VP of Clinical Services Germany

VP of Clinical Services Germany

My client, a growing mid-size pharmaceutical services company is currently growing their activities therefore looking for a VP of Clinical Services to join one of their office in Ulm Area, Germany and manage full service Clinical CRO division.

Responsabilities :

       Responsible for all operational and strategic aspects of the design and implementation of clinical trial services, overall client satisfaction and divisional profitability

       Supervise and develop 6 Departmental Heads to assure high quality Service delivery.

       Leading, guiding and inspiring approx. 80 employees, through your Clinical Services team (Clinical Conduct and Medical Services in our Phase I CPU, Clinical Laboratory, Project Management, Data Management, Biostatistics, Medical Writing, Regulatory Affairs and Monitoring Services)

       Supervise ongoing projects and assure their performance with respect to quality standards (SOPs, ICH-GCP), contract and timelines

       Responsible for the divisional P&L, with oversight of the clinical program budget across the portfolio

       Providing active support and participation in client acquisition and contracting in close collaboration with Business Development and the other divisional leaders.

       Assure a continuous communication between the project team and client for an effective study performance, respecting administrative and regulatory authority matters, ensuring client satisfaction

       Further development and improvement of the divisional organization including structure, processes and systems with the objective of process efficiency, quality enhancement and margin optimization

       Fostering an environment supporting innovation and smart risk-taking in Clinical

       Services to help the division continuously evolve and improve.


Your Profile :

       PhD or equivalent in Life Sciences (medicine or healthcare discipline preferred)

       15+ years of experience in Clinical Development, particularly in Early Development, preferably in both Pharma and CRO, with at least 10 years of project and/or line management experience in a Clinical CRO

       Knowledge and experience in planning, conducting and reporting of clinical trials, including practical experiences in Project Management, Clinical Operations and at least a solid understanding of Data Management, Biostatistics and Pharmacovigilanc

       Experience of leading a large operational team and effecting change

       Strong financial acumen with a solid understanding of proposal and contract generation, operational and margin growth and budget management

       Proven track record of succeeded business growth

       Leadership and hands-on management, influencing skills, high personal initiative and team spirit, commitment, and accountability

       Distinct organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills

      –       Excellent English skills oral and written, and at least a basic understanding of                      German.

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