Allergan Senior Manager, Clinical Development NASH in San Francisco, California

Senior Manager, Clinical Development NASH

San Francisco, California, United States at

Jul 11, 2018Post Date

181051Requisition #

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

As defined in the scope of the assigned development project(s), the Senior Manager, Clinical Development NASH(Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis)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 NASH will 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

The Senior Manager, Clinical Development NASH is responsible for the development, implementation and delivery of the global clinical development strategy for a given project within time, budget and with high quality. The incumbent leads the evolution of the Clinical Development Plan in collaboration with the Clinical Science Lead and members of the Clinical Sub-Team, ensuring alignment with the agreed Global Development Strategy.

The CPL leads the execution of the agreed Clinical Development Plan and is responsible for:

  • 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

  • Verify that decisions made by the Clinical Sub-team have functional backing

  • 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

  • Prepare for investigator meetings

  • Performing clinical data reviews


  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of experience and education.

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

Preferred Skills/Qualification

  • Takes initiative to contribute clinically relevant scientific ideas and knowledge to team globally

  • Understands and leverages cross-functional roles and responsibilities

  • Ability to understand implications of strategic decisions

  • Identifies and implements best practices

  • Demonstrates basic understanding of global pharmaceutical/ device product development


Bachelor’s degree required, Advanced science degree (e.g., MS, MD, PharmD, PhD); Scientific knowledge and experience in multiple Therapeutic Areas preferred. (Hepatology, Infectious Disease, Metabolic, Endo.trial or clinical exposure a plus).


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.