Director, Clinical Line Management

The Associate Director/Director of Clinical Management will be responsible for overseeing resources and providing support for clinical study management across various programs. This role ensures Clinical Research Associates (CRAs) develop the necessary skills and maintain high standards and compliance with industry and regulatory requirements. The position requires effective interaction with stakeholders to promote a collaborative, innovative, and positive work environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee team management, ensuring adherence to organizational policies and regulations.
  • Plan, assign, and review work; guide professional development; manage performance and resolve employee issues.
  • Ensure team engagement aligns with company mission, vision, and values.
  • Handle HR matters, including approval of actions, selection, and onboarding of new clinical staff.
  • Conduct onboarding and ongoing training in conjunction with HR.



  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences or a related field.
  • 14+ years in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry, including 6+ years in management.
  • Minimum of 5 years of CRA experience.
  • Strong knowledge of FDA and ICH regulations.
  • Proven leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Understanding of clinical monitoring and GCP regulations.


To find out more, please contact Patricia Sousa (


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