The Senior Clinical Data Manager will provide leadership, management, and technical expertise within the assigned projects to ensure that they are executed in an efficient, accurate and timely manner to the Sponsors satisfaction.
This role is full time, permanent and can be homebased anywhere in the United States.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Tasks may include but are not limited to:- To manage each of the data management projects to which assigned; provide leadership to the corresponding data management teams.
- To represent WCT in all dealings with Sponsors with respect to the Data Management aspects of the projects to which assigned.
- To liaise with the Director, Data Management at regular intervals to discuss progress and any issues outstanding.
- To take responsibility for staff training for all projects to which assigned; both direct involvement in training and supervision of staff assigned to training.
- To liaise and collaborate with corresponding teams in other WCT departments working on the same project.
- To ensure that all data management operations are conducted to WCT SOPs; contribute to the ongoing revision/improvement of these SOPs.
- To create and review project specific documentation for assigned trials, i.e. the Data Management Plan and the Data Management File.
- To write specifications for the set-up and modification of database and edit check specifications for assigned projects.
- To write and validate Manual and SAS checks.
- To set-up processes for reconciliation and perform reconciliation of data from external sources (e.g. Serious Adverse Events, IVRS, Central Laboratory).
- To perform verification and User Acceptance Testing of configured databases.
- To support and oversee all data cleaning activities for assigned projects.
- To specify and review SAS listings/SAS tables for assigned projects.
- To create and review CRF and eCRF completion guidelines, EDC system manuals and access instructions.
- To train others to make full and correct use of the company Data Capture systems, when used, for the collection of clinical data.
- To produce information/reports directly from the clinical database or via the appropriate procedure to request a new report from the appropriate department or vendor.
- To liaise with personnel at the sponsor company, or their designates, with Central Event Adjudication Committees (CEC) within clearly defined guidelines for matters concerning processing of data.
- To ensure that adequate QC checks (including spot checks) and Database Quality Assessments on the clinical databases of assigned projects.
- To ensure timely database locks for all assigned projects.
- To participate as necessary in sponsor audits, regulatory authority inspections and other third party meetings. Ensure that any recommendations are discussed and that solutions are incorporated.
Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:- The job holder must be computer literate and numerate with a willingness to adapt to various computer systems.
- It is essential that the job holder works with close attention to detail and is questioning about the validity of the data being entered and has an ability to phrase data queries in an understandable and impartial manner.
- To have the ability to train new staff and to monitor their performance.
- Proven project delivery skills.
- Several years experience within Data Management or associated field.
REQUIREMENTS:- Educated to degree level (preferably Life Science), Nursing qualification, or relevant industry experience Promotion to the next level is not automatic based on years of experience.