Job Posting for Head of Conduct Delivery, CTS at CVS Health
Job Description The Head of Conduct Delivery, Clinical Trials will have broad therapeutic knowledge leading the multifunctional study management team. The study management team is collectively responsible for planning, solutioning, executing, and close-out of clinical studies, within the scope of the client agreement. In doing so, the Head of Clinical Development, Clinical Trials will oversee all operational aspects of clinical trials according to and in compliance with corporate and project Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
• Manage all aspects of clinical operations for assigned project(s) • Lead the cross-functional Trial Team; tracking of project deliverables & timelines using functional planning tools and support • Proactively ensure that trial deliverables and milestones are met • Identify risks and ensures mitigation and contingencies are being initiated and followed through (including management of CAPAs) • Ensure delivery of trials within the agreed/projected trial budget • Ensure accurate trial budget management, updates for scope changes and reconciliation of assigned trials for both Out of Pocket (OOP) costs and FTE costs • Be responsible for overall contract management, including feasibility analyses in collaboration with CTS Business Development / Clinical Trial Strategy, review & approval of external service provider (ESP) contracts, change orders and ensure services are delivered per contract • Ensure that environmental analysis, protocol feasibility and country & site selection process is conducted within timelines • Be responsible for driving the final study placement, and ensure alignment with and communication to the involved stakeholders • Develop the trial ESP strategy for assigned trials in line with the overall program ESP strategy • Be accountable for oversight of all external service providers used for the trial for both in house and outsourced studies • Ensure selection, and set up, including scope of work (SOW) and specifications are in line with protocol requirements, budget and timelines. • Ensure Trial is operationalized in compliance with global health authority regulations and guidelines and internal operating procedures and processes • Participate in preparation for, and conduct of, Health Authority inspections and internal QA audits • Ensure that the Trial Team operates in a constant state of inspection-readiness • Collaborate with Quality Management & Compliance liaisons to ensure quality oversight of assigned trials utilizing the available tools • Ensure Trial Team members have received the appropriate trial-specific training.
Required Qualifications • Minimum of 8-10 years clinical trial management experience in the pharmaceutical industry or CRO • Specific subject matter expertise in all aspects of BioPharmaceutical clinical development and clinical trial operations/delivery
Preferred Qualifications • Knowledge of field organizational strategies - Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing work environment, managing competing priorities • Extensive knowledge of clinical research - understand the drug development process, clinical research industry and the relevant environment in which it operates • Knowledgeable about the critical elements for success in clinical trials, with a history of participation in and contribution of these activities • Ability to review protocols and assess the risks of programs and projects • Seasoned healthcare professional with significant experience interacting with senior business leaders, including c-suite • Able to see where the market, competition and industry are going, and create a strong vision for where the product needs to be to win the market and customers. Possess financial literacy with an appreciation for what drives enterprise value • Medical and scientific knowledge preferred
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