Director of Clinical Operations

Highly Competitive
  1. Contract
  2. VP/Head of Clinical Operations
  3. Switzerland
Basel, Switzerland
Posting date: 22 Sep 2023

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Proclinical are working with a small biotech company located in Basel, Switzerland who are are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Director of Clinical Operations to join the team.

In this role, you will be responsible for leading and managing all aspects of clinical trial operations which also includes strategic oversight. The successful candidate will have a strong track record of delivering clinical trials on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategies for clinical trial operations that align with company goals and objectives.
  • Oversee the design, planning, execution, and reporting of clinical trials.
  • Manage relationships with clinical research organisations, investigators, and regulatory authorities.
  • Ensure that clinical trials are conducted in accordance with ethical and regulatory standards.
  • Identify and mitigate risks to clinical trial delivery, while ensuring the highest standards of patient safety and data quality.
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to the clinical operations team.


  • Advanced degree in life sciences or a related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in clinical trial operations in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Strong knowledge of clinical trial design and execution, regulatory requirements, and quality standards.
  • Excellent leadership and project management skills, with the ability to lead cross-functional teams.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Fluency in English, additional languages are a plus.

This is an exciting opportunity for a seasoned clinical operations professional to join a dynamic and growing biotech company in the heart of Europe. If you have a passion for advancing healthcare and a commitment to delivering results, we would like to hear from you.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Troy Neenan at +41615087328.

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