Vice President, Clinical Operations

92130, San Diego
Mar 24, 2021
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

HUYA Bioscience - Come join our world-class team evaluating, in-licensing and developing innovative therapeutic products internationally.

HUYABIO is the leader in accelerating the global development of novel biopharmaceutical product opportunities originating in China enabling faster, more cost-effective and lower-risk drug development in international markets. Through extensive collaboration with biopharmaceutical, academic and commercial organizations, it has built the largest China-sourced compound portfolio covering all therapeutic areas. With offices in the US, Japan, South Korea, Canada, Ireland and eight strategic locations across China, the Company has become a partner of choice to accelerate product development and maximize value globally. For more information, please visit

In the continued development of our biopharmaceutical product portfolio, HUYABIO is seeking a self-motivated individual to take a leadership position in a fast-paced environment as Vice President, Clinical Operations.

Job Summary

This position reports to HUYABIO’s Head of R&D. Responsibilities include oversight of clinical study implementation, execution, and completion.  Accountability includes leading study teams (internal and external service providers), study planning, budgeting, vendor/partner management, clinical trial material supply chains, monitoring timelines and fiscal spent, and compliance with Corporate Quality Systems and GXP applicable to clinical trial conduct globally and regionally. He or she will contribute to corporate goals to advance the company’s product portfolio.

This is an office-based position that works in a cross-functional and dynamic environment.  Clear, timely, professional, and effective communication with all HUYABIO functional areas and global office sites is essential.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Actively contributes, such as hands-on writing and editing, to protocol development, amendments, CRF, informed consent forms, Investigator Brochures, annual progress reports, clinical study reports and other documents as needed or requested.  Review required clinical documents, if developed by vendors/partners
  • Responsible for the development of, and the oversight for, clinical study milestones to support program objectives
  • Supervises, mentors, trains clinical operations staff responsible for the implementation and execution of clinical studies
  • Ensures that clinical studies are properly resourced, managed, and executed following the study plan and in accordance with established timelines and quality standards.
  • Appraises trials status to company executives, examples include budget spend to finance, subject enrollment issues, regulatory/ GCP compliance to medical, CRO performance issues to legal/finance
  • Provides regular reports of study matrix, such as enrollment against milestone targets, clinical trial data entry queries, safety reporting/resolution, compliance issues to SOPs to Head of R&D.
  • Ensures that clinical studies follow guidelines and necessary processes and procedures, as applicable (e.g., Code of Federal Regulations, ICH Guidelines and Good Clinical Practices, FDA, EMA, PMDA) and appropriate industry standards.
  • Develops work processes that enhances the cross-functional effectiveness. Directly interfaces with CMC on drug supply.
  • Ensures audit readiness at all times
  • Selects, manages, and collaborates with CROs/vendors/partners
  • Creates and maintains a positive work environment and builds a high performance clinical team

Job Qualifications and Requirements

  • Pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or clinical research experience for a minimum of 15 years, with more than 10 years in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry involving oncology drug development
  • Strong Project Leadership skills including a collaborative and team-oriented approach
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Fluency in written and verbal English

Education and Experience

  • Matriculation in Biological Sciences or equivalent in allied healthcare, e.g., pharm D and nursing.
  • Advanced degree is desirable (e.g., Pharm.D, MBA, PhD, MD)
  • Experience in resource management
  • Strong Project Leadership skills including a collaborative and team-oriented approach
  • International experience is a plus



The position is fulltime, and the candidate must be available to attend company meetings and conduct business in person at HUYABIO’s Del Mar, CA office. Interested candidates should submit resumes to:

To learn more about HUYABIO Bioscience, please visit HUYABIO Bioscience is an equal opportunity employer.