Posted to MedZilla on 5/24/2017


England, Associate Director, Clinical Operations CR_JO_11887-MZ


ProClinical is actively searching for an Associate Director in Clinical Operations to join one of our longest lasting clients, a cutting edge biotech in Maidenhead. A medium sized biotech with revenues of $2.8b in Q1 2017, our client is looking to continue their success by hiring the best. They have an extremely strong pipeline with various products in all phases. 

Job Role and Requirements:

You will line manage a dynamic team of 8-10 Clinical Operations Leaders and have to have strong vendor management experience to fit into the role comfortably. Having outstanding communication skills for this opportunity is essential as you will play a key role towards the collaboration between KOLs to help drive the company forward.

You will manage and coordinate in the early phase clinical trials so having a background in Phases I-II would be an advantage. 

Specific Requirements:

  • Approximately 12 years of clinical research / project management experience preferably with both a sponsor company and CRO managing outsourced clinical trials within quality, timeline, and budget expectations. Line management experience is advantageous.
  • Ability to line management including professional development and performance management.
  • Deep understanding of clinical development within relevant phase area (Phase I, II, III, IV) and a working understanding of cross functional drug development. Scientific learning agility to quickly develop a sound working knowledge of new therapeutic areas. Ability to establish operational plans and support the COLs in working with the CRO in the execution of the plans. 
  • Requires a balance of scientific and operational/project management and team leadership expertise. Must be able to build effective relationships across and up and down the organization.
  • Excellent project management skills, including risk assessment and contingency planning. Must have effective prior
  • CRO management skills and be able to adapt to the GCO outsourcing model.
  • Able to partner with other functions and both internal and external stakeholders. Excellent leadership, communication, management and organizational skills, along with problem solving, conflict resolution, and team building skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of GCP, ICH guidelines and regulatory requirements for clinical development.

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Jack O'Neill on +44 207 437 6824 or upload your CV to [click here]
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