Direct Hire - Dir, Clinical Operations

  • Ascent
  • 8 Dorchester Rd, Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
  • Full-Time
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Job Description:

The Neurology Business Group is looking to engage a Director of Clinical Operations to lead the US / EMEA clinical operations team dedicated to supporting our Alzheimer's franchise. As this is a regional leadership role, the qualified candidate will participate as a member of the clinical operations leadership team, partnering with team colleagues, contributing to the overall strategic direction and vision of the clinical operations function. The incumbent will be responsible for building and maintaining strategic relationships internally and externally; thereby requiring exceptional vendor management, communication and negotiation skills. The ability to effectively partner with internal and external customers, other functional areas within the organization and engage direct reports is of paramount importance. Operationally, the qualified candidate will focus on the planning, coordination, management and execution of all clinical study-related activities and the ongoing support and development of clinical operations staff members; and must be adept at assessing complexity of work and delegating to staff members with commensurate experience. As Director of the AD group, this person must successfully reinforce and provide ongoing development to a constructive team culture that promotes excellent service to customers and positive communication.

This position reports to the ?Global Head Clinical Operations Americas / EMEA?

  • Experience in clinical operations methods and processes in industry required

  • A minimum of 10 years clinical operations experience, including 5 years of management experience is required.

  • Must be able to substantiate successful experience across all phases of clinical trials (I - III).

  • Mega trial experience is highly desirable but not required.

  • Proven leadership, communication and negotiation skills are required.




Job Qualifications:


  • Must have a BS/MS in relevant field

  • Experience in clinical operations methods and processes in industry required

  • A minimum of 10 years clinical operations experience, including 5 years of management experience is required.

  • Must be able to substantiate successful experience across all phases of clinical trials (I - III).

  • Mega trial experience is highly desirable but not required.

  • Proven leadership, communication and negotiation skills are required.




Company Description:

About Ascent:



Ascent is a leading national technology consulting and professional services firm that focuses on tactical and strategic consulting. Ascent s fundamental business is providing staffing services to Large Enterprise clients in our core market verticals: Financial Services, Healthcare, and Life Sciences. We focus the majority of our efforts in Staff Augmentation support of Large Enterprise Clients who utilize a Vendor Management System. Ascent works as both a reliable supplier in support of programs, as well as a Strategic Advisor in support of enterprise efforts to establish best in class preferred vendor programs. Ascent was ranked in the 2007 and 2008 Inc. 500 and recognized specifically for its innovative work in staff augmentation support of Large Enterprise preferred vendor accounts.



If you are ready to propel your career to new heights read on. We are looking for talented and dedicated colleagues to join our phenomenal team. At Ascent, we have created an environment where culture, commitment and opportunity converge to yield a truly unique place to work. We know that every employee has something important to say and that every employee is integral to our success. Where else can you walk over to a founder and talk about your ideas to help build our business and have that idea implemented in 48 hours? More importantly, we do everything we can to make sure our employees not only have great jobs, but great lives.



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