Head of Clinical Development - World First Gene Therapy Tech

Head of Clinical Development - World First Gene Therapy Tech

Job Title: Head of Clinical Development - World First Gene Therapy Tech
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Guildford
Salary: Highly attractive shares in early stage, tech-validated business - would suit someone that is looking to make significant impact in the gene therapy community.
Start Date: 2020-02-03
Reference: V-45979-1
Contact Name: Steve Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 03, 2020 15:52

Job Description

In line with an all-new business direction and refocus of strategy towards gene therapy development and delivery; this everso exciting biotech with an enviably intelligent and unique story-so-far, is now providing the opportunity for a demonstrably credible, highly accomplished, industry recognised Head of Clinical Development to join their leadership team.

A dual facing position; this person with take on full accountability for delivering elevated shareholder value through the design, implementation and execution of CDPs for both in-house and partnered projects.  

The Opportunity

The company has validated a world-first, synthetic and fully biodegradable technology for precision delivery of gene therapies. This position would suit a highly ambitious person seeking the opportunity to drive in-house and partner projects towards IND-enabling assets and into the clinic and beyond. You will be taking full advantage and reaping the industry-changing benefits of the company’s globally protected safe, targeted, effective gene therapy drug delivery technology.

This is a future-business critical opportunity, supported directly by the founding scientist and highly accomplished CEO.

Critical criteria
  • Extensive and successful background in CDP design, implementation and execution, including regulatory navigation with EMA, FDA and MHRA
  • Extensive experience in clinical trial oversight
  • Developed understanding of drug delivery for ATMPs
  • Ability to travel globally as the role demands

As an SME Biotech, this role requires a highly ambitious spirit that thrives in a fully autonomous and hands on environment. You will be driven by the thrill of the entire process of clinical strategy, design and execution as well as clinical operation oversight and hold a deep passion to fulfill a mission to have a significant, global, industry-changing impact on the application of gene therapy delivery.

Due to the nature of this company and position, and as expected, there is already a high level of interest from candidates in Next Phase’s immediate network, so if this is something that has aroused great interest, and you believe you are a suitable consideration for this position, please contact for more information urgently.

Best of luck!