Senior Director, Clinical Operations (Open to Remote)

Working from Home
Jun 15, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


Position Summary:

The Senior Director, Clinical Operations is a leadership position within Global Blood Therapeutics’ Clinical Operations team. In close collaboration with the Development team and others, the Senior Director, Clinical Operations will influence the clinical operations strategy and execution of GBT’s clinical programs. 

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Director is responsible for the operational management, including documentation and reporting requirements of a clinical development program
  • The Senior Director will work closely with the Head of Development Operations, the CMO, and other key functions both internally and externally to ensure successful completion of all clinical activities/project deliverables within the required time frame and budget
  • Accountable for the work product for the program and contributes to the planning and implementation of clinical development program including scenario planning, forecasting of timelines, assessment program level feasibility, estimation of resources and budget, and development of operational strategies
  • The Senior Director contributes to developing department processes to ensure adherence to GBT’s standards, and all applicable regulations and guidelines
  • This position requires detailed management of timelines, the ability to multitask, and to adapt to rapid change in the conduct of multiple, sometimes complex, clinical trials
  • Successful management of current group as well as recruitment future team members (FTEs and consultants/contractors)


  • The qualified candidate will be a Clinical Operations leader with greater than 17+ years of international Phase 1-4 trial experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry
  • She/he will have strong experience managing clinical trials both domestically and internationally via CROs and direct study management
  • The successful candidate demonstrates outstanding leadership skills managing directly, in a cross-functional matrix setting and interdepartmentally
  • Bachelor’s degree required. RN/PA with professional clinical experience, and/or master’s degree or higher in health-related science or equivalent preferred

Fit with GBT culture:

  • Ability to build strong relationships with co-workers of various backgrounds and expertise
  • Ability to function at a high level in a team setting whether leading the group or acting as an individual contributor
  • Values-based leadership consistent with GBT's Core Values
  • Excitement about the vision and mission of GBT
  • Flexibility
  • Integrity

NOTE:  This position summary is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

The Company complies with all laws respecting equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants with regard to any protected characteristic as defined by federal, state, and local law.  This position may require you to work onsite or interact in person with customers of the Company and/or work onsite from time to time at the Company’s facilities.  The Company requires all employees working in its facilities (including attending in-person meetings and events) to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 (except as required by applicable law).  Therefore, this position requires you to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for a disability/medical condition or sincerely-held religious belief, and/or as otherwise required by applicable law.  The Company considers you fully vaccinated once 14 days have passed since you received either the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series or a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine. This position requires you to maintain a fully-vaccinated status against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations required by applicable law. The vaccine must have been FDA approved, have emergency use authorization from the FDA, or, for persons fully vaccinated outside of the U.S., be listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization.