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Associate Director - Clinical Research

Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company
Gaithersburg, MD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Associate Director – Clinical Research needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh Scientific’s client located in Gaithersburg, MD.
This position is for a major healthcare company, and is looking for someone with a university degree (or equivalent), preferably in medical or biological sciences or discipline associated with clinical research, with at least 10 years’ experience from within the pharmaceutical industry or similar large multinational organizations.
  • Lead cross-functional teams of experts in the planning and delivery of a defined clinical program of studies and/or clinical activities to scope, quality, budget, time, planning the resource and managing risk
  • Work closely with global study leaders to provide appropriate strategic oversight of a program of studies on behalf of Sr GPD and Clinical Program Team (CPT)
  • Provide clinical operations expertise into the project (e.g. country selection, feasibility, operational input into design, risks and external partner management) using new innovative design and delivery models to support governance interactions and project start-up.
  • Responsible for providing clinical operations expertise into the development of new business case opportunities for review by governance bodies (cost, timelines, quality, feasibility, risk)
  • On behalf of CPT, responsible for managing clinical plans (cost, FTEs and timelines) in business reporting system, such as PLANIT
  • Lead large or complex deliverables and the process to identify and solve/escalate operational issues and drive delivery to plan through internal or external partners (Alliance partners, Clinical Research Organizations (CROs), vendors and Academic Research Organizations (AROs)).
  • Act as the point of escalation for study teams for external (e.g. CRO) partners for externally managed/outsourced studies as appropriate
  • Responsible for leadership and program management of non-drug project work as assigned, e.g. cross functional improvement/change initiatives
  • Provide project leadership & management to cross functional Clinical Submission Teams in planning and execution of clinical contribution to Marketing Applications (aligning closely with other key contributors to submission package)
  • Lead cross-functional teams in delivery of assigned clinical program team (CPT) activities
  • Contribute to functional and cross-functional initiatives as Subject Matter Experts
  • Mentor, coach and support people development as appropriate.
  • Actively participate in networking both within and outside the therapeutic area, sharing best practices and lesson learnt
  • Be an early adopter for new ways of working and act as ambassadors for change, driving the implementation and utilization of new initiatives.
  • Project management certification is desirable but not mandatory.
  • Knowledge of process improvement methodology such as Lean Sigma/Change Management is desirable but not mandatory
  • Regulatory submission experience
  • Proven knowledge of clinical operations.
  • Experience with development and implementation of digital health initiatives in Clinical Studies

Opportunity is Calling, Apply Now!

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What’s In It For You? 
We welcome you to be a part of one of the largest global staffing companies to meet your career aspirations. Yoh’s network of client companies has been employing professionals like you for over 65 years in the U.S., UK and Canada. Join Yoh’s extensive talent community that will provide you with access to Yoh’s vast network of opportunities and gain access to this exclusive opportunity available to you.
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits
  • 401K Retirement Saving Plan
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Direct Deposit & weekly ePayroll
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Referral Bonus Programs
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Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company


Gaithersburg, MD