Director/Senior Director, Clinical Operations

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Program Manager / Director, VP/Head of Clinical Operations
  3. United States
Watertown, USA
Posting date: 24 Feb 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Director/Senior Director of Clinical Operations with a biopharmaceutical company located in Watertown, MA. Successful candidate will proactively identify, resolve and escalate issues that jeopardize clinical study completion on time or within budget.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversight of clinical operation activities (trial management, site monitoring, vendor management, TMF, data operations, IMP management, etc.) for one or more clinical programs.
  • Develop and implement clinical project plans in accordance with corporate and regulatory objectives.
  • Contribute to key study documents in conjunction with other functional area leads (e.g. protocols, project plans and timelines, statistical analysis plans, final study reports, etc.)
  • Manage clinical trial resources and reforecasting projections, including hiring plans and external budgets.
  • Maintain an inspection readiness state throughout the lifecycle of the trial.
  • Contribute to global clinical / regulatory submissions.
  • Communicate study updates to senior leadership and in open forum presentations.
  • Lead development of departmental SOP's and ensure compliance.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's in a scientific discipline; advanced degree preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience in a biotech/pharmaceutical, principally in oncology drug development and clinical operations.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced small biotech environment with the ability to adapt to change.
  • Experience over-seeing CRO partners as the point of contact and lead project manager.
  • Cell therapy experience a bonus.
  • Highly organized, outcome oriented, self-motivated performance.
  • Hands-on working style with ability to play as individual contributor as needed.
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of all aspects of clinical operations management, with a track record of successfully managing programs to completion on time and on budget.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to develop important relationships with key stakeholders across a variety of disciplines, strong conflict management and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent working knowledge of federal regulatory requirements and guidelines for Good Clinical Practice.

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Natasha Patel at (+1) 617-778-7319 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

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.