Country Manager

  • Seoul, South Korea
  • Full-time

Company Description

PSI is a leading Contract Research Organization with more than 25 years in the industry, offering a perfect balance between stability and innovation to both clients and employees.  We focus on delivering quality and on-time services across a variety of therapeutic indications.

Job Description

  • Line management of staff in Korea
  • Ensuring smooth operations of the company in Korea, providing full managerial and administrative support to all staff in the country, and company management
  • Management of multiple aspects of Operations from business development to project execution
  • Communication point to investigators, regulatory and ethics authorities, clients and vendors for various project-related matters
  • Coordination of resource allocation to projects and utilization monitoring
  • Oversight of the staff workload, performance appraisal and career advancement
  • Training, coaching and mentoring the team
  • Hiring, onboarding and integrating new employees
  • Ensuring compliance with GCP standards and internal/external procedures
  • Development and implementation of quality control
  • Regional project oversight
  • Management of the budgets on the country level
  • Maintenance, revision and establishment of processes on the regional level


  • College or University degree in Life Sciences
  • Demonstrated operations experience in a CRO (preferable), or a pharma company
  • Evidence in management of multiple aspects of clinical research from business development to project execution
  • Experience with clinical research sites, R+D processes, legal, regulatory and ethics in Korea
  • Experience in clinical team management.
  • Knowledge of local HR line management processes
  • Bid defense experience is preferable
  • Basic financial knowledge and demonstrated ability to manage budgets
  • Excellent English and Korean
  • Proficiency in standard MS Office applications
  • Strong, organizational, leadership, planning and presentation skills, result-oriented approach

Additional Information

If you feel it is time to make your expertise visible within a growing company with true focus on its people, then PSI is the right choice for you.  You will lead driven and dedicated cross-functional teams, get all support and ownership of the country business processes.

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