Senior Director, Preclinical

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00053952
  • Consultant: Jim Gleeson
  • Contact: 01438 842973
  • Date Published: 01.07.2022
  • Sector: Biotechnology
  • Location: Oxford, Oxon/Wilts
  • Discipline: Research & Development

Jim Gleeson is recruiting for a Senior Director, Preclinical to join an exciting, clinical stage biotech developing Autoimmune treatments.

The role will be office based in Oxford.


As Senior Director, Preclinical you lead Preclinical, PK/PD and Bioanalytical development efforts supporting the portfolio of therapeutic monoclonal antibody therapeutics.

Key duties will include:

  • Overseeing the design and management of pre-clinical studies (GLP and non-GLP) for inclusion in CTA or IND submissions, including PK and biodistribution, toxicology, and CMC supporting studies
  • Overseeing the selection and management of consultants and CROs to support pre-clinical development programs
  • Overseeing the drafting ofthe relevant sections and individual reports to support regulatory filing including pre-IND, IND, IB, and clinical lab manuals
  • Collaboration with company scientists on clinical development plans


As Senior Director, Preclinical you will require:

  • PhD in immunology or related subject with extensive experience of project management of preclinical/translational development of biotech/biopharma products
  • Comprehensive understanding of biotech/biopharma product development and stages of drug discovery
  • Demonstrated knowledge of GLP regulations related to preclinical study planning and bioanalytical method development
  • Proven experience selecting and managing CRO relationships
  • Experience managing direct reports and project teams


Very competitive salary plus an excellent benefits package.

APPLY: It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 53952 in all correspondence.

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