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ID-Clinical Candidates Job - Associate Director - Late Phase

Reference IDSS100103DP
Title Associate Director - Late Phase
Description Job Summary

The Associate Director is a senior scientist / drug development expert. He / she is accountable for the success of assigned projects, for building and maintaining an effective operational organization, for the success globally of assigned projects, and for assuring that his / her direct reports work cooperatively with other GCD or Late Phase offices and other Brands / Support Units in the successful execution of multi-national projects in which they participate.


Accountable for the successful execution of all projects for which the Project Leader reports to him / her administratively. He / she assigns local staff (in consultation with others, as necessary) and assists in the development of strategies for project execution, pricing and bid defense. He / she may also develop text for the proposal.

Accountable for building and maintaining an organization that meets the needs of the company and its customers and for assuring that his / her direct reports deliver against the budget, timeline, quality and customer satisfaction goals of projects managed outside his / her group as communicated by project team management and all relevant SOPs and Project Plans.

Take an active part in the NBD effort for the Brand. Depending upon office location and specific circumstances, this may include: identifying target customers; establishing new customer relationships; maintaining existing customer relationships; identifying market trends and opportunities; generating business and project leads; managing public relations; attending exhibitions and conferences; representing the company to sponsors and potential sponsors when they visit his / her office; making sales calls. These activities are coordinated with NBD, Sales & Marketing Support, Marketing and Corporate Communications and other Brands as appropriate.

Administrative responsibility for assigned PLs and their direct reports. This includes hiring, training, professional development, salary administration, utilization, disciplinary action (as necessary) and PTO management.

Responsibility to pro actively involve himself / herself in appropriate industry associations, community bodies and other relevant forums to help promote the company in drug development community.

Expected to participate in local and/or company-wide special projects according to his / her skills or talents and the needs of the entire organization.

Skills & Attributes

BA / BS or equivalent degree with ten (10) years of relevant experience (including post graduate training) including five (5) years at a CRO. A graduate degree is preferred.

Minimum of two years of supervisory clinical research management experience with demonstrated knowledge of clinical research management processes. Must have experience managing teams of clinical research staff.

Knowledge of / experience with CRO processes and NBD experience is preferred.

In addition to being qualified by education and experience as described above, the Director must have a record of superior performance in similar or less senior positions within the company or a similar organization and must possess the knowledge and technical / management skills requisite for success as an Associate Director. These include, but are not limited to, an ability to act independently and pro-actively, personnel management, customer management, financial management, project management, sales, communication and interpersonal skills.

Salary Excellent package offered
Location Europe, UK

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