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Senior Manager, Clinical Operations

Reports to
Senior Director, Clinical Operations
$130k/year + bonus opportunity
Job summary

This position is for a Senior Manager, Clinical Operations and is currently a remote position. In this role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day oversight of Clinical Operations team members, ensuring successful performance and development of your direct reports, and successful performance of their project deliverables. You may also be part of a project team, or teams, and be responsible for the successful delivery of your own assigned projects.


Team oversight responsibilities:

  • Exceed customer expectations by recruiting, retaining, and developing a skilled, experienced, and motivated team
  • Manage and oversee team activities including appropriate resourcing of staff, quality control, and successful project delivery
  • Manage and develop staff to ensure their performance meets/exceeds both business and their own personal goals/objectives through training, mentoring, and allocating staff according to their ability
  • Participate in formal staff review processes, e.g. performance and salary reviews
  • Ensure direct reports meet business, departmental, and project-specific productivity and quality KPIs
  • In conjunction with management, assist with developing, documenting, and updating internal Clinical Operations procedures and processes required for consistency across programs such as SOPs, Work Instructions, and Project Plans
  • Other duties as delegated/assigned

Project management responsibilities (as assigned):

  • Collaborate with clients and stakeholders to ensure project requirements and timelines are met
  • Actively facilitate/participate in sponsor study team meetings and protocol training (e.g., SIVs, CRA training)
  • Maintain oversight of assigned study budgets and forecasts
  • Identify and escalate study risks in a timely manner to appropriate stakeholders, providing a mitigation plan where applicable
  • Effectively capture and communicate feedback and data with the Product team to continuously improve user experience
  • Triage platform issues with Clinical Operations, Product, and Development teams
  • Ensure sites, patients, and depots have the supplies they need
  • Other duties as delegated/assigned
Experience & requirements
  • 4-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of relevant project management experience, and 2+ years of relevant line management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and motivate direct reports
  • Knowledge and understanding of clinical trial management and biosample (clinical testing) management and process flow
  • Ability to reason independently for the purpose of assessing and recommending specific solutions
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, set baseline targets, track trends, implement mitigation plans, and adapt to change
  • Complex early-phase oncology or rare disease clinical trial experience preferred
  • Previous experience as a Slope platform user preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent computer and technology proficiency
  • Excellent time management/organizational skills
  • Ability to provide a high-level of customer service

Who we're looking for
  • A collaborative team player who is always willing to go the extra mile to serve the clinical trial patients who rely on Slope
  • Someone with a bias toward action who is eager to learn and tenaciously works to overcome challenges
About Slope

Slope makes clinical trials boring with products, services, and technology that reduce operational complexity. We support clinical researchers and their patients around the world, with the ultimate goal of getting important drugs and devices to the market faster. As part of our solution we also procure, package, and ship clinical trial supplies to destinations across the United States.

Working at Slope

Slope has a fun, high-energy, fast-paced work environment full of motivated, purpose-driven employees who practice our Core Values on a daily basis: 

  1. Patients are Paramount
  2. Driven by Data
  3. Job Done, Have Fun
  4. Better, Faster, Stronger
  5. Get Sloped!
What Slope can offer you
  • Competitive salary.
  • Health benefits that are available the 1st of the month following your hire date.
  • Paid-Time-Off (PTO) plan.
  • Opportunity to work with an energetic organization.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Slope will recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications. Our Practices and Procedures — including those relating to wages, benefits, transfers, promotions, terminations and self-development opportunities — will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status, and all other classes protected by the Federal and State Government. Slope is a drug-free employer.

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