Senior Director, Clinical Operations
Parexel International Corporation
Parexel’s Business Strategy is how we will execute to ultimately deliver for our customers and patients. Everyone at Parexel, from our Board of Directors to all of our colleagues will play an essential role in delivering our strategy. Our three pillars; “Easy To Do Business With,”“Leveraging Our Strengths,” and “Patient Focus,” are the foundations by which we drive the strategy.
The Senior Director, Clinical Operations is responsible to strategize, lead, and manage the US, Canada, and Latin America region and functional team of 350 + employees, to ensure that Parexel delivers quality projects to its clients and achieves agreed revenue margins.
Key Responsibilities Include Responsible for the regional strategy, managing and developing staff and their performance, continuously striving for operational excellence, controlling the budget, and interacting directly with clients in a way that results in repeat business. Responsible for utilizing metrics to drive performance, productivity and resourcing. Ensure appropriate management practices are in place (e.g., retention and development plans, succession planning) to retain staff and maintain project and business continuity. Actively promote new business by participating in project bids and client presentations as appropriate. QualificationsExperience / Skills Required Significant work experience including substantial management experience and knowledge in clinical research industry; CRO and/or Pharmaceutical Industry experience preferred Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills (including experience in making presentations at conferences, meetings, training sessions) Proven success in leading in a matrix environment and value the importance of teamwork. Ability and demonstrated strength in managing Managers and leading diverse teams. Ability to manage and motivate direct reports and wider team. Capable and successful in managing full workload across multiple and varied projects/tasks with tight deadlines Ability to assess situations and make and carry through difficult decisions Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills Strong computing knowledge including but not limited to the Clinical Trial Management Systems (CTMS), Electronic Document Management System (EDMS), EDC, IWRS, and MS-Office products such as Excel and Word Strong negotiation, influencing, business and financial acumen skills
Bachelors or Advanced Degree (biological science, pharmacy, or other health-related discipline
preferred) or equivalent nursing qualification or relevant clinical other equivalent experience EEO DisclaimerParexel is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, which in the US includes race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.