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Unicyte - Head of Translational Development (m/f/d)

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Your assignments

  • Design and conduct non-clinical development studies (GLP and non-GLP) covering pharmacology, safety, toxicology and ADME
  • Implement streamlined approaches to clinical target validation (e.g. target distribution, Mechanisms of Action), preclinical proof of concept, and BLA or NDA-enabling studies such as definitive MoA/pharmacology studies 
  • Support projects by supervising Translational Strategist serving cell therapy project teams
  • Build and progress the early cell therapy portfolio including designing the programs
  • Develop and apply in-depth knowledge of cell therapy, emerging meaningful preclinical and clinical research, product and competitive landscapes including current treatment strategies, current and potential competitors, and new therapeutic developments 
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with opinion leaders, collaborators, scientific advisors, alliance partners and patient advocacy groups to help drive the scientific communications program 
  • Represent early development functions at the Executive and Board levels 
  • Ensure the integration of expertise/findings from discovery research, nonclinical and clinical groups while facilitating broader discussion with groups such as medical indication specialists, regulatory, process development, clinical operations, compliance and legal 

Your profile

  • PhD and/or MD with a track record in ATMP and Cell therapy translation science and proven experience in developing cellular therapies 
  • At least 15 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical/biotech company, CRO, or academic medical center, or related experience
  • Strong knowledge of disease area biology, pharmacology, toxicology, ADME, translational science and clinical trial design
  • Strong communication and influencing skills (fluency in English, German and or Italian would be a plus) 
  • Highly developed problem solving and risk management skills
  • Highly developed collaborative working skills on clinical trials 
  • Ability to act as an external ambassador and to influence external organisations to improve the image and reputation of Unicyte and Fresenius Medical Care  

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Professional Experienced

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General EngineeringMedical AffairsResearch & Development

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Nina Singh
Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland GmbH
Bad Homburg
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