Join the Spark Team
We were born of innovation, springing from the curiosity, imagination and dedication of remarkable scientists and healthcare visionaries. Our shared mission is to challenge the inevitability of genetic disease by discovering, developing, and delivering treatments in ways unimaginable - until now.
We don't follow footsteps. We create the path.
The Head of Clinical Operations is responsible for overall management of the Clinical Operations function which includes clinical program management and clinical supply. S/he will be responsible for leading the Clinical Operations function to advance our gene therapy portfolio across a wide range of genetic disorders. S/he will assume responsibility for both the strategic and tactical execution of global clinical trials across all stages of development, including selecting and managing external service providers, and ensuring rigorous quality in trial conduct. S/he will be a senior leader capable of providing strategic oversight of global product development plans and study protocols and driving the successful execution of all operational components of global clinical programs using strong project management, leadership, organizational, and communication skills.
S/he will drive strong collaboration across the entire clinical organization with a strong focus on operational execution of clinical strategies including designing, planning and implementing overall direction of clinical projects from protocol development, selection and qualification of vendors/investigative sites through finalization of clinical study reports. S/he will be able to develop accrual strategies to meet enrollment goals and will participate in team efforts to complete regulatory filings to gain product approval.
S/he will be a key member of the R&D leadership team and will have the ability to develop strategy and provide oversight while remaining very hands-on, given the biotech culture.
S/he will manage the project activities including but not limited to: clinical monitoring, data management, statistical analysis, medical writing, safety monitoring, resource management, and compliance to insure proper conduct and timely completion of all projects.
The responsibilities include significant people and functional oversight including establishing functional capability needs, talent management, budgeting, goal setting and performance management.
Work cross-functionally to develop and implement strategic initiatives
Participate in diligence and business development activities
Other duties or projects as assigned