Group Leader, Study Management

Breda (Gemeente), Noord-Brabant
€70,000-€90,000 DoE
29 Jul 2021
28 Aug 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level

Group Leader, Study Management

AL Solutions are searching for a Group Leader of Study Management to join a market-leading international Central Laboratory, based in the Netherlands.

We’re searching for someone with proven experience as a Study Director, ideally within Biomarkers or Pharmacokinetics, with a real leadership mentality.

You will be responsible for managing projects, liaising with clients, business development, and general line management for the group. The team currently sits at 6x headcount, with 3x new hires on the way and further growth planned.

This is a great opportunity to join a growing company, in a growing team, and to experience excellent progression.


  • Provide guidance and oversight to the Biomarkers group
  • Act as a Project Leader for the setup of studies to exceed clients’ expectations
  • Build & continue business relationships
  • Ensure that the department operates in accordance with global standards and procedures
  • Oversee staff to provide a pro-active and timely project communication with strategic accounts to maximise client satisfaction
  • Oversee corrective actions to bring them back on track and expectations
  • Identify opportunities for service development
  • Provide operational input into quotes/proposals
  • Support and work with QA
  • Maximise global staff productivity
  • Organise the department, functions, and staff to surpass standards in a competitive and drug development services business environment
  • Manage staff performance: Set objectives, annual plans, regular reviews, manage deviations, provide incentives/rewards, recruit and train high calibre staff and manage poor performers

Requirements and Experience

  • 5+ years’ leadership experience in managing complex service projects in the Life Sciences industry (Pharmaceutical, CRO, or Laboratory Services)
  • Hands-on experience preferred
  • Bachelor or MSc in Life Sciences/healthcare
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills

Please apply to find out more, alternatively check out the AL Solutions website for other career opportunities within the Life Sciences industry.

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