As an Executive Director of Clinical Development focusing on the Early Phase Oncology therapeutic area, you will oversee business aspects of clinical operations, project management and business development assistance for the Oncology Business Unit to achieve target revenue and profitability while ensuring the contracted services and expectations of all projects are carried out by the project teams in accordance with executed contracts and Customers’ expectations. Duties include management of staff utilization and realization of project revenue for business unit (BU), analysis of financial data, assuming role of primary liaison with Customers, Vendors, Senior Management and Investigator sites as needed, and organizing department hierarchy and processes to achieve targets. May include line management responsibilities for project management and clinical staff within BU.
Performs other work-related duties as assigned.
Requires a BA/BS in the life sciences, nursing degree, or equivalent education or equivalent related experience, plus extensive clinical research experience in a contract research organization, pharmaceutical, or biotechnology company. Must have spent some time actively managing clinical research projects across functional areas, and other relevant experience is advantageous. Previous supervisory experience and pharma/CRO experience is required. Thorough knowledge of FDA regulations, drug development, and clinical monitoring procedures is necessary. Must have demonstrated proficiency with ICH/GCP guidelines. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), email, and voicemail is required. Flexibility and the ability to mentor and manage new staff and to handle multiple tasks to meet deadlines delivering high quality work in a dynamic environment is essential. Requires strong presentation, documentation and interpersonal skills as well as a team-oriented approach. Must have valid, current driver’s license and ability to secure corporate credit card.