United States2023-12-12

Associate Director, Clinical Operations (On-site)

Who we are:

Octapharma USA, an American subsidiary of Octapharma AG, is located in Paramus, New Jersey. Octapharma is one of the largest human protein product manufacturers in the world. Family-owned since being established in 1983, Octapharma is a global healthcare company headquartered in Lachen, Switzerland. Our products are available in 118 countries and reach hundreds of thousands of patients every year.

We are an entrepreneurial company with a high-energy, fast-paced work environment. Our focus is on delivering lifesaving products to patients who rely on our therapies to treat rare diseases and other bleeding and immune disorders. Here, every employee, no matter the department or role, is highly valued and an integral part of our success, which has resulted in year-over-year growth and expansion. The power of our combined efforts and commitment as a team is what makes this all possible.

By truly listening and responding to one another, we work together to reach a common goal and create an environment that inspires excellence. When you walk in our doors each day, you’ll be among a friendly group of people who respect your strengths, appreciate your interests, and support your success. We are a family. And we have our long-term employees to show for our wonderful culture and environment.

Position Summary:

Octapharma USA is searching for an Associate Director, Clinical Operations for our Clinical Research and Development team. The Associate Director, Clinical Operations is responsible for oversight of US clinical development providing vision, leadership, and mentoring of staff. The Associate Director is also a valuable team member providing input into clinical trial implementation, execution, and outcome, building consensus within the global clinical operations team. The Associate Director is also responsible for the day-to-day operations management of clinical trials. This position is also charged with the management of internal staff and external vendors and contractors.

Requirements:
  • 6+ years of clinical, drug, or biologics development in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry

  • Additional healthcare, life science experience is beneficial

  • Expertise in clinical drug development, operations, and strategic planning, specifically management of clinical trials operations

  • Demonstrated experience in managing and mentoring of clinical team members

  • BS/BA or higher, preferably in a healthcare or life science discipline

  • Advanced degree preferred

Octapharma USA is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

While Octapharma USA does not require a vaccination for COVID-19 or proof of a recent negative test result for COVID-19 at this time, employees working in customer facing roles must adhere to and comply with customers’ (such as hospitals, physician offices, etc.) credentialing guidelines, which may require vaccination. As required by applicable law, Octapharma USA will consider requests for reasonable accommodation for those unable to be vaccinated. This requirement is subject to applicable state and local laws and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions.

Octapharma USA Compensation and Benefit Summary:

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $150,000 to $160,000; however, unexpected and necessary adjustments or increases may result from Company annual salary increases, if applicable, and or fluctuations in the job market necessitating adjustments to pay ranges. Further, final pay determinations will depend on various factors, including, but not limited to geographical location, experience level, knowledge, skills and abilities. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus and in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and paid time off benefits, including parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Employees may be eligible to participate in Company employee benefit programs such as health insurance, flexible spending account, paid time off, and disability plan in accordance with the terms of the applicable plans. For additional general information on the company benefits, please go to Employee Benefits.