Clinical Research Associate

Clinical Research Associate
  • $29 - $38 per Hour
  • Temporary
  • Irvine CA, US Irvine Orange Co. US 92612
Job Ref: JO000103773
Sector: Science
Date Added: 31 July 2020

Clinical Trial Management Assoc

The Clinical Trial Management Associate assists the Sr. Clinical Trial Management Associate, Clinical Trial Manager (CTM) or Operations Study Lead (OSL) in the operational execution of assigned clinical studies.

The employee is expected to be fully capable of performing all the roles encompassed in the preceding grade levels within the job family as required by the organization. Other activities, special projects and assignments may be assigned as required. Thus, the percentage of time spent across key duties listed below for which the employee is responsible for or assisting with will vary.

The employee must conduct their work activities in compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and regulatory guidelines as well as all Allergan policies and procedures.

The incumbent is responsible for performing tasks as assigned by their manager which includes but is not limited to preparing, collecting, and tracking master study level documents and site non-regulatory documents, reviewing, updating, and testing clinical systems, producing reports on clinical status, trends, and metrics, facilitating communication across Allergan departments, supporting the monitoring team and study
sites with relevant study information, and supporting clinical operations.

The incumbent ensures the assigned clinical study is run to time and budget and is completed in compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and regulatory guidelines as well as all Allergan policies and procedures. The incumbent may also be asked to participate as a Global Clinical Trial Representative in cross-functional teams such as Case Report Form Review Team and Clinical Trial Team.

The incumbent is responsible for all aspects of the clinical study including, but not limited, to the tasks specified below.

Study Concept, Planning and Strategy Phase
The incumbent is responsible to support and work with the FACT team to conduct study feasibility. They are responsible for the initial assessment of any vendors, supplies planning and the development of study specific documents and timelines as required.

Study Initiation Phase
The incumbent is responsible for supporting document development including the informed consent forms; regional investigator meetings/presentation of materials; the development of regional enrollment initiatives; and planning regional clinical study supplies. They are overall responsible in obtaining the required translations, collecting non-essential documents from site and ensuring sites are trained in collaboration with the site monitor.

Study Management/Conduct Phase
The incumbent is overall responsible for supporting the following: study financial management; database lock activities; study drug management; trial master file management; study enrollment management (e.g. contingency plan execution); periodic review of protocol deviations; vendor management; and ensuring adverse event reporting.

Close-Out Phase
The incumbent is overall responsible for supporting the following activities: database lock activities; ensuring all documents are filed in the TMF appropriately; ensuring all close-out activities are completed; ensuring study documentation is properly archived when the study is considered completed.

The incumbent is expected to complete their assigned tasks within agreed upon project priorities, timelines and quality specifications.

Other activities, special projects and assignments may be given as required.

The incumbent is responsible for completing all required training to execute their job and maintain their training records. They are responsible for reporting any potential GCP violations either internally or externally to their manager and participate in any corrective and preventative action plans as appropriate. They are responsible for reporting any safety concerns to the appropriate department including but not limited to Serious Adverse Events. In addition, the employee is responsible for documenting key communications from either internal or external sources in the study file.

The incumbent is responsible for adherence to all relevant regulations including ICH, PhRMA and CFR guidelines, as well as Allergan’s policies, SOPs and Work Instructions. Ongoing training in compliance areas and therapeutic specific knowledge is expected to maintain a solid knowledge base for performing assigned tasks.

• Science degree preferably in science or health-related field
• Previous experience working on a clinical study

In addition to the essential skills, the incumbent must have the ability to:
• Handle and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously,
• Work effectively in a team/matrix environment, and independently
• Understand technical, scientific and medical information,
• Handle conflict management and resolution,
• Understand clinical study budgets,
• Plan, organise, project manage and analyse data, and
• Demonstrate full competency in Microsoft Office programs.

Employee must have a good understanding of the following:
• Good Clinical Practices, ICH guidelines, PhRMA code, CFR Guidelines, clinical research ethics, HIPAA and patient privacy laws (plus applicable local regulations, when country-based),
• Knowledge of concepts of clinical research and drug development, and
• General therapeutic area education and training

Ability to travel up to 20% of time

Note: While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties from a job and to assign other duties as necessary and at any time.

Will this position require driving?


SRG is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful under applicable law.

31/08/2020 12:00:00
USD 29.00 29.00
Contact Consultant:
Jennifer Law

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