Associate Director - Decentralized Trials

Incresearch (South Carolina, USA) 4 days ago

Associate Director - Decentralized Trials

Here at Syneos Health we are currently looking for an Associate Director, Decentralized Trails. You will become a valued member of our Decentralized Solutions Team (DCS) who are defining and ensuring the operational implementation of DCT (decentralized trials) and Hybrid trials for Syneos Health.

As an Associate Director, you will be responsible for overseeing successful deployment of decentralized components and services Clinical Development as well as supervisory responsibilities for DCT team members.

Responsibilities for this role are as follows:

Pre Award Activity

  • Participates in new business development activities working with project team to define the right decentralized solutions to apply to a given project.
  • Supports the RFP process by providing the right input on DCT to the proposal.
  • Works with internal and external DCT partners to ensure alignment across teams.
  • Presents the DCT approaches at client meetings and support with any follow up activity

Department Activity

  • Play a role in the governance of our vendor partners
  • Contribute to the continuous feedback loop to ensure an evolving DCT strategy for Syneos Health
  • Play and active role in the review and analysis of departmental level metrics
  • Develops and maintains strategic relationships with internal and external stakeholders act as a point person for DCT expertise
  • Contribute to the sourcing and evaluation of new DCT partners
  • Contributes to change initiatives within the DCT department and across the larger organization

Project Work

  • Provides input to project plans ensuring the inclusion for decentralized solutions in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures and/or sponsor-scoped process.
  • Ensure decentralized solutions are implemented per contractual commitments
  • Ensures all project deliverables meet the internal and customers’ expectations as per contracted deliverables
  • Comply with all controlled document requirements and other requirements to ensure quality deliverables.
  • Provides ongoing risk management assessment and mitigation strategies aimed at removing roadblocks to successful deployment of contracted DCT assets
  • Actively participates in project team meetings (internal and sponsor). Designs presentations and delivers information in a way that allows the audience to understand the information and interact appropriately.


The ideal candidate will need the following experience / skills to be considered:

  • Happy to work creatively to craft tailored solutions
  • Ability to work with ambiguity
  • Understanding of DCT and technology arena
  • Excellent understanding of clinical trial process across Phases II-IV and ICH GCP
  • Good understanding clinical protocols and associated study specifications.
  • Excellent understanding of clinical trial start-up processes.
  • Project management experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good vendor management skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with proven ability to handle multiple projects.

Equal Opportunities Plan. Its objective is to achieve the principle of equality of opportunity in Syneos Health’s employment practices ensuring that our workforce is truly representative of each gender and that every employee is respected and is able to work under equal conditions.

We have a comprehensive benefits package and offer highly competitive remuneration.

If you have the required experience for this position and are eligible to work in the required location then please apply through our online application.

To find out more about our company and search and apply for other open jobs please visit our website [...] a game-changing company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies, INC Research and inVentiv Health, we bring together more than 22,000 clinical and commercial minds to create a better, smarter, faster way to get biopharmaceutical therapies into the hands of patients who need them most.

As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities, unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission & Approval of an Exemption does not guarantee that an exemption can be accommodated.

This job excludes CO applicants

Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this job description are not exhaustive. The Company, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities. Equivalent experience, skills, and/or education will also be considered so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the Job Description. The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what constitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above. Further, nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms. Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees.

Primary Location: North America - US Home-Based

Other Locations:

Job: Clinical Research

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Employee Status: Regular

Associate Director - Decentralized Trials

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