Sr. Director, Global Medical Operations

Lawrence Harvey

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North America,--New Jersey,Princeton,

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medical communications, medical information, medical education, grants, medical affairs

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Date Posted :

17 May, 2019

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Lawrence Harvey

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Medical Communications jobs

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Travel Amount:

upto 15%


Roles and Responsibilities

The Sr. Director, Global Medical Operations is responsible for:

* Lead and manage direct reports tasked with ensuring compliant development, and maintenance of Investigator Initiated Trials, Continuing Medical Education Grants, Medical Training and Field/Team Operations
* Medical Operations: Drives and supports implementation of strategic operations and planning to ensure optimization of processes
* Manage vendors, software systems, budgets and timelines
* Develop, implement and manage training programs for medical personnel e.g. new hires and skills based training
* Collaboratively develop SOPs and work procedures, internal quality assessment methodologies, establish and examine metrics to ensure operational effectiveness and efficiency for medical information services, publications, training, and Investigator Initiated Research
* Ensure development and implementation of strategically aligned publication/communication plan for all therapeutic areas
* Implement and assess robust global medical information programs to provide scientifically robust standard response letters, medical literature alerts in key therapeutic areas, perform literature searches, etc.

Qualifications and Background Requirements

* 10 years of relevant experience within Medical Affairs Operations
* Doctoral degree in medical or scientific field (PhD, PharmD, MD, DO)

Professional Work Experience

* Fluency in English, both written and spoken, is essential.
* Some knowledge of other European languages is desirable
* Expert knowledge of pharmaceutical industry standards, laws, regulations, guidelines,
* and compliance requirements regarding medical education, publications, and Investigator initiated research
* Ability to strategically manage and lead a team and deploy resources effectively within a matrix environment with strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently
* Demonstrated ability to collaboratively drive performance, project management, build alignment, communicate effectively and achieve consensus
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Demonstrated strong project management and vendor management skills
* Track record of successfully driving results through strong partnership with other functions, including global counterparts
* Experience managing direct reports


Company Name:

Lawrence Harvey


150 Leadenhall Street,London


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom





100 - 499


Pharmaceutical Recruitment



Phone No. :

0203 327 3072

Lawrence Harvey Life Sciences has exceptional relationships with the top talent and leading organisations in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices industry across the UK, USA, DACH region and the rest of Europe. Our consultants are experts within their specific areas and have a deep understanding of the full Life Sciences developmental cycle. As a client with a challenging role or a candidate with a niche specialism, you will receive a consultative service from people who truly understand the expectations and requirements of your industry. In an ever developing industry, an in-depth technical understanding and knowledge adds significant value and is imperative to ensuring our consultants are always up to speed, positioning ourselves perfectly to offer advice, analysis and support to our clients and candidates. We partner with leading pharmaceutical, medical device, generics, biotechnology, clinical research, R&D, manufacturing, regulatory affairs, CRO’s, CMO’s and medical communications organisations and have acquired an enviable and unrivalled reputation for delivering on niche, hard to fill and challenging positions. Our Specialisms within Life Sciences: Pharmaceuticals Medical Devices Regulatory Affairs Quality Assurance Quality Control Engineering Medical Affairs / Medical Information Qualified Persons Drug safety & Pharmacovigilance Biostatistics Clinical SAS Medical Writing Account Management & Business Development

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