Senior Manager, International Clinical Operations in Virtual, Maryland at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/18/2019

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Job Description

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. We are currently seeking a Senior Manager, International Clinical Operations to join our Neurovascular Division to be based in Fremont, CA, Salt Lake City, UT or remotely anywhere within the US.

At Stryker Neurovascular, our mission centers on Complete Stroke Care which aims to reverse the trend of 120,000 – a staggering 1 in 20 – US deaths caused by over nearly 800,000 US strokes per year. We are the market leader in cutting edge, less invasive neuro-technologies that not only improved patient outcomes, but also led to double digit divisional and Stryker’s overall business growth. Our stent retriever technologies were proven with Class 1, Level A evidence to reduce death and disability in 5 recent, landmark clinical trials that spurred a major overhaul of the ASA/AHA Guidelines for treating acute ischemic stroke. In February 2019, Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK) announced that for the ninth consecutive year has been named as one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For ranking 11 out of 100. Watch this video to see how Stryker is making a difference:

Who we want

  • Talent developers. Growth-oriented managers who recruit and hire top-performing talent and prioritize the development of their team members. 
  • Managers who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.
  • Goal-oriented orchestrators. People who can effectively coordinate and focus the work of skilled employees toward an important goal, prioritizing to the right activities that lead to success. 

What you will do

As Senior Manager, International Clinical Operations, you will lead globally to deliver large clinical studies. You will design and execute complex international studies to demonstrate safety and effectiveness of Stryker products. You will manage global clinical project team members to complete their projects on time and with efficiency and high data quality.  You will also collaborate with internal and external partners to create clinical presentations and publications.

  • Be accountable for concurrent global clinical studies as part of a therapeutic program.
  • Use resources, expertise, and knowledge across projects to ensure completion of project deliverables.
  • Hire, train, develop, mentor, and supervise Clinical Project Managers and staff.  Develop staffing plans for therapeutic area by region.
  • Participate in developing global strategies for therapeutic areas with Regulatory, Marketing, R&D, and Reimbursement.
  • Oversee budgets and resources, and ensure project managers manage project budgets.
  • Oversee and provide input to study protocols and other study documents.
  • Provide oversight of trials to ensure safety concerns are identified, managed, and reported.
  • Manage data release meetings for trials, and approve final reports.
  • Represent Clinical on New Product Development teams.
  • Coach others in applying clinical research laws, regulations, standards, and compliance with applicable Stryker SOPs and policies.

What you need

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree (B.S. or B.A.) required; preferably with a life science focus.
  • A Master’s degree in business management a plus.
  • A minimum of 10 years of clinical research experience (device, pharmaceutical or biotechnology) required.
  • Proficiency in resource and trial budget planning required.  
  • Experience with working with CROs required, preferably in EMEA or Asia Pacific.
  • Previous people management experience required; a minimum of 5 years preferred.
  • Field monitoring experience highly desirable.
  • Ability to build high-performance teams across varied backgrounds and to manage across multinational sites.
  • Demonstrated understanding of laws, regulations, standards, and guidance governing the conduct of clinical studies, and preparation of clinical documents in support of regulatory submissions. 

Work From Home: Yes

Travel Percentage: Up to 50%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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