Syneos Health

Clinical Study Manager (Clinical Operations Lead) - Sweden, Sponsor-dedicated

Location
Stockholm-Hälsingegatan, SWE
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Jul 2021
Closes
03 Aug 2021
Ref
21008969
Discipline
Clinical Research
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Description - External

Come discover what our 25,000+ employees already know: work here matters everywhere. We're a growing and evolving biopharmaceutical industry leader, which means you'll have endless opportunities to work with experts around the world and build the career you've dreamed of.
As a part of the Syneos Health team, you'll help us deliver results for a rewarding reason - we improve patients' lives around the world. Because to us, a patient isn't just a number, they're our family, friends, and neighbors.

Why Syneos Health
• #SyneosHealthLife means we're committed to our Total Self culture - where everyone can authentically be themselves. Our Total Self culture is what unites us globally, and we know every person's unique contributions make a difference.
• We believe our success is a direct result of the people who are driving it - you! We value your dedication to care for our customers and patients, so we want to focus on taking care of you. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits program encompassing your total health - physical, mental and financial.
• We are continuously building the company we all want to work for and our customers want to work with. Why? Because when we bring together diversity of thoughts, backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives - we're able to create a place where everyone feels like they belong.

Job responsibilities
  • Participates in the development of innovative solutions for site and patient participation to ensure the delivery of assigned studies on time
  • Supports study feasibility and country patient commitments in collaboration with Country/Cluster Trial Monitoring and Medical. Collects and manages input to the study protocol, and operational aspects of the study
  • Ensures that study start-up activities are conducted and completed on time, including preparation of IRB/EC submission packages, review of Informed Consent Forms, engaging Regulatory Affairs for Health Authorities submissions, as required.
  • Oversees local vendor selection and performance as needed. Serves as main contact for quality/compliance issues, escalating as necessary
  • Ensures sites are prepared for "Ready to Initiate Site" (checkpoint), inclusive of written confirmation, and ensures all documentation is in place for initial and subsequent drug release in collaboration with the local Qualified Person(s)
  • Maintains a strong knowledge of the study protocol to answer standard operational questions from CRAs, sites, and internal Country/Cluster personnel
  • Drives the conduct of the study, (tracks status, maintains study level reporting systems, oversees forecasts, progress, and mitigation plans), to ensure all study operational aspects are on track
  • Ensures recruitment targets are met and reviews enrolment at the site level including responsibility for approval of enrolling above site targets. Is responsible to set up contingency plan to ensure recruitment targets are achieved in accordance with trial execution plan
  • Maintains oversight of country level or assigned site level data management activities, including timely understanding of screen failure reasons and discontinuation rates, review of patient profiles, and proactively identifies data entry issues
  • Conducts or coordinates training, as needed, for CRAs to support site readiness to recruit and study execution ensuring adherence to clinical data standards, prevailing legislation, GCP, Ethical Committee and SOP requirements
  • Conducts or coordinates local investigator meetings as needed
  • Monitors the status of site budget and contract negotiations as well as the collection and review of essential documents throughout study start up under the direction of their manages
  • Processes invoice able items for site level clinical study activities to allow timely payments
What we're looking for
  • Bachelor's degree or RN in a related field or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in clinical research in a role that oversees (project management) and/or with monitoring clinical trials
  • Capable of leading in a matrix environment, without direct reports
  • Understanding of all aspects of clinical drug development with particular emphasis on monitoring and study execution
  • Strong project management capabilities with demonstrated ability to problem solve and mediate complex issues
  • Thorough understanding of the international aspects of drug development process, including strong knowledge of international standards (GCP/ICH), health authorities (FDA/EMEA), local/National Health Authorities regulation
  • Demonstrated negotiation and conflict resolution skills both internal and external (site relationships)
  • Communicates effectively in a local/global matrixed environment
  • Moderate travel may be required, approximately 20%

We have a comprehensive benefits package and offer highly competitive remuneration.

If you have the required experience for this position and are eligible to work in the required location then please apply by CV.

To find out more about our company and search and apply for other open jobs please visit our website https://www.syneoshealth.com/

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