Global Clinical Sciences and Operations Lead, Belgium - L

15 Feb 2021
17 Mar 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
TalentSource Life Sciences, the division of CROMSOURCE dedicated to flexible staffing solutions, is currently recruiting for a Global Clinical Sciences and Operations Lead (GCSO Lead) in the Walloon Brabant area to join our client-based team at one of the leading global biopharmaceutical companies.

Our client is a world leader, mainly working in the fields of neurology and immunology. Working with both scientists and academics across the globe, they have a focus on new products and a strong science based approach.

The candidate's main task will be identifying and exploring opportunities that improve clinical studies to be patient centric and preparing for the implementation of scalable solutions working in partnership with internal and external stakeholders. The geographical scope is global.

  • Develop the framework and processes (including best practices) needed to successfully implement selected initiatives and programs by capitalising on partner's experience to contribute to the Clinical Development Plans via Program Delivery Leads and Clinical Program Directors
  • Manage the GCSO Initiative Portfolio Management to define and prioritise GCSO initiatives including monitoring and tracking the status of all GCSO implementation projects to deliver according to project timelines
  • Conduct frequent and timely communication of project progress to all stakeholders and ensure alignment of goals
  • Lead "Current State and Future state" assessments around capabilities and/or processes from ideation and exploration to determine business improvement areas in partnership with internal stakeholders
  • Prepare the organisation for the change management on new initiatives in clinical studies and create an awareness campaign to support the implementation
  • Identify, gain alignment on, and drive the piloting of specialised vendors needed to execute Digital Transformation and provide light touch support for the implementation ensuring processes and SOPs have been updated accordingly
  • Build external networks of peers and providers to ensure the company is at the forefront of new technologies and initiatives regarding clinical study innovation and participate on external work groups
  • Educate & collaborate with Development Solutions/ Patient Value Practices and other key stakeholders on knowledge sharing and inform on GCSO innovative solutions
  • Work with strategic partners to ensure alignment on systems and processes for implementing new vendors or capabilities
  • Build and ensure a high level of internal collaboration and alignment across key stakeholders, as well as with Strategic Partners
  • Ensure best industry practices and high-quality deliverables consistent with all applicable guidelines and regulations
  • Participate in the leadership meetings by advising and supporting the Head of GCSO Innovation in management of strategic and operational issues related to GCSO Innovation team and GCSO
  • Collaborate on daily basis with GCSO Innovation team, GCSO, PVUs, IT, and other relevant interfaces, including strategic partners, to ensure integration of activities and identification of areas for improvement
  • Develop clearly defined strategies and lead or contribute to assigned global, cross-functional interdisciplinary, high priority initiatives and process improvements

Education, Experience and Skills
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience implementing complex initiatives within a regulated matrix / partnership environment within the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and/or CRO industry
  • Proven track record of successfully leading cross-functional projects in a global environment
  • Previous team leadership or line management experience is preferred
  • Good working knowledge of GCP guidelines in different regions
  • Technology implementation experience and roll-out, concept development / study design, digital and remote solutions
  • Experience in device implementation

Our benefits when working in Belgium
  • Dedicated Line Manager
  • Monthly meetings with line manager
  • Employee satisfaction survey - your feedback is important for continuous improvement
  • Annual appraisals development planning
  • Yearly team event
  • New Year's diner
  • Group and hospitalisation insurance
  • Electronic meal vouchers
  • Internet reimbursement

Who will you be working for?


CROMSOURCE is a family owned international, full-service Contract Research Organisation who, since 1994, has been supporting our clients with outstanding clinical research and staffing solutions services. The successful growth of CROMSOURCE has been achieved by putting high quality and client focus at the heart of everything we do.

Our Company Ethos

Our employees are the most valuable company asset. We value our resources and ensure they work in a friendly, family environment so they are able to develop their skills and talents. Human Resources is the fulcrum around which all CROMSOURCE activities are built and close management and training is the core instrument to develop and maintain highly-qualified personnel. The continuous training keeps the resources qualified in terms of competence and expertise and gives to all personnel the clear tools needed to manage both internal and client processes with the same methodology. The success of these core values are evidenced by our below industry average turnover rates.

About TalentSource Life Sciences

TalentSource is the division of CROMSOURCE dedicated to flexible staffing solutions. Through us, you will have the opportunity to be integrated into a sponsor-led team, whilst having the continuous support from your Line Manager, who will work closely with you to mentor and support your professional development and growth. For our client-facing positions, you must be confident, be able to drive the role and work autonomously.

The Application Process

Once you have submitted your CV, you will receive an acknowledgement that we received it. If you have the requirements we need, you will be invited for phone interview as the first step. Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive, we cannot reply to everyone individually if you are not successful.

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CROMSOURCE is an equal opportunities employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment in relation to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran or military status or any other legally protected status. CROMSOURCE is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Keywords: Global Clinical Sciences and Operations Lead, GCSO Lead
Skills: CRO, GCP, Line Management, Medical Devices, Project Management Location: Belgium Share:

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