Associate Director Clinical Operations - CNS

Location United States of America
Discipline: Clinical Operations
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Robert Giarratani

Contact email:
Contact phone: 857-273-1162
Job ref: 31700
Published: 25 days ago
Expiry date: 29 Apr 2024 23:59

🌟 Exciting Opportunity: Associate Director of Clinical Operations 🌟

Are you passionate about driving advancements in CNS diseases through transformative clinical research? Do you excel in leading high-performing teams to deliver impactful results? Join our pioneering client, a leading pharmaceutical organization dedicated to revolutionizing CNS care through innovative clinical trials.

Position: Associate Director of Clinical Operations

Location: Remote (ET/CT time zones preferably)

Our client is committed to pushing the boundaries of CNS medicines through rigorous clinical research and scientific innovation. Our team comprises dedicated professionals driven by a shared mission to improve patient outcomes and address unmet medical needs in the field of CNS health.

💼 Responsibilities:

  • Lead and, primarily, oversee clinical operations for CNS trials from initiation through closeout, ensuring adherence to protocol, regulatory requirements, and quality standards.

  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including Clinical Development, Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, and external vendors to drive successful trial execution and achieve key milestones.

  • Line management of a team of 3-5 manager-level resources.

  • Provide strategic guidance and operational expertise to optimize trial design, site selection, patient recruitment, and data management strategies.

  • Implement robust risk management strategies and mitigation plans to proactively identify and address potential challenges that may impact trial timelines or outcomes.

  • Cultivate strong relationships with investigative sites, CROs, and key stakeholders to foster effective communication, collaboration, and compliance with study protocols.

  • Drive continuous process improvement initiatives to enhance operational efficiency, streamline workflows, and maximize resource utilization across clinical trial activities.

👤 Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in a relevant scientific discipline (e.g., MD, PhD, PharmD) preferred.

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in clinical operations within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, ideally with a focus on CNS therapeutic areas.

  • Minimum of 8 years of independent trial management experience.

  • Proven track record of successfully managing complex CNS trials across various phases (Phase I-IV), with a strong understanding of clinical trial regulations and guidelines (e.g., ICH-GCP).

  • Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate cross-functional teams to achieve common goals and deliver high-quality results.

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills, with a collaborative and proactive approach to driving innovation and overcoming challenges.

  • Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with the ability to thrive in a matrixed organizational structure.

🌱 Benefits:

  • Extremely competitive compensation package including base salary, performance-based bonuses, and comprehensive benefits.

  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement within a forward-thinking organization at the forefront of CNS research.

  • Collaborative and inclusive work culture that values diversity, innovation, and teamwork.

  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities, technologies, and resources to support your success in driving impactful clinical research initiatives.

Join us in our mission to transform CNS care and make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients worldwide. If you're ready to take on a leadership role in shaping the future of CNS medicine, we want to hear from you!

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and qualifications to