Head of Trial Management

Can you deliver positive leadership and set the direction in a time of rapid

LEO Pharma has set the ambitious goal to become the world’s preferred dermatology care partner and to improve the quality of life for millions of patients around the world. To succeed, we invest massively in R&D. As a result, our pipeline and clinical activities are growing rapidly, and that is why we need you and all of your skills as leader, coach and guiding light within Trial Management. You will join LEO Pharma at the maybe most exciting period of time in the company’s history, and you can look forward to significant influence and impact on the shaping of your own job as well as the overall direction for Trial Execution and Global Clinical 


High quality clinical trials within agreed time and cost

As Head of Trial Management you will head one of two sister teams counting 10-15 Clinical Project Managers/Trial Managers, based at LEO Pharma’s headquarters in Ballerup, Greater Copenhagen. Your overall objective is to ensure high quality clinical trials delivered within agreed time and cost. Your primary tasks will be 

  • Head a team of 10-15 Clinical Project Managers/Trial Managers
  • Ensure high quality clinical trials within agreed time and cost
  • Keep the total portfolio overview and allocate resources to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Build and nurture a team culture of mutual trust, cooperation and common drive for results
  • Coach, guide and develop your CPM’s in a positive and inspiring way
  • Be part of the leadership team in Trial Execution and contribute to setting the overall direction for the organization
  • Ensure on-going knowledge sharing and cooperation with your sister 

You can look forward to travel 15-20 days per year to meet colleagues and partners. 


Experienced Trial Manager with solid leadership skills

You have a life science degree like Pharmacist or similar. This is backed by solid experience within clinical development including direct clinical trial management experience. This has provided you with a strong knowledge base of the clinical development process including trial procedures at clinical sites, clinical monitoring functions, drug safety, data flow to data management, reporting and relevant regulatory 

You have solid experience as people manager and you are known for your open-minded and positive leadership style. Even though you thrive on setting the direction and taking the lead, nothing motivates you like making your people shine and be their best. Additionally, you have the toolbox to build, motivate and inspire high performance teams with a common drive for success. In this you take benefit from your excellent communication skills that enable you to bring your messages across in an easy understandable way, written as spoken.

As part of a rapidly growing organisation you must also thrive in an environment of change and be able to navigate safely without having manuals and updated SOP’s for each and every process.


About Trial Execution – your new department

Trial Execution is a global function within Global Clinical Operations, responsible for the conduct of all clinical trials in LEO Pharma outside China and Japan. We are organised in two trial management departments and currently 7 Site Management departments. We are represented in 14 countries across Europe, North America, and Oceania.

We look forward to receiving your application. The process for interviews will be ongoing. 

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About LEO Pharma
LEO Pharma helps people achieve healthy skin. By offering care solutions to patients in more than 100 countries globally, LEO Pharma supports people in managing their skin conditions.
Founded in 1908 and owned by the LEO Foundation, the healthcare company has devoted decades of research and development to delivering products and solutions to people with skin conditions.
LEO Pharma is headquartered in Denmark and employs around 4,800 people worldwide.
For more information, visit www.leo-pharma.com.
Application deadline: 07/05/2018

Location: Ballerup, Copenhagen

Job type: Permanent

Working hours: Full-time

Working days: Day

Contacts: Lars Rosendal
Mobile: +45 53621053