Associates Director, ClinOps

Bedminster, New Jersey 07921
highly competitive base salary
Sep 27, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


Jubilant Therapeutics is a patient-focused biopharmaceutical company centered on discovery and development of novel targeted therapies to treat patients primarily afflicted by cancer and autoimmune disorders. The company is headquartered in the US, and is funded by the global pharma parent organization to advance selected pipeline programs through clinical proof of concept. The company is leveraging its powerful discovery engine using structure-based design, computational modeling and bioinformatics, with a focus on unmet medical needs resulting from drug resistance or specific genetic modifications.

Jubilant Therapeutics currently has a portfolio of internally discovered programs structured into asset-based subsidiaries. The company’s first-in-class programs and strong IP portfolio, includes the only known dual epigenetic inhibitor of LSD1/HDAC6 and a differentiated PRMT5 inhibitor for selected oncology indications and PAD4 inhibitor targeting multiple auto-immune disorders with multiple Phase I initiations in 2022. 


We provide a culture that values opportunity for professional growth and development.  We offer jobs that are challenging and rewarding. Our benefits include highly competitive base salary; comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and disability benefits; company matched retirement savings program; health and wellness programs; as well as holiday and vacation paid time off.  This role offers the opportunity of a flexible working schedule.


The Associate Director/Senior Manager of Clinical Operations will be for managing and overseeing the clinical operation’s strategy, the negotiation and implementation of all sponsored clinical trials within the Jubilant development pipeline. The incumbent will have responsibility for initiating and maintaining the relationship with the contract research vendor organizations. The incumbent will have experience driving a pre-clinical study into Phase I and through clinical development working with CROs and external consultants. The Associate Director/Senior Manager of Clinical Operations will ensure that clinical stage programs achieve program objectives within established timelines, budget, and quality standards. In this role, the incumbent will lead the execution of the clinical studies in conformance with Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and International Conference of Harmonization (ICH) Guidelines.

The Associate Director/Senior Manager of Clinical Operations will report to the Chief Scientific Officer and work closely with the senior management team in a fast pace startup environment. In one of the role’s first requirements, that incumbent will manage multiple programs moving to clinic trials over the next 6-12 months. The incumbent is expected to ensure communication of clinical trial initiations, timelines, updates, key decisions, risks and scenarios to all key stakeholders. The incumbent will establish the clinical infrastructure and key relationships required for phase 1 enrollment to begins quickly and efficiently after IND acceptance.


We are looking for an individual who has strong hands-on experience leading clinical trials execution including first-in-human activities (e.g. IND and Phase I) within Oncology/autoimmune disease disciplines; experience managing a study from pre-clinical to clinical phase; demonstrated experience building strong relationships with external partners, CROs, and vendors including extensive experience managing contracts and clinical finance activities as well as the ability to take a leadership role, motivate staff, and drive high quality execution.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences or Pharmacy. Advanced degree preferred (Masters, PharmD, Ph.D.)
  • 8+ years of progressive experience in oncology translational medicine/biology, pharmacology or directly related discipline in the biopharmaceutical/biotech industry
  • 5+ years of strong hands-on experience leading clinical trials execution including first-in-human activities (e.g. IND and Phase I) is required. Experience in medical writing and supporting IND submissions highly desirable
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, matrixed, team environment consisting of internal and external team members
  • Analytical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent planning, organization and time management skills including the ability to support and prioritize multiple projects
  • Experience working in a fast-pace regional and/or global organization
  • You must be authorized to work for Jubilant in the United States without VISA sponsorship

Our Promise: Caring, Sharing, Growing

We will, with the utmost care for the environment and society, continue to enhance value for our customers and stakeholders by providing innovative products and economically efficient solutions’ through growth, cost effectiveness and wise investment of resources.

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today!

Jubilant proudly embraces diversity in our workforce. Our goal is to have a workforce as diverse as the patients and clients we serve. We have an inclusive environment where our employees can thrive and where our differences are welcomed. By welcoming our differences, we create products that are beneficial for our patients, clients, and overall human health.  We offer equal opportunity jobs to all qualified persons without regard to age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, race, color, national origin, veteran status or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability. Jubilant Pharma is an equal opportunity employer.  EEO is the Law

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