Senior Clinical Manager

Senior Clinical Manager

PPD - Pharmaceutical Product Development

Madrid or Barcelona, Spain

Summarized Purpose:

Manages, selects, trains, resources, coaches and performance management of respective staff, which may be inclusive of CRAs, PAs, RSMs and other clinical focused staff. Focuses on end results using metrics and key performance indicators to manage performance. May lead or contribute to initiatives that enhance the department's performance or lead to process improvement across PPD. Collaborates with clinical operations senior management and executive staff on strategic planning and business development as required.

Essential Functions and Other Job Information:

  • Manages staff, providing coaching, mentorship and work direction;
  • Conducts regular performance appraisals and career discussions with staff;
  • Facilitates employee career development. Interviews, recruits and selects staff;
  • Manages and conducts induction/orientation programs for all new employees, ensuring their smooth assimilation into the company;
  • Ensures all staff CVs, training records, position profiles and experience profiles are complete and up-to-date. Ensures timeliness and accuracy of timesheets and expense reports;
  • Supports allocation activities per the local resourcing process;
  • Supports activities of project managers and clinical team managers to optimize the operational running of projects. Escalates appropriately any issues which may impact project deliverables;
  • Delivers training on Working Practice Documents (WPDs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), local requirements and any other subjects that impact on clinical operations. Identifies training gaps and ensures that training requirements are met. May contribute to development of training programs, where appropriate;
  • Alerts management to quality issues, request QA audits as appropriate, and facilitate client and internal quality assurance audits as required;
  • May provide input into bids and contribute to the procurement of new business where required.

Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a life science related field or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities;
  • Significant clinical research experience (comparable to 8+ years) including remote and clinical monitoring and experience in all phases of study life cycle, including start up, interim and close out;
  • Previous experience on cross-country Study Management/Coordination of all clinical activities on an international basis of +2 years;
  • Line management experience appropriate to the size and complexity of the clinical management group in the designated country/region;
  • Valid Driver's License and Passport.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent mentoring/leadership/supervisory skills;
  • Advanced knowledge of clinical trials monitoring; Remote and on-site;
  • Demonstrated understanding of or ability to learn PPD SOPs, WPDs, and relevant regulations (e.g. ICH/GCP, FDA guidelines);
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate medical research data;
  • Strong organizational and negotiation skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Effective written and oral communication skills;
  • Good knowledge of English language and grammar;
  • Competent use of computer to include data entry, archival and retrieval;
  • Ability to travel as needed;
  • Excellent team player with team building skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills;
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques applicable to constantly changing environment;
  • Solid knowledge of medical/therapeutic areas and medical terminology.

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