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Covance Senior Clinical Team Lead - Home Based / Remote in United States or Canada - Oncology in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Overview:

The Senior Clinical Team Lead (Sr. CTL) is the leader for the clinical team in our Clinical Operations ONCOLOGY CTL group. The Senior Clinical Team Lead (Sr. CTL) is responsible and accountable for the execution of the clinical operations component of the project, at the global or regional level, as assigned. The Senior Clinical Team Lead is responsible for working cross functionally, within a matrix environment, to ensure successful execution of the trial including oversight of the clinical operations from a quality, timeline, budget and scope perspective.

The Senior Clinical Team Lead can be remotely located anywhere within the United States or Canada.

This role is therapeutically aligned to oncology.

1) Responsible and accountable for the management of the team with particular emphasis on teamwork, quality, timelines, budget, metrics and compliance with the project plans and SOPs.2) Develop the strategy, plans, tools and training to oversee and assess performance of the clinical team, in the conduct and compliance of site visits (on site and remote), including, but not limited to: Pre-Study Visits, Site Initiation Visits, Routine Monitoring Visit, Motivational Visits, Close-out Visits, Audit support Visits.3) Proactively communicate with CRAs and other members of the clinical operations team to follow up on all open issues, drive patient recruitment and retention, in order to meet the project timelines.4) Ensure that all study related, clinical related documents are tracked, filed and reviewed (QC check) and complete according to the SOPs, regulatory requirements and protocol.5) Responsible and accountable for understanding and managing the clinical operations budget for the project, and ensure that the activities are within budget and scope of work, and to discuss with the project team to support financial progress, and team utilization.6) Communicate effectively with all members of the project team and client as applicable, to support the study completion per company and client requirements and timelines, including risk identification and mitigation, issue escalation and working with Quality and the project team on Corrective and Preventative Actions.7) As required by the project roles participate and oversee the site selection process. Depending on the scope and roles within the project team, this may be performed in collaboration with other team members.8) As required by the project roles participate and oversee the regulatory/ethics committee submissions, tracking and documentation.9) Support new business with active participation in Bid Defense preparation and meetings, as required.10) Ability to function in the role as Clinical Operations Lead/Coordinating Lead or Project Responsible Person as required based on project set up.11) Provide guidance, mentoring and training for new hires and CTLs.12) Perform other duties as required by the Department or Project Team.

Education/Qualifications:

  • BSc or BA degree in a biomedical or related life science, or nursing qualification.

  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job.

Experience:

  • Oncology experience is required.

  • 2 years’ experience as a CTL, or an equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job.

  • Minimum 4+ years CRA experience, on-site or in-house.Or

  • In lieu of above minimum requirements, candidate with 8 or more years relevant clinical research experience in pharmaceutical, CRO, or healthcare setting will be considered.

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