Senior Clinical Operations Manager

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00052357
  • Consultant: Jim Gleeson
  • Contact: 01438 842973
  • Date Published: 20.01.2022
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: London, London
  • Discipline: Clinical Operations

CK Clinical are recruiting for a Senior Clinical Operations Manager to join a Global Pharmaceutical Company at their site based in Central London on a permanent basis.

Senior Clinical Operations Manager Role:

The main purpose of the role willbe to have a high level of oversight and manage clinical trials across a number of therapeutic areas. This may either be directly or through providing leadership in managing/directing the internal/external study team members. The role holder will befully accountable for ensuring that the timeline, budget, quality and integrity of clinical trials is consistent with the clinical study protocols and other study requirements.

Responsibilities will include to:

  • Oversee, supervise, mentorand assist clinical operations, when required, to ensure adherence to agreed project plan, budget, and quality specifications for individual clinical trials.
  • Be the primary contact for all study operational management related communications, including for managing/answering questions related to trial procedures and patients' eligibility.
  • Monitor and report the study progress and quality, analysing potential issues and risks, and escalating/resolving them as appropriate.
  • Monitor, assessand report on their performance and quality of work (especially to ensure that CRAs are monitoring the study as expected).
  • Provide input to study documents, including e.g., but not limited to, study protocol, statistical analysis plan, clinical study report, audit plan, and/or author relevant sections of study documents.
  • Organise and chair the monthly project meeting(s).
  • Organise study meetings/training as required.

Your Background:

  • Minimum BSc in the Life Sciences, Nursingdegree, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Significant demonstrable clinical research experience gained within a contract research organisation (CRO), 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.
  • Demonstrable experience of leading project/study teams.
  • Ability to oversee and manage CROs throughout the entire clinical operations life cycle of a study.
  • Flexibility and the ability to handle multiple tasks to meet deadlines while deliveringhigh quality work in a dynamic environment.


Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information or to apply for this Global Clinical Operations Leader position, please contact Jim Gleeson on 01438 842973 or email Please quote reference 52357.

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