Manager, Clinical Operations
PAREXEL strives to be the premier provider to the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries for the development and commercialization of new medical therapies worldwide. Our mission is to combine the strength of our expertise, experience and innovation to advance the worldwide success of the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries in preventing and curing disease. We believe in our values; Integrity and Ethics, Client Service and Quality, Innovation, Sense of Urgency, Open Communication, Initiative and Reward, Teamwork and Ownership.This role is to be based at our UK Head Office situated in Uxbridge, this is a close distance to both Uxbridge train station as well as the town centre and the building has plenty of free parking.As the Manager, Clinical Operations you are responsible for the oversight of a team or group. This includes ensuring successful performance and delivery of his/her direct report’s project deliverables, on time with high quality. You will be responsible for providing resource to client projects with suitably developed professionals and to retain and develop these professionals within PAREXEL. You will also be part of a project team and be responsible for successful delivery of his/her own project deliverables, on time with high quality. You will have a responsibility to promote new business by participating in project bids and client presentations as appropriate. As the Manager you are responsible for providing clinical consultation to project teams as needed and will work independently, under supervision of the Director of Clinical Operations.Key Accountabilities:Project Delivery Management and Oversight- Monitor performance by close interaction with project leadership/functional leadership and ensure that ongoing/revised project documentation and correspondence is accurate and complete.- May be responsible for own assignments as project team member.- This may include but not limited to taking the role of a senior level contributor on a project team and ensuring high quality and timely delivery of own deliverables, generating study specific status reports for study teams, Sponsors and/or management, and attend project team meetings as required at the project level.Performance Management, Staff Development and Talent Management- Provide technical support to staff to ensure that they have the required knowledge to fulfill their duties- Ensure direct reports meet departmental and project productivity and quality metrics by efficient execution of their project in line with project plan.- Meet and aim to exceed client expectations by recruiting, retaining and developing a skilled, experienced and motivated teamClient Management and Business Development- Where appropriate, may be tasked support efforts for generating business leads (client networking, public speaking, etc.)- Where appropriate, may participate in and contribute to Project bids, including client presentationsGeneral Operations and Functional/Business Unit Management- Participate in and/or champion the implementation of PAREXEL and department system/standards improvement activities- Maintain an agreed level of productivity/billability and staff turnoverGeneral Administration, Manage Personal Competencies and Role Modelling- May manage employees from multiple disciplines (e.g., in smaller countries) and act as role model for location. - Demonstrate leadership within department, function or location. This includes taking an active role in departmental, functional or location activities.QualificationsEducation:- Educated to degree level (biological science, pharmacy, or other health-related discipline preferred) or equivalent nursing qualification or relevant clinical other equivalent experience.Skills:- Demonstrated ability to manage and motivate direct reports.Language Skills:- Competent in local language and written English. Oral English competency is preferred.Knowledge and Experience:- Substantial monitoring/data management experience or equivalent experience in clinical research with strong understanding & knowledge of clinical trials environment.- Strong people and line management experience of a clinical operations team or group (ideally CRA or Study Start Up) is preferable.In return we will be able to offer you a structured career pathway and development within the role including awareness and understanding of the industry. Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive base salary, bonus, company car or car allowance plus a benefits package including 25 days holiday per year, strong contributory pension scheme, life assurance, long term disability insurance, private medical and private dental cover as well as other leading edge benefits that you would expect with a company of this type.Apply today to begin your journey!