Position at Premier Research Premier Research helps highly innovative biotech and specialty pharma companies transform life-changing ideas into reality, targeting unmet needs in analgesia, neuroscience, oncology, pediatrics, and rare diseases.
We’re looking for an exceptional Clinical Lead I / II to bring your passion to our team. This position can be located in every EU country, where we have our entity.
At Premier Research, we are science-minded and heart-centered. Join us.
As a Clinical Lead here at Premier Research, you’ll have the opportunity to work in diverse therapeutic areas and will be empowered to plan, schedule, manage, and deliver all clinical operations aspects of a study.
You will manage all channels of communication and demonstrate enhanced judgement in selecting the proper mode of communication for the situation.
This role is adept at managing the proper escalation points based on the circumstances and keeps other departments informed of developments affecting their functions.
This is a high touch internal and external customer service role, so you’ll communicate directly with the sponsors, sites and internal project team members.
What you’ll be doing :
Manage clinical portion of the trial in a patient centric approach and proactively identifying risk, potential patient safety events, and maintain oversight for data integrity
Successfully oversee and monitor CRAs in a matrix environment with a focus on quality and timely deliverables; address issues with appropriate team and line manager;
direct involvement in selection and activation of investigative sites; ensure the timely completion of all visit reports, reviews them for appropriate content to ensure quality, GCP compliance, finalization within contractual timeline and effective follow up and resolution of site issues
Drive the successful activation of trial sites according to time, quality / scope and budget parameters
Plan and drive both patient recruitment and retention together with the project manager (PM), inclusive of preparing and executing a site and patient recruitment and retention plan / strategy to motivate recruitment in order to meet milestones
Collaborate with Project Manager to establish clinical project timelines and accomplish all milestones throughout the study;
understand and adhere to the contractual and budgetary obligations of the study
Drive the clinical team forward to meet contractual milestones such as first site activated, first patient in, last patient in, and database lock
Deliver and coordinate appropriate and timely training to the Premier clinical team and enlist therapeutic assistance where applicable to ensure the validity, correctness, and completeness of the clinical data and conduct of the study as dictated by applicable global regulations, Premier SOPs, ICH-GCP, protocol and client requirements
Complete / contribute to the review of the protocol / study design, informed consent forms and be a reference point for CRAs and investigative sites
Work with the Project Manager to ensure transparent and proactive sponsor and internal communication regarding study progress and trial issues
Assist the project team in the creation and maintenance of the Trial Master File according to Premier Research and / or client SOPs and ensure all visit report packages are filed according to SOPs
Work with the Data Management team to identify data related issues and risks to clinical activities
Work with Project Management and Financial Analyst to accurately forecast clinical tasks including monitoring visits
Actively participate in Bid Defense activities
You’ll need this to be considered :
Bachelor’s degree in life science
3-5 years of CRA experience
Min. 2 years of experience as Clinical Lead
At least 2 years previous clinical oversight experience or equivalent (PM-CL)
Experience in Medical Devices preferred
Working knowledge of clinical financials including understanding of budgets, pass- through and resource management
Strong knowledge of ICH / GCP regulations; advanced knowledge of FDA Guidance Documents / EU Directives / ISO14155 regulations, drug / device development, and clinical monitoring procedures
Strong knowledge of web based communication tools, and MS Office computer skills
Fluent verbal and written English skills
Strong verbal and written communication and negotiation skills
Maintains a positive, results orientated work environment
Excellent organizational and time-management skills, able prioritize work to meet deadlines