Program Manager, Clinical Development - NJ in Madison, NJ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

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    Madison, NJ
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Job Description


  • The Senior Manager, Clinical Development may have global or regional responsibilities and is expected to fulfil the Clinical Scientist (CS) role within the Gastroenterology Therapeutic Area.
  • The CS is responsible and accountable for the scientific/clinical implementation of the Clinical Development Plan at the Clinical Trial Team level.
  • The CS supports the Clinical Program Lead (CPL) and Clinical Science Lead (CSL) in the development of the Clinical Development Plan and associated clinical trial content (e.g., protocols, IBs/IDFUs, CRFs, CSRs, regulatory submissions and publications) by contributing to scientific/clinical information aligned with the strategy. 
  • The CS is the key Clinical Development contact for the Clinical Trial Team and is responsible for: 
    • Representing Clinical Development as a core team member on the Clinical Trial Team 
    • Providing a clinical review of study-specific documentation and training materials 
    • Performing clinical data reviews 
    • Assessing reported protocol deviations 
    • Ensuring resolution of identified issues during clinical data and protocol deviation reviews cross-functionally and with Investigational sites in collaboration with the Clinical Trial Team 
  • The CS may present the clinical development aspects of a project and clinical trial results at internal meetings. 
  • The employee must conduct their work activities in compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and regulatory guidelines as well as all policies and procedures. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Relevant science degree
  • Scientific knowledge and experience in the relevant Therapeutic Area preferred 
  • At least 6 years of overall work experience 
  • At least 4 years of clinical/research experience in the pharmaceutical/device industry 
  • Ability to travel up to at least 10% of time, including international travel 

Essential Skills & Abilities: 

Influential Communication: 

  • Uses facts and data to validate own position 
  • Influences through reason 
  • Actively seeks to understand other perspectives 
  • Articulates business impact 
  • Matches communication to audience 
  • Ability to build consensus 
  • Communicates effectively with internal/external stakeholders 
  • Encourages ideas from others 
  • Ability to explain complex issues 
  • Actively influences others without a direct reporting relationship 

Strategic Thinking: 

  • Ability to make connections between organization, team, product, ideas, etc. 
  • Ability to understand implications of strategic decisions 
  • Seeks more knowledge of industry, competitors 
  • Welcomes change 
  • Encourages innovation and efficiency 

Global Mind Set: 

  • Demonstrates basic understanding of global pharmaceutical/ device product development environment 
  • Builds relationships with global colleagues 
  • Demonstrates understanding and respect for cultural differences and needs 
  • Inclusive in interaction with others 
  • Embraces diversity of thoughts, ideas, and approaches

To Apply for this position please send resume to:

Vickie Dagit, Recruiter 

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