New Horizons Clinical Research (NHCR) is a phase I-IV clinical research site located in Blue Ash, Ohio. We are growing and are looking to add to our team. In this newly created position, the Site Director is responsible for overall management of the site. The Site Director will work collaboratively with site leadership to establish research priorities and to troubleshoot problem areas; assess organizational processes associated with clinical research and identify ways to improve and streamline internal procedures; and ensure internal processes and policies and Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) are updated according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines and ensure internal Quality Assurance standards and practices are in place. The Site Director will provide oversight, leadership, and guidance in the management and execution of trials. This individual coordinates the efforts of internal and external resources to ensure fast patient recruitment, trial site selection, trial plan optimization, and execution of trials with a focus on quality.
The Site Director creates SOPs and builds an infrastructure for facilitation and management of clinical research; serves as a business development liaison with the pharmaceutical industry for pipeline clinical trials; provides updates and status reports to the site management on a regular basis; administers and executes clinical trial contracts and budgets; oversees the Clinical Trial Management System, accounts payable and receivable, and site purchasing and vendor contracts; develops and maintains professional relationships with community-based physicians, clinicians and investigators.
The Site Director will manage the day to day operations, including multiple coordinators and assistants, business office staff and patient recruiters. The Site Director is responsible for successful enrollment of studies and recruitment of additional studies. Director must be able to develop an overall business plan to assure full recruitment of studies.
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s strongly preferred. Greater than 7 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, five of which were hands-on managerial experience running clinical trials and managing teams. Applicable professional certifications a plus. Experience with all aspects of management of large clinical trials, is required. Strong knowledge of FDA regulations, IRB requirement, and Good Clinical Practices is required. Previous clinical trials site management experience is required. Strong Microsoft Office skills are required. Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) is required. Strong project planning, leadership, negotiation and presentation skills, as well as an ability to contribute creative yet practical solutions to problems, are required. Other requirements include ability to multi-task and manage several projects in parallel, paying attention to detail; ability to forge cross-functional working relationships with internal teams and external project partners; ability to be proactive in identifying issues and hurdles that may hinder the effective implementation of the trial.
About New Horizons Clinical Research
New Horizons Clinical Research (NHCR) is a dedicated clinical research center providing high quality clinical research to the Greater Cincinnati area. NHCR has two research sites: NHCR-Blue Ash is a dedicated Phase 2 through 4 research site, while the NHCR-Kenwood site conducts Phase 1 and 2 extended stay and overnight trials.