Clinical Research Line Manager in San Jose, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

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Seeking Clinical Research Line Manager, with experience leading a Clinical Trial Associate team. The position will be located in San Jose, CA. The Clinical Research Line Manager will have the responsibility of management and development of Clinical Research staff. This position may also have additional oversight of sub-contractor administration, training, and resourcing. The Clinical Research Line Manager will be responsible, but not limited to the following duties listed below.

Management of Clinical Research Staff

•Create an environment where Clinical Research staff can successfully achieve established standards of services to clients according to SOPs and contract stipulations.

•Coordinate with Project Managers and Client Managers in the identification and resourcing of staff that meet business needs in a cost effective manner.

•Participate in recruitment of staff; review CVs, conduct telephone and face-to-face interviews.

•Monitor performance of direct reports on a continuous basis, and perform periodic evaluations according to policies and procedures and stated expectations.  This may include solicitation of feedback from clients, client managers, sites, and others; conducting performance discussions, and setting future goals. Identification of and communication to direct reports regarding performance issues, including advising of issue(s), and assessing additional training as needed. 

•Conduct Monitoring Performance Assessments and training as needed.

•Interface with Human Resources regarding compensation, salary adjustments, promotions, disciplinary actions and other related tasks concerning employee evaluations, performance and sub-contractor performance. Work with Human Resources for development of performance plan, as required.  If applicable, recommendation to Human Resources for termination.

•Forward documents to HR per stated expectations.

•Coordinate the training of staff in the areas of  time and expense systems, travel policies and guidelines, overall management structure, and professional conduct expectations regarding communication and deliverable expectations.

•Participate in regular meetings regarding project staffing requirements, and other business activities.

•Maintain shared staff assignment and other spreadsheets.

•Communicate staff assignment changes and salary updates to HR personnel.

•Collaborate with Project/ Client Managers in establishing project-specific expectations for direct reports allocated to the projects, and assure they are understood by direct reports.

•Communicate direct report performance issues to Sr. Director of Line Management or Associate Director(s) of Line Management.

•Review time and expenses of direct reports to ensure utilization of time and management of client’s resources are consistent with expectations.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree in life sciences or related field and 4 or more years' CRA experience including previous staff management experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.