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Associate Global Trial Director

Switzerland   •  CHF75 - CHF93 per hour  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

Our leading pharmaceutical company client is looking to hire 5 x Associate Global Trial Director's on initial 6 month contract.

Job Purpose
As the leader of the cross-functional Clinical Trial Team (CTT), leads planning and management of the assigned clinical trial(s) end-to-end to achieve Global Program Team (GPT), Global Clinical Team (GCT), CTT and GDO-TM objectives. Oversees the conduct of clinical trial(s) including budget and resource allocation within assigned trial(s). Drives operational excellence through process improvement and knowledge sharing across trials.

Enables an empowered organization that can navigate in a matrix environment and adjust quickly to business needs. Point of escalation for resolution of trial management operational issues within assigned trial(s).

Major Accountabilities
Talent Development
1. Builds best talent and an inspired, curious and empowered culture to foster high
performance in a matrix environment.
? Responsible for overall management of trial management associates working
on assigned clinical trial(s) including hiring, training, coaching, capability
building, performance management and career development.
? Assigns study responsibilities to assist in the planning, conduct and reporting
of clinical trials.
? Drives functional excellence in education, implementation and compliance to
best practices and shares lessons learned for trial management.
2. Contributes to cross functional activities and functional initiatives, when appropriate.
Leader of the Clinical Trial Team
1. Leads and manages the global cross-functional CTT to ensure deliverables are met
within the established timelines, budget and quality/compliance standards;
accountable for representation at all internal meetings related to the clinical trial;
chairs the CTT meetings, participates and reports study progress and
issues/resolution plan at the GCT, as extended member of the GCT.
2. Drives CTT to plan and adapt innovative solutions that future-proof our clinical trials.
3. Risk Management:
? Drives the implementation, maintenance and resolution of clinical trial quality
risk management process within the CTT.
? Ensures escalation of appropriate trial risks and issues to the program level.
? Provides oversight on quality and compliance for assigned clinical trial(s) in
conjunction with relevant line functions.
4. Trial planning, execution and close-out:
? Creates and/or drives trial level timelines.
? Leads the CTT development of global clinical trial protocol(s), by translating
the approved trial concept sheet(s) into efficient, high quality, executable
clinical protocols, and trial related documents.
? Oversees trial feasibility and facilitates development of global recruitment
plan including contingencies in collaboration with Strategic Planning &
Feasibility and Trial Monitoring organizations.

? ?5 years of operational and managerial
experience in planning, executing, reporting
global clinical trials in a pharmaceutical
company or a contract research
? Has guided, trained and/or developed direct
reports. OR, has mentored and/or served as
an onboarding partner in case of no prior
people management experience.
? Proven ability to work independently in a
complex matrix environment (including
remote or virtual team environment).
? Strong project management skills and
demonstrated ability to meet timelines.

Achieva is a specialist international recruitment consultancy with over 25 years? experience of working within the life sciences, biotech, healthcare and CRO industries. Our experienced and dedicated clinical research related consultants have a long history of success, excellent technical knowledge and a flexible, consultative focussed approach to recruitment.

Mark Cussens 

Tel: +44 1727 817623

  • Agency: Achieva Group Limited
  • Reference: BH-34640
  • Posted: 16th May 2023
  • Expires: 13th June 2023

Achieva Group Limited

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