Associate Medical Director at EastHORN


Job Summary:

We are looking to hire a proactive and energetic team player, with strong work ethic who takes his/her responsibilities seriously, and who is committed to developing within the Medical and Pharmacovigilance department.


As a Associate Medical Director/Medical Director you will be expected to act as a Study Physician and provide medical monitoring services in the study projects and support Business Development department by providing expert opinion to clients, in proposals and at Bid Defenses.



Moreover, the desired person will be opened to cross cultural communication and cooperation and will be independent in their performance.

Job Responsibilities:

Medical Monitoring

  • Provides medical monitoring for assigned projects.
  • Responsibility for all medical issues related to studies for which they are assigned as Study Physician.
  • Acts as medical advisor to sponsor/client companies as appropriate.
  • Interacts with clinical investigators, statisticians, project managers, and other relevant specialists during study set up, execution and close out.
  • Provides medical oversight, advice and monitoring of subject safety during study design and execution in accordance with ICH Good Clinical Practice, applicable regulatory guidelines and company standard operating procedures.
  • Performs review of serious adverse events (SAEs) as a back up to the PV Physician, that occur during studies as and when they are notified to Regulatory Authorities to assist in identifying any emergent safety concerns that may be related to study conduct.
  • Reviews the outputs of safety issues and recommends appropriate remedial action as and when deemed necessary to ensure the protection of subject safety.
  • Provides 24/7 on-call medical support for urgent medical inquiries.
  • Functions as medical representative in client meetings.
  • Provides medical expertise, advice and guidance to members of the clinical project teams and site staff as required.


  • Provides medical expertise, training, advice and guidance to members of the clinical project teams and sites, as and when required.
  • Shares knowledge and technical expertise with other team members


Business Development

  • Provides support to Business development team regarding input to Proposals.
  • Provides therapeutic area input and protocol feedback for Proposal generation.
  • Attends internal preparation meetings for generation of Proposals.
  • Attends Bid Defense Meetings as required.
  • Some international travel required.

Line Management Responsibilities/Leadership

  • Position of Medical Director includes line management, and mentoring of Clinical Research Physicians, Senior Clinical Research Physicians and Associate Medical Directors as needed.
  • Responsible for administration and/or delegation of activities of Direct Reports
  • Assures adequate resources are in place for all project related duties
  • Ongoing performance evaluations and career development of direct reports and others as needed
  • Provides leadership for staff within appropriate therapeutic areas.
  • Works within the department to set vision and strategy for the medical group.
  • Contributes to the development of company policies involving medical, safety and therapeutics.
  • Participates in Process Improvements across the company

Job Skills & Qualifications:


  • Medical Degree obtained at a recognised University.
  • Experience managing patients in hospital as Oncologist
  • At least 4 years medical monitoring experience, in CRO or Pharmaceutical Company.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and local language
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities.
  • Ability to multitask and meet/address issues around conflict resolution.
  • Able to address resource allocation within the group.
  • Some knowledge of drug development process, ICH/GCP guidelines and local regulatory requirements. (Training will be provided as required).
  • Experience in setting-up/conducting clinical trials and evaluation of adverse events is highly desirable.
  • Excellent presentation, written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent client facing interaction skills.
  • Analytical, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Computer competency


  • Can be homebased
  • Possibility to gain international experience
  • Working with experienced and very professional and supportive team
  • Possibility to grow within the Company
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Eligibility to the Company Bonus scheme


  • Location: Plateau, Nigeria
  • Application Deadline: Not Specified

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