Freelance Clinical Project Manager

US$50 - US$150 per hour
  1. Contract
  2. Project/Study Manager (CSM/CPM)
  3. United States
New York, USA
Posting date: 10 Oct 2019
This vacancy has now expired

An international biotechnology company is recruiting a Freelance Clinical Project Manager to their American office. The organisation focuses on gene therapy to treat the suffering of people suffering from chronic systemic diseases. With a next-generation gene therapy platform to provide treatments for a wide range of diseases, this position represents an exciting opportunity to work with a leading company. This is a contract position that will be home-based.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the timing of the major study milestones and the associated budget meet the needs of the overall development plan agreed by the Project Team.
  • Lead site selection and site qualification discussions with project team and CRO.
  • Lead document writing and review for the protocol and amendments, Investigator brochure, and Clinical Study Report; additional medical writing tasks may involve ICF, CRF and associated guidelines, safety communications, DSUR and additional key documents.
  • Lead the study team meetings.
  • Lead the creation of the Trial Oversight Plan and ensure adherence.
  • Ensure CRO selection is appropriate for the study planned.
  • Validate the study plans provided by the CRO through to study close out.
  • Responsible for management of CRO performance to ensure adherence to scope of work within timelines and budget at an overall study level.
  • Specifically, track major study milestones and monitor overall operational performance metrics through the life of the study.
  • Identify issues early and propose solutions
  • Create the budget at study planning and monitor the overall agreed budget against trial progress.
  • Oversee the CRO and provide timely input to ensure that the study is executed according to the agreed project plan.
  • Provide oversight of the CRO to ensure compliance with the company's quality measures.
  • Contribute towards development and implementation of process to ensure clinical studies are managed within a robust regulatory and operational framework.
  • Collaborate with other key functions to maintain audit and inspection readiness.
  • Engage and build relationships with clinical sites in North America (and potentially South America).
  • Oversee CRO performance in US site set up, recruitment and patient follow up.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Degree in a relevant discipline.
  • 5+ years' experience within the pharmaceutical industry in clinical operations, including project management experience, ideally at national and international level.
  • Strong experience of vendor management and oversight of clinical studies and study teams across all phases of development including.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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