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Chief Medical Officer (CMO) - Hybrid/Remote

Job Description

Job Title: Chief Medical Officer (CMO)

Location: Remote (US only)

Reports To: Chief Executive Officer


The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the medical affairs team for one of our key clients with a portfolio focused on oncological and rare disease products. The CMO will play a critical role in developing and executing the company's clinical development strategy, as well as in managing the company's regulatory interactions and post-marketing surveillance activities. The CMO will also be responsible for representing the company to the scientific and medical community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and execution of the company's clinical development strategy for oncological and rare disease products.

  • Oversee the company's regulatory interactions, including the submission and defense of INDs, NDAs, and other regulatory filings.

  • Manage the company's post-marketing surveillance activities.

  • Represent the company to the scientific and medical community, including speaking at conferences, publishing papers in peer-reviewed journals, and participating in advisory boards and other activities.

  • Oversee the medical affairs team and ensure that they are providing high-quality support to the company's clinical development, regulatory, and commercial teams.

  • Work with the CEO and other members of the executive team to develop and implement the company's overall strategic plan.

  • Ensure that the company's medical affairs team is aligned with the company's overall business goals and objectives.

  • Develop and implement medical education and training programs for healthcare professionals on the company's products.

  • Develop and implement medical awareness and outreach programs to patients and their familie.

  • Stay up-to-date on the latest medical and scientific advances in the field of oncology and rare diseases.


  • MD or DPharm degree

  • 15+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, with a focus on oncology and/or rare diseases

  • 5+ years of experience in a leadership role, such as Medical Director or Vice President of Medical Affairs

  • Strong clinical development experience

  • Experience with regulatory interactions

  • Experience with post-marketing surveillance

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Remote Work

This is a remote position, but only open to residents in the United States. Employees in this role will be expected to work a regular 40-hour workweek, with some flexibility to accommodate personal schedules. Employees in this role will also be expected to travel occasionally for business purposes.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Melio Life Science is an equal opportunity employment partner and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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