General Electric Clinical Project Leader in Marlborough, Massachusetts

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Role Summary:

The Clinical Project Manager will plan, monitor and coordinate clinical research studies at external trial sites in compliance with Good Clinical Practice, Standard Operating Procedures and Corporate Policies, Guidelines and Standards.

Essential Responsibilities:

Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Participates in selection process of external Service Providers (SPs)

  • Builds a general understanding of our SPs, their organization and capabilities to anticipate opportunities & risks

  • Translates technical requirements from R&D project teams into scope of work for execution by SPs.

  • Builds strong relationships to maximize performance and value delivered by SPs

  • Creates a culture of joint accountability to ensure Vendor performance

  • Develops, maintains and shares Good Vendor Management Practices

  • Facilitates efficient and collaborative resolution of problems and conflicts with SPs and on behalf of SPs within Life Sciences.

  • Facilitates final quality check for all operational processes associated with specific engagements and accountable for aligning engagement deliverables to GEHC policies and procedures for operations, compliance, and outsourcing

  • Facilitates vendor training on applicable GEHC SOPs

  • Performs initial contact and participates in the assessment and selection of qualified investigators for inclusion in clinical programs.

  • Performs Pre-Selection, Initiation, Monitoring, and Closeout site visits.

  • Contributes to the preparation of study documentation such as protocols, amendments, Case Report Forms, and study reports

  • Collects and processes regulatory documents and correspondence.

  • Negotiates and tracks center/trial budget according to financial agreement with each centre

  • Assists in the tracking of subject enrollment at each trial site, and provides management with detailed reports of clinical activities, as requested

  • Ensures that clinical trial sites have adequate supplies to perform the trial

  • May supervise the work of more junior Clinical Research Associates

Quality Specific Goals:

  • Aware of and comply with Good Clinical Practice guidelines, the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position

  • Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines

  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required

  • Ensure compliance/closure of Regulatory and Quality requirements before approving Design Outputs/Program Deliverables

  • Lead continuous improvement activities by driving the implementation of process and product quality improvement initiatives

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Masters degree in a science related field with a minimum of 5-7 years’ experience with clinical trials management within the healthcare industry or BSc, with additionally 7-10 years’ experience in monitoring clinical trials

  • Excellent prior knowledge of all aspects of the clinical trial process including planning, execution and reporting/publication of results

  • Proven communication skills, both written and verbal, at all levels of an organization

  • Must be willing to travel as required

Desired Characteristics:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Well organized and structured, attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and systematically

  • Diplomatic, cooperative teamworker

Locations: United States; Massachusetts; Marlborough

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.