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Senior Director - Clinical Trial Stategy and Design
Essential Job Duties:
+ Using an evidence-based approach, work with relevant business development staff and
operational leaders to design innovative, but practical and fiscally responsible strategies for inclusion in relevant business development documents and for use in the successful
implementation and conduct of clinical trial programs for clients.
+ Senior regional contact for both internal staff and clients for matters pertaining to OS&P.
+ Effectively mentor Manager, OS&P level and above in management of new business
opportunities and development of strategies for preferred provider or partnership activites
+ Effectively network with others throughout Covance to ensure relevant input to project
strategies and associated planning activities occurs.
+ Engages with project teams at key time points in the project lifecycle to ensure actual
performance is in line with strategic plan and provides advanced interventional guidance when required.
+ Remain current with industry innovations and advances so as to include relevant advances and technology into the design of trial strategies.
+ Line management responsibility for the recruitment, training, utilization, development and performance review of assigned personnel. Supervises others in OS&P across the region.
+ University/College Degree (preferably postgraduate degree)
+ Thorough understanding of global drug development and the clinical trial project management process
+ Thorough and practical working knowledge of ICH-GCP Guidelines, including relevant
international requirements and guidelines for the conduct of global clinical development programs
+ An understanding of aspects surrounding Covance business development (time and cost
estimates, bid defense, contracts)
+ Minimum of ten (10) years relevant clinical research experience in a pharmaceutical
companyICR0, including at least five (5) years of full project management responsibility.
+ Minimum of two (2) years developing evidence-based strategies for including into a clinical development plan, as a response to a request for proposal or as part of a strategic partnership development plan or response.
+ Very strong technical writing skills and analytical skills
+ Strong networking abilities and an ability/willingness to work with individuals across the globe
+ Excellent communication, planning & organizational skills
+ Ability to inspire, to lead by example and motivate teams to seek solutions and get results
+ Strong abilities to negotiate and liaise with customers in a professional manner
+ Thorough experience in end to end (full service) clinical trial management, ideally with global project management experience
+ Abilities to reviewlanalyze relevant data so as to build evidence-based strategies
+ Abilities to designldevelop effective strategies to bring about trial success, as defined by clients
and project teams through the use of an evidence-based approach.
+ Strong computer skills with an ability to understand and access and leverage technology
+ Ability to work independently
+ Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities effectively.
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