Chiltern International - Wilmington, NC

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Line Management opportunity working for one of the fastest growing Clinical Research Organisations!

We are currently looking to recruit a Line Manager for our Clinical Monitoring Operations Group in Wilmington, Bristol or Winston-Salem. Ideal applicants will have Line Management experience within a CRO, Clinical Group and have previous experience of working in the Clinical Research Associate job function.

Successful applicants will assume line management responsibilities as well as departmental responsibilities in the USA. The Manager is a high-profile role within the Department, using their experience as a ‘knowledge resource’ for the Department and to help team members develop their skills. They may be called upon to interact independently with Sponsors, and to assist in wider Departmental tasks. You may also get called upon to help retain and bring on new business for Chiltern.

Chiltern is a full service CRO so you will get the opportunity to broaden your therapeutic knowledge and raise your profile in the industry.

Established in London in 1982, Chiltern International has accumulated extensive experience running clinical trials from Phase I to Phase IV across a broad therapeutic range. Chiltern provides an extensive range of services for both the international and national management of studies.

If you would like to have an informal chat about what Chiltern can offer you in terms of salary, benefits and career development, please email or visit my profile page on Linked in -

Job Primary Functions:
Take on full Line Management responsibility for your team

Define project-specific quality and performance standards

Accompany CRAs on selected visits to ensure that all study related activities are being conducted according to study requirements

Support the development and delivery of department training days

Deliver training courses required by department members

Actively participate in training sessions and workshops, including presenting reports from any conferences attended

To have a permanent line management team consisting of some or all of the following – CTAs, Trainee CRAs, CRAs 1s, CRA 2s, Senior CRAs, CTLs, and PCRAs.

To take overall responsibility for inductions

Monitor team member’s work

To review project related tasks

To review and/or complete budget assessments

To attend regular meetings with the staff you manage

To take overall responsibility for their team member’s career development

Job Qualifications:
A BSc or BA degree in a biomedical or related life science, or nursing qualification

Previous experience of working within Clinical Monitoring for a CRO

Experienced in all areas of Line Management

Experience in the coordination of multi-centre studies, including international studies preferred

An understanding of the basics of physiology and pharmacology

Good computer literacy with working knowledge of PCs, Windows and

Microsoft Office applications

Good oral and written communication, organisational skills and personal presentation

The ability to communicate effectively in English

Experience working in a team environment under time and resource pressures

Understanding of the principles of project management, ICH-GCP, and regulatory requirements

Experience of the clinical research process and terminology

Preferable experience using a clinical trial management system (CTMS)

Demonstrate an ability to lead and line manage a team of Senior CRAs, CRAs and/or CTAs

Previous line management experience essential

Additional Information:
This is a full time office based may involve travel

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please phone Steven Dilworth on 01753 216 674

To apply, please send your CV to

For more information about Chiltern International, please visit our web site at

Please note that if your experience does not mirror that of our requirements for this role you may not receive a response

Keywords: Line Manager, Line Management, Clinical Operations Manager, CRA, SCRA, Lead CRA, Principal CRA

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