Program Oversight Director - Translational Science - France

On Application
04 Jan 2019
04 Feb 2019

Are you an expert Program Manager looking to implement your experiences and take on strategic oversight for a fresh and dynamic group? This is an excellent opportunity to work within a global, leading CRO overseeing a significant team.  You will take on broad responsibilities and will also benefit from a highly competitive salary package, whilst benefiting from working within a fantastic location. 


As Director of Program Oversight, you will:

  • Define and implement effective but lean program management systems and planning tools within Early Phase Translational Science.
  • Manage Program Leaders and Planning/tracking Teams.
  • Ensure consolidation of quotes for costs and timelines for new projects.
  • Support effective interactions of Translational Science within the broader organization.
  • In collaboration with Business Development and other translational science leaders, define and align business strategy and tactics to orient and enhance market share capture.
  • Establish and adapt the organizational structure in order to achieve expected results.
  • Responsible for performing activities that are in compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies, Standard Operating Procedures and Operating Guidelines and performing other duties as assigned by management.
  • Oversee development of direct reports by setting goals, conducting performance reviews, evaluating and monitoring training needs, creating development plans, mentoring, and coaching
  • Set priorities and schedule activities of departmental resources, implement company objectives, and create solutions to address business and operational challenges. 
  • Support business development and meet with customers.





Qualification Requirements:

  • MSc or PhD within a Science field or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Relative alternate certification may be considered acceptable.
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience would be considered an asset.
  • Experience in translational pharmacology and/or translational medicine will be considered an asset.
  • In-depth understanding and knowledge of the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry in general, and the SMID community specifically.
  • Extensive knowledge of ICH guidelines and other applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Experience within a client-service environment, either in a contract laboratory or within a core group at a pharmaceutical company.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership, line and/or cross-functional management, tactical and strategic thinking skills.

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