Clinical Research Director – Glostrup, Denmark

KLIFO is expanding and wants to engage an additional Clinical Research Director into a dynamic and experienced team within Clinical Operations Solutions. The people we engage like to work in a consulting environment and have a positive, proactive, flexible, self-driven and self-confident personality. We can offer a trustful working climate with a co-operative, experienced and competent team and exciting customers and projects where your personality, knowledge, capability and contribution are valuable and appreciated

The position as Clinical Research Director:

The Clinical Research Director of Clinical Operations Solutions (COS) is the functional leader that should conduct clear and effective leadership and ensure that the operational strategy supports that all clinical trial activities are conducted in a way that fits well into the overall strategy for internal processes and collaborations internally as well as with external customers. Important aspects are:

  • Strong leadership of COS team and managing staff in accordance with organization’s policies and applicable regulations.
  • Evaluating the workload and the quality of the clinical work product.
  • Resource planning and prioritization of department tasks to ensure optimal and flexible use of resources.
  • Ensure and demonstrate development of COS employees as team and individuals.
  • Attract new highly qualified and promising employees to expand KLIFO’s business.
  • Retention of valid qualified employees.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the COS employees understand and meet the needs of the individual client and for a well-functioning working relation.
  • Demonstrate and promote business awareness, i.e. monitor that work is performed in accordance to agreed contracts with clients.
  • Function as robust ambassador for KLIFO’s role model of working with employees and clients.
  • Be self-driven in finding and improving organizational and procedural gaps and weaknesses.

The qualifications of the Clinical Research Director:

  • Sc. in the life sciences field and at least 10 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry/BioTech/CRO.
  • Extensive knowledge of GCP guidelines, applicable regulatory requirements, medical terminology, clinical trial processes and drug development.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), excellent in English.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Strong self-understanding.
  • Ability to motivate employees and teams.
  • Good managerial and interpersonal skills as well as professional authority.
  • Ability to listen and seek understanding of other points of view in both team and client relationships.
  • Solution oriented.

In addition to the above-mentioned qualifications, the ideal candidate is action orientated, able to make decisions and has strong planning and task management skills.

We offer:

  • Leadership of highly compentent and motivated people.
  • Taking part of a dynamic and well collaborating leadership team in an expansive and exciting company.
  • Work within different therapeutic areas and with
    tasks of varying complexity.
  • Work with a heterogeneous client pool
    (pharmaceutical companies, established biotech, inexperienced biotech, investigators/academia).
  • Build international client relations.
  • Use and elaborate your competences and experience.
  • Work in an interactive, flexible and positive working environment.


KLIFO has offices in both Denmark, Germany, Sweden and The Netherlands. This position will be located at our office in Glostrup, Denmark.


For more information, please contact Klas Rådberg, Vice President, KLIFO A/S at +45 9363 1358

Applications should be sent to:

moc.ofilk@boj marked “Clinical Research Director

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