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Clinical Data Lead (Remote)

US-Pennsylvania-North Wales; US-North Carolina-Raleigh
Reference: 057844

Clinical Data Lead

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a fast paced, busy environment for a leading global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries.  The lead data management point of contact for day to day activity on a study with key responsibilities for study set-up and close-out tasks as well as overseeing and coordinating tasks delegated to the study team members both locally and in other offices.


Overview of the Role

  • Recognize, exemplify and adhere to ICON's values which centers around our commitment to People, Clients and Performance.
  • As a member of staff, the employee is expected to embrace and contribute to our culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes adding value to our business and meeting client needs.
  • Travel (approximately 10%) domestic I international.
  • Read,  ensure   understanding   and  adhere  to  all  assigned   ICON /Client SOPs  and  working procedures.
  • Ensure all work performed is of high quality, compliant with Good Clinical Practice, ICH Guidelines and all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Complete all assigned training (including the COL Development Program) and courses in the ICON Training Management system (iLearn); ensuring that mandatory courses are all completed before the designated date and that the required system specific training has been completed for current studies.
  • Record all billable and non-billable time in the appropriate timesheet  management  system (e.g. Planview™).
  • Prepare all materials and take part in study kick off (internal and external) meeting along with DMPM.
  • Read, ensure understanding and adhere to the study protocol, contract and scope of work for all task during set-up, maintenance and close-out of the study.
  • Review all activity on an ongoing basis to identify out of scope tasks and bring to the attention of the DMPM and Contract analyst.
  • Assist in compiling the change order log for review by DMPM.
  • Develop an understanding of the revenue recognition and revenue forecasting process by performing revenue recognition and revenue forecasting process on a monthly basis with guidance from the DMPM.
  • Lead the development of specifications, implementation, and testing for the eCRF or paper CRF.
  • Lead the development of specifications, implementation, and testing for the edit checks and data review and oversight listings (DVS).
  • Lead development of the data management plan and study specific procedures.
  • Ensure effective implementation of standard metric and status reporting on the study.
  • Lead development of specifications for custom reporting on the study.
  • Perform project planning tasks and develop the project plan and timelines with guidance from the DMPM.
  • Set up and maintain data management study files for inclusion in the Trial Master File, ensuring these are maintained in an audit ready state for review by Sponsor, Regulatory or ICON Auditors.
  • Adhere to ICON/Client SOPs, the Data Management Plan, Working Procedures and study specific procedures in the implementation of tasks on the study.
  • Adhere to the project plan and timelines in the implementation of study tasks during set-up, maintenance and close-out of the study.
  • Key point of contact for the sponsor and the study team on day to day study data issues, eCRF design, edit checks, and other implemented components.
  • Organize and lead regular data management team meetings, both internal and with the sponsor and the DMPM.
  • Attend and provide an update for data management services at cross- functional study team meeting both internally and with the sponsor with minimal oversight from the DMPM.
  • Maintain and track meeting minutes, issues and decisions logs, and escalations.
  • Support DMPM in negotiation of time lines and decision making on the study.
  • Provide regular study status updates to the DMPM.
  • Support the DMPM in the delivery of study specific training to all team members, ensuring that the training is documented and the documentation filed in the Data Management Study files.
  • Assess the training needs of study team members on an ongoing basis.
  • Provide refresher training to team members as required.
  • Provide feedback to the DMPM on issues with study team member performance.
  • Represent  Data  Management  at  internal/external  audits  and  manage  findings  through  resolution both operationally and within the Quality Management System
  • Support the DMPM in the delivery of training to cross-functional study team members both internal and external (e.g. training in the study specific electronic CRF for monitors or Site staff at the investigatory meeting).

Role Requirements

·         To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·         US/LATAM/CAN :A minimum of 3 year relevant clinical research industry experience.

·         EU/APAC: Prior relevant clinical research industry experience.

·         Experience of at least one of ICON preferred CDMS (e.g. Rave, Inform, Oracle Clinical, OCRDC, UX EDC)

·         Highly computer literate, including strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project)

·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written skills.

·         Strong client relationship management skills and the aptitude to develop this further.

·         Excellent   organizational   and   planning   skills   as   well   as   a   demonstrated   aptitude   for   project management, and the ability to lead more than one project and prioritize accordingly.

·         Bachelor degree or local equivalent in a scientific and/or appropriate experience

Benefits of Working in ICON


Other than working with a great team of smart and energetic people, we also offer a very competitive benefits package.  This varies from country to country so a dedicated recruiter will discuss this with you at interview stage.


We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career.   


What’s Next?


Following your application you will be contacted by one of our dedicated recruiters and if successful we will be able to provide you with more details about this opportunity.


ICON is an equal opportunity employer - M/F/D/V and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.



ICON is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.


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