Senior Clinical Lead Neuro-Pediatry H/F

Job title: Senior Clinical Lead Neuro-Pediatry H/F

Company: Servier

Location: Gif-sur-Yvette, Essonne

Job Description: Servier is an international pharmaceutical company based in Suresnes governed by a non-profit Foundation (FIRS, Fondation Internationale de Recherche Servier), with the mission to drive therapeutic progress which will serve patient needs. Relying on a solid international presence, R&D, production and subsidiaries activities are carried out in nearly 70 countries around the world and drugs are available in 150 countries. The turnover of the group reaches more than €4.9 billion (2022).

Servier employs more than 21,400 people worldwide, including 4,500 in France.

In March 2023, the Servier R&D Institute opened its doors in the cross-disciplinary innovation hub at Paris-Saclay. The aim of this Servier R&D Institute at Paris-Saclay is to combine the Group’s innovation potential with a powerful ecosystem and a center of scientific excellence. The

objective is to develop Research 4.0; the Group looks to the future in order to anticipate the challenges faced by generations in considering health from a global perspective, keeping the

patient at the heart of its concerns.

Faced with the climate emergency and environmental degradation Servier’s commitment to the planet encourages us to adopt measures to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and to

strengthen our involvement in favor of biodiversity and the preservation of natural resources. We adopt a global and integrated approach throughout the pharmaceutical value chain.

The ambitions for 2025 are as follows:

  • Launch one new molecular entity every three years
  • Become a key player in oncology
  • Reach €6.5 Bn in consolidated revenue
  • Increase EBITDA to €1.3 Bn to sustain heavy investment in development

All employees are driven by shared values and guided by a common vision, sharing a passion for entrepreneurship and committed to therapeutic progress to serve patient needs..

Servier’s dedicated R&D efforts in the field of rare diseases are expanding. Within our dynamic drug discovery and development pipeline, our projects hold the potential to provide therapeutic solutions for patients with the highest uncovered medical needs.

We actively seek a highly motivated and experienced Clinical Leader to become an integral part of our team.

As a Clinical Leader and with the support of the clinical sub-team, you will be responsible for shaping and delivering the clinical development strategies of our assets to ensure the demonstration of their medical value in rare genetically driven neurological diseases, with the ultimate goal of covering patients‘ unmet needs.

Are you ready to be a part of the mission to bring hope and healing to those who need it most? Join us today!


  • Define strategies and lead the global clinical development plans according to the best medical, societal and economic values of the project;
  • Lead the clinical sub-team;
  • Recommend emerging and innovative medical and therapeutic clinical development approaches
  • Provide expertise in clinical neurology to support the development of new therapies directed across our pipeline towards neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental rare diseases
  • Support the Asset Leader(s) for one or several projects at preclinical and development stages
  • Contribute to emerging medical and scientific innovation at drug discovery stage
  • Lead interactions and represent Servier, with health authorities and regulatory agencies, key opinion leaders, patient organisations and public private partnerships according to project needs


  • Medical Doctor specialized in neurology / neuropediatry
  • Proven multi-year experience in global clinical development within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, including early clinical development and innovative strategies In-depth knowledge of drug development for neurological rare disease
  • Demonstrated ability to work with key opinion leaders across neurology, in the proposition and delivery of clinical studies
  • Strong organisational and project management skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Strong strategic thinking and capacity to share a vision
  • Ability to innovate in a dynamic environment Inspiring, motivating and able to federate a cross-functional team around common vision and objectives
  • High collaborative skills and capacity to solve conflicts
  • Exceptional communication (oral, written and presentation) and leadership skills
  • Sense of urgency
  • Adaptability Collaborative
  • Results oriented
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Whatever your area of expertise, your work within the Servier Group helps advance therapeutic progress for the benefit of patients. You will be part of teams recognized for their scientific excellence and reach your full potential in a professional environment that encourages you to develop yourself. Tailor-made onboarding journeys, mobility opportunities, quality trainings, responsible management, team spirit… All this and more in a workplace focused on your well-being.

At Servier, we are committed to therapeutic progress to serve patient needs. We put the diversity of our employees as a source of richness for the fulfillment of this vocation.


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