Job Description

Translational Medicine Operations Lead
Job Number: 21-02623
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Translational Medicine Operations Lead for our client in San Diego, CA. 
Eclaro’s client is a leader in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, providing quality, innovative, and affordable medicines that make a difference in the lives of patients all over the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
Position Overview:
  • Reporting to Senior Scientific Director, Translational Medicine, the TM operations lead will be part of the late stage group based in San Diego, CA.
  • The individual will support operational aspects of TM and clinical biomarker activities to support drug development programs in multiple disease areas including immunology and neurology.
  • This individual will have the opportunity to assume primary translational ops responsibilities, such as setting up cross-functional team meetings, generating and tracking translational timelines and budget, interacting with CROs and KOLs to support contracting management, and sample analysis and data delivery of biomarkers in clinical studies.
  • The successful candidate will have prior project management experience in biotech/pharma organizations interacting with project teams, clinical research physicians, statisticians, computational biologists, contract research organizations and translational scientists to deliver science that supports the development of medicines to patients in need.
  • Responsible for setting up team meetings, taking and dissemination of meeting minutes
  • Manages timelines for ongoing late stage translational activities including biomarker clinical trial activities and KOL collaborations
  • Supports management of team budgets and shepherding contracts through internal processes
  • Implements translational operations activities through direct interaction with clinical research physicians, statisticians, clinical operations, computational biologists, contract research organizations, academic experts, and internal translational scientists as needed
  • Aids in biomarker data delivery for clinical studies through working with relevant functions and CROs; responsible for aiding in creation of SOWs and interfacing with CRO for execution of services
  • Supports regulatory submissions and regulatory interactions as needed
  • Program management software
  • Understanding of drug discovery and development, especially late stage development
  • Experience in activities required for and related to clinical trial initiation, maintenance and completion
  • Experience in interacting with CROs and KOLs to manage projects and timelines
  • Proven scientific/leadership expertise (working in teams, mentoring people, managing projects)
  • Accountable for timelines and deliverables
  • Prioritizes risks and implements contingency plans
  • Communicates regularly; prepares and delivers presentations within the department, to governance and senior leadership bodies, and externally as requested
  • Recognizes cross-functional issues and communicates within the larger organization. Provides expert guidance to multi-disciplinary teams and senior management. Has a track record of delivering results, driving continuous improvements, and building effective cross-functional networks.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time efficiently
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Accurate and detailed record keeping
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • M.S./Ph.D., and 2+ years of biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry project management experience. PMP preferred
  • Candidate must be a rigorous, detail-oriented scientist, with excellent record keeping and organizational skills
  • Must be a highly flexible, results oriented, independent self-starter who enjoys working in a fast paced dynamic environment
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
If interested, you may contact:
John Bayog
John Bayog | LinkedIn
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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