Sr. Medical Director/Executive Director
Early Clinical Development
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Legend Biotech

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops and manufactures novel cell therapies globally
Company Overview
Legend Biotech, a global biotechnology company, stands out due to its comprehensive approach to cell therapy, extending from discovery to commercialization, and its commitment to treating intractable and incurable diseases. The company's leadership boasts significant expertise from major pharmaceutical companies, and it offers a variety of career opportunities that contribute to the development of novel therapies. With facilities in the United States, China, and Belgium, Legend Biotech is dedicated to utilizing four different technologies to target hematologic malignancies and solid tumors, demonstrating its adaptability and commitment to personalized medicine.

Company Stage


Total Funding





Franklin Township, New Jersey

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Somerset County, NJ, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Medical, Clinical & Veterinary
Biology & Biotech
  • MD or MD-PhD or equivalent medical degree with US board certification in hematology and/or oncology
  • 6+ years' industry/ academic clinical development experience in hematology/oncology, leading cross-functional development teams is required
  • Sub-specialization and/or clinical development experience in cell therapies or CAR-T is highly desirable
  • Experience in biotech - preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated capacity to think creatively when addressing complex situations
  • Demonstrated excellence and experience in first-in-human clinical development including the design, execution of first in human trial, and submission of INDs
  • Experience leading pre-IND and IND meetings with health authorities is highly desirable
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills; willingness to “roll up the sleeves” to contribute to team efforts in a dynamic, fast-paced environment; stellar writing skills, a track record of publications; superb presentation skills
  • Able to anticipate biometrics, regulatory, clinical operations, development sciences, pharmacovigilance, and other development needs to ensure successful program delivery
  • Ability to communicate effectively with cross functional teams such as pre-clinical scientists, clinical operations, safety-PV, biomarker, biostatistics, regulatory, and project management including peer to peer interactions with academic scientific experts, KOLs and stake holders
  • Assure that the highest quality, ethical & professional values are demonstrated in all aspects of the team work
  • Ensures compliance with corporate policies and procedures, as well as, all related healthcare laws and regulations
  • Highly collaborative & effective influencing skills and the ability to operate across multiple geographies
  • Strong track record of delivering results through effective team and peer leadership in matrix
  • Superior interpersonal skills, & communication skills ensuring full alignment of cross functional teams. Ability to effectively manage conflicts and negotiations while providing impact and influence. Communicate regularly and effectively with senior leaders
  • Excellent leadership & organizational skills, analytical skills, presentation skills, and strong experience in translating medical/clinical information into clinical development strategies
  • Travel requirement up to 15-20 % of the time
  • Lead clinical science aspects of design, execution, interpretation and reporting of early (first in human) stage clinical trials
  • Collaborate with scientists and technical experts to integrate cellular therapy specific aspects of PK/PD, diagnostic, and biomarker plans into the overall clinical development strategy
  • Contribute clinical leadership and expertise in the development of study protocols and clinical study reports, study medical monitoring, safety reporting, regulatory documentation and interactions, and other clinical deliverables
  • Collaborate with academic scientists, clinical experts, and study investigators
  • Represent and advocate for the project in internal and external venues
  • Clinical leadership for business development and partnership activities as needed
  • Act as a champion for high standards of compliance, ethics and safety, and putting patients first