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Director & Regional Head-Site Activation (Western Europe)

Company: Worldwide Clinical Trials
Location:
Reference: VN 816
Closing Date: 26 Feb 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits:

Job Summary:

SUMMARY: Responsible for delivery of end-to-end site activation in the assigned region including resourcing and management of assigned Site Activation Specialists in their region. Serves as an escalation point for Site Activation Leads regarding project issues to support on-time and on-budget delivery in line with Key Performance and Quality indicators.

Requirements:

SUMMARY: Responsible for delivery of end-to-end site activation in the assigned region including resourcing and management of assigned Site Activation Specialists in their region.  Serves as an escalation point for Site Activation Leads regarding project issues to support on-time and on-budget delivery in line with Key Performance and Quality indicators.
 

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Tasks may include but are not limited to:

Implement the short-term and long-term objectives, major plans and programs of the Site Activation division to ensure they align with and enhance the achievement of corporate strategy and objectives.

Ensure that authorized plans and programs for the global Site Activation division are properly implemented and that Executive Leadership are informed of the overall trends and conditions of all important activities that impact profitability, market position or stature in the industry.
 

Develop and authorize specific performance standards to ensure key results in utilization, staff development, operating efficiency, innovation, physical and financial resources, public responsibility, and profitability for the Site Activation team.
 

Provide senior oversight and utilize strategic and operational acumen to facilitate reduced study start-up timelines, identify risk and input to risk mitigation plans.
 

Collation and maintenance of a study start up metrics and dashboards, review performance against budgeted time and milestones. 
 

Foster liaison and close working relationships within the rest of the Site Activation divisions and other departments.
 

Stay abreast of changing regulatory legislative requirements applicable to the given region.

Provide effective line management to Site Activation Specialists (SASs) in region.

Review Time Cards for SASs to ensure appropriate time management and billing.

Ensure training and ongoing development of SASs.

Approve PTO requests and coordinate project coverage liaising with Site Management as appropriate.

Assist SAS with performance, site and sponsor issues.

Manage SAS efficiencies and resourcing to capacity.

Ensure work effectiveness, performance and attitude.

Write and conduct performance evaluations.

Write/ reviews QI, IIR, CAPAS and service delivery failures and ensure lessons learned are implemented.

Follow up to ensure required documentation on training and/or SOPs is turned in.

Ensure newly hired SAS has all training and equipment needed; verify that they have completed all relevant SOPs before conducting Site Activation activities.

Interview potential SASs in person and on the phone.

Review and provide input to budgets, assist with proposals and provide department representation at business development meeting.
 
Perform other duties as assigned.  The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
 
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
 

Strong leadership skills

Excellent planning, strategizing, managing, monitoring, scheduling, and critiquing skills

Superior written and verbal communication skills to clearly and concisely present information.

Strong interpersonal skills in a fast-paced, deadline oriented, and changing environment.

Experienced problem solving/decision making skills.

Good attention to detail.

Understanding of clinical research principles and process, data collection and editing skills.  

Strong knowledge of FDA regulations, ICH Guidelines as well any relevant local and regional regulations, law, decree, guidelines applicable to the allocated region.

Understanding of standard operating procedures.

Knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook.

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REQUIREMENTS

 

Four-year college curriculum with a major concentration in biological, physical, health, pharmacy or other related science and six years clinical research experience as a clinical research associate  OR

Two-year college curriculum (unless nursing degree then see requirement above) or equivalent education/training and seven years clinical research experience as a clinical research associate OR

Eight years of clinical research experience as a clinical research associate or other position directly related to clinical research with a CRO, pharmaceutical or biotechnology company

10 years of management experience, including management of broad functional area.

Travel required

Passport required

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Contact Information:

Address:  Worldwide Clinical Trials
2nd Floor 172 Tottenham Court Road London
W1T 7NS
England
Tel:  0207 121 61 61
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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