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Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-GA-Atlanta; US-IA-Central/Des Moines; US-IL-Chicago; US-KS-Kansas City; US-MA-Boston; US-MI-Detroit; US-MN-Minneapolis; US-MO-St. Louis; US-NY-New York City; US-TX-Dallas; US-UT-Salt Lake City; US-WI-Milwaukee



Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


About this role:

This managerial role provides management to assigned staff members in the Clinical organization.  Through collaboration with clinical core team members, ensures clinical programs are carried out to a standard consistent with regulatory, corporate and clinical policies and procedures. Influence the development of policies and procedures across functions.  Contributes to and adheres to Clinical department budget.  Develops and executes Clinical staffing plan. Facilitates the appropriate resourcing of projects, programs, and staff training and development. Makes sure the clinical deliverables are of the highest standards. Interfaces with other departments, senior Clinical management, medical directors, senior functional management, and acts as BSC representative with CRO’s.

*this role can be a remote position and can sit anywhere in the US based on BSC Clinical and functional experience


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for managing staff based on a combination of the number of people and the type/level of direct reports and responsible for training, mentoring, development, and supervising of clinical staff in accordance with BSC policies.
  • Develops staffing plans for the clinical functions and makes hiring decisions and leverages/allocates appropriate resources to support the clinical organization and interfaces with Project and Program Managers / Directors and other management to develop objectives for clinical functions and to gather performance feedback.
  • Manages interpersonal issues and manages conflict resolutions.
  • Responsible as “reference manager” for designated studies: This involves providing management level support through the life of the study for the monitoring function for assigned studies, including supporting the Lead CRA as needed
  • CAPA: Closely involved with addressing non-conformances in the monitoring space, working with designated SMEs
  • Audit support: May represent Site management in the front and/or back room for internal and external audits as needed
  • Ensures that best practices of study conduct are leveraged across the clinical organization and implements process efficiencies where possible and coordinates global harmonization among staff through other clinical functional line managers.
  • Responsible for the provision of meaningful metrics to support the clinical organization and ensures staff is trained on the study specific materials, which include protocols, study tools, etc.
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of and ensures staff adheres to the appropriate application of clinical research conduct, laws, regulations, and standards, and compliance with applicable BSC SOPs and policies.
  • May lead a group or team of employees in the achievement of organizational goals.  Guide, coach, direct, and develop direct reports, and if applicable, drive those practices throughout their organization.
  • Foster a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
  • May direct and control the activities and budget of one or more functional areas, divisions, product groups, projects/programs and/or operations.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. federal/country and regulatory requirements).


What we’re looking for in you:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 8+ years with clinical research in medical device industry
  • Extensive communication and organizational skills required
  • Ability to travel 25%

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree preferred
  • Experience managing remote team members preferred
  • Site management experience preferred


About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 443428


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