Associate Director, Clinical Operations

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Program Manager / Director
  3. United States
Boston, Massachusetts
Posting date: 02 Jul 2019

ProClinical is currently seeking an Associate Director of Clinical Operations for a pharmaceutical company located in Massachusetts. Successful candidate will be responsible for managing cross functional leadership and CRO/vendor management related to clinical trial operations aspects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leading, overseeing and aligning activities of the Clinical Operations Team and other functions contributing to the program, in accordance to the program objectives.
  • Leading in the selection and oversight of CROs and other vendors.
  • Developing and leading the review of clinical outsourcing strategies and plans.
  • Managing assigned clinical trial budgets.
  • Representing Clinical Operations on cross-functional project teams and Vendor/CRO operational meetings and ensuring compliance with operational standards and procedures.
  • Initiating and leading monitoring oversight activities in accordance with ICH/GCP standards.
  • Overseeing activities leading to internal GCP audits and regulatory inspections related to clinical trial conduct.
  • Maintaining oversight and participate in the review of departmental SOPs to ensure compliance.
  • Developing and maintaining strong, collaborative relationships with key stakeholders

Skills and Requirements:

  • BS/BA in a science-related field.
  • 7+ years of clinical research experience, including clinical trial execution and reporting.
  • Proven capability of devising plans for operational challenges such as site activation, patient enrollment, monitoring oversight, protocol deviation management and data cleaning.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in a start-up environment preferred.
  • Strong medical/scientific writing skills.
  • Proven track record of effective leadership.
  • Must be pro-active team player, flexible, and open to change.
  • Knowledge of GCP and ICH.
  • Previous experience with FDA/MHRA/PMDA inspections desired.
  • Experience in multiple phases of research preferred.
  • Experience authoring protocols and clinical sections of clinical documents.

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Miles Tobin at (+1) 617-545-5922 or upload your resume on our website -

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ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.