Clinical Data Leader

Employer
Location
Indianapolis,Bridgewater
Salary
Competitive
Posted
December 02 2016
Discipline
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma
Job Type
Other
Responsibilities
The Data Sciences and Solutions department is responsible for global consistency of medical data; database structure, content and meaning, acquisition, storage, retrieval, interchange and representation. This requires an in depth understanding of data collection, data flow management, data quality, data technology, dataset delivery, archiving and data standards.

The Clinical Data Leader role is responsible for providing trial leadership and ownership for a particular trial, set of trials, or programs. The broad applications of this role are:
  • Provides the single point of requirements definition, strategy communication, and deliverable acceptance to the vendors executing delivery of clinical data management
  • Provides single point of accountability and deliverable ownership for all aspects of clinical data management for analysis.
  • Acts as the primary contact to the study team and program team members for data science and data solution application.
  • Acts as a primary contact within the Data Sciences & Solutions organization for all data issues related to assigned trials
  • Applies specialized therapeutic knowledge and data management discipline knowledge to ensure database deliverables are consistent, accurate, adherent to the data strategy, and deliver the clinical, biostatistical, and business demands of the team

Deliverable Ownership and Vendor Management (50%)
  • Define Lilly business requirements for the study/program for vendors to deliver
  • Ensure that data management deliverables are delivered to scope, cost, and time objectives
  • Execute project monitoring and quality oversight of sourcing providers for end-to-end data management activities - from study set up through trial execution through dataset delivery
  • Ensure vendor performance for the program-level flow of data, including across niche vendors and niche data sources (pharmacokinetic, immunogenicity, biomarker)
  • Drives data flow design through consultation, review, and approval of vendor work. Ensures the data flow design is aligned with the project hypothesis
  • Approve key deliverables (i.e. Data Quality Delivery Plan, Datalock Plan, Project Plan, database, and observed datasets)
  • Define and approve data quality and submission deliverables
Trial Leadership (35%)
  • Ensure that data acquisition, database design, and observed dataset requirements are reflective of specific protocol objectives
  • Specifies the data collection tools and technology platforms for the trial/program
  • Drive standards decisions, implementation and compliance for the study/program
  • Help create scope scenarios and negotiate outcomes with study teams while taking into account the cost and value of scenarios
  • Facilitate/assimilate integration of disparate data sources into datasets for decision making
  • Utilize therapeutic knowledge and possess a deep understanding of the technology used to review data to ensure database deliverables are consistent and accurate
  • Effectively apply knowledge of applicable internal, external and regulatory requirements/expectations (MQA, CSQ, MHRA, FDA, ICH, GCP, PhRMA, Privacy knowledge, etc.) to data deliverables
Process Improvement (10%)
  • Continually seek and implement means of improving processes to reduce cycle time and decrease work effort
  • Represent Data Sciences' processes in cross-functional initiatives.
  • Actively participate in shared learning across Data Sciences and Solutions
  • Work with partners to increase vendor/partner efficiencies
Asset Protection (5%)
  • Understand the confidential nature of company information and takes necessary steps to ensure its protection. This includes understanding various aspects of Privacy as it relates to the data managed within Data Sciences and Solutions.
  • Ensure that an appropriate confidentiality agreement has been executed before disclosing confidential company information to CROs or other outside parties
  • Accept obligation to Lilly for compliance to the integrity of the company
  • Complete readings of any policy/procedure updates including global medical, Data Sciences and Solutions, and local policies and procedures
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in medical field, Informatics, Life Sciences, Health Information Administration, Statistics, Information Technology, Nursing, Pharmacy
  • 3 years Data Management experience or 5 years experience in drug development in areas intersecting with clinical data management (e.g., clinical operations, statistics, information technology, health outcomes, etc.)
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.
Additional Skills/Preferences
  • Masters degree in medical field, Informatics, Life Sciences, Health Information Administration, Statistics, Information Technology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Business
  • Experience with the following:
    • Articulating the flow of data (structure and format) from patient to analysis and apply this knowledge to data solutions
    • Deciding the technology platform (system/database) for data acquisition and aggregation
    • Utilization of clinical/drug development knowledge and an ability to liaise effectively with study team members (i.e. Data Sciences, Statistics, PK, Operations, Medical)
    • Strong therapeutic/scientific knowledge in the Oncology field of research
  • SCDM certification
  • Project management experience
  • Vendor management experience
  • Virtual team environment experience
  • Familiarity with clinical data tools and technologies
  • Technical knowledge to develop requirements and/or study/project deliverables (i.e. SAS,Oracle, programming, analytical tools)
  • Experience in forms design and layout
  • Understanding and experience in using data standards
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
Additional Information
  • Domestic and International travel may be required
  • Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.