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MEI Pharma's staff is a team of friendly, dedicated, experienced and collaborative professionals committed to the hard work that supports our company's aggressive goals and to the workplace values that promote our success.


 
Our workplace values include:
 
  • Shared commitement to excellence and collaboration across functions
  • Personal accountability for consistent superior performance
  • Fiscal discipline applied wisely in the use of resources
  • Mutual trust and respect for individual differences
  • Dedication to developing novel therapies for our patients
We are currently seeking applicants for the following open positions. If your qualifications match the job requirements, please submit your resume for consideration to hr@meipharma.com.

Open Positions

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT / REGULATORY AFFAIRS SPECIALIST

The Administrative Assistant /Regulatory Affairs Specialist will provide overall administrative support to MEI’s Regulatory Affairs Department, and possess a familiarity of the Regulatory Affairs process systems to assist the department with all regulatory compliance requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Manages scheduling and coordination, and document preparation for submission for Regulatory Affairs
  • Maintains knowledge of paper and electronic submission requirements and works in collaboration with regulatory team to ensure templates and strategies for submissions are followed
  • Performs heavy word processing including formatting Regulatory templates, documents and presentations, and proofing
  • Participates in special projects as needed (e.g. contracts management, update of regulatory archive system)
  • Responsible for the daily administrative support for department staff as assigned
  • Manages calendar, appointments and meeting requests through MS Outlook
  • Performs administrative functions (expense reporting, ordering office supplies, coordinating vendors, printing, photocopying, mailing, faxing, scanning and binding, etc.)
  • Manages staffs’ and external consultants’ meetings and travel including booking flights, hotels, and meeting and event requirements
  • Responsible for coordinating conference calls, meetings, webinars
  • Manages consulting agreements and P.O.s
Requirements:
  • High School Diploma, A.A, A.S., with a minimum of 6 years of administrative support experience with a working knowledge of Regulatory Affairs processes in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and proven ability to work autonomously and prioritize workload
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experienced in computer based filing software such as Box, Sharepoint and meeting web-based software such as WebEx
  • High attention to detail, excellent time management and organizational skills, and the ability to work on multiple projects with tight deadline
  • Experienced in U.S. and international travel and meeting planning
  • Must have discretion to handle confidential and time sensitive information
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be a self-starter and have a positive, flexible attitude in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Identifies and fits with MEI’s corporate culture and values

CLINICAL SUPPLIES DIRECTOR

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, this position is responsible for all aspects of MEI’s clinical trial materials and works closely with Regulatory, Chemistry Manufacturing and Control and Clinical Operations groups to support regulatory filings and ensure timely drug supply for clinical trials. Additional responsibilities include inventory management and managing supply chain operations with CMOs, CROs, and IXRS vendors to ensure compliance and cost effective drug distribution strategies.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for all aspects of clinical trial materials packaging, labeling, distribution and inventory management
  • Oversees packaging and labeling activities with CROs for compliance with clinical protocols, GCP, and GMP regulatory requirements
  • Determines clinical trial supply requirements from protocol designs, monitors inventory and creates efficient distribution strategies for all regional and global clinical trial sites
  • Develops tracking systems to document the genealogy and detailed lot usage history of all drugs for each clinical trial
  • Works with Quality Assurance on the generation of appropriate label text for multiple countries / regions
  • Is the primary contact with external vendors for labelling/packaging development for global clinical trials
  • Receives all reports on excursions or deviations which may occur during shipment, handling and storage of drug products. Collaborates with MEI’s Quality and Process Development groups as well as external CMO/CROs for issue resolution.
  • Works with depots and CMOs to ensure timely/proper disposition of returned product
  • Establishes SOPs and protocols for clinical trial material packaging, labeling and distribution and implements appropriate supply chain policies
  • Remains current with industry best practices, trends and technologies and GMPs
Requirements:
  • BA/BS degree
  • 10 years in the Pharmaceutical industry with at least 6 years in clinical supply chain management
  • Minimum of 6 years IXRS experience
  • Must be able to work effectively with Clinical Operations, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance and Project Management to meet aggressive deadlines, proactively resolve potential issues, ensure compliance and develop cost efficient strategies
  • Excellent project management, communication skills and organizational abilities
  • Technical expertise must include Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Team oriented while maintaining strong self-direction and motivation
  • Identifies and fits with MEI’s corporate culture and values
  • Successful experience in fast-paced entrepreneurial environment

DIRECTOR, TRANSLATIONAL BIOLOGY

As an individual contributor, the Translation Biology Director manages MEI’s portfolio of early-stage oncology discovery molecules from pre-clinical status through to potential development as a late-stage oncology drug candidate for clinical development. This developing portfolio of basic research projects assists the company in achieving its discovery and translational goals.

Responsibilities:
  • Independently prepares pharmaceutical discovery and research project proposals, including resource planning for target-based screening projects.
  • Establishes and maintains a network of external experts for molecular target identification and validation.
  • Works closely with off-site laboratory research collaborators and contractors for the optimization of MEI’s drug candidates.
  • Explores biomarker identification/validation and interfaces with R&D throughout the development process.
  • Develops guidelines for selection, validation, and prioritization, ensuring alignment of MEI’s molecular oncology target portfolio with potential strategic marketing requirements.
  • Works with Project Management to develop timelines and budgets, and ensure that tasks are completed appropriately - establishing and monitoring measurable research milestones.
  • Represents MEI’s early-stage projects at management and cross functional task force meetings.
Requirements:
  • Ph.D. in the Life/Chemical Sciences, molecular biology or biochemistry with at least 5 years of relevant, advanced experience in an oncology-focused, pharmaceutical R&D environment.
  • Solid working knowledge of pharmaceutical discovery and research; experience in the translational development of drug candidates to include drug treatment approaches, agents in development and the business landscape.
  • Strong project management skills. Must be able to deliver results on schedule in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills allowing effective interaction across all internal departments and with external partners.
  • Collaborative team player with a positive attitude; identifies and fits with MEI’s corporate culture and values.


Equal Opportunity Employer:
MEI Pharma, Inc.'s policy is to provide equal opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, color, national ancestry, sex, gender, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

Recruiters, Agencies:
The recruitment and employment process at MEI Pharma, Inc. is managed exclusively through the Human Resources Department with all candidates applying directly in this manner. The company does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than from qualified candidates and only for current open positions.

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HR Contact

To apply for a position, please submit your resume for consideration to:
hr@meipharma.com