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Pharmaceutical & Medical Services
21 Feb 2018
Job Opportunity : Head of Clinical Operations(150-200K)
Head of Clinical Operations(150-200K)
Our Client
A leading international healthcare company

Responsibilities :

  • Lead clinical operations team in the assigned country/ies or functional group, ensure all trial related activities and deliverables from feasibility to study closure are met, fulfilling medical and regulatory strategy under adequate quality standards, timelines and budget
  • Evaluate team´s performance and implement appropriate development plans, ensure appropriate resource planning based on forecast workload, including appropriate use of flexible resources/applying resourcing strategy
  • Conduct budget review and adjustment as needed, ensure adequate budget for local evidence generation activities is forecasted and budget is adequately managed.
  • Implement appropriate oversight process/procedures to detect emerging risks, appropriate intervention to address trends and issues that could impact delivery to plan for timelines, quality and budget of studies.  Ensure timely escalation to the regional Head of Clinical Operations or other impacted role.
  • Provide input to clinical development plans to ensure adequate feasibility and effective study delivery taking into account LOC strategy/objectives.
  • Maintain close cross-functional interaction with other local operating company departments to ensure alignment of country clinical operations strategy
  • Lead or participate in regional/global clinical operations projects (as appropriate).
  • Establish and maintain an adequate network of clinical investigator sites aligned with current and future indications,
  • Provide clinical operations leadership in interaction with stakeholders (internal and external) including participation in different forums (internal and external). Establish and manage key strategic relationships with external vendors to ensure clinical studies are appropriately outsourced and executed as necessary.
  • Lead a team of clinical operations staff, which may include Local Delivery Leads (LDLs), CRA Managers, CRAs and associated support staff.
  • Mentor and coach direct reports to ensure their delivery of assigned tasks to agreed timelines, quality standards and budget. 
  • Performance management and people development for direct reports (competency assessments, performance and development objectives and ongoing review).


  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Science (Masters or PhD preferred)
  • 8+ years of relevant experience in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech or Healthcare Industry with an emphasis on drug development, in a multidisciplinary environment and with demonstrated managerial experience
  • Superior leadership skills with demonstrated ability to build and maintain highly efficient teams in complex environments