Director, Program Operations Leader (Immunology & Inflammatory)

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Oct 12, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Director Program Operations Leader (POL) provides leadership and overall strategic management of at least one program in Clinical Trial Management (CTM). A POL is a member of the CTM extended leadership team, and as such interacts with senior level management, external vendors, collaboration partners and clinical study personnel for clinical research project and department initiatives.
In this role, a typical day might include the following:
  • Responsible for the overall success of the clinical study team(s) within a program(s)
  • Provides operational insight into feasibility, timeline and cost estimates during clinical program/study development
  • Manages clinical study timelines for the program(s)
  • Provides input into Clinical Study Concepts (CSC)
  • Oversight of clinical study budgets within a program and manages the budget through the lifecycle of the program
  • Ensures timely delivery of quality operational deliverables and accountable for ensuring consistency of process and approaches across clinical study teams within the clinical program(s).
  • Drives decision making and integrates all operational considerations for studies within the program(s) to ensure goals are attainable prior to implementation
  • Key point of contact for clinical program and study level escalation
  • Reviews key metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) across studies and within clinical program(s) to track study progress
  • Provides proactive creation and implementation of risk mitigation strategies
  • Provides innovative and flexible operational solutions and options to the teams; assists in preparing scenarios for creative solutions to operational challenges
  • Drives the strategy and oversight for vendor selection and management within a clinical program(s)
  • Manages the Clinical Research Organization (CRO) and vendor(s) as it relates to clinical program level deliverables
  • Identifies and recommends changes to practices and policies, including initiating and participating in strategic projects, initiatives, and continuous improvement projects within Global Development
  • Attends and represents CTM for a program(s) at review committee meetings as appropriate
  • Participates in CRO governance meetings as needed for clinical program(s)
  • Participates in Joint Meetings with Collaborative Partners at the study level and program level
  • Ensures inspection readiness throughout the clinical program lifecycle
  • Responsible for CTM resource forecasting and resource allocation for clinical studies across one or more clinical programs
  • Responsible for direct supervision of CTM staff e.g.performance management, staff recruitment, professional development, coaching, mentoring, ongoing training and compliance, etc
  • Up to 25% travel
This role might be for you if:
You have strong interpersonal & leadership skills
You can provide strategic direction and guidance for clinical programs
You have analytical skills with a data driven approach to planning, executing, and problem solving
You are proactive and self-disciplined, ability to meet deadlines, effective use of time, and prioritization

We are seeking 10+years experience in the pharmaceutical industry along with a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree. We need extensive experience in global clinical trial operations. We must have demonstrated vendor management & budget management experience. In addition, we also need proven line management experience.

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