Clinical Research Director

Join an international drug and device development consultancy and contribute with strategic advice and operational support to clients based in Europe, the US and Asia.

At KLIFO, you’ll be part of a highly specialised team of experts who value workplace flexibility and collaborate to help our life-science clients across different therapeutic areas realise their unique projects.

Become part of an experienced and dedicated team

You will be part of a dynamic and well collaborating leadership team in an expansive and exciting company where we are working within different therapeutic areas for a heterogeneous client pool (pharmaceutical companies/biotech/investigators/academia). You will work in an interactive, flexible and trustful environment, where your competences and experience are highly appreciated along with the opportunity to develop even further among highly spezialised colleagues.

In the role as Clinical Research Director, you’ll contribute by:

  • Providing strong leadership of COS team and managing staff
  • Maintain and develop a positive client relationship with COS clients
  • Provide input to contracts and client proposals in collaboration with proposal managers
  • Contact to client, develop solutions, ensure delivery on contracts and generate re-sale to clients in co-operation with other business units
  • Ensure and demonstrate development of COS employees
  • Be self-driven in finding and improving organizational and procedural gaps and weaknesses

Your background and qualifications

You have strong leadership and organizational skills spiced with strategic thinking and planning. You are solution oriented and it is natural for you to motivate individuals as well as teams. You have the ability to listen and seek understanding of other points of view in both own team and client relationships. Your communication skills will also be a substantial asset in interactions with current and potential new clients.

Furthermore, you have:

  • M.Sc. in the life science field and at least 12 years’ experience in the CRO/pharmaceutical/biotech industry
  • 7-10 years of leadership experience
  • Extensive knowledge of GCP guidelines, applicable regulatory requirements, clinical trial processes and drug development
  • Deep understanding of business development and to perform work in accordance with agreed contracts
  • Experience in clinical project management, monitoring and document handling

Why join KLIFO?       

  • Join an organisation where we value people and their expertise as the greatest asset
  • Enter a flexible workplace with a culture based on trust, transparency and respect
  • Work with some of the most experienced and dedicated colleagues in the life-science industry
  • Contribute with your expertise across different therapeutic areas
  • Develop tailor-made solutions based on cross-disciplinary collaboration
  • Cultivate successful relationships with our clients
  • Be part of an organisation that sees knowledge-sharing as the road to success

KLIFO processes your application and all related personal data exclusively for the specific hiring process. Your data is processed as confidential information, cf. the current data protection law (GDPR).

Share your application

Share your application with us at moc.ofilk@boj marked “Clinical Research Director” no later than 18 January 2023. Interviews will be carried out continuously.

If you have questions about the position, please reach out to Klas Rådberg, Vice President at moc.ofilk@grebdaar.salk or +45 44 222 935 for more information.


Denmark, Sweden, Germany or The Netherlands



Deadline for application

18 January 2023


Klas Rådberg
Vice President
+45 44 222 935

About KLIFO   

  • 200+ employees
  • Offices in Denmark, Sweden, Germany and The Netherlands
  • Headquarter in Glostrup, Denmark

KLIFO is a leading North-European drug and device development consultancy with significant experience in partnering with biotech, pharmaceutical and medtech companies. We provide end to end solutions and support our clients with strategic advice and operational support across therapeutic areas and disciplines.