Director, Clinical Trials

at Vitalief in chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description


Vitalief is a pioneering, “best of breed” Research and Clinical Trial Solutions Consulting Company. We are seeking a problem-solving oriented, “hands-on” strategic solutions professional to become an integral member of our exceptional Client Services Delivery team. The Director will work closely with senior management and our business development team to gain credibility with our clients by identifying and recommending innovative ways of delivering services to our clients by providing Resourcing Services, Consulting Services, Managed Services, and Learning & Development Solutions addressing the Human Capital epidemic in the Clinical Research Industry and supporting our clients in planning and execution of successful clinical trials. If you are interested in being part of a culture that is highly collaborative, entrepreneurial spirited, have a voice challenging the status quo with novel thinking, and passionate about expediting the growth of Vitalief and be highly rewarded for doing so , then we want to speak with you! NOTE: This is primarily a remote position, with occasional leadership team meetings in King of Prussia, PA, and must be willing to travel up to 30% to client locations within the USA. We are seeking a resource that lives in the EST or CST Zone. Compensation = Competitive Base Salary + Bonus + Equity Incentives Responsibilities:

+ Reporting to Vitalief’s CEO, establish decision frameworks, that accelerate and continually scrutinize the development and deployment of operational strategies that optimize the costs and benefits to key business outcomes regarding sourcing models.

+ Build and manage relationships with clinical research companies, scientific organizations, and advocacy organizations.

+ Ownership of the development of key metrics, assessment points, and decision frameworks to improve executional outcomes across the portfolio, while balancing costs and quality.

+ Responsible for enhancing clinical trial execution and enrollment through building deeper relationships with study investigators and research staff.

+ Serve as an educational resource to: support enrollment and retention initiatives; identify, mitigate, and provide solutions to enrollment hurdles; disseminate product and trial related information.

+ Strengthening data driven decision making, through partnership with a central analytics organization and internal stakeholders to synthesize, interpret, and integrate data and information into sourcing strategies.

+ Answer finding, summarizing, and communicating critical insights about specific implications around clinical trials and synergistic opportunities.

+ Drive portfolio optimization, that takes costs, people, and prioritization into consideration to inform thoughtful sourcing decisions and ongoing adjustments.

+ Partner with business development to ensure strategic leads have the data and insights required to assess where geographies have the most impact, with consideration to long term development and portfolio nuances.

+ Provide support in the development and management of vendor scope of work (SOW) per contract, quality, budget, and detailed timelines.

+ Represent Vitalief at relevant industry trade shows and networking events.

+ Be an ambassador of Vitalief by identifying new employees, new clients, and potential partnerships.

Required Skills:

+ Bachelor’s degree is required.

+ At least eight years clinical trial operations experience is required.

+ Strategic influence via translation of data insights into impactful storytelling.

+ Demonstrates core understanding of clinical trial related terminology and activities.

Preferred Skills:

+ Exceptional leader with a strong executive presence, presentation skills, excellent negotiations skills, and ability to overcome obstacles and objections with confidence. Ability to influence clients to think “out-of-the-box” by recommending innovative solutions.

+ Proven success in building strong executive-level relationships and experience positively influencing change in a variety of complex environments with multiple stakeholders and competing priorities.

+ Understanding of clinical trial processes from study start-up through study closure.

+ Excellent planning and organization skills.

+ Demonstrates problem solving and decision-making skills.

+ Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills as well as strong verbal and written communication; including presentation of materials to internal and external teams/partners.

+ Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

+ Ability to travel domestically.

Physical Requirements:

+ Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

+ Ability to travel to various client destinations across the USA.

+ Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.


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Job Posting: JC248078001

Posted On: Sep 18, 2023

Updated On: Nov 28, 2023

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