Job description

LimmaTech Biologics AG is a Swiss-based clinical stage biopharmaceutical company. We are advancing our proprietary vaccine pipeline to halt the increasing threat of global infections due to emerging antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and sexually transmitted diseases. Working at LimmaTech is a unique chance to be part of the development of life saving vaccines.

In addition to our proprietary research, we also develop vaccines together with GSK.

To support our Clinical team, we are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced:

Group Leader Clinical Development, 100%

to join our team. As the Group Leader, you will be responsible for leading clinical development projects, and ensuring that they meet their objectives and timelines.

The ideal candidate will have a university or PhD degree in Life Science or a related field, along with a minimum of five years' experience in clinical development, with a strong scientific and vaccine background. Experience working in an industrial or biomedical research setting is highly desirable.

As a Group Leader Clinical Development your responsibilities will include:

  • Proposing, discussing and implementing clinical development plans and regulatory strategies to achieve desired outcomes
  • Proactively assessing risks and suggesting solutions for the clinical department
  • Managing clinical team resources efficiently and effectively
  • Providing oversight to the clinical team in both operational and clinical studies design and strategy
  • Leading the clinical team to ensure adherence to scope, quality, budget, and timelines for all trials
  • Acting as a key point of contact for interaction with key stakeholders, including Advisory Boards, Funders, and Competent Authorities
  • Ensuring compliance with ICH GCP (E6-R2), local applicable regulations, and company-specific SOPs
  • Ensuring timely submissions to Ethical Committees and Regulatory Authorities in accordance with regulations and agreed timelines
  • Preparing and presenting clinical data internally and externally as required
  • Authoring, revising, and/or updating documents relevant to clinical and the company, such as clinical SOPs, work instructions, publications, and other relevant documents

You are an efficient and enthusiastic multi-cultural team player with a proven record in clinical development:

  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good knowledge of statistics for clinical trials
  • Experience in phase III and market authorization
  • Experience in clinical development for vaccines, WHO-prequalification and development for LMICs, a plus
  • Experience in phase III and market authorization
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment where science-based outcomes matter
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Proficiency in Office 365 applications

The working place is easily accessible by public transportation. If you meet the requirements of this exciting position and want to work in a friendly, highly motivated, and dynamic team, we are interested in hearing from you.

Please apply directly via our website, choose the vacancy on the right-hand side and fill in the application form. Please press the “Submit” button to send your detailed application including a motivation letter, CV, diplomas, and reference letters. Your documents must be submitted in one PDF file. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Due to visa regulations, only applicants eligible to a Swiss work permit can be considered for this position.


Schlieren, Switzerland

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