Senior Director

Clinical Operations

Posted on 5/17/2024

Vir Biotechnology

Vir Biotechnology

501-1,000 employees

Develops treatments for infectious diseases

Data & Analytics


San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree with 18+ years’ industry experience, Master’s degree with 13+ years’ experience, PhD with 13+ years’ of industry experience
  • 12 + years Pharmaceutical development experience moving product candidates from Phase I through pivotal and filing, with at least 10 years managing CROs and vendors
  • 6 + years managing direct reports
  • Experience with multinational or international clinical trials is required
  • Strong strategic/conceptual skills that can bridge the gap between different interdisciplinary departments
  • Experience in evaluating, negotiating, and managing multiple successful relationships with partners
  • Communication and presentation skills (both oral and written) are required with the ability to interact with colleagues and partners at all levels of experience are expected
  • Experience with hiring, training, developing, mentoring, and motivating team members to the highest level of performance
  • Provide strategic operational guidance to ensure that trials are properly defined, planned, and executed across all assigned clinical stage programs
  • Ensure high compliance with company SOPs, ICH-GCP guidelines, governing regulations and patient safety standards to maintain inspection readiness
  • Responsible for leading clinical operation’s team and partnering with outsourcing and contracting to achieve project and goals promptly
  • Responsible for leading and guiding creative and constructive interactions with clinical sites to ensure relationships and sponsor of choice long term
  • Provide strategic input to project risk analysis and solution development to a variety of complex problems
  • Ensure that Clinical Operations department interfaces with key functional groups on an ongoing basis
  • Manage, mentor and develop clinical operations team on assigned programs to high level of effectiveness

Vir Biotechnology is at the forefront of combating infectious diseases, leveraging advanced technologies such as a proprietary monoclonal antibody platform along with machine learning and artificial intelligence. This focus not only prioritizes public health but also fosters a culture of continuous innovation and commitment to scientific excellence. Working here means contributing to pivotal developments that address some of the most pressing global health challenges today, such as influenza, HIV, and COVID-19, in an environment that values cutting-edge research and a collaborative spirit.

Company Stage


Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Comprehensive healthcare coverage

Employer matched 401(k)

Employee stock purchase plan

Childcare assistance

Tuition reimbursement