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US Development Head (SVP/EVP)

Department: R&D
Job Title: US Development Head (SVP/EVP)
Report to: CMO
Location: US


  • Lead and manage the Clinical, PV, PMO and RA, leveraging strong process and knowledge to drive team deliverables.
  • Manage the day-to-day R&D department in US, overseeing planning and progress across the portfolio of programs from early development to regulatory filing
  • Create, modify and support the short- and long-term Onco products clinical strategies based on the company’s business objectives
  • Play a key leadership role in the development and improvement of business processes, tools and templates relevant to US clinical, cross-functional product development, and regulatory filing
  • Develop and drive continuous improvements in US clinical, establish KPIs/metrics, and implement US clinical best practices
  • Apply US clinical expertise, methodologies and standards to all programs, directly and through direct reports
  • Facilitate team and working group meetings, ensuring meetings results-driven and positive team dynamics
  • Collaborate with other clinical colleagues on developing and improving R&D and Arena business processes and performance as needed


  • MD and Ph.D preferably with a background in clinical oncology or regulatory professionalism. PhD, Pharm D or other health related scientific field with a deep understanding of the clinical oncology of the area of interest or equivalent therapy area knowledge.
  • At least 15 years of relevant experience, with excellent skills & knowledge with a whole/intense view of drug development and regulatory approval.
  • Experience managing a diverse portfolio of global programs at various phases in the Oncology drug development lifecycle from early development through regulatory filing
  • Advanced understanding of program management and associated deliverables, tools and expectations
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills and an ability to inspire and influence at all levels
  • Excellent oral and written English.