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Clinical Team Manager

PPD are currently looking for CTMs to join our team.

This exciting and unique role could take you to the next step of your career within Clinical Research. The role coordinates all aspects of clinical activities on an international basis. This includes the day to day management and leadership of a team of Clinical Management members which are allocated to a project on a Country basis. You will work in partnership with the Project Manager to ensure the necessary training, tracking and quality systems are in place for the clinical management team, and be primarily responsible for the clinical deliverables of the Project within agreed timelines and budget. Clinical Team Managers provide contact and support to the project sponsor for all clinical aspects.

We are seeking high performing individuals who enjoy a fast-paced environment and have had Clinical Project Management experience and exposure to international studies, involving the coordination of CRA/PA/RSM-L/RSM-C across different countries. With your excellent written and oral English skills you will have exceptional interpersonal and problem solving skills, with the ability to lead CRAs in different countries. You will also have proficient working knowledge of GCP and experience in several medical / therapeutic areas. You must be comfortable working in a matrix management system and have the ability to motivate, mentor and integrate international teams.

Sounds like you? We are seeking highly motivated and skilled applicants who will want to share in our continued growth in the international market place. If you succeed we can offer you the opportunity to grow into enhanced roles within the department and also have examples of Clinical Team Managers who have moved into project management or management of CRAs. We will consider field based applicants depending on your experience level.


Job Qualification:

Must have:

• Bachelor's degree or licensed certified health care training or equivalent combination of education and experience

• Previous oversight management activities in excess of 6 months e.g. as STM/ PM or one year of proven delegated management activities:

o Coordination of local clinical team members based in more than one country other than the own

o Training and presenting at study meetings

o Oversight activities for systems, e.g. CTMS, EDC, ePIP

o Communication with sponsors

o Facilitating/chairing team teleconferences

o MVR report review

• Clinical research experience in all phases of study life cycle, including start up, interim and close out

• Willingness to cross-region and in region travel according to the project needs

• Be competent in use of written and oral English language

• Valid Driver's License

• Valid Passport

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :

• Superior organizational skills

• Strategic thinking skills

• Demonstrated performance management abilities

• Extensive monitoring experience

• Excellent judgment and decision making skills

• Excellent interpersonal skills and problem solving ability

• Highly effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills

• Ability to motivate and integrate teams and teach/mentor team members

• Expert knowledge of relevant regulations e.g. ICH/GCP, FDA guidelines, etc.

Please submit your CV in English.

This is an ongoing search. Suitable candidates will be contacted accordingly.

Preference will be given to Employees from the Designated Groups in line with the provisions of the Employment Act No. 55 of 1998 (and any amendments thereto), PPD'S INTERNAL recruitment policy and the employment equity plan.


Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

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