Executive Director, Regional Clinical Operations - Japan - Home Based

Multiple Locations: Tokyo, Japan • Japan

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Requisition Number: 5483

Position Title: Executive Director, Regional Clinical Operations

External Description:

Who we are

We’re a global, midsize CRO that pushes boundaries, innovates and invents because the path to a cure for the world’s most persistent diseases is not paved by those who play it safe. It is built by those who take pioneering, creative approaches and implement them with quality and excellence.

We are Worldwide Clinical Trials, and we are a global team of almost 2,500 experts, bright thinkers, dreamers and doers and, together, we are changing the way the world experiences CROs – in the best possible way.

Our mission is to work with passion and purpose every day to improve lives and we are looking for others who value this same pursuit. 

 

What you will do

  • Continually assess and evolve clinical operations and processes in the region
  • Review, establish and drive a functional organizational structure in the region
  • Remain up to date and ensure compliance to the regulatory landscape within the region
  • Lead the organization in representing the region with Business Development needs, including attendance at sponsor meetings when needed and assist with the proposal process.
  • Maintain a high level of local knowledge on the rules and practices of running clinical trials in the Region and maintain a close watch on the local market place for CRO activity
  • Serve as representative for the region to local Government organizations, ethics and regulatory authorities
  • Act as a champion or business process owner, including Global SOPs as appropriate, to ensure that company initiatives (Six Sigma or other projects) are completed as described in the project charter and within the timelines
  • Participate in initiatives to improve employee engagement to positively impact operational results, customer satisfaction and employee retention
  • Collaborate effectively with support functions such as Finance and HR, including acting as formal signatory authority where required from time to time, acting under the requirements of global controls.
  • Serve as main contact lead for the region for all issues related to Clinical Operations.

 

What you will bring to the role

 

  • Strong leadership, management and interpersonal skills
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Experienced problem solving/decision making skills
  • Understanding of clinical research principles and process, data collection and editing skills
  • Strong knowledge of local regulatory requirements, international regulatory requirements (when applicable) , ICH Guidelines and HIPAA (when applicable)

 

Your background

 

  • Minimum four-year college curriculum with a major concentration in biological, physical, health, pharmacy and a minimum of ten years in clinical research working in the CRO or Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry and management experience and good understanding of GCP
  • Over 12+ years leadership experience with a multi-country focus, a substantial part is likely gained within the region
  • Skill sets and proven performance equivalent to above
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Fluency in local language

 

Why Worldwide


At Worldwide, we balance fun with the serious business of changing lives. We have a values-driven culture that is built from the ground up. We empower our team members to treat every clinical trial like a patient’s life depends on it – because it does. Our leaders are in the trenches with you - committed to advancing science and moving mountains for our customers. 

 

Interested in hearing more about Worldwide or our roles? Check out our careers page at www.worldwide.com/careers!

 

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Community / Marketing Title: Executive Director, Regional Clinical Operations - Japan - Home Based

Company Profile:

We’re a global, mid-size CRO that pushes boundaries, innovates and invents — because the path to a cure for the world’s most persist diseases is not paved by those who play it safe, but by those who take pioneering, creative approaches, and implement them with quality and excellence. We are experts, bright thinkers, dreamers and doers and, together, we are changing the way the world experiences CROs, in the best possible way.

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