Senior Manager Clinical Operations

from 5 to 7 year(s) of Experience
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Job Description

Job Overview:

Essential Job Duties:

  • Talent Management: Selection, Onboarding, Training and Retention
  • Responsible for selection, training, development and performance management for assigned staff.
  • Ensure that the assigned staff work to the highest standard in compliance with current SOPs, relevant guidelines, policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide input to relevant SOPs and standard plans when applicable.
  • Hold staff accountable for the development, implementation and adherence to relevant SOPs and guidelines.
  • Perform staff recruitment through screening and interviewing.

Budget and Finance

  • Implement strategies to acheive the divisions productivity goal.
  • Support the maximization of the profitability of the operations in assigned countries ensuring that all the delivers are met on time.
  • Monitor cost overruns, including headcount overgrowth. Propose and agree with relevant functional managers strategies for delivering savings or remedies for issues observed for assigned responsibilities.
  • Monitor and assess with relevant functional managers staff allocation within the country(ies).
  • Support Budget and Proposals and commercial team for local opportunities.
  • Support Contracts and legal budget for statutory documents preparation and signature as needed.
  • Manage status of assigned workload for resource needs.
  • Perform high level review of billable hours and associated utilization of assigned objectives and take actions when appropriate.
  • Financial authority in accordance with current signature approval matrix.
  • Accountable for expense management, expense report approval and compliqance with Travel policy of direct reports.
  • Develop and grow business in the country by advising global and local managers of cross-functional opportunities.

Operational Excellence

  • Manager the quality control processes to assure quality metrics and quality delivery.
  • Hold direct reports accountable for compliance to productivity and quality metrics and dashboard objectives such as deliver site identification, start up, patient enrollment, data cleaning and related objectives.
  • Coach staff to own effective investigator relations and investigator oversight at the local level.
  • Ensure that staff and team maintain effective levels of communication and working relationships with all other departments.
  • Drive the use of standaridized processes and tools in alignment with associated policies to ensure efficiency and productivity.
  • Facilitate problem solving for the area of responsibility, own and execute corrective and preventive actions
  • Accountable to ensure adherence to new country regulatory information and changes to local drug law.
  • May act as back up for the next level management duties.
  • Perform other duties as required by Management.


  • Drive department sourcing strategy within designated area of responsibility including ensuring the right talent are assigned to the right projects and right time; ensure that the talent is fully utilized.
  • Effective leader in a matrix organization and demonstrate ability to influence peers and other departments.
  • Effectively lead in a complex environment, set clear expectation, mentor and coach for success, consistently communicate and connect, foster a continuous learning environment.
  • An inspiring leader that is an ineffective leader line manager that attracts, selects, on-boards, develops and retains high performing talent; strengths and deepens talent bunch and succession.
  • Partner with other functions HR, Legal etc. Provide input on salary adjustments/ proposals and functional levels; recognize local labour market conditions that affect compensation and incorporate knowledge of such conditions into recommended salary changes.
  • Drive relevant process improvement initiatives.
  • Represent Covance to external parties within the area of responsibility.
  • Network and share business development opportunity information with other Covance functions.
  • Support bid - defence meetings as a country expert.
  • May manage assignments of third party employees within area of responsibility.
  • Work closely with the global Regulatory group and Project Management teams in managing local regulatory matters.
  • Ensure legal and regulatory requirement compliance through working with/ employing local regulatory experts.
  • Participate in Internal/ External audits, regulatory agency inspections, as required.
  • Act in a Lead line manager capacity for specific country(ies) when required.

Client Facing

  • Might be requested for client facing environment.
  • Represent the department at client and other meetings when requested.
  • Act in a Lead line manager capacity for a specific client when required.


  • Masters or other advanced degree from an accredited institution.


  • Minimum of 5 Years of supervisory experience in a healthcare or clinical research setting and minimum of 7 Years relevant clinical research experience in a pharmaceutical company.
  • Thorough knowledge of drug development process.
  • Thorough knowledge of SOPs, ICH and GCP guidelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead by example and to encourage team members to seek solutions.
  • Proven Interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple competing priorities.
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.

Role:Clinical Research Associate/Scientist

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences

Functional AreaMedical, Healthcare, R&D, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology

Role CategoryR&D

Employment Type:Full Time, Permanent


PG:M.Tech in Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology,M.Pharma in Pharmacy,MS/M.Sc(Science) in Bio-Chemistry

Company Profile


Covance, a business segment of Labcorp, is recognized as a leader in drug development, medical device, diagnostics, crop protection and chemical testing because of our exceptional people. We embrace and celebrate the different strengths, experiences and perspectives of our nearly 70,000 enterprise team members across the globe. Our team is driven by our mission to improve health and improve lives. Here, you can play a role in bringing new scientific discoveries to life and make a difference in the lives of millions. And, with our comprehensive service portfolio, you will have the opportunity to explore diverse projects and unique career paths across life science. Join us and discover your extraordinary potential.
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Contact Company:Covance

Address:Vaishnavi MSR, No. 29,,11th Floor, Union Street, Off Cubbon Road, Bangalore, BANGALORE, Karnataka, India