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Clinical Development Consultant (18 month maximum term contract) - Australia  

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Posted on : 13 May 2017

Project Description

33362
Clinical Development Consultant (18 month maximum term contract)
Sydney
New South Wales
Australia

Lilly is a top 10 global pharmaceutical company, dedicated to creating medicines that help improve peoples' quality of life for more than 135 years. At the heart of Lilly's operations are its core values – excellence, integrity and respect for people and these are reflected in business practices that include strong governance principles, the ethical development of medicines, transparency and ethical product promotion.

The Clinical Development Consultant (CDC) is responsible for providing operational expertise to customers through ownership of site feasibility and management of site performance to plan. The CDC is responsible for new sites-prospecting, for site identification and site evaluation. The CDC is also responsible for developing and managing institutional and key investigator relationships (innovation and leverage of relationship) by serving as the primary interface between Lilly, the investigator and the vendor representatives.

Key Responsibilities:

Business Development

  • Identify, screen, evaluate and develop investigators for clinical trial participation.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with major institutions.
  • Development of portfolio and network sites.
  • Identify, assess and develop opinion leaders strategic to product development.
  • Identify and develop new sites that support the minority patient recruitment initiative.
  • Provide input to Clinical Portfolio Consultant and study teams on protocol and enrolment
  • Influence the design and contribute to the strategy of clinical study protocols.
  • Attend key therapeutic meetings, departmental education/business updates and other forms of technical and non-technical training.
  • Maintain technical expertise within a therapeutic area to engage in scientific discussions with the investigator and institution personnel.
  • Management of key accounts and negotiation in a variety of critical situations with both internal and external business partners.
Business Management
  • Single point of contact for institutions to identify and resolve business process barriers.
  • Drive strategic site level patient allocation.
  • Interact and influence collection of required regulatory documents for investigative sites.
  • Responsible for site specific enrollment and first patient visit.
  • Interact and influence the development and implementation of site initiation risk plans for clinical trials.
  • Liaison between site and Business Office in terms of grant payments.
  • Collaborate with Lilly partners, Quality, and other team members to resolve/escalate site specific issues when necessary.
  • Apply broad clinical research knowledge to impact strategy and process.
  • Understanding of drivers that run the business and how other areas of the business are affected.
  • Leverage strategic knowledge of institution’s decision making process and deliver mutually acceptable business solutions.
  • Work independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations

Communication/Information Management

  • Serve as primary point of contact for site personnel relative to business related issues.
  • Actively listen and respond to customer needs.
  • Serve as an effective communication "bridge" between our customer/partners and Lilly.
  • Coordinate, communicate, develop best practices, and build relationships using cross-functional teamwork.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for site personnel relative to business related issues.
  • Actively listen and respond to customer needs.
  • Serve as an effective communication "bridge" between our customer/partners and Lilly.
  • Coordinate, communicate, develop best practices, and build relationships using cross-functional teamwork.

External Influence

  • Develop and maintain relationships with major institutions
  • Maintain active relationships and/or memberships with applicable research and disease-state organizations
  • Influence and challenge internal and external environmental factors that impact clinical research strategy
Compliance
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with all regulatory requirements
  • Responsibilities include following all procurement, legal, financial and medical policies and procedures. Maintain familiarity with regulations and guidelines regarding patient enrolment practices.

33362BR
Pre-requisites:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in a scientific or health-related field
  • Preferably at least 3 years previous work experience in Clinical Trials/Development experience and good working knowledge of Clinical Research Process
  • Computer skills (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)Demonstrated success in effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated success in effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong leadership, teamwork, and influence are necessary
  • Experience in professional networking with positive mutually beneficial outcomes.
  • Demonstrated negotiation