scientific/development competence in the relevant therapeutic area demonstrated by peer reviewed publications or production of clinical expert reports.  Sub specialization in relevant therapeutic area (equivalent to board eligible or board-certified) is highly desirable.
  • Experience in clinical research, and within pharmaceutical industry. Must have past work experience of confirmatory drug development and evidence of having played a significant part in the preparation of international regulatory submissions or work with health authorities.
  • Exceptional candidates without this level of filing experience may be considered on an individual basis. Work with health authorities in outcomes measures, presentations, negotiations and submissions are considered to be important.
  • Ability to interact effectively in a multifunctional multinational team setting
  • Understanding of the business and regulatory aspects in pharmaceutical drug development.
  • Able to present to internal and external groups effectively and convincingly.
  • Fluent in verbal and written English



Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

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