Clinical Trials Associate (FSP)

United Kingdom
29 Mar 2021
28 Apr 2021
Clinical Research
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Job Description

Position Purpose:
Assist clinical study teams in the execution of clinical trials. Primary responsibilities may include establishing and maintaining the Trial Master File (electronic [eTMF] or paper TMF) and Clinical Trial
Management System (CTMS) in an inspection-ready state, reviewing and tracking essential documents throughout the life of the trial, and assisting with production and distribution of study materials and site communications.
Organizational Relationships:
• Reports to ExecuPharm (EP) Line Manager with day-to-day direction from the Client.
• Liaises with cross functional lines as appropriate.
Primary Duties:
  • Establish and maintain the Trial Master File (system or file room) in an inspection-ready state
  • Communicate directly with sites to drive collection of essential documents from start-up
  • through study closure
  • Ensure accurate and timely review and filing of clinical trial related materials
  • Perform and support QC reviews of study, country and site files, including issue resolution
  • Produce reports and status metrics as requested
  • Establish and maintain the CTMS System in an inspection-ready state
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date site, vendor and internal study team contact information
  • Track study progress and produce reports and status metrics as requested
  • Assist with Investigational Product reconciliation
  • Assist study team by performing administrative tasks as needed
  • Schedule and run meetings, both in-house and remote by means of virtual conferencing system
  • Prepare meeting agendas, minutes, and track action items
  • Operate and navigate within clinical trial systems including but not limited to TMF, CTMS, ECMS (document repositories), EDC (Electronic Data Capture)
  • May assist with the creation and maintenance of documents and plans for assigned clinical studies including but not limited to training materials, study binders, plans, presentations, and reports
  • Ensure timely distribution of clinical trial related materials to sites, study team, field Clinical Research Associates (CRAs) and vendors
  • Under the supervision of the Protocol Lead, may assist with the following:
  • Perform limited data cleaning activities
  • Review Informed Consent documents
  • Perform Site/Site Management Organization Regulatory Monitoring
  • Assist in preparation and follow-up of company-sponsored site quality audits as well as regulatory authority inspections
  • Works under general supervision in performing regular job duties and receives general instructions on new assignments
  • Primarily works and collaborates with Protocol Lead, internal and external study staff, vendor staff, and peers
  • Adhere to CFR, GCP/ICH, Clinical Development Operations and project-specific quality documents (e.g., SOPs, work practices, training guides)
  • Completes training assigned by Client and/or EP, as necessary, including general training requirements, SOPs, and system and process related training.
  • Adheres to EP and Client SOPs and processes.
  • Qualifications

  • BS/BA or equivalent experience preferred
  • A minimum of 1-year clinical trial experience, preferably within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of Essential Documents, CFR and GCP/ICH
  • Proficiency with technological systems (Microsoft Office, TMF, CTMS, EDC, ECMS, Zoom)
  • Fundamental understanding of filing systems and organizational tools
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