Sr. Director Behavioral Operations | BioNJ Talent Services

Sr. Director Behavioral Operations

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215 College Road, Paramus, NJ 07652
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PsychoGenics, in business since 1999, is a leading contract research provider of preclinical CNS services. The Company's capabilities include: behavioral testing, electrophysiology, translation EEG, quantitative histology, molecular biology, microdialysis/bioanalysis, complex surgeries. See website for more details.

Job Description:

Responsible for providing high-level coordination to ensure operational productivity and efficiency and resolve related scientific and operational issues in a CRO environment

· Manage and monitor high-level client project deliverables and timelines. Provide strategic advice to and oversee resource management to ensure optimal scheduling.

Communicate and manage site weekly study schedule and work distribution across departments.

· Align and improve efficiencies of process from lead/proposal stage through study scheduling, receipt of materials, initiation of work, reporting, QC and QA.

· Maintain operational milestones to ensure accurate backlog and forecast. Assist in preparation of financial reviews. Develop plans for backup and succession of personnel.

· Monitor and report site KPIs as required, including timeliness for reporting. Utilize site performance data to identify and implement process improvements.

· Lead and support initiatives to improve employee relations, quality, productivity, operational efficiencies, cost savings, and business alignment, reduce deviations, and deliver on schedule services.

· Drive and facilitate improved communication between operational support teams across the organization.

· Communicate client requirements and guide troubleshooting efforts for issue resolution.

· Partner with site leadership and management to develop short- and long-term operating objectives, organizational structure, and staff requirements.

· Assist in the development and recommendation of departmental budget and authorize expenditures.

· Assist management with revenue forecasting based on current study schedule.


PhD degree in scientific, business, or related discipline. 10+ years of related experience in a scientific or project management role, preferably in a CRO. Previous management/supervisory experience required.
Ability to simultaneously manage multiple responsibilities and priorities.
· Computer proficiency in MS Office required.
· Successful team leader and motivator with excellent verbal and written communication and organization skills.
· Demonstrated independent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
· Knowledge of regulations.
· Ability to interact appropriately with all levels of employees and work effectively as a member of a team.

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Full time job
Research and Development
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