Clinical Research Lead – China

Basic qualifications:

5-7 years of clinical research experience within China


Demonstrated experience and proven track record of managing teams of highly educated and self-driven individuals

Demonstrated business acumen and ability to work as part of a complex matrix organization.

Demonstrated experience representing an Organization with external stakeholders including the CFDA

Background in developing global clinical research plans and implementing clinical studies

External facing, scientifically impactful role, expected to be role model and mentor to junior members of the CD team

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in China and English

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Preferred qualifications:


Job Description Summary-The purpose of this job is to support the delivery of clinical development excellence in compliance with internal policies and external regulations by providing scientific/ clinical expertise on specific category/ sub-category innovation project strategies in China.

This is a managerial role responsible for developing and overseeing the Oral Care/Nutirtionals/Pain/ Respiratory and Innovation category clinical research activities whose key accountability is the design, execution, analyzing and reporting of clinical studies conducted as part of project specific Clinical Development Plans relating to product research & development, regulatory submissions and/ or claims innovation initiatives.

This role will provide cross-functional global category leadership within the Global Clinical Development organization and ideally be the medically-qualified person for the medicinal categories.

Job Description-Responsible clinical development plans for across all GSK CH categories.

Responsible for aligning with Medical Affairs and Category leads to implement medical strategy and then translate to an associated clinical development/ claim support programs for all GSK CH portfolios.

Oversee development and execution of research plans and studies using established scientific methods and protocols (e.g. experimental research, pain/respiratory health-related quality of life, etc).

Serve as the back-up leader for the VP of Clinical Development, Toxicology and Pre-clinical Medicine in his absence.

Ideally serve as the medically qualified person to provide necessary oversight to clinical studies within China.

Local oversight of HSR risk and representing local team for tier 2 QCC led by CDQ.

Lead the development of innovative study designs/ methodologies to enable new and competitive claims to be made across the GSK CH portfolio.

Ensure clinical trial design, results reporting and publication are undertaken in compliance with external e.g. GCP, internal Medical Governance and other internal policy requirements.

Deliver expert technical knowledge and leadership to the Business in clinical development activities helping to ensure best practice and achievement of business objectives based on science and values within the oral healthcare space.

Develop high-quality relationships with key external parties e.g. CFDA, Clincial Investigators, KEEs, HCOs, etc

Ensure clinical designs are robust and in accordance with GCP practices.

Keep up to date with relevant therapeutic/ scientific literature and provide clinical expertise to facilitate preparation of clinical development and therapeutic strategies for the pain and respiratory categories.

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