Executive Director - Clinical Technology Platforms (Safety & Data Sciences)

Hiring By - Biostaffic


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Posted 4 months ago
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As a leading global contract research organization (CRO) with a passion for scientific rigor and decades of clinical development experience, Fortrea provides pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device customers a wide range of clinical development, patient access and technology solutions across more than 20 therapeutic areas. With over 19,000 staff conducting operations in more than 90 countries, Fortrea is transforming drug and device development for partners and patients across the globe.
Are you ready to redefine what’s possible, and discover your extraordinary potential at Fortrea?
Fortrea is seeking an experienced and dynamic Executive Director, Clinical Technology Platforms reporting directly to the Vice President, Clinical Platforms, to provide strategic leadership and operational oversight for technology solutions in the safety, biostatistics, data management, data science, medical writing, and site payment functions within the organization.
As a key leader, you will spearhead the transformation of trial operations through innovative technology and cutting-edge applications, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards while driving efficiency, elevating quality, and embracing digital-first methodologies. With a deep understanding of both established and emerging technologies, you will lead the advancement of trial execution methodologies to deliver impactful results.
Fortrea is a company dedicated to the idea that people at all levels of our organization should reflect the communities we serve. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are more than just concepts; they are woven into our DNA. We believe in cultivating a workspace where all employees can thrive.
Our mission is to help our clients bring the miracles of medicine to market sooner -- join us for your next career move.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide strategic direction and leadership for technology and product development for our safety, biostatistics, medical writing, data science, site payments, and data management functions, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and objectives
  • Oversee the management, oversight, and performance of platforms and service vendors including contract negotiation and service level agreement (SLA) compliance
  • Responsible for delivering development and validation artefacts, ensuring high quality standards, and audit readiness
  • Provide solutions for data management activities, including TLFs, query management, data cleaning, and database lock, to ensure data integrity and regulatory compliance
  • Provide expertise and guidance on technologies that improve efficiency in safety case processing and regulatory submissions
  • Ensures systems are current (IT security) and robust (redundancy, scalability) and include latest features driving compliance in a heavily regulated business area
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement data driven and advanced analytic strategies, leveraging technology and best practices to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Foster a culture of excellence, innovation, and continuous improvement within the team and provide leadership, mentorship, and professional development opportunities
  • Bachelor’s degree in the life sciences, information technology, or related field.
  • Fortrea may consider relevant and equivalent experience in lieu of educational requirements.
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience, in safety, biostatistics, data management, and pharmacology within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or Clinical Research industry
  • At least 5 years of experience in a leadership role
  • Experience with typical tools and technologies utilized in clinical trials is required, as well as demonstrated experience with tools and technologies commonly used in drug safety and data science, such as Argus, SAS, RStudio, etc
  • Demonstrated understanding of regulatory requirements and industry standards related to safety monitoring, data management, and pharmacology in clinical research
  • Track record of successfully managing complex products and projects in a global organization
  • Communicates trends and developments to the business
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and external stakeholders to achieve organizational goals and objectives
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, managing multiple priorities effectively and adapting to changing circumstances
Fortrea is looking for problem-solvers and creative thinkers who are passionate about breaking down barriers faced by sponsors of clinical trials, and who are committed to helping transform the development process to get promising life-changing ideas and therapies to patients faster. Join us as we cultivate a workspace where all employees have the opportunity to grow and make impacts on a global scale.
For more information about Fortrea, visit www.fortrea.com.
Fortrea is actively seeking motivated problem-solvers and creative thinkers who share our passion for overcoming barriers in clinical trials. Our unwavering commitment is to revolutionize the development process, ensuring the swift delivery of life-changing ideas and therapies to patients in need. Join our exceptional team and embrace a collaborative workspace where personal growth is nurtured, enabling you to make a meaningful global impact. For more information about Fortrea, visit www.fortrea.com.
Fortrea is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:
As an EOE/AA employer, Fortrea strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.
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Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Executive

Remote Job:

  • Yes

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
Company Overview

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Fortrea (Nasdaq: FTRE) is a leading global provider of clinical development and patient access solutions to the life sciences industry. We partner with emerging and large biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostic companies to drive healthcare innovation that accelerates life changing therapies to patients in need. Fortrea provides phase I-IV clinical trial management, clinical pharmacology, differentiated technology-enabled trial solutions and post-approval services. Fortrea’s solutions leverage three decades of experience spanning more than 20 therapeutic areas, a passion for scientific rigor, exceptional insights and a strong investigator site network. Our talented and diverse team of approximately 19,000 people working in more than 90 countries is scaled to deliver focused and agile solutions to customers globally. Learn more about how Fortrea is becoming a transformative force from pipeline to patient at Fortrea.com.
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