Senior Clinical Operations Manager

£450 - £500 per day
  1. Interim/Contract
  1. Clinical Operations, Monitoring

Hobson Prior are currently recruiting for a Senior Clinical Operations Manager to join a globally competitive pharmaceutical company whose focus is to develop pharmaceuticals that are beneficial in keeping people healthy in their daily lives. You will join them on a contract basis in London and will be required to work 1 day a week working from home.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Be the primary contact for all study operational management related communications with Service Providers /Contractors and the organisations Development HQ.
  • Accountable for setting up, implementation and reporting of clinical trials working with the project team and external Service Providers /Contractors.
  • Establishing, monitoring and managing the study timeline and study budget.
  • Monitoring and reporting the study progress and quality, analysing potential issues and risks, and escalating / resolving them as appropriate.
  • Ensuring appropriate recruitment strategy and plans are in place and adhered to.
  • Point of contact for managing/answering questions related to trial procedures and patients' eligibility.
  • Managing SPs/Contractors and overseeing their performances and quality of work to ensure they meet the project plan, contracts and any study specific requirements. The SCOM will:
  • Take a leadership role for the selection of SPs/Contractors.
  • Establish scope of works, budget, timeline and the organisations expectation for SPs/Contractors, develop and
  • Managing and overseeing the internal study team to meet the project plan.

Key Skills:

  • Able to interact effectively at all levels within the organisation, as well as with external partners and clients.
  • Proven ability for working independently with minimal supervision. A can-do attitude with a willingness to get actively involved.
  • Must be diplomatic and tactful in liaising with staff and management.
  • Must be meticulous and methodical, with the ability to review both data and procedures in detail and the ability to see the greater overall picture.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), organisation, presentation and time management skills.
  • Proficient computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email and Internet.


  • Minimum BSc in the life sciences, nursing degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Significant demonstrable clinical research experience gained within a contract research organisation, pharmaceutical, or Biotechnology Company, with proven experience of technical and/or project management in conducting multi-national and/or single site early phase clinical trials in a pharmaceutical company or CRO.
  • Thorough knowledge of regulatory requirements, clinical development, and clinical monitoring procedures.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with ICH/GCP guidelines.
  • Ability to oversee and manage CROs throughout the entire clinical operations life cycle of a study.

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If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity, please complete the form below and attach a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist, please request a call back at the top of this page.

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