Clinical Team Manager/Study Manager – Client-dedicated – Germany
We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD — thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improve health. You will be joining a truly collaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of delivering life-saving therapies to patients.
PPD has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Team Manager (CTM) join us onsite exclusively for one of our strategic pharmaceutical partners in Munich. PPD works in collaboration with this partner; you will be dedicated to the client projects and sites, working within their teams, systems and processes on behalf of PPD.
This is a great opportunity for study managers or those with relative experience working within the life science sector for pharmaceutical, biotech companies or CRO’s industry who would enjoy the opportunity to work for a CRO dedicated to one client.
The role coordinates all aspects of local study management. Responsible for the local implementation of international clinical trials and / or local trials entrusted to them, their preparation for their closure, in compliance with GCP, regulatory requirements, SOPs, quality standards, deadlines and costs.
This could include oversight of the Clinical Research Associates who 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 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 highly motivated and skilled applicants who will want to share in our continued growth in the international market place.
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We are seeking high performing individuals who enjoy a fast-paced environment and have had Clinical Management experience OR exposure to international or local studies, involving the coordination of CRAs locally and potentially across different countries. With your excellent written and oral English and German 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 teams.
Ideally, you will have:
• Bachelor's degree or licenced certified health care training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Clinical research experience in all phases of study life cycle, including start up, interim and close out.
• Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
• Valid Driver's Licence
• Valid Passport
• Superior organizational skills
• Demonstrated performance management abilities.
• Extensive monitoring experience.
• Excellent judgment and decision making skills.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and problem solving ability.
• Ability to motivate and integrate teams and teach/mentor team members.
• Able to effectively prioritize workload.
• Strong attention to detail.
• knowledge of relevant regulations e.g. ICH/GCP, FDA guidelines, etc
What we offer:
At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognise the power of being one team. We understand that you will want to grow both professionally and personally throughout your career, and therefore at PPD you will benefit from an award-winning learning and development programme, ensuring you reach your potential.
As well as being rewarded a competitive salary, we have an extensive benefits package based around the health and well-being of our employees. We have a flexible working culture, where PPD truly value a work-life balance. We’ve grown sustainably year on year but continue to offer a collaborative environment, with teams of colleagues eager to share expertise and have fun together. We are a global organisation but with a local feel.
- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD -
If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you.
Please note that due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
PPD is an equal employer.