Therapeutic Area Head

Category:  Clinical Development

Kfar Saba, Israel, IL


Are you ready to take on a leadership role in clinical development? Do you have experience in running clinical trials and ensuring regulatory compliance? We are looking for a talented individual to join our team as the Israel Clinical Development Center (CDC) Therapeutic Area (TA) Head. If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of patients and want to contribute to the development of new drugs, then read on and apply today for a life-changing career.


The Position
As the Israel CDC Therapeutic Area Head, you will manage and lead the clinical research Therapeutic Area team and ensure that all clinical trial activities are carried out in compliance with all Novo Nordisk policies, procedures and local requirements.

You will also have the following responsibilities:

  • Ensure Clinical Therapeutic Area team set-up as per procedures and local regulatory requirements, unit processes & systems, resources and conduct of clinical trials in the CDC.
  • Drive implementation and execution of CDC trial delivery strategies and make sure risk plans are in place when needed in close cooperation with the CDC director.
  • Ensure performance management of the Clinical Therapeutic Area team, while guaranteeing  the Clinical Research Unit goals are met.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships and effectively communicate with internal stakeholders, as well as external such as investigators, vendors, clients, KOLs, Ethics Committees and Health Authorities.
  • Inform internal stakeholders about trial/project related issues and the local therapeutic business scenario covering any current and/or potential changes in local trial related regulation.

To be successful in this role, you should bring experience in clinical trials senior managerial roles as well as the following qualifications:

  • B.Sc. in Health Care/Scientific field. M.Sc. in Life Science- an advantage.

  • At least 4 years of experience as a CTM/COM.
  • At least 4 years of experience in direct people management. Experience in managing managers- an advantage.
  • Excellent leadership and management skills, with the ability to build relationships and collaborate with key opinion leaders.
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory requirements and attention to details as well as the ability to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Conceptual and strategic approach to the clinical organization development in a multi-country setting.
  • Strategic insight to clinical trial conduct processes and continuous improvements.
  • Strong track record in clinical trial execution in multifunctional team, including clinical quality (audits and inspections).
  • Fluency in Hebrew and English.

About the Department
As the Israel CDC Therapeutic Area Head, you will be leading and managing the CDC clinical operations Therapeutic Area team. You will ensure that operational deliverables are achieved with high quality, time, and cost-effectiveness. Our team is dedicated to conducting clinical trials in compliance with Novo Nordisk policies and procedures and local requirements. Join us in making a difference in the lives of patients and contribute to the development of new drugs.


Working at Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company with a 100-year legacy of driving change to defeat serious chronic diseases. Building on our strong legacy within diabetes, we are growing massively and expanding our commitment, reaching millions around the world and impacting more than 40 million patient lives daily. All of this has made us one of the 20 most valuable companies in the world by market cap. Working at Novo Nordisk, we’re working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Join us! Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.



For further information please apply your CV via the online recruitment system.


Apply before 07/03/2024


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