Remote
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Lead Project Data Manager

Job Location(s)US-NC-Research Triangle Park

Job Number

2019-29570

Job Category

Clinical Data Management

Position Type

Full-Time

Job Overview

Lead Project Data Manager

permanent, salaried

Remote from anywhere in the U.S. or Canada

Summary

  • 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 start-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 participate in 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 support 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 participation 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.

Responsibilities / Duties

  • Serve as the technical leader on all data management aspects for project(s) including start-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 participate in 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 conventions.
  • 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 support, 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.
  • Develop and maintain strategic client relationships and receive client satisfaction surveys and implement appropriate action plans as necessary.
  • Support business development for data management time and cost estimates and prepare and present to potential clients on global data management capabilities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.
  • Review literature and research technologies/procedures for improving global data management practices.

Education / Qualifications

  • University/college degree (life science, pharmacy or related subject preferred), or certification
  • in a related allied 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 of time 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.

Experience

  • 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 relationship and regulatory obligation of the CRO industry with pharmaceutical Biotechnological
  • Ability 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