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Director of Medical Affairs


📍 Location: Europe (Hybrid)

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ARTO is partnered with an exciting, well funded Biotech Company focused on the Infectious Disease space where they have a novel, innovative pipeline including one marketed asset.

This is a unique opportunity to take a key leadership role and be a significant contributor to the success of a well-positioned, growth-stage biotech with an exciting future and considerable capability of delivering significant change to patients’ lives.

Director Medical Affairs


You’ll be working with a small, energetic, fast-moving team, with short decision lines, you’ll need to have a strong work ethic, plus have an independent “can-do” attitude but still be a team player.


The ideal candidate possesses:

– Medical Doctor MD | MBBS | MBBCh | DO | or Equivalent
– Board Certification or Ph.D. in Infectious Diseases/Virology or Internal Medicine is Appreciated
– 7 years of Industry Experience spread across Infectious Diseases and Medical Affairs in a Biotech /   Big Pharma
– Demonstrated outstanding leadership of multiple development projects and teams
– Proven ability to effectively work in a cross-functional/matrix environment and successfully leverage internal and external partnerships
– Experience building up a team
– Established KOL network in the Infectious Diseases space across Europe


Build and plan the scientific communication strategy
May be responsible for patient safety and risk management, including if applicable review and/or signoff of AE / SAE reports, narratives and safety assessments, periodic safety reports and the safety and Benefit-Risk sections in clinical trial protocols and reports, and regulatory documentation for Phase 3b and 4 studies. May deputize for the CMO in global clinical study issues in case of unanticipated absence of CMO.
Possibly responsible for co-authorisation and signing off publications in the relevant sector.
Represents clinical study data in symposia, congresses and other public interactions, provide internal (& relevant external) training
Development assessments of pre-clinical and clinical programs to support life-cycle plans and new therapeutic initiatives
Attends training lectures, symposia and conferences in order to maintain up-to-date level of knowledge and expertise.
Provide scientific and medical oversite on clinical programs and discovery and research
Interact with the regulatory authorities, corporate partners, and investors
Contribute to authorship and review process for scientific publications and presentations.
Assist with scientific advisory board activities


This is a career-defining opportunity where you will play a key role in the vision and strategy of a dynamic biotech bringing novel drugs into development to benefit patients.


If you’d like to learn more about this opportunity please reach out and I’ll be happy to set up a confidential discussion in more detail over the phone.

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