Country Study Specialist in South San Francisco, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

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Job Description


The Country Study Specialist (CSS) is responsible for providing project co-ordination and operational solutions to support Country Study Managers (CSMs) and to provide clinical trial oversight to local study teams to enable effective, high quality trial management.


Project Management:

  • Provides insight, experience and lessons learnt to to study start-up and patient recruitment strategies and activities to ensure robust and optimal trial delivery
  • Leads the identification and incorporation of best management, documentation and compliance practices into the conducted of studies run
  • Leads the development and distribution of affiliate newsletters and study updates
  • Manages and ensures that shared study areas are compliant with global and local standards, practices and SOPs
  • Responsible for the oversight and effective coordination of study-related supplies
  • Accountable for ensuring appropriate tracking systems and tools are in place and compliant to regulations, internal policies and ICH-GxP
  • Responsible for the implementation, execution, coordination and oversight of local affiliate audit / inspection activities to address CAPA plans
  • Provides insights and input into project management and monitoring plans
  • Coordinates the country communication plan, and also the budget and payment plan in accordance with the country financial plan
  • Maintains and tracks progress to ensure an up-to-date and efficient country level resource plan
  • Manages, monitors and reviews for quality the Trial Master File (TMF)


  • BA/BS degree¬†preferably in a medical/science-related field
  • Prior work experience demonstrating knowledge and understanding of clinical trials
  • Previous experience managing projects is desirable.


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