Head, Medical Services

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Head, Medical Services

Reports to: CEO

Why you’re here 

With your proven track record and experience in clinical drug development, medical safety, and regulatory affairs, you will be responsible for our medical services function. The goal is to ensure readiness for clinical study execution for the projects in associated areas that GreenLight Clinical is entrusted with by its sponsors and partners. You and your team will provide clinical/medical and regulatory expert advice to other departments within GreenLight Clinical.

As a member of the senior leadership team, you will contribute to the company’s growth and strategy with your knowledge and experience from the industry and your strong business acumen; you will play a key role in nurturing the company’s collaborative and caring culture with your excellent leadership skills and core values.

What you’ll deliver 

  • Development and execution of growth strategy for functions or areas you are responsible for 
  • Timely input into business development opportunities and proposals in relation to responsible areas, including medical therapeutic areas, (TA) knowledge and experience, plus clinical development strategy  
  • Identification of new business opportunities to contribute to the growth and expansion of GreenLight Clinical
  • Audit readiness status across the business units you are responsible for

How we’ll measure it

  • Delivery of relevant projects within responsible functions/areas with speed and quality
  • Growth of business within responsible areas: medical safety reporting, pharmacovigilance, regulatory affairs, clinical logistics, and other new potential opportunities
  • Quality of relationships with and feedback from internal and external stakeholders 
  • Regulatory authority approvals and quality of relationship with regulatory authorities
  • KPIs defined for your responsible area, e.g. Pharmacovigilance KPIs, speed of regulatory processes, timeline of medical monitoring plan, etc
  • Compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Evidence of a ‘quality’ culture and mitigated risks and quality improvement


  • Medical Degree or a Ph.D. in life science with relevant industry experience  

Work experience

  • Proven successful pharmaceutical medical device industry experience, CRO experience preferred
  • 5+ years relevant experiences in drug development in a biotech / CRO or pharma environment, and experience with medical monitoring, pharmacovigilance, interaction with regulatory agencies, 
  • Experience in developing and implementing global trials
  • Therapeutic area experiences: Ophthalmology or Oncology area preferred
  • Experience in a strategic leadership capacity and leading teams

Technical knowledge & skills or other requirements

  • Significant and demonstratable working knowledge of regulatory procedures and guidelines in all regions (global scope)
  • Highly organised with strategic thinking and outstanding business acumen
  • Strong leadership, excellent communication skills, and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong verbal, written communication, and presentation skills are required, as well as excellent scientific writing 
  • Ability to travel as needed  

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