Senior Site Manager, Early Development & Clinical Pharmacology

Auris Health

Auris Health

People & HR, Operations
high wycombe, uk
Posted on Saturday, September 2, 2023


Senior Site Manager, Early Development & Clinical Pharmacology

Location: UK

We are looking for a Senior Site Manager to serve as the primary contact point between the Sponsor and the Investigational Site for trials in phases 0 to 1b. In other organisations, the Site Manager may be known as Clinical Research Associate or Monitor. The head office location is in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, and this position is home-based. Preferably you will have experience in Haematology or Oncology but other therapeutic areas are considered.

As a Senior Site Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining ongoing inspection readiness and compliance with the clinical trial protocol, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and applicable regulations from study start-up through to site closure. You should be flexible and be able to work independently. We are seeking to hire a strong communicator, a quick learner, a problem solver, and a real teammate. You will be responsible for oversight of clinical trial protocols at a site level and will collaborate closely with a Local Trial Manager (country project manager), Clinical Trial Assistant, and Clinical Trial Manager (regional project manager).

You will work in a hardworking, enthusiastic, and committed study team eager to deliver and help improve the lives of millions of patients. You will also be part of a wider local UK team that provides mutual support and opportunities to work together to identify new and improved ways of working.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for activities ranging from site feasibility and selection over site initiation and start-up, to preparation and conduct of site monitoring, oversight of key performance indicators and site/study close-out in complex clinical trials.
  • Responsible for the implementation of a site-level analytical risk-based monitoring model and for working with the site to ensure timely resolution of issues and deviations identified during monitoring visits.
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of all trial data including safety data. Manage timely data entry and query resolution in collaboration with site staff.
  • Co-create site-level recruitment and retention strategies and implementation of mitigation actions in partnership with other functional areas.
  • Ensures full documentation of trial related activities in all study files; communicates site and study progress and issues to the Local Trials manager and central study teams.
  • Be the local expert in assigned protocols and build the necessary therapeutic area knowledge.
  • Coach or mentor less experienced colleagues.
  • May participate to process improvement and training. Leads and/or participates in special initiatives as assigned. May assume additional responsibilities or special initiatives such as 'Champion' or ''Subject Matter Expert'.


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in Life Sciences, Nursing or related scientific field (or equivalent experience)
  • A minimum of 3 years of clinical trial monitoring experience is preferred, however, other relevant working experiences and skills may be considered by the hiring manager
  • Knowledge of several therapeutic areas is an asset; oncology or haematology is preferred.
  • Strong proven understanding of GCP, local laws, and regulations
  • Strong IT skills and ability to operate and use various systems and databases
  • Ability to establish a home office
  • Strong team member and self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Strong communication and influencing skills to effectively manage study sites both remotely and face-to-face.
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% maximum (up to 2-3 days per week) with some overnight stays as necessary


We offer a competitive salary and extensive benefits package. The health and well-being of our employees is a priority, we have a flexible working environment as we value work-life balance. We offer career development opportunities for those who want to grow and be part of our organization. We are Janssen!

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to any other characteristic protected by law.

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