Clinical Trial Liaison Director - UK

Updated: July 29, 2020
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Job ID: 126643


The Clinical Trial Liaison Director (CTLD) will play a pivotal role in the channeling of scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on accelerated patient identification, enrollment and timely completion of the clinical trials. Incumbent will lead a team of CTLs responsible for providing non-promotional scientific, educational, and research support for client’s clinical studies. The CTLD should be highly trained in assigned therapeutics area and well-versed in clinical research and practice. A primary focus of this role and basis for measuring CTL performance is the ability to identify appropriate patients with Agitation in Alzheimer’s Disease (AAD) and their treating physicians, support acceleration of clinical studies completion through identification of new clinical sites, collaboration with existing sites, and/or enrollment of appropriate patients in client-sponsored clinical trial.


  • Leads an international team of CTLs with focus in AAD patient identification, enrollment and retention in the clinical trials
  • Develops and implements trials site and potential referral sites specific strategies and priorities for the CTL team to support
  • Ensures compliant practices and interactions with PIs, site staff and patient referring HCPs & sites in alignment with SOPs, regulatory requirements, and applicable laws
  • Ensures appropriate reporting of field activities and communication to cross-functional stakeholders
  • Conducts regular field visits with CTLs to ensure quality of their service to PIs and site staff, and provides coaching and feedback on job performance for CTLs

Job Requirements

  • Advanced degree in clinical specialty (PharmD, PhD, MD) with clinical experience
  • 7+ years’ experience as an MSL/CTL or senior medical affairs and/or clinical development role
  • 5+ years CNS (ideally Alzheimer) experience required
  • Strong direct team management experience in medical affairs, clinical development or equivalent required
  • Experience in clinical research, patient recruitment, and investigator sponsored trials
  • Must be a strong team player and effectively collaborate with other internal departments Strong oral and written communication skills, skilled at presenting scientific content
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively across a number of regions


At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognise our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.


Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialised. Here, each day brings an opportunity to take ownership of a new challenge. Teaming with some of the most talented clinicians in the industry, you'll improve patient outcomes and work in a dynamic environment to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients.  By joining Syneos Health, you’ll be connected to our multitude of career paths and pipeline of employment opportunities.


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