Sr. Clinical Study Manager in Burlington, MA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 9/27/2018

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Job Description

The Sr. Clinical Study Manager coordinates various multi-disciplinary teams to meet clinical trial objectives.  With the goals for the development program in mind, provides substantive contributions to the strategic design and execution of a clinical trials program.  The Sr. Clinical Study Manager continuously evaluates the progression, quality, and cost of the various operational steps involved in planning and execution of a clinical program.  


  • Responsible for planning, scheduling and implementing all functional activities, and the overall coordination and management of Phase II-III clinical trials from start up through to clinical study report
  • Responsible for primary interactions with internal and external cross functional teams and key stakeholders, and ensuring study objectives are met
  • Development of clinical project plans, study budgets and timelines, and communicates project status and issues
  • Tracks Clinical Operations project deliverables using appropriate tools
  • Responsible for development of RFPs, the assessment and selection of CROs/vendors
  • Oversees the day-to-day activities of CROs/vendors (across all functions) by serving as primary contact point, addressing questions and resolving issues
  • Responsible for writing, and coordinating the review of key study documents, including protocols, informed consents, case report forms, monitoring plans and clinical study reports
  • Coordinates all regulatory and REC/IRB associated activities
  • Coordination of audits and preparing and responding to CAPAs
  • Updating SOPs and review of clinical operations processes
  • Responsible for risk mitigation strategies, associated action plan and issue resolution
  • Conducts Monitoring/co-monitoring as required
  • Provides support and training for other staff members on specific areas of expertise
  • Prepares and presents at Investigator Meetings and other external conferences
  • Contributes to Clinical Operations team activities & initiatives


  • Bachelor’s degree in life science, medical or related field
  • 8+ years of relevant industry experience (sponsor and CRO)
  • 7 years of clinical research experience including but not limited to CRO oversight working on Phase I to III pharmaceutical clinical studies.
  • Experience in cardiovascular, ophthalmology or oncology therapeutic areas is desirable
  • Travel: up to 25% (Including some international)


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