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Director of Clinic Operations- Phase I

Posted about 1 month ago

Our client, an global CRO is in search of a Director of Clinic Operations- Phase 1 to lead their efforts at their location in Austin, TX.  Relo assistance and sign on bonus included in package.

Duration: Direct Hire
Location: Austin, TX (must relocate and work onsite)
Key Skills: Clinical Trial Project Management, regulatory, FDA, and ICH guidelines.  5+ years of management responsibility and strong leadership skills

Plans for the appropriate study conduct and staffing logistics to ensure a successful weekly Phase I workflow (including volunteer recruitment, clinical conduction, and client deliverables). Assures appropriate and adequate staffing of the clinical and technical operation units.

Attends regular standing meetings and key sponsor initiation meetings. Schedules operational and study meetings as needed. Communicates with client representatives on a regular basis to gain feedback.

Participates in meetings with senior management to provide updates, receive feedback, discuss strategic business plans, etc. Initiates and participates in weekly meetings with each department manager and supervisor detailing the workload ahead and determining future needs.

Participates in and leads work teams in automation to further give client a competitive advantage utilizing these technological advances.

Regularly participates in weekend coverage as it relates to management oversight of the phase I clinic and is available for client dinners and entertainment opportunities as needed.

Travels to client companies for business development opportunities. Participates and represents client in 1-2 industry conferences per year for the purpose of solidifying client relationships and bringing in new business.

Interacts with Business Development for scheduling purposes and to drive business into the unit.

Required Experience:
Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 12+ years) or equivalent and relevant combination of education, training, & experience.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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