Scientific Director


Full time |  Permanent  |  Fresher  |  Salary type not mentioned Salary not mentioned  |  1 Jobs  | English

Job Description

For SGS Exprimo we are currently looking for a Scientific Director.


The primary task of the Scientific Director consists of outlining the scientific vision, strategy and competitive edge for SGS Exprimo nv in order to meet the applicable scientific standards within the pharmaceutical industry, as is expected by the clients and/or sponsors.

This is done in close collaboration with Managing Director of Clinical Research. 

Purpose of the function:
To develop a strategic vision for Exprimo scientific development. Identify, establish, implement the medium- and long-term strategic partnerships and projects to ensure Exprimo stays at the forefront of the industry.

Represent Exprimo in the scientific domain and at conferences so to maintain visibility, present our capabilities to our prospects and clients, and to keep up to date with the direction the industry and the academic research is heading, in order to support and direct the Exprimo scientific strategy.

Participate in client interactions at the start of and during ongoing projects. Identify and act on new potential projects.

As an expert in modelling & simulation, support the Exprimo representatives with answering scientific questions and organize scientific mentoring.
Organise scientific training for the team.
Ensure that the scientific publications are regularly done
Liaise with the scientific experts of SGS Clinical Research to bring Modelling & Simulation value in multi service proposals


PhD in Life Science or equivalent.
Fluent in English (written and spoken). 
Min. 8 years of hands-on experience in Modelling and Simulation in the pharmaceutical industry, regulatory agency, or as a consultant in the field.
Experience in leading projects, initiatives, collaborations, etc.

A desire to develop a long-term strategic vision, organize mentoring and to do hands-on modelling and simulation with the requested high quality.
Strong software skills (NONMEM, R, PsN, etc.)
A strong academic network, a good publication record, a consultancy mind-set, excellent presentation skills, hands-on mentality, flexibility, integrity, respecting agreed timelines, being accurate, quality minded

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About Us

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. The company employs over 80 000 people and operates a network of more than 1 000 offices and laboratories around the world. One of the business segments, SGS Life Science Services, is a leading contract research organization (CRO). SGS Life Science Services carries out all aspects of clinical research for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, from coordination and running of clinical trials via data processing and statistical analysis to report compilation. Clinical research consists of testing new molecules or techniques on human beings. SGS Life Science Services has also expertise in the quality control of pharmaceuticals. SGS Exprimo is with its activities focused towards the application of quantitative, model-based approaches at all stages of pharmaceutical development.


PhD in Life Science or equivalent.

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