Sr. Director of Clinical Operations

Location Boston
Discipline: Clinical Research
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Salary: Excellent salary + Bonus and Accompanying benefits package
Contact name: Robert Giarratani

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01293 584300
Job ref: 20932
Published: about 1 month ago
Expiry date: 08 April 2021

​Presented is an opportunity for a Sr. Director of Clinical Operations in the Boston area. Our client is a global leader in the pharmaceutical industry looking to bring on a senior leader to oversee a large clinical team. The team consists of 10-15 individuals and will mainly sit in a strategic oversight position reporting to the VP of Clinical Operations.

This position will be highly cross functional and work across other senior leaders among various functional groups. This resource will need to have a general sense and knowledge of a variety of different therapeutic areas as well as the entire drug lifecycle.

This company has been a leader in the industry for the last decade plus, have a large pipeline of leading candidates and a robust portfolio of drugs in the early development stage. This position can sit remotely on the east coast.


  • PhD and 10 years’ experience, MS with 10-12 years’ experience or BA 12-15 years’ experience within the industry from a sponsor/biotech/biopharma perspective

  • 7+ years leadership experience - leading/building out teams with Direct Reports

  • Tactical and Strategic experience in a leadership position

  • Expertise in FDA, ICH/GCP guidelines

  • Strong ability to lead and mentor staff and willingness to work on the ground at times

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

I manage a range of other permanent and freelance positions for a broad portfolio of clients (Biotech, CRO and Pharma). If the above role isn’t for you but you’d nevertheless like to discuss your options in the market, I’d welcome a confidential discussion by phone or email. Contact Rob Giarratani at (617) 982 1238.

Salary: Excellent salary + Bonus and Accompanying benefits package