To us it’s personal.

Lead Clinical Data Manager

Covance 6/22/2018 5:00:46 AM
JOB ID: 18448 Category: Other
Nashville, Tennessee



Job Overview

Data management leadership on a large I global project, or multiple projects with responsibility for the development of the project Data Management Plan; data management systems set-up; and data accession, data entry and data review specifications and processes; and oversight of data management activities for the delivery of clinical data according to client quality and integrity specifications, and project timelines and budgets.

Develop and maintain a close liaison with project client contacts, core team members, and Project Managers to drive the data management aspects of project delivery.

Serve as the technical leader on all data management aspects for project(s) including stait-up, maintenance, and completion activities.

Develop [Global] Data Management Plans and Quality Management (QM) Plans that will deliver accurate, timely, consistent, and quality clinical data.

* Identify and implement solutions to project data management issues and concerns, including proactive prevention strategies based on metrics and

Serve as the project and client liaison including management and provision of project specific data management status, cycle time, and productivity metrics.

Coordinate and paiticipate i n the development of the clinical data model and/or database design and annotate the CRF (eCFR) according to these specifications.

Review data acquisition conventions and data review guidelines I diagnostic specifications consistent with the clinical data model, [statistical] analysis plans, and CRF (eCRF) completion monitoring inventions.

Coordinate the development and testing of data management systems edit I data validation checks) diagnostics) and special listings I procedures used as tools for the data review and discrepancy management activities.

Interact and collaborate with other project and specialty team members (clinical, programming, statistics, CDM technical suppo1t, drug safety, etc.) to suppo1t the set-up, maintenance, and closure of the data management aspects of the project to ensure consistent, cohesive data handling and quality.

* Advanced planning and risk management for projects (issue escalation, resource management).

Oversee the technical pe1formance of the data review project staff on achieving client satisfaction through delivery of quality data, on-time and on-budget.

Assist with goal creation and performance review assessment for data review project staff.

Maintain technical data management competencies via pa1ticipation in internal and external training seminars.

Ensure project staff are trained and adhere to project-specific, global, standardized data management processes.

Identify areas for process and efficiency improvement and implement solutions on assigned projects.

Support achievement of project revenue and operating margin for data management activities to agreed targets.


* University/col lege degree (life science, pharmacy or related subject preferred), or certification
* in a related al lied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology).
* Additional relevant work Experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.
* Broad knowledge of drug development processes.
* Understanding of global clinical development budgets and relationship to productivity targets.
* Knowledge of effective clinical data management practices.
* Knowledge oftime and cost estimate development and pricing strategies.
* Thorough knowledge of TCH Guidelines and GCP including international regulatory requirements for the conduct of clinical development programs, especially as related to data handling and processing.


Minimum five (5) years relevant work Experience in data management with approximately one (1) year technical supervisory Experience to include data management, clinical operations, and knowledge of several therapeutic areas.

* Demonstrated skill for technical management of staff exceeding 5 employees.
* Financial management of gross revenues in excess of $250K per
* Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
* In depth knowledge of clinical trial process and data management, clinical operations, biometrics, quality management, and systems applications to support operation
* Working knowledge of the relationshi p and regulatory obligation of the CRO industry with pharmaceutical I biotechnologica
* Ablity to lead by example teams on project strategies and achievement of depa11ment goals, objectives, and initiatives and to encourage team members to seek solutions.
* Demonstrated managerial and interpersonal skills

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Nashville, TN - Tennessee


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).