Clinical Program Leader

New York, NY 10016

Posted: 01/10/2018 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 12415

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Clinical Program Leader to be part of our Client’ s team in South San Francisco. This is an opportunity to work with a local Biotechnical company focusing on the discovery, development, manufacturing and commercialization of medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions.

Our Company Bio:  Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

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Clinical Program Leader

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a patient-focused organization that is driven to develop and commercialize novel drugs for treating rare diseases.
  • Work for a company that is local to the bay area and recognized as a leader of innovation.  
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for medical, vision, dental benefits, paid sick time, and 401K.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Through appropriate leadership, direction and operational expertise, lead the development and execution of operational strategies for multiple molecules/programs in early development portfolio.
  • Represent Clinical Operations on the Early Development Teams (i.e. Core, Development or Clinical Sub-Teams).
  • Develop program timelines and budgets and manage variance.
  • Provide strategic, operational input to clinical development plan (CDP), target product profiles (TPP) and project plans.
  • Lead the Clinical Operations team to ensure effective development, implementation and execution of all clinical trials within agreed timelines, resources and budget.
  • Develop and present operational plan to management review bodies.
  • Identify program risks and develop and implement mitigation strategies for assigned programs.
  • Define the resourcing and outsourcing strategy for early development programs.
  • May participate in Business Development assessments.
  • Work collaboratively, effectively, and efficiently with all internal and external partners and stakeholders.
  • Partner with Business Management to identify strategic business needs to support the clinical programs.
  • Partner with late-stage development leaders to ensure strategic alignment on the CDP Functional Management.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree or equivalent required (scientific or healthcare discipline preferred) Advanced degree preferred.
  • 10+ years’ experience of clinical and drug development, including 5+ years of clinical trial management experience and 2+ years of clinical program management experience.
  • Working knowledge of international regulatory and ICH GCP guidelines.
  • Demonstrated understanding, knowledge, and experience of drug development in a complex setting with particular focus on early development.
  • Demonstrated experience in various therapeutic areas.
  • Strong analytical and strategic agility skills.
  • Exceptional leadership skills, including motivation and delegation.
  • Strong financial acumen with experience managing clinical program budgets.
  • Proven ability to implement and manage a clinical program (i.e. a series compromising a clinical development plan).
  • Ability to drive, encourage and support innovation.
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills in English.

Aqsa Khan

If you are interested in taking the next step in your career, Bayside Solutions is the right place. As a scientific recruiter at Bayside, I take pride in building strong relationships with my candidates as I help them find their dream job. Whether it is resume advice, career choices, or job opportunities, I am just a phone call away. I hope I get the pleasure to learn more about you and the opportunities that interest you.
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