Director Clinical Program Management

£0.00 - £135000.00 per annum
  1. Permanent
  2. Program Manager / Director
  3. United Kingdom
London, England
Posting date: 09 Jan 2020
This vacancy has now expired

A leading Pharmaceutical company, delivering life-transforming medicines for serious diseases, is currently recruiting a Director of Clinical Program Management at their office in London. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a flexible environment in a science and technology company.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall success of the clinical study team(s) within a program(s).
  • Maintaining an overview of clinical program(s) status and issues and proactively communicates progress, risks, issues or changes that may impact quality, timelines and/or budget; provide clinical program level updates to stakeholders as requested.
  • Providing operational insight into feasibility, timeline and cost estimates during clinical program/study development
  • Overseeing clinical study timelines within a clinical program(s).
  • Providing input and operational insight into Clinical Study Concepts (CSC).
  • Reviewing plans and provision of clinical operations expertise during protocol design, feasibility, study start-up and conduct phases of studies. Ensure consistency within the program and development of best practices within CTM
  • Overseeing clinical study budgets within a program, ensuring review, presentation and approval of the initial study budget and manages the budget through the lifecycle of the program by communicating changes to TA Operations Leader, as appropriate
  • Ensuring timely delivery of quality operational deliverables and accountable for ensuring consistency of process and approaches across clinical study teams within the clinical program(s).
  • Driving decision making and integrates all operational considerations for studies within a clinical program(s) to ensure goals are attainable prior to implementation.
  • Acting as point of contact for clinical program and study level escalation.
  • Reviewing key metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) across studies and within clinical program(s) to track study progress.
  • Providing proactive creation and implementation of risk mitigation strategies.
  • Providing innovative and flexible operational solutions and options to the cross-functional and development teams; assists in preparing scenarios for creative solutions to operational challenges.
  • Driving the strategy and oversight for vendor selection and management within a clinical program(s).
  • Managing the Clinical Research Organization (CRO) and vendor(s) as it relates to clinical program level deliverables and relationship with key CRO (functional and project) and vendor counterparts.
  • Identifying and recommending changes to practices and policies, including initiating and participating in strategic projects, initiatives, and continuous improvement projects within Global Development.
  • Attending and representing CTM for a program(s) at review committee meetings as appropriate.
  • Participating in CRO governance meetings as needed for clinical program(s).
  • Participating in Joint Meetings with Collaborative Partners at the study level and program level.
  • Ensuring inspection readiness throughout the clinical program lifecycle and is the cross-functional leader for Regulatory Authority Inspections.
  • Responsible for CTM resource forecasting and resource allocation for clinical studies across one or more clinical programs.
  • Responsible for direct supervision of CTM staff and line management responsibilities include: work assignments, performance management, staff recruitment, professional development, coaching, mentoring, ongoing training and compliance, and study support/oversight.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.
  • May require up to 25% travel

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