Senior Director, Clinical Operations

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Program Manager / Director
  3. United States
New York, USA
Posting date: 20 Dec 2019
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Senior Director of Clinical Operations for a biotechnology company located in New York, NY. Successful candidate will provide strategic and operational expertise for the timely, quality preparation and execution of Tessa's multi-country sponsored clinical development programs (Phase 1 - 3).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the implementation and execution of Clinical Operations product-specific strategic and tactical plans
  • Ensure the effective and constructive integration of clinical operations knowledge and expertise into all applicable clinical development activities including integrated development plans and study protocols; interact and collaborate with other department heads as appropriate.
  • Ensure consistent and successful execution of all operational aspects of global studies as appropriate, data delivery and reporting.
  • Plan and implement Quality Checks for clinical projects and provide leadership and direction to ensure the highest standards for compliance with Company SOPs, ICH-GCP guidelines,
  • Accountable for the authorship of operational sections of protocols and investigator brochures and leading the identification of and interaction with investigative sites, including study execution.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with CROs, and investigators to ensure effective execution of internal and external clinical projects.
  • Responsible for the management and leadership of all staff within the Clinical Operations group including recruitment, training, career development and performance evaluations.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelors or advanced degree (Ph.D. or Pharm.D.) in scientific/life-sciences or related field.
  • 15 years of clinical operations experience in pharmaceutical/drug development, with a preference for biologics experience, and including 10 years of experience in study management
  • Proven track record of planning, conducting & managing clinical operations for Phase 1-3 studies
  • In-depth understanding and experience across the clinical operations value chain, with a track record of success in study planning, execution, data cleaning, database locking, study report generation and regulatory inspection.
  • Experience in Oncology trials is required
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of design and phases of Oncology clinical studies on a global scale, global regulatory issues, CRO operations, and compliance practices
  • Ability to work in a very dynamic environment, handle a high volume of highly complex tasks within a given timeline
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of clinical research concepts, practices, and FDA regulations and ICH Guidelines regarding drug development phases, clinical trials, clinical study design, and data management methods.
  • Experience in conducting trials in EU is a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time

To Apply:

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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.