Associate Director, GxP at Advarra

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Advarra provides integrated solutions that safeguard trial participants, empower clinical sites, ensure compliance, and optimize research performance. Connecting the clinical research ecosystem, Advarra delivers solutions through a site-centric approach that unifies and accelerates the drug development lifecycle, making clinical trials safer, smarter, and faster.

The Associate Director, Advarra Consulting has the responsibility, as assigned, to serve in a team leadership role and operate as a client liaison and provide consultancy services as an individual or as part of an increasingly diverse consulting group for Advarra Consulting Client Projects.

The Associate Director operates as a client liaison and provides consultancy services as an individual contributor or as part of a larger team for Advarra Consulting Client Projects. The Associate Director professionally applies working knowledge and expertise in clinical research, quality assurance, regulatory affairs, research administration and other diverse areas, as assigned by the management team, to effectively manage services and project deliverables to Clients.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting the Senior Director/ Director in the oversight of Consulting Services provided to Clients
  • Assisting in the supervision and allocation of resources relating to Client projects;
  • Providing training and oversight, and serve as a mentor to departmental staff members and independent sub-contractors
  • Establishing, cultivating and maintaining relationships with specific clients as the primary point of contact for all service-related client communication and cross-project issues
  • Maintain a goal of a billable utilization rate of approximately 50 %
  • Attend and participate in Management and Infrastructure Support Meetings
  • Evaluate processes and gauge ongoing procedural compliance within Advarra Consulting and influence process improvement initiatives
  • Represent Advarra Consulting on Business Development /Sales calls
  • Advise on the development of departmental Standard Operating Procedures, Guidelines and other tools to support Client consulting services
  • Performs other assignments as directed by the Advarra Consulting Management Team.

Position may require extensive travel, up to 50% at times.

Job Requirement


  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, from an accredited college or university required
  • Preferred: Degree in Nursing, Science, or related field (or equivalent)


  • Minimum of ten (10) years of Quality Assurance and/or Clinical Research experience in pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and other life science industries
  • Strong Quality Assurance management experience and knowledge in Clinical, Laboratory, Manufacturing, Pharmacovigilance (GxP) experience
  • Three (3)+ years of management experience in a related field


  • Working proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point);
  • Project management and team building skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication, and writing skills.
  • Ability to work independently; planning, organizing, scheduling and completing work within deadlines
  • Attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
  • Work remotely, within a self-provided, designated workspace which includes reliable internet connectivity

General Working Conditions include, but are not limited to:

  • Home or corporate office environment;
  • No physical demands;
  • Domestic travel requirements (up to approximately 35%)

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Sit or stand for extended periods of time at stationary work station
  • Regularly carry, raise, and lower objects of up to 10 Lbs.
  • Focus and attention to tasks and responsibilities
  • Verbal communication; listening and understanding, responding and speaking


EEO Statement Advarra provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, or domestic partner status, citizenship, genetic information or any other status or characteristic covered by federal, state or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.EEO/M/F/Disabled/Vets

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
More Information on Advarra
Advarra operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Columbia, MD, Malvern, PA, Durham, NC, Cincinnati, OH, Indianapolis, IN, Madison, WI and Austin, TX. Advarra was founded in 1983. It has 852 total employees. To see all 30 open jobs at Advarra, click here.
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