Senior Clinical Development Manager – Cork

Senior Clinical Development Manager – Cork 

I’m working alongside an American Pharmaceutical company that’s looking to hire a Senior Clinical Development Manager for their growing team in Cork, Ireland.  This is a full-time, permanent position.


Job responsibilities:

People Management

  • Recruit, develop, and retain a diverse and highly capable workforce
  • Ensure robust individual training plans and timely completion of required training for direct reports.
  • Support and enable talent identification and career development that reflects an end-to-end mindset and demonstrates judgement-based decision making.
  • Ensure study manager competencies are present and continuously improving.

Clinical Delivery

  • As applicable, support clinical development of assigned asset(s) from strategy and profile development through submission, inspection, approval and post-launch support.
  • Demonstrate strong business acumen, problem-solving skills, and learning agility to help teams plan for contingencies, and adjust to change.
  • Manage program-level activities including management of risk plans and oversight of budget planning, monitoring, and control, and supports the accountabilities of the CDA
  • Works closely with the CTPMs to ensure efficient and on-time execution of trials and enables aggregation / roll-up of key trial metrics to track the status of the portfolio.


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree, preferably in a scientific or health-related field
  • Previous experience, at least 5 years in a lead role  in the pharmaceutical industry and/or clinical development 
  • Must understand clinical development processes and the interdependencies of various tasks that require coordination among cross-functional team members and third parties
  • Demonstrated core project management skills through management of complex/cross-functional projects, and/or clinical trials with a strong knowledge of regulations and guidelines


Other Information/Additional Preferences:

  • Project Management certification (e.g., PMP)
  • Prior experience in working with external business partners (e.g., CRO, Alliance, Joint Venture)
  • Prior submission and inspection experience 
  • Prior experience with the management of business plans
  • Strong self-management and organizational skills; able to manage workload, set personal and team priorities and adjust as needed
  • Travel may be required 


If you’d like to discuss this position, please reach out to Louise Whitty on 083 4296073 or