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Senior Clinical Operations Manager

Company: CTC Resourcing Solutions
Reference: 895912-P
Closing Date: 25 Jul 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

For one of our clients, we are currently looking for a Senior Clinical Operations Manager for a 12+ months contract based in Basel, Switzerland. The ideal candidate should have experience in clinical operations/clinical trial management, leadership/ management skills including excellent problem solving and team building skills.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Directs the planning, set-up and conduct of trials (phase 1 to phase 3);
  • Prepares trial budgets, forecasts, timelines, and project plans;
  • Negotiates contracts and budgets for assigned clinical trials;
  • Ensures close CRO surveillance and management of other third party vendors (central labs, IWRS/IVRS provider if applicable, secondary packaging);
  • Manages the core team and delegates tasks to team members;
  • Reviews clinical study protocols and provides input;
  • Reviews and/or prepares other trial related documents (manuals, guidelines, visit reports, newsletters);
  • Prepares clinical trial supplies projections and ensures the availability of a supply chain during the whole conduct of the trial;
  • Performs UATs;
  • Prepares and leads internal and external kick-off meetings, monitoring workshops and investigators meetings;
  • Supervises training programs to assure consistency and compliance in conduct and monitoring of clinical trials;
  • Prepares and distributes ad hoc reports, summaries, or analyses as required;
  • Prepares status reports for assigned clinical trials;
  • Conducts co-monitoring visits;
  • Participates in internal/external audits;
  • Participates in dissemination of clinical information to the core team members, as appropriate.

  Qualifications and Experience:

  • A minimum academic degree in Life Sciences, Pharmacy or Medicine is required
  • An advanced academic degree (M.S., PhD, PharmD, or MD) is preferred
  • Minimum 7-8 years of progressively increasing clinical development experience within the pharmaceutical industry on a global level with experience in hospital and/or intensive care unit clinical trials
  • Profound experience in clinical operations/clinical trial management especially in outsourced global phase III trials
  • Monitoring experience
  • Excellent leadership/ management skills including excellent problem solving and team building skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to resolve and make judgements regarding administrative, scientific and/or clinical problems without supervision
  • Ability to deliver oral presentations and write in a clear, focused, and concise manner
  • Fluent written and spoken English is a must, German and French will be an advantage
  • Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required.

If you think your profile matches this position and want to take a challenge in your career don’t hesitate to apply.

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Münchensteinerstrasse 41
4052 Basel
Reasons to work for CTC
Tel:  +41 61 695 88 66
Fax:  +41 61 695 88 67
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