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We are seeking a Clinical Research Site Manager to lead our team in Rockville, MD!




  • Manages site activities to ensure delivery of site targets as received from senior management.
  • Provides direct or indirect supervision of all clinical and administrative aspects of a clinical trial within the research site to ensure delivery of targets and quality.
  • Responsible for cost control within the site and all vendor contracts for services at the site.
  • Continuously oversees the schedules of site staff to ensure highest utilization of all resources.
  • Evaluates and implements new operational strategies to enhance efficiencies, provide competitive advantages, and improve overall profitability of the site.
  • May provide input in the feasibility process, considering both recruitment and operational concerns.
  • Communicates targets to the site teams and continuously measures progress.
  • Plans and prepares proactively for future studies according to new and defined strategies, embracing and implementing new TA area initiatives at the sites.
  • Collaborates with site and management regarding capacity planning and back-up plans, arranging and attending meetings.
  • Ensures patient recruitment activities are adequate for study requirements.
  • Manages staff, which may include interviewing and selection, job description preparation, professional development, goal setting, performance management, coaching and mentoring, employee counselling, and separations. Approves courses of action on salary administration, hiring, corrective action, and terminations. Reviews and approves time records, expense reports, requests for leave, and overtime.
  • Ensures compliance with the company quality framework, regulatory (GCO) legislation, guidelines and international standards (Global/Local COPS/SOPS).
  • Ensure the implementation of quality control methods, practices and improvements and that risks are highlighted to the compliance department.
  • Ensures that site and facilities provids a safe working environment and is H&S compliant
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5+ years).
  • 1+ year of leadership responsibility

In some cases, an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance offerings, life and disability insurance offerings, 401K, paid time off, and various other benefits and discount programs!  

We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Accelerated Enrollment Solutions (AES) is a business unit of PPD that offers both sponsors and contract research organizations best-in-class site and enrollment solutions, with tiered offerings combining the expertise, as needed, of industry leaders PPD, Synexus, Acurian and Optimal Research.

The array of  AES services include strategic enrollment solutions that offer speed, certainty and commercial value to our clients. Acurian and Synexus have proven track records for enrolling patients and study conduct through proprietary, direct-to-patient recruitment methodologies and a global site network. When combined, these services provide a new standard of clinical trial productivity that delivers more patients from fewer sites in less time.