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Vice President of Operations

  • LocationRaleigh, NC 27612 - United States
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:10 days ago
  • Job no: 38230
  • Category: Other

Job Description


Our client, a leading contract research company, is currently recruiting a Vice President of Operations who will infuse the Operations Team with their talent, energy and leadership skills. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a corporate culture that is known for its innovative and growth-oriented vision. Responsibilities include:


1) Provide strategic leadership including short- and long-term resource and organizational planning and continuous improvement of operational efficiency and service offerings

2) Develop, refine and implement operational and business plans that result in annual sales and revenue as defined by the corporate blueprint

3) Ensure that all projects and programs are executed effectively and profitably

4) Interact with current clients for new business pursuits and expansion of current operations

5) Lead and facilitate cross-departmental collaboration and strengthen internal communications with staff throughout the organization

6) Provide leadership, mentoring and direction to staff including resourcing, capacity planning, maximizing performance, supporting compliance requirements, and managing expense budgets

7) Provide successful oversight of operations, including the conduct of research projects, adherence to timelines and budget, evaluation of customer and employee satisfaction, provision of contracted deliverables, appropriation of qualified personnel, and administration of grants and contracts

8) Review program quality occurs at key points with the participation of the appropriate personnel

9) Update and report are delivered to the sponsor as outlined by the contract

10) Oversee fiscal requirements, projections and budgets are developed and effectively managed

11) Analyze and plan revenue profit is within targeted ranges to maximize profitability

12) Drive continuous improvement in organizational performance by keeping up to date in industry, government and global health fields

13) Monitor future trends using innovative approaches, KPIs and benchmarking to achieve world class clinical execution

14) Ensure the operations is cost efficient and scientifically effective versus alternative models

15) Balance proposal requirements, risks and opportunities with executable strategies to meet timelines, deliverables and budgets

16) Ensure the review of program contract terms and conditions, as well as baselined and approved program plans to ensure successful execution

17) Represent operations for new business opportunities and proactively participate in the proposal process

18) Collaborate regularly with the Business Development Team to ensure the highest levels of customer service and profitability of the organization, and to share changes, new opportunities or scientific developments for employees and customers on contracts

19) Identify, evaluate and track opportunities to obtain additional activities and projects from existing customers and integrate with the Business Development Team on the proposal for new and expanded activities

20) Maintain a safe workplace ensure that is aware of and observe appropriate safety and occupational health rules and regulations


Critical Requirements


1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field

2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)

3) Recent experience in the contract research industry is strongly preferred

4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in operations management


For the right leader, this is a wonderfully rewarding role with tremendous growth prospects. If you are qualified and think you're a strong fit for this role, please apply ASAP. We thank all applicants, but only candidates who meet our client's criteria will be contacted.


Compensation and Other Details


Base Salary: Highly competitive package, commensurate with experience

  • Published on 19 Jul 2021, 12:42 PM