Associate Director, Clinical Operations

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Program Manager / Director, VP/Head of Clinical Operations
Boston, USA
Posting date: 22 Jan 2020
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Associate Director of Clinical Operations for a biotechnology company located in Boston, MA. Successful candidate will be responsible for leadership of domestic and international clinical studies, including study concept and design, feasibility assessments, study start-up, contract and budget oversight, data exchange and support of data analysis and interpretation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage study activities in the successful execution of clinical trials from protocol concept to clinical study report, complying with Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines and international regulations
  • Manage strategic engagement with key collaborators
  • Set-up and oversee clinical trial-related trackers such as regulatory documents, startup progress, screening/enrollment, study invoices/payments, project budgets, etc.
  • Key contributor to IRB/EC and regulatory submissions
  • Oversee TMF reviews to ensure completeness and inspection readiness
  • Regularly review documents to ensure adherence to Clinical Operations and/or project specific quality requirements (e.g. SOPs, work practices, training guides)
  • Identify and mitigate against study risks, escalating as necessary
  • Direct initiatives to identify and implement best practices and continuous improvement plans in clinical development

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific field required; advanced scientific degree a plus
  • 8-10+ years directly managing clinical trials in Sponsor or CRO setting
  • In-depth knowledge of clinical trial operations, ICH, GCP Guidelines and other applicable regulatory requirements
  • Experience mentoring and directing members of clinical operations teams
  • Experience working in a team across multiple functional areas (e.g., Quality Assurance, Data Management, Biostats, Medical Writing, Safety, Clinical Supply Chain, Finance)
  • Intellectual curiosity, innovation and creative problem solving with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to think critically in fast-paced projects with a keen sense of urgency and demonstrated ability to problem solve
  • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously, as well as a member of a collaborative team
  • Highly-organized and detail-oriented with a passion to deliver quality results
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with an ability to build relationships internally and externally
  • Highest levels of professionalism, confidence, personal values and ethical standards

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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.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.