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Director, Data Management - Biometrics (United Kingdom)

Company: INC Research
Location: UK Regional or Lewes
Reference: 16004861
Closing Date: 14 Dec 16
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Negotiable

Job Summary:

Do you want to be a part of a global top 10 CRO? INC Research is a full-service clinical research organization, providing the full range of Phase I to IV clinical development services for the world’s pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries. We do this across six continents. We believe that therapeutic and operational experience forms the foundation for taking medicines successfully through clinical development.


We are currently looking to strengthen senior management structure and are seeking a Director, Data Management to be regionally based (home based) in the UK or out of the Biometrics hub office in Lewes, UK.

Essential Functions:

•Line management responsibilities for staff members.  Approves courses of action on interviewing and selection, terminations, professional development, performance appraisals, job description preparation, and employee counseling.  Works with and advises staff on administrative policies and procedures, technical problems, priorities, and methods.  Drives recruitment of operational staff.

•Manages resource management and maintaining utilization/realization at acceptable levels.  Ensures that all projects maintain the correct level of gross profit, that budgets are maintained, and changes in scope applied as necessary.  Additionally, implements a project review process to ensure that resource, deliverables, scope, quality, and budget are maintained appropriately.

•Manages the achievement of departmental sales, revenue, utilization and gross profit targets.

•Serves as primary interface between company and sponsors, vendors and other departments in the area of data management.

• Serves as an authority in the design and implementation of data management strategies.

•Oversees the planning, execution, and maintenance of major projects, if required.

•Ensures that all aspects of the Company’s data management processes, procedures, and technology are consistent with current industry practices and meet all pertinent regulatory requirements, both domestic and international.

•Develops Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), data management tools, training, department budgets, and staffing requirements.

•Regularly reviews all relevant projects for financial control and operational productivity.

•Consults with Business Development activities as required.  Reviews and approves the Data Management portion of any proposal and budget which dictates the work will be undertaken in the assigned office.

•Leads Data Management personnel through audit situations, including closing out audit findings.

•Maintains current professional knowledge in fields of information management, computer science, quality assurance, regulatory affairs, and applicable areas of medical sciences to serve as a basis for providing “value added” expanded company services to all appropriate clients.

•Maintains proficiency in Data Management systems and processes through regular training and/or attendance at professional meetings/conferences.  Takes the opportunity to network with colleagues for new and/or repeat business.  May represent the Company at professional meetings or seminars.

Other Responsibilities:

Performs other work related duties as assigned.   Minimal travel may be required (up to 25%).

Qualification Requirements:

 •BA/BS degree in Biological Science or a related discipline in the science/health care field or equivalent education and experience.
• Extensive experience in the design and implementation of technical data management systems targeted at supporting large-scale multiple site clinical trials including supervisory experience.

• Experience in a Contract Research Organization or pharmaceutical/biotechnology company preferred. 

•Experience in working in a matrix structured environment with multiple product lines.  In-depth knowledge of FDA regulations and strong understanding and usage of medical terminology.

• Effective organizational, presentation, documentation, analytical, and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a matrix team. 
•Excellent leadership/management skills. 

•An appreciation of Project Management skills preferred.  Basic computer skills in Word, Excel, and email. 

•Ability to handle multiple tasks to meet deadlines in a high stress environment.
• Ability to implement, control, and understand productivity measures and a good understanding of financial control.

Why choose us:

It takes skill and passion to develop medicines the way we do. Don’t worry – if you’ve got the passion part, we’ll help you develop the skills you need to enhance every aspect of your career in the clinical research industry.

We’ve got an attitude at INC: “Can do, I own it.” Absolutely everyone has ownership of what they do here. And because we’re given the freedom and responsibility to really own our projects, we can take them to new levels. And that means we can take our careers wherever we want them, too.

“We were ranked “Top CRO” to work with in the CenterWatch 2013 Investigative Site Relationship Survey (a biannual survey of over 2,000 sites worldwide).”

What happens next:

If your application is successful you will be contacted by one of our dedicated recruiters who will arrange a suitable date and time to speak to you further about this opportunity.


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Contact Information:

Address:  European Head Office
River View, The Meadows Business Park,
Station Approach,
GU17 9AB
Tel:  +44 (0) 1189 335 300
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