Executive Director Frontier Science (Scotland) Ltd (FSS)

Location: Kincraig, Cairngorms National Park

Clinical Trials: The opportunity to combine an exciting professional career with excellent quality of life in the Cairngorms National Park area of Scotland. Due to the impending retirement of our founder, we are seeking to appoint an Executive Director to head this small but dynamic not-for-profit organisation engaged in the design, management and analysis of clinical trials.

Frontier Science (Scotland) Ltd (FSS) is a not-for-profit organisation recognised as a Scottish Charity, Founded in 2001. FSS is an Affiliate of Frontier Science and Technology Research Foundation Inc (FSTRF), a not-for-profit Foundation with three offices in the United States (Boston, MA, Amherst, NY, and Madison, WI). There is a second Affiliate office in Athens, Greece. All Frontier Science offices work in clinical trials, with FSS involved in several large international breast cancer trials as its current primary area of activity. More details about the organisation and projects can be found at www.frontierscience.co.uk.

Overview of Position

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to assume operational responsibility for all aspects of this successful organisation. The candidate will head a team of experienced statisticians, programmers, project managers, data managers, quality assurance and business support staff to ensure ongoing success with existing projects. They will be expected to develop and deliver a vision and a plan for the organisation, nurture existing relationships and establish new collaborations for the future. The successful candidate will likely have a clinical or statistical background and would work closely with and be supported by the existing Senior Management Team. The Executive Director will be responsible for taking strategic and operational decisions which will inform the future direction and success of the organisation, working with existing and new partners in research. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Trustees/ Directors of the organisation.

Additional details of the organisation and of the position can be found here: www.frontierscience.co.uk/job-vacancies/.