Director of Clinical Pharmacology

€100000 - €110000 per annum
  1. Permanent
  1. Clinical Operations, Project Management

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Hobson Prior are in search for a Director of Clinical Pharmacology, for an exciting permanent position at a research-based biopharma organisation where you will be based in Ireland. You will have the ultimate responsibility for clinical pharmacology programs in the area of HIV and emerging viral infections.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accountable to lead clinical pharmacology studies of the highest complexity.
  • Deliver strategic leadership and demonstrating accountability for the clinical pharmacology programs supporting Phase 1-4 clinical development for development compounds in your therapeutic areas.
  • Developing and maintaining collaborative working relationship with colleagues within and outside the department.
  • Representing the department and providing subject matter expertise on cross-functional project teams.
  • Developing and implementing new clinical pharmacology tools and technologies to drive smarter drug development for programs.
  • Supervising, developing and mentoring junior level scientists, both direct reports and via matrix structure in clinical pharmacology teams.
  • Authoring/reviewing/approving clinical protocols, analysis plans, study reports and regulatory submissions.
  • Developing high quality clinical pharmacology plans and content for global regulatory submissions, including INDs, IBs, NDAs, MAAs and pediatric plans.
  • Maintaining and establishing relationships and agreements with contract vendors.
  • Evaluating departmental and broader organizational SOPs as fit for purpose, in compliance with current scientific standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Any other assigned duties.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to convey complex technical information clearly.
  • Confidence and ability to present to and influence senior leaders.
  • Ability to critically analyse problems and provide creative solutions.
  • Confidence and discipline to work autonomously.
  • Desire to strive for continuous improvement.


  • Extensive experience and a, PhD, PharmD or MD degree with emphasis in clinical pharmacology, pharmacokinetics or a related scientific discipline.
  • In-depth knowledge of pharmacokinetic and other analysis software programs (eg. WinNonlin, GraphPad, etc.).
  • Thorough knowledge of current and emerging scientific standards regulatory requirements for assigned territories.

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