Clinical Research Study Leader (m/w/d)
Posted on Apr 11, 2021 by ITech Consult
Clinical Research Study Leader (m/w/d)- leadership/Life science/global study management/English/clinical trials
For our customer a big pharmaceutical company based in Basel we are looking for a Clinical Research Study Leader
The role of the Clinical Research Study Leader is to provide leadership for one or more global Study Management Teams responsible for delivering internally managed as well as outsourced First in Man through Proof of Concept studies. The CRSL is accountable for the strategic and tactical study activities, ensuring high quality execution standards within the agreed budget and timelines.
The perfect candidate is someone with solid experience in global study management (on a leading level), ideally with experience of early phases, someone with effective leadership skills still able and happy to do operational work. Please note that there will be operational work involved; please ensure your candidates are aware about it. If that helps, we are looking for someone between a GSM & a GSL in terms of level of experience.
This position is based in Basel, we prefer candidates already in CH or with a valid work permit.
Tasks & Responsibilities
. Leads the cross-functional Study Management Team (SMT). In the SMT Leader (SMTL) role, the CRSL is responsible for the planning, coordination, communication, motivation and setting the direction of the SMT, including obtaining agreement on study required timelines, budgets, objectives and goal-setting. The SMTL is accountable for the delivery of the clinical studies within the agreed timelines, budget and quality.
. Prepares and manages the budget/financial plan including overall study and site-level costs, collaborating with the respective stakeholders in contract negotiations and preparation, payment schedule and tracking.
. Identifies key milestones and tracks critical study activities, issues and strategic priorities. Provides regular updates as appropriate, to key stakeholders.
. Accountable for all aspects of study management including supply management, biosample management, vendor selection and management, site selection, initiation, training, monitoring, essential document management, closedown and archiving in accordance with current Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and ICH Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
. For outsourced studies, contributes to CRO selection activities and contract set-up, serves as primary contact with CRO PM and provides oversight of CRO, ensures communication between CRO, other vendors and SMT for the entire study life cycle.
. Assures consistency and standards across a study or studies for all investigational sites and in line with project standards.
. Minimum 5 years in study management with extensive experience in planning, risk mitigation strategies, trial budgets, site selection, clinical supplies management, sample management, conduct and monitoring of clinical studies
. Minimum Bachelor (preference on Master) in Life Sciences
. Experience with global study management
. Experience in pharma (preferred) or CRO
. Effective leadership skills, able to lead cross-functional teams across multiple time zones
. Experience working in Matrix environment and flat hierarchical team setting
Nice to haves:
. Experience with early phases of clinical trials
. NS & Infection & Oncology
Reference No.: 919628SGR
Role: Clinical Research Study Leader
Should you find yourself suitable for this position then please send us your complete CV using the link in this advert.
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