VP of Research and Development

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Partial Job Description 1) Determine the overall organizational structure and allocation of managerial responsibilities 2) Lead the research and development, clinical affairs, product regulatory, intellectual property development and all medical/scientific writing within company 3) Develop the operating plan and strategic objective that support the company?s research and development strategies 4) Provide leadership to direct others in solving complex problems 5) Review and approve all major projects 6) Exercise the authority to implement and initiate projects 7) Participate with senior management in developing and establishing organizational and company policies 8) Make final decision on administrative and operational matter within the department 9) Direct all major functions and activities within the research area 10) Represent the company in all related technical matter of significance with knowledge of the business aspects of a given project or product 11) Ensure introduction of new technology into the department 12) Ensure the scientific and career growth of employees within the department


  • Qualifications / Skills Required 1) PhD in a scientific discipline, Chemistry (organic), Biochemistry, Biology or Microbiology (preferred) 2) Minimum 10+ years of experience in conducting, managing and directing clinical affairs 3) Minimum 10+ years of experience in performing, managing and directing research and development 4) Minimum 5+ years of experience in performing, managing and directing pharmaceutical drug development 5) Minimum 5+ years of experience in conducting and managing medical and scientific writings 6) Experience in product formulation and clinical trial conduct 7) Knowledge of business development, specifically API or product acquisition(s) along with modeling (value analysis of said candidate) a distinct plus 8) Knowledge of medical foods and/or nutraceuticals a plus 9) Demonstrated management and strategic planning skills


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Seniority Level:
Director / VP
  R&D / Science
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Managing a team of:
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Other Compensation:
A superb base salary and bonus structure are available; compensation is commensurate with experience and will be discussed with qualified candidates only.