Clinical Project Leader - Buckinghamshire

Clinical Project LeaderBuckinghamshireReference: 2870
  • Second line management responsibility.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Internationally recognised business whose key clients include the top 5 pharmaceutical companies.
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Do you have a background in Clinical Operations coupled with direct line management experience?  Zest Scientific recruitment has an opportunity for a candidate with a proven track record managing teams in a Clinical Research environment.  We are partnered with an internationally recognised CRO who are adding extra resource at Operational Management level.  You will undertake operational responsibility which includes divisional P&L responsibility as well as direct line management of Team Leaders who head up an operational delivery team (primarily Senior CTA & CRA professionals).


The Candidate:

  • A background in Clinical Operations with management or project co-ordination experience.
  • Resource management exposure with the ability to assess study requirements and analyse financials in order to ensure profitability.
  • Head office based role (Bucks).
  • A role model leader who can impart knowledge of the clinical trial process and provide mentorship to ensure projects are delivered to a high quality and within budget.
  • A strong leader who makes operational decisions based on common sense judgement in conjunction with assessing key performance indicators and quality metrics.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to clearly define objectives and ensure process improvements are implemented.


The Role:

  • Manage a team of operational managers who have team leadership responsibility for a clinical operations team of Study Managers / Senior CTA.
  • Mentor and develop leadership skills within the Operational Management team, identifying the leaders of the future.
  • Ensure projects are being effectively managed, client needs met and documentation is complete and in line with regulatory guidelines.
  • Provide performance reports to internal leadership, liaise with clients to deliver progress reports and continuously assess resource allocation for current and future projects.
  • Identify process improvements which drive operational efficiencies and productivity yet maintain quality.


The Company:

  • Globally recognised as an industry leader providing Clinical Research solutions into Pharmaceutical, CROs and Biotechnology.
  • Supports continued professional development and will provide long term opportunities for career enhancement.
  • Understands the need to balance work and life commitments and can accommodate flexible start and finish times providing core hours are covered.
  • Leader in the provision of cloud based technology and services into the Clinical Trials sector.



Highly competitive salary commensurate with experience plus a range of additional benefits.  Zest Scientific is working to a strict deadline so in order to be considered for this opportunity please apply now and your application will be reviewed immediately.

Contact: Matthew Morland
Telephone: 0114 238 1724