Senior Director - Medical Operations (home based)

Company
PPD
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Jul 2019
Closes
15 Aug 2019
Ref
1160104
Discipline
Medical Affairs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Accelerated Enrolment Solutions (AES) is a business unit of PPD that offers both sponsors and contract research organizations best-in-class site and enrolment solutions, with tiered offerings combining the expertise, as needed, of industry leaders PPD, Synexus, Acurian and Optimal Research.

The array of AES services include strategic enrolment solutions that offer speed, certainty and commercial value to our clients. Acurian and Synexus have proven track records for enrolling patients and study conduct through proprietary, direct-to-patient recruitment methodologies and a global site network. When combined, these services provide a new standard of clinical trial productivity that delivers more patients from fewer sites in less time.

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Director - Medical Operations for EMEA, based from home, to provide overall accountability for Operational Excellence including efficiency, quality and performance of our Research Physicians within the Region. The person in the role can be based in different locations across Europe.

This role will be instrumental in driving Operational Excellence by implementing strategies to enhance the quality of medical care and commercial site delivery.

Key roles and responsibilities for the Senior Director - Medical Operations are as follows -
  • Implementation of Risk Overview & Safety Review processes
  • Be the key contact for our Chief Medical Officer on medical operations, new projects, etc.
  • Implement the medical strategy and direction of clinical trials, processes and procedures within the region
  • Provide medical expertise and communicate in a manner consistent with our purpose, mission, strategy and principles
  • Develop and implement the continuous improvement of Research Physician Operating Standards
  • Monitor and grow the engagement of the medical team
  • Manage country specific medical regulatory requirements within the Region
  • Participate in the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), medical/scientific tools, training, staffing requirements, etc.
  • Interact with senior management and contributes scientific/medical input to other departments, as appropriate
  • Participate in customer proposals, presentations, proposal defences and Steering Committees
  • Act as a primary senior-level contact for customers as part of the Senior CMO leadership team
  • Ensure quality standards are set and maintained over all your areas of responsibility


Qualifications:

To be considered for this strategic opportunity you will need the following skills & experience -
  • Ideally qualified with a Medical Degree or significant, relevant experience
  • A proven track record of leading, engaging & motivating a team of Physicians/Doctors across multiple locations/regions
  • Demonstrable executive leadership experience in medical field
  • Solid understanding of the clinical regulations as well as practical knowledge of common local, medical practices and treatment habits
  • Advanced understanding of clinical medicine/clinical pharmacology, and associated disciplines and drug development principles
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain scientific credibility while being commercially supportive, and to communicate scientific results and effectively respond to data queries from customers and/or consultants
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written English language communication skills
  • Ability to conduct sophisticated and creative analysis of complex data and translate the results into actionable deliverables, messages, and presentations
  • Ability to perform effectively under pressure and to practice strong organizational skills when faced with multiple, time-sensitive priorities
  • Ability to multitask and operate within a deadline driven, matrix environment

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