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Global Trial Leader

Company: inVentiv Health Clinical
Location: London
Reference: NC/5264
Closing Date: 11 Nov 16
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Negotiable

Job Summary:

InVentiv Health Clinical are currently recruiting for a dedicated and highly experienced clinical professional to work for our major Global Pharma client in Belgium or UK as a Global Trial Leader working within a dedicated therapy areas including Oncology or infectious diseases. The position is accountable for the successful global execution of clinical trials and leading the study management team therefore someone with a solid industry background in a similar position is strongly required.


As a Global Trial Leader you will be assigned a therapy area and have the following responsibilities –

• Act as the single point of accountability for providing strategic operational input to the clinical development plan, building the strategic operational plan and budget for deliverables and milestones, and provide global leadership to the execution to plan and/or define risk mitigation strategies and ensures implementation within GCDO thereof.

• Provides direct supervision and people management responsibility for all GTL staff within his/her group. Overall responsibility to ensure role training for his/her team are completed and current.

• Creates and gains endorsement of the global strategic operational plan (IDP/program level), inclusive of the sourcing strategy, supplier selection strategy, an aligned country selection plan and ensures an integrated data plan for external data streams is available and endorsed.

• Leads CRO selection ensures scope of work is defined and is responsible to define deliverables, turnaround times, quality and performance levels for new sourcing needs. Is accountable for strategic alliance CRO budget for fully outsourced studies and supports contracting and change order management.


Extensive experience in clinical development is essential, with Leadership Competencies, along with a proven track record of global clinical operational experience (Phase 1-3B) or strong clinical project management experience in biotech, pharma or CRO environment. Excellent people leadership skills in a matrix environment is required , people management experience is strongly preferred.

Willingness and ability to travel up to 15-20% of the time, defined by business needs. Profound experience in managing external stakeholders/CROs programs is required. Solid knowledge of global regulatory, quality and logistical aspects of global and local clinical trial conduct and oversight is required.

Proven experience in leading a global R&D registration program is required for late development assignments. Early development / clinical pharmacology experience is required for early development portfolio assignments. Sound clinical financial acumen; experience with managing budgets is required. CRO management experience is preferred. Following skills

To apply for this position you must have previously worked as a Global Clinical Project Manager (preferably Global/International in Belgium or UK hold a Dutch passport or valid work visa and ideally speak Dutch, French and English (for the role in Belgium).

You should have clinical research operational knowledge, project planning/management experience and solid communication skills. You should be flexible and able to manage global teams in a virtual environment and have excellent decision-making and strong financial management skills.

If you have the required experience for this position and are eligible to work in Belgium / UK then please apply or contact Natasha Grace on + 44 1628 587272.

If this role is not suitable for your experience but you have worked in clinical research in the industry and would like to discuss other roles, please contact a member of the inVentiv Health Clinical team on 01628 587272.

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