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

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Development and/or writing study documents (protocols, protocol amendments, CRFs, investigational brochures, annual report, study guidelines, etc.)
  • Qualifying, monitoring and managing sites including co-monitoring with the CRO
  • Management of various CROs and vendors involved in the study (e.g. monitoring, data management, central labs, etc)
  • Implementation of operational activities and project management tasks associated with clinical studies (eg. central lab coordination, SAE tracking/reconciliation, etc.) to ensure they are conducted in a successful, timely manner and within budget
  • Responsible for all start-up activities including but not limited to: site selection, drug preparation, enrollment, data collection, etc.
  • Proactively identifying solutions when issues arise
  • Organization of investigator, steering committee, and data monitoring committee meetings
  • Assist with CRO and vendor identification and selection process
  • Management of key study parameters (e.g. start-up activities, drug preparation, enrollment, data collection, etc)
  • Implementation and management of operational plans
  • Data review (patient profiles, line listings, patient narratives, etc.)
  • Preparation of study updates
  • May take on timelines and budget management, as applicable


  • 4-5 years in the pharmaceutical industry including in-house experience
  • Solid, hands-on clinical trial experience including site monitoring
  • Strong organizational and oral and written communication skills
  • Solid experience developing/writing study documents (protocols, annual reports, etc.)
  • Ability to work as a team player and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be flexible, detail-oriented and have an interest in professional growth
  • Energetic, self-starter, able to multi-task and be proactive
  • Some travel required


  • BS/RN degree or equivalent in the scientific or health care field (e.g. Nursing, Pharmacy, etc.)

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