Executive Vice President and General Manager Early Phase

Location: Austin, TX
Date Posted: 10-13-2017
Executive Vice President and General Manager Early Phase
About the Company
Our Client is a Clinical Research Organization.   Join the growing team, consisting of 1,400 talented and dedicated employees from across the globe. They are doing innovative and exceptional work each and every day. The team is filled with purpose, as they support their sponsors in the discovery of cures and treatments for diseases affecting millions of people around the world.
About the Job
The Executive Vice President and General Manager Early Phase reports to the Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for the overall strategic leadership of the company’s Early Phase business.  The General Manager develops and implements business strategies that deliver business growth and a financial plan in line with the Company’s overall strategic goals. This is done whilst ensuring that relevant regulatory and compliance obligations are met.
  • Manage all aspects of day to day operating activities of the business unit
  • Direct company operations to meet budget and other financial goals.
  • Lead short-term and long-range planning and business development to support strategic business goals.
  • Establish the performance goals, allocate resources, and assess policies for senior management.
  • Demonstrate successful execution of business strategies for the company’s services including continued development of scientific expertise.
  • Liaise with customers to develop strong strategic relationships and build long term repeat business growth
  • Identify opportunities for and actively support the nurturing of new business relationships
  • Ensure strategies for active engagement of the staff team at all levels to ensure a strong reputation as a local employer
  • Mentor and direct senior functional leadership to support the development of a strong leadership team
  • Manage site facilities to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and a working environment that is fit for purpose
  • Ensure that all operations are compliant with relevant regulatory requirements at all times
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or science discipline required together with a further relevant postgraduate qualification (eg MBA / PhD) or equivalent
  • Minimum of 15 years leadership and budget management experience.
  • Strong experience of the full range of a Phase I clinical research environment (Clinic and Bioanalytical Lab experience)
Desired Skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills in a collaborative work environment
  • Highly developed presentation skills for sales presentations and other communications
  • Strong financial acumen to understand and monitor business dynamics
  • Excellent ability to handle multiple tasks and
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
  • Excellent self-motivation skills; proactivity and responsiveness
  • Strong planning, strategizing, managing, monitoring, scheduling, negotiating, and analytical skills
  • Good organizational skills: ability to prioritize, delegate, and evaluate detail in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain highly effective relationships with sponsors and external vendors
  • Full time, days
  • Paid time off
  • Health Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Sick days
  • Paid Holidays
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