Allergan Senior Manager, Clinical Development in Irvine, California

Senior Manager, Clinical Development

Irvine, California, United States at

Dec 03, 2018Post Date

185513Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Position Description

The Senior Manager, Clinical Development – Ophthalmology may have global or regional responsibilities and fulfil the following roles:

  • Clinical Program Lead (CPL)

  • Clinical Science Lead (CSL)

  • Clinical Scientist (CS)

The Senior Manager, Clinical Development – Ophthalmology should expect to be asked to participate in internal process improvement activities within R&D and Clinical Development, as well as mentor and provide guidance to junior team members.

Main Areas ofResponsibilities

Clinical Program Lead (CPL)

  • Ensuring alignment between theCore Team, Clinical Sub‐team and Clinical Trial Team(s)

  • Developing the proposedclinical milestones with the Clinical Sub‐team

  • Working towards the achievementof defined project stage gates and milestones

  • Overseeing all clinicaldevelopment activities in collaboration with the Clinical Sub‐Team and Clinical Trial Team(s)

  • Managing the project‐related clinical development budget with the ClinicalSub‐Team and Project Manager

  • Ensuring that decisions made bythe Clinical Sub‐team have functional backing

  • Communicating project progressto their line function managers

  • Communicating to the Core Teamleader, Core Team and relevant functions any potential issues or risks(e.g., changes or significant risks to the Clinical Development Plan, newsafety concerns) upon identification in a timely manner

  • Providing Clinical Developmentoversight on clinical development aspects for ongoing clinical trials

Clinical Science Lead (CSL)

  • Acting as a key contact for theCore Team, Clinical Sub‐team and Clinical Trial Team(s)regarding the scientific/clinical development aspects of a project

  • Providing scientific/clinicaloversight for the clinical trial in collaboration with the Clinical Sub‐team members

  • Ensuring the review of clinicaldata, including protocol deviations

  • Interpreting and communicating,with the CPL, clinical trial results

  • Collaborating with the CPL, theClinical Sub‐team and functional representatives in the developmentof clinical trial, regulatory and other scientific documents (e.g.,Regulatory documents, presentations at congresses and publications)

Clinical Scientist (CS)

  • Representing ClinicalDevelopment as a core team member on the Clinical Trial Team

  • Providing a clinical review ofstudy‐specific documentation and training materials

  • Performing clinical datareviews

  • Assessing reported protocoldeviations

  • Ensuring resolution ofidentified issues during clinical data and protocol deviation

  • reviews cross‐functionally and with Investigational sites incollaboration with the Clinical Trial Team



  • Minimum 5 years of overall work experience orequivalent combination of experience and education

  • Minimum 3 years of clinical/research experience in thepharmaceutical/device industry preferred

  • Ability to travel up to at least 30% of time, includinginternational travel


  • Relevant science degree (e.g., MD, PharmD, PhD)

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.