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66523127 Director, Clinical Operations - Parsippany, NJ

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Bachelor's Degree
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7+ years
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About Ferring:None of our ambitious plans for the future can be realized without research. We believe in the power of discovery and the need to go where research takes us. We're passionate about discovering new therapies that benefit patients and their families. This spirit helps us create a rich product pipeline and a growing portfolio. For us, research means impact. We're impacting millions of patients and families that benefit from our treatments and medicines, as well as the caregivers, providers and healthcare professionals who make it a priority to take care of them every day. Join our curious team and pursue career-changing opportunities.Job Description:Contribute to outstanding innovation + Make braver choices

Director, Clinical Operations

Location: Parsippany

As a privately-owned, specialty healthcare company, Ferring focuses on developing life-changing innovations that help people live better lives. Our independence helps us cultivate an entrepreneurial spirit and long-term perspective that enables us to achieve growth and scale while remaining agile and true to our 'people first' philosophy. Built on a 70-year commitment to
science and research, Ferring is relentless in pursuit of science that drives powerful discoveries and therapies to help people build families, stay healthy, and stand up to the world's oldest enemy: disease.


The Director is responsible for the management and leadership of the Clinical Operations department, which conducts the phase I-IV clinical trials across all therapeutic areas. It is the Director's responsibility to ensure the clinical trials are executed efficiently, within high quality standards, in alignment with the company objectives as well as within the agreed timeline and budget. The Director is also expected to contribute to the department's definition and execution of operational excellence across all trials.

Management of FIPCUS Clinical Operations for global and local projects across all therapeutic areas.
Provide oversight and leadership of the Clinical Operations team in alignment with the Ferring Philosophy and Leadership Principles.
Oversight of data related activities including review and cleaning of clinical trial data including query generation, follow-up and resolution in eCRF as well as timely database lock.
Track and forecast resource capacity, utilization and allocation to optimize productivity and ensure alignment with company priorities and objectives.
Responsible for recruitment, onboarding, talent development and retention of staff.
Mentor and develop Clinical Operations team members to expand employee performance levels and assure retention of high performing individuals.
Accountability for planning, execution and finalization of clinical trial activities to ensure they are conducted according to the agreed timelines, quality standard and budget.
Ensure the clinical trial budgets and forecasts are managed in accordance with the initially approved budget and updates are communicated in timely fashion.
Alignment and collaboration with all functions represented in the clinical teams including FIPCUS Business Operations and Site Management teams as well as Medical Directors.
Clinical trials are conducted according Corporate SOPs, ICH standards and competent authority requirements by implementing best practices and adherence to GCP.
Ensure effective resource utilization and allocation to optimize productivity and alignment with company priorities and objectives.
Lead initiatives to streamline processes and gain synergy in operations across therapeutic areas.
Create and lead the strategic vision for Clinical Operations. Gather input and buy-in from appropriate stakeholders to inform decision making. Partners with direct reports to translate strategy into tactics.

Bachelor's degree or advanced degree, preferably in life science.
Minimum 10 years work experience required, preferably in global clinical operations (phase I - IV in relevant therapeutic areas).
3+ years of experience in a leadership role.
5+ years of proven experience leading clinical teams.
Thorough knowledge of the drug development process and the roles of the various functional areas in clinical development.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Prospective new hires for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required on your start date unless an exemption has been approved by the Company as a medical or religious accommodation.

Join our team and you'll become part of a close-knit family - one in which you'll be listened to and your contributions valued. Surrounded by like-minded people, you'll have the support to achieve more. So if you love to come up with new ways to make a positive difference and see them through, welcome to the team.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Location:Parsippany, New Jersey

We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Company Information

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Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Description :
pharmaceutical preparations (except biological) 
Type :
Direct Employer
Address :
100 Interpace Parkway
Parsippany, NJ 07054

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