Overview

There is a great unmet need for a new anti-arrhythmic drug in patients with heart failure. Agiana Pharma, a Norwegian based pharmaceutical company founded in 2021, is developing the first new class of anti-arrhythmic therapy in 50 years. Our lead candidate AGP 100 is targeting a large patient population with a great unmet need. AGP 100 is protected by a strong IP portfolio and supported by extensive pre-clinical and clinical phase I data, with evidence of an excellent tolerability and safety profile. With a strong Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Board, we are now heading for Phase IIa proof of concept study.

To enter the next step in the journey of developing a new, first-in-class anti-arrhythmic therapy, we are looking for a:

Director Clinical Research

We are about to start a phase IIa proof of concept trial with our lead candidate AGP 100. Our new Director Clinical Research will be responsible for the overall clinical development and participate in the regulatory strategy.

Main areas of responsibility:

  • planning and executing the clinical development plan
  • all phases and aspects of clinical trial conduct; planning, start up, execution, follow-up, timelines and budget
  • CRO collaboration, oversight and adherence to scope of work within agreed timelines and budget
  • contribute in planning, design, writing and review clinical trial protocols, amendments and clinical study reports
  • write input to and review clinical documentation created in collaboration with CRO or internal team members needed for submissions of CTAs/IND to Regulatory Authorities/ Ethics Committees

This is an exciting opportunity to develop the clinical organization and be part of Agiana Pharma´s management team where you will be involved in both executing the strategy and company development.

We offer a high-impact role and a key position in the company.

The position will be based at Agiana Pharma´s Head Quarter in Oslo and reports to the CEO.

Preferred profile
You have first-hand experience with running clinical studies with experience from working in a global or regional organization within a pharmaceutical company, CRO or biotech company.

You have a PhD or academic degree in natural science, and your verbal and written communication skills in English are excellent.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with experience from and interest in working in a small, entrepreneurial environment with broad responsibilities and opportunities.

We prefer residency in Norway. The position will be based at Agiana Pharma’s Head Quarter in Oslo and reports to the CEO.

Eager to learn more?
This recruitment is carried out in collaboration with the executive search firm Borka Consulting AS.
Borka Consulting specializes in finding talented candidates in all roles in the Life Science sector in Norway, The Nordics and in Europe. If you have any questions regarding Agiana Pharma or the position, feel free to contact our recruitment advisor in Borka Consulting; André Borka at +47 908 31 871.

Please send your application (both motivational letter and CV in PDF format) to andre@borka.no.

All inquiries are treated confidentially, also towards Agiana Pharma in the initial phase if desired. We evaluate applications continuously and look forward to receiving your application.