Medical Officer
Skill Enhancement Centre (SENCE) Limited
Lagos, Nigeria, LA, ng
2h ago

Job Information

Job Opening ID 235 Location Lagos Industry Consulting Work Experience 7-10years City Lagos, Nigeria Province Lagos Postal Code 0000

Job Summary

A client company is looking for an experienced Medical Officer with in-depth knowledge in operations, project initiation, execution and closeout.

He / She would perform a wide variety of activities to support the start-up and completion of clinical research studies and may supervise other clinical operations personnel.


  • Balance the duties of a physician with that of an administrator.
  • Ensure that patients receive the highest standard of medical care.
  • Being responsible for the performance of physicians under your supervision.
  • Ensure that all healthcare regulations and safety standards are met.
  • Keep staff updated on new healthcare regulations.
  • Find ways to improve clinical services.
  • Liaise between administration and medical staff.
  • Report to the Chief Executive Officer or Board of Directors.
  • Recruit and mentor physicians.
  • Develop and manage a hospital budget.
  • Achieve study objectives by working with team members to set project priorities and milestones and resolve project conflicts
  • Assess the operational feasibility of studies and recommends execution and risk mitigation plans
  • Develop and track study timelines, budget, and quality metrics
  • Ensure appropriate clinical resources are available for the clinical project
  • Ensure GCP and regulatory compliance is maintained
  • Lead the development of study-related documents, including study protocols, informed consent documents, study manuals and plans, trial master files, case report form design, etc.
  • Maintain professional expertise through familiarity with therapeutic area and clinical research literature
  • Manage clinical projects from concept through clinical study report completion
  • Oversee clinical research study conduct
  • Manage, mentor and develop direct reports
  • Organize and lead the clinical project team.
  • Lead regularly scheduled cross-functional study team meetings with internal and external resources
  • Participate in CRO and other vendor selection, negotiation and management, including monitoring of associated budgets and contracts
  • Participate in meetings with investigative sites, key opinion leaders and consultants as needed
  • Play a part in the analysis, summary, and reporting of clinical data through the course of the study
  • Aide in the training and development of all clinical staff members
  • Proactively identifies and resolves issues, and participates in process improvement initiatives as required
  • Respond promptly and appropriately to study questions and issues raised by investigative sites, vendors, monitors, and consultants
  • Review and approves invoices from study vendors, investigators, consultants, etc.
  • Evaluate monitoring reports with significant findings to confirm appropriate conclusions and actions taken
  • Review serious adverse events and other pertinent data with the medical monitor and drug safety personnel to identify safety trends and potential risks
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Requirements

  • Medical Degree / Bachelor’s and / or master’s degree in a scientific discipline, RN, BSN degree or Health Administration (MHA) or Master of Business Administration (MBA) equivalent will be advantageous.
  • Valid medical license.
  • 8+ years’ clinical experience.
  • 5+ years operations cum project-lead or management experience
  • Conscientious, influential person with an outstanding work ethic and strong personal discipline
  • Clinical risk management experience.
  • Excellent organizational, leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams to meet goals and metrics
  • Proficient computer skills, specifically with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Thorough knowledge of GCP, ICH guidelines and regulatory requirements for clinical trial management
  • Willing and capable to manage multiple projects, negotiate budgets, timelines and responsibilities
  • Working knowledge of MS Project for development and update of clinical study timelines
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