Essential Job Functions:
1. Project Administration – Utilizes designated clinical trial management system to track and process clinical trial information, (e.g., regulatory documents, enrollment, Adverse Events (AEs)/Serious Adverse Events (SAEs), protocol deviations, supplies, Institutional Review Board re-approvals, data queries) in order to provide analysis of information to PM. Processes and tracks vendor invoices, site invoices, and investigator grants payments on assigned projects. Supports assigned PM with initiating requests to Finance Department to generate customer invoices for project labor and expenses. Oversees regulatory documentation according to Essential Regulatory Document Guidelines and Trial Master File (TMF) Plan. May conduct secondary review of Essential Regulatory Documents. May coordinate internal TMF quality review activities and may serve as project representative for external TMF audits. Serves as in-house site contact for collection of non-essential regulatory documents, tracking and maintaining drug/study supplies, query resolution, administrative protocol and study related questions. Assists the PM with projection and validation of financial backlog and project realization on assigned projects. Includes review of regular financial reports and analysis of upcoming project events to verify financial forecasts. Assists in the development of Informed Consent Form using project specific knowledge and performs in-house Case Report Form review.
2. Reporting – Records the status of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in assigned systems, with input and oversight from the assigned PM. Assesses and communicates KPIs for associated job tasks to PM with proposed action plan. Prepares and provides status reports to customers with oversight from assigned PM.
3. Communication – Keeps Project Leadership and Clinical Research Associates (CRAs) fully appraised of sites and study status. Schedules and attends internal and external team meetings. May lead internal team meetings and portions of external team meetings as directed by assigned PM. Prepares and distributes all meetings minutes for both internal and external meetings. Follows-up with team members on action items from meetings. Attends clinical monitoring staff meetings, project team meetings, clinical committees, and clinical training sessions according to the project communication, project management, monitoring, and/or training plans. Prepares for and attends Investigator Meetings, Kick-Off Meetings, Quick Start Camps, and Quality Finish Camps. May serve as PS representative during external systems/process audits
4. Training- May train new employees assigned to project. May be assigned as a mentor to new project specialists.
5. Project Leadership – May serve as primary customer contact when PM is out of the office. Seeks input from Project Director for customer support.
6. Management – May have limited line management responsibility.
Acts as Administrator of shared workspace for assigned projects. Performs other work related duties as assigned. Minimal travel may be required (up to 25%).
BA/BS in the science/healthcare field, nursing degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Moderate clinical research experience required. Prior experience in a contract research organization (CRO), pharmaceutical company, or biotechnology company preferred. Some experience in a company therapeutic group preferred, with demonstrated leadership skills and effective customer interaction. Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of ongoing protocol and disease related terminology, FDA regulations, GCP/ICH guidelines, drug development process for assigned study, as well as company and sponsor SOPs and WIs. Exceptional attention to detail, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills with demonstration of critical thinking and problem solving skills. Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), web-based systems, email, and voicemail. Ability to perform several tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines. Self-motivation and ability to work independently. Ability to assist in establishing and maintaining standards, system integrity, and ensuring quality assurance measurements. Ability to teach and lead other project specialists and support global trials.
Tagged as: Australia, Sr Project Specialist
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