Allergan Sr Mgr, Clinical Development Dermatology in Irvine, California

Sr Mgr, Clinical Development Dermatology

Irvine, California, United States at

May 21, 2018Post Date

179834Requisition #

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 pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective 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 every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview

The Senior Manager, Clinical Development – Dermatology 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 – Dermatology 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 of Responsibilities

Clinical Program Lead (CPL)

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

  • Developing the proposed clinical milestones with the Clinical Sub‐team

  • Working towards the achievement of defined project stage gates and milestones

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

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

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

  • Communicating project progress to their line function managers

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

  • Providing Clinical Development oversight on clinical development aspects for ongoing clinical trials

Clinical Science Lead (CSL)

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

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

  • Ensuring the review of clinical data, including protocol deviations

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

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

Clinical Scientist (CS)

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

  • Providing a clinical review of study‐specific documentation and training materials

  • Performing clinical data reviews

  • Assessing reported protocol deviations

  • Ensuring resolution of identified issues during clinical data and protocol deviation

  • Reviews cross‐functionally and with Investigational sites in collaboration with the Clinical Trial Team


  • Minimum 5 years of overall work experience or equivalent combination of experience and education

  • Minimum 4 years of clinical/research experience in the pharmaceutical/device industry preferred

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


  • Relevant science degree (e.g., MD, PharmD., PhD); Scientific knowledge and experience in the relevant Therapeutic Area preferred.


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.