Job description

Associate Director, Asset Lead

2275 Research Boulevard, suite 500, MD 20850

Immunocore is an innovative and dynamic biotechnology company developing a unique platform of T Cell antigen receptor-based therapeutics, called ImmTAXs, as a novel class of treatments for cancer, infectious and autoimmune diseases.

Immunocore has a well- established pipeline of wholly owned programmes, of world leading science and strong IP position, which has led to discovery collaborations with Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, Medimmune as well as a co-discovery & co-development partnership with Lilly, and recent investment from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
 
The Associate Director, Asset Lead will be accountable to oversee a team of Clinical Program Managers (CPM) across an Asset or Assets ensuring their clinical programs are delivered to time, cost and quality.  They will provide operational expertise and strategic input to the development of the clinical development plans supporting the overall clinical strategy Phase I-III.
 
This position is located in the Conshohocken, PA office or the Rockville, MD office.
 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accountable for the operational delivery of CPMs and their programs, ensuring all program deliverables and milestones are met with quality and within budget
  • Collaborate with cross-functional counterparts to oversee the performance for all activities to deliver programs on time and with quality
  • Participate in program strategy meetings, contributing the operational strategy of program/studies.
  • Provide direction and support to CPMs for the development of study strategy operational plans including enrolment models and risk management strategy. Ensure consistent approach and process across the portfolio.
  • Review and provide expert clinical operations input into clinical documents related to the drug development process including study synopsis & protocols, clinical study reports, monitoring plans, Communication plans and project plans. 
  • Support efforts for the selection and oversight of external service providers, including Contract Research Organizations (CROs) and other vendors as necessary.
  • Review of study protocols and related study documents, as required, for operational execution. 
  • Oversight of team’s study execution and procedures as required to ensure regulatory compliance of protocol activities. 
  • Support Clinical Program budget negotiations and management of Clinical Operations spend related to clinical program execution. Works closely with Global Project Managers, Outsourcing Management, and Finance to ensure on a regular basis that budgets are accurate. 
  • Play an active part in CRO selection and review of RFP’s when required, ensuring the appropriate CRO is identified and properly vetted. Work with internal and external teams as required, ensuring the programs are initiated and managed in line with company strategy and key clinical and regulatory milestones. 
  • Supports and participate in request and review of scope of works, budgets, vendor performance and issue resolution. 
  • Identifies and communicates study issues that will impact budget, resources and timelines. Provides support/escalation point for study team leads as needed. 
  • Ensures documentation prepared internally or by CRO(s) is completed in accordance with GCP regulatory requirements and consistent with the protocol for assigned studies/programs and consistently across the portfolio. 
  • Participates and or Leads governance committee with Vendors.
  • Ensure program meets all GCP/ICH Guidelines and is Inspection Ready.

 

Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization. F-1 visa holders with Optional Practical Training (OPT) who will require H-1B status, TNs or current H-1B visa holders will not be considered. H1-B and green card sponsorship is not available for this position. 

 

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