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Clinical Operations Manager

Warman O’Brien
Basel, Canton of Basel-Stadt (CH), Basel
Competitive hourly rate
Start date
11 Jan 2022
Closing date
10 Feb 2022

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Clinical Research, Clinical Operations
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
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Job Details

An experienced Clinical Operations Manager is required to join our client, a well established pharmaceutical company on an initial 12 month contract. This position will be based near Basel, with some home-working allowed due to COVID restrictions. 

What you will be doing:

  • Manage the operational trial related activities, including site initiations, site closures, import/export licenses for materials and IMP, eTMF set-up and maintenance, contracts execution and invoices, submissions to Health Authorities, submissions to Ethics Committees/Institutional Review Boards, completion of (eCRFs), Source Data verification (SDV) progress and query responses timelines
  • Lead the development of specifications, testing and implementation in collaboration with other functions, and ensure appropriate quality control of deliverables
  • Supervise the deliverables towards the (CRO) and service providers selected for the trial, to ensure compliance with study protocol and in accordance with scope of work; identify areas of concern and escalate to the Clinical Trial team
  • Lead the development of trial-related operational documents
  • Consolidate information on operational clinical trial level activities for reporting to the clinical trial team by the Senior Clinical Operations Manager (including critical issues and key performance indicators)
  • Act as the communication channel for the (CRAs) to ensure data quality is maintained, in close collaboration with other clinical trial functions
  • Approve invoices (e.g. site payments) and ensure related payments in a timely manner
  • Contribute to the Study Master File completeness and readiness for audit/inspection and by performing ongoing quality checks/review
  • Actively participate to Investigators meeting preparation and presentations and in Site Selection Visits and Site Initiation Visits, as necessary 

What you can bring to the role:

  • 4 years of experience in managing operational aspects of Phase II and Phase III trials and executing a wide range of clinical trial activities from study start up to clinical study report
  • Experience in working in global cross-functional (matrix) and multicultural teams
  • Experience in selecting and managing external service providers, including performance assessments and finance management
  • Previous experience working with electronic data capture, eTMF, and Clinical Trial Management Systems
  • Excellent knowledge of International Conference on Harmonization-Good Clinical Practice (ICH-GCP) guidelines

What you get in return:

  • The opportunity to work for a global pharmaceutical company on a contract basis
  • Exposure to global clinical trials 
  • Competitive hourly rates

What to do next:

  • Please apply now for a confidential discussion on this opportunity. 


Warman O’Brien is a global specialist Life Sciences recruitment partner headquartered in London. We recruit across a number of functional areas including Biometrics, Clinical Research, Data Science, Bioinformatics, QA, Discovery Sciences and Translational Research, Procurement & Technical Operation across the UK, Europe and North America. We cover both temporary/contract and permanent vacancies for companies across the pharmaceutical industry.

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