Clinical Development Leader - any Galapagos location

Job description

Pleased to meet you, we are Galapagos, a dynamic fast growing Biotech company with offices in Europe in Belgium (Mechelen), France (Romainville + Paris), the Netherlands (Leiden), Switzerland (Basel), Italy (Milano), Spain (Madrid), UK (London), Germany (München), the Nordics (Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland), Austria (Vienna) and in US, Boston.


We’re in the business of changing lives. In our quest to discover and develop life-improving medicines we go where no one has ever gone before. In every challenge we face, we see new opportunities. We want to challenge the impossible. We need thought leaders and rapid thinkers, entrepreneurs in spirit and status quo-fighters. Collaborative innovators and perseverant idealists. We need the best-in-class. In other words, we need you: The ‘make-it-happeners’.


We are looking for a Clinical Development Leader - Any Galapagos location.


Scope of the job:

Physician responsible for leading a multidisciplinary Clinical Development Team (CDT) and providing expertise and guidance on development strategy of drug candidates at Galapagos.


Your role:

  • Lead the Clinical Development Team to define the clinical development strategy as well as design and execute the Clinical Development Plan from FIH through registration
  • Closely collaborate with multidisciplinary project team members and other subject matter experts to drive the development of drug candidates across all phases of clinical development
  • Oversee and manage the interactions with external experts, collaborators, alliance partners to ensure the timely execution of the Clinical Development Plan
  • Oversee all phases clinical studies from planning, design, set-up, conduct, monitoring through reporting of study results
  • Contribute, review, and approve Briefing documents, IB, IMPD, study protocol, and CSR
  • Lead the Competent Authority and Ethics Committee/IRB submissions and interactions in close collaboration with regulatory leaders
  • Participate to the safety management team and contribute to the risk assessment and mitigation strategy for drug candidates in all phase of clinical development


Job requirements

Who are you ?

  • Physician scientist with at least 5 years of experience in clinical research in academia and/or pharmaceutical industry
  • PhD or specialty or clinical experience in rheumatology
  • Solid understanding of clinical Phase I – III drug development
  • Strategic thinker with ability to motivate others and collaborate effectively in a multi-cultural environment
  • Energetic with a can-do attitude
  • Strong scientific and analytical skills


What’s in it for you ?

You will be part of a fast growing and amazing company. As ‘make-it-happener’ you will get all the support you need to make your job successful. At Galapagos we aim to recruit the best people, who stand out among their peers, with integrity and excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Our employees are the strength behind Galapagos, a highly motivated team, eager to maintain Galapagos’ leading position and achieve breakthroughs in pharmaceutical research. Galapagos offers a competitive remuneration package and a dynamic work environment.

We are Galapagos : together we can make it happen…!