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We are currently looking to attract a Global Site Activation Manager, working from home, in Czech Republic.

This role is responsible for overseeing and managing global site activations for multiple assigned studies and leading Regional Site Activation Associates to deliver operational milestones.

Collaborating with external stakeholders/ clients, cross-functional teams and the Global Projects team for timely and expedited site activation delivery this individual will also drive, review and apply risks & mitigations across all countries/ sites to ensure successful delivery and transparency across assigned projects. 


Key roles and responsibilities of a Global Site Activation Manager are as follows -

  • Within the study matrix structure leads and manages Regional Site Activation Associates to ensure delivery of site activations according to agreed timelines and strategy. Collaborates with various cross-functional teams including internal and external stakeholders
  • Oversees site activation for assigned projects according to agreed timelines, site activation strategy and quality standards
  • Inputs into GSSU (Global Site Start Up) process optimization to expedite site activations across projects within GSSU
  • Acts as main Point of Contact to external stakeholders and internal cross-functional teams for assigned global projects/ studies
  • Provides oversight and communicates progress on site start-up milestones such as PSVs, Regulatory submissions/ approvals, vendor equipment qualifications, site activation readiness, and SIVs
  • Chairs and leads SSU meetings with external and internal stakeholders
  • Oversees and monitors progress of all site start-up activities, project status to ensure successful delivery and communication to the successful progress and completion of all assigned projects and provide metrics to upper management, using the available tools within the Start-up process
  • Communicates metrics, issues & solutions to various stakeholders including upper management, cross-functional teams, Sponsor client and CRO
  • Drives country and study level Risks & Mitigations assessment for timely and compliant study site activations
  • Works with Oversight Directors to develop country and site acceleration plans

To be considered for this exciting opportunity you will need the following skills and experience -

  • Ideally degree qualified paired with several years’ experience in Global Clinical Research (Site operations/ Project management) environment
  • Previous clinic trial related experience, preferably at a global level
  • Preferable line management exposure with a focus on motivating/developing a team through leading by example
  • A strong background in providing coordination support to a team with a strong focus on delivering to commercial targets, along with a focus on quality
  • Experience in providing good customer service, through strong customer interaction and effective delivery
  • Experience and comfort interacting in a matrix environment across a global organization
  • Strong IT and written literacy skills
  • Fluent English
  • Ability to be assertive, persistent, detail oriented, and comfortable interacting with subject matter experts from within the clinical research industry

Interested? Great, please apply NOW as we may close the advert earlier than the expiry date.

AES is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Competitive salary and benefits; Interesting and stable job in a multinational company; open and friendly organizational culture; opportunities for professional development in the clinical trials field.

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

Our success is based on a simple, but crucial, principle. We place the patient at the heart of everything we do. Synexus is a world class Site Network Organisation with global expertise spanning patient recruitment, trial planning, management and patient retention.

We recruit and retain more engaged patients, at fewer sites, and in less time than traditional centres, enhancing the quality and efficiency of our customers’ drug development programmes.