The Associate Director, Clinical Operations oversees the details of complex clinical projects and is responsible for the overall clinical operations plan for the program. He/she also contributes significantly to defining the overall clinical program strategy. He/she provides program strategic direction and oversight of clinical research activities within the program, including study design, protocol development, study placement, data collection systems, and final reports throughout all phases of clinical development. He/she must be able to collaborate and lead discussions with key Expertise Area leaders to determine program priorities and execution strategies.
The Associate Director, Clinical Operations is an effective team leader who is able to guide/direct fewer senior staff to achieve desired results. He/she is responsible for talent development and provides line management and supervision of team members in his/her group. As a senior staff member, he/she may collaborate with the Clinical Operations Leadership Team to formulate standards, processes and best practices to be implemented across Clinical Operations.