Senior Clinical Trial Leader

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Program Manager / Director
  3. United States
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posting date: 02 May 2019

ProClinical is partnering with a leading management consulting firm to advertise a vacancy for a Senior Clinical Trial position. The organization, which prides itself on its leading presence as a global advisor of talent supply chain strategies and workforce solutions, is seeking for a driven and talented individual to join its team in a home-based/remote capacity. This is an exciting opportunity to work for an international company and bolster a career in the clinical field.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Executing clinical studies in support of the Client's team and their overall Clinical Center of Excellence with a focus primarily on clinical cardiovascular studies.
  • Fostering strong, productive relationships with colleagues within the organization.
  • Serving as a member or leader of the study core team and potentially serving as the liaison with the operating company for projects under their responsibility.
  • Executing small-medium-large regulated and non-regulated clinical projects, or large non-regulated clinical projects including, but not limited to budget tracking, tracking and supporting subject recruitment, monitoring, quality of deliverables, site support and study closure.
  • Providing support to department wide training.
  • Ensuring and overseeing Quality, compliance with regulations and company procedures, timelines, and budgets for assigned clinical projects.
  • Leading several small/medium/large clinical studies (regulated and non-regulated) that may involve Clinical Research Associates (CRAs) and/or other clinical operations staff.
  • Assisting with or leading the management of large regulated studies alongside and in support of colleague CPMs or Senior CPMs and may support CPMs and/or Senior CPMs within a large or complex clinical study.
  • Identifying and ensuring strategies, resources, and accountabilities are in place to achieve rapid, high quality execution of assigned clinical studies under his/her responsibilities.
  • Managing all activities of assigned clinical studies within the Clinical R&D Operations group.
  • Functioning as a reliable, trusted resource of accurate, up-to-date project knowledge as requested by key stakeholders.
  • Evaluating support requests for publications and to provide consolidated comments and support to the requests.
  • Managing Resources assigned to designated clinical studies to provide quality deliverables while maintaining optimal efficiency.
  • Tracking assigned projects budgets to ensure adherence to business plans.
  • Supporting the implementation of new clinical systems/processes, and provide support for publications, as needed.
  • Independently solving problems that arise during clinical study execution.
  • Interfacing and collaborating with investigators, IRBs/ECs, Competent Authorities/MoH, contractors/vendors, and company personnel.
  • Ensuring personal and company compliance with all Federal, State, local and company regulations, policies and procedures for Health, Safety, and Environmental compliance
  • Providing quality feedback to the Directors and Managers on each resource assigned to clinical studies regarding performance within the context of the clinical studies
  • Serving as the primary contact for clinical trial sites.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree required: Life Science, Physical Science, Nursing, or Biological Science degree is preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience required as CRO- or Sponsor-level CRA or Clinical Project Manager.
  • 1+ years of Clinical Project Management experience.
  • Cardiovascular clinical trial experience strongly preferred.
  • Personnel management experience strongly preferred.
  • Medical device experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices is required.
  • Understanding and application of regulations and standards applied in clinical areas is required.
  • Advanced project management skills with the ability to handle multiple projects required.
  • Relevant industry certifications preferred (i.e., CCRA, RAC, CDE).
  • Demonstrable project management skills.
  • 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.

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Mary Jacobs at +267-477-4800 or upload your CV on our website -

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