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Clinical Research Manager, Bulgaria

Covance 10/4/2018 5:01:47 AM
JOB ID: 24390 Category: Clinical Trial Management
Sofia, Bulgaria

   

 

Job Overview

We are currently looking for talented Clinical Research Manager to join our team in Sofia. You would be working within our Flexible Solutions department dedicated to one sponsor/client.

Would you like to work for one of the best known big pharma companies? Our sponsor is a global mid sized pharma company with high working standards. Are you passionate about growing in Clinical Field? We are proud to have an excellent team of the best professionals on the market and are looking for people who are ready to show true performance and interest in Clinical Trials. Do you like responsibilities and challenges? As a Clinical Team Lead you would be accountable for the end to end performance for assigned protocols in a country in compliance with ICH/GCP and country regulations, company policies and procedures, quality standards and adverse event reporting requirements internally and externally.

Our sponsor invests heavily in training and crafts modern system of Clinical Trials so if you are passionate about working with a phenomenal team and expand your horizons feel free to reach us.

Responsibilities include:

PERFORMANCE: Accountable for performance and compliance for assigned protocols in a country in compliance with ICH/GCP and country regulations, Client policies and procedures, quality standards and adverse event reporting requirements internally and externally
MANAGEMENT: POC for assigned protocols. Pro-actively drives/tracks execution and performance of deliverables/timelines/results to meet country commitments for assigned protocols. Strong collaboration with local CO roles. Forecasts country resource needs. Serves local business needs (signs contracts, manages budgets as delegated)
QUALITY OVERSIGHT: Responsible for quality and compliance in assigned protocols in country. Oversees CRAs and CTCs on assigned projects. Oversees training compliance. Performs quality control visits. Reviews Monitoring Visits Reports and escalates performance issues and training needs to functional vendor and internal management as needed. Oversees associate CRMs assigned to the Client and work on training needs in collaboration with functional vendor 20
EXTERNAL CUSTOMER FACING: Responsible for collaboration with functional outsourcing vendors, investigators, other external partners. Oversees country and site validations, site selection and recruitment in assigned protocols. Responsible for clinical trial education to sites. Country POC for programmatically outsourced trials for assigned protocols
INTERNAL COLLABORATION & STRATEGY: Collaborates internally with local PV, Regulatory, GMA/GHH to align on key decisions in countries. Supports local and regional strategy development consistent with long-term corporate needs in conjunction Regional Operations.

Education / Qualifications

University/college degree (life science preferred), or certification in a related allied health profession (i.e. nursing, medical or laboratory technology) from an appropriately accredited institution

Experience

* Knowledge in Project/Site Management
* Strong organizational skills with demonstrated success required
* Ability to make decisions independently
* Strong understanding of local regulatory environment
* Strong scientific and clinical research knowledge is required
* Strong understanding of clinical trial planning, management and metrics is essential as well as the ability to focus on multiple deliverables and protocols simultaneously
* Communicate effectively and build a collaboration spirit in a remote/virtual environment and across countries, cultures and functions
* Ability and skills to manage resource allocation, processes (and controls), productivity, quality and project delivery
* Proficiency in written and spoken English and local language
* Strategic thinking

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Sofia, BGR - Bulgaria



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