Ref #: 25945

Employment type: Permanent - Full-Time

Location: Bedfordshire UK

Posted: 06-May-2021


In this highly specialized and dynamic role, you’ll utilise your extensive therapeutic knowledge to oversee uniquely-focused clinical studies. Working at the core of clinical research, you’ll be exposed to cutting-edge protocols and experience a dedicated partnership with your team like never before.

As a Global Study Leader, you will demonstrate solid regional and international study management experience as this is a lead global PM role.
You will need to understand the cultural difference between pharma and CRO with ideally, at least 5 years clinical research experience, and 3 years in a PM capacity, along with the right-to-work in the UK.
As a Global Study Leader, you will:
• Lead, provide guidance and delegate appropriately to a cross-functional study team or oversee outsourced delivery activities to ensure the clinical study progresses as planned, driving achievement of milestones according to timelines, budget and quality standards.
• Lead and conduct investigator meetings and other study related meetings.
• Provide input into and hold accountability for the development of essential study documents in accordance with relevant SOPs.
• Ensure all external service providers engaged at the study level are performing to contracted goals and timelines/budget.
• Develop and maintain relevant study plans as well as detailed and realistic study timelines.
What is required
• Life Science Degree preferred
• Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in early phase clinical research, with at least 3 years of clinical development project management experience (or equivalent)
• Thorough understanding of cross-functional clinical processes including data management, biostatistics, medical writing, drug safety, and regulatory affairs
• Demonstrated abilities in clinical study management processes and clinical/drug development
• Extensive and proven experience in driving operational delivery to timelines, cost and quality
• Strong strategic and critical thinking abilities
• Project management certification would be a plus
• Proven project management experience on a global level
• Experience in all phases of a clinical study lifecycle

What is offered
• Permanent contract of employment with DOCS seconded to the client;
• Full-time and home-based with willingness to attend the client office for training and ad-hoc meetings
• Competitive salary and benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus UK bank holidays, pension and healthcare.

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