Study Start Up Manager - UK/EU Home based

Home based
On Application
04 Dec 2018
02 Feb 2019
Contract Type

Novella Clinical, a Quintiles company, is expanding its Study Start Up group and is looking for Study Start Up Managers to be home based in the UK/EU.


The SSU Manager is responsible for providing customer-focused leadership in the execution of operational strategy and management of start-up activities for projects or programs. This includes the overall management and oversight of the following processes: site feasibility, regulatory approval, and site contracts.  They may be assigned to manage the site start-up activities for a country, region, or entire global trial.


The SSU Manager also has responsibility for maintaining internal tracking for study site status from initial site contact through site initiation. This position works directly with Director of Clinical Monitoring, VP Operations, Project Managers and Clinical Trial Managers in setting priorities for study start up.  This individual works with the VP of Operations to set forward looking strategy for the Department as it strives to meet its internal objectives to support overall Novella top and bottom line performance.


Demonstrated ability to manage a team of people around clinical research related activities.

·        Demonstrated knowledge of quality assurance related to study startup.

·        Demonstrated ability to form strong working relationships across functional boundaries.

·        Demonstrated ability to motivate, lead, and grow a study start up team.

·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·        Exceptional ability to conceptualize, develop and manage timelines.

·        Ability to delegate.

·        Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.

·        Ability to set baseline targets, track trends and implement mitigation plans.

·        Demonstrated knowledge of resources required to permit protocol implementation.

·        Considerable ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.

·        Ability and willingness to travel.

·        Working knowledge of current clinical trial regulations.

          Fluency in Spoken and written English


This role is permanent, full time and homebased.


Key words: start up, study start up manager, senior specialist study start up. home based, site activation manager

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