Senior Study Manager Job

Employer
Merck
Location
Gwynedd, PA, US
Posted
June 15 2017
Discipline
Other
Organization Type
Pharma
Senior Study Manager-CLI006026

Description

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck is on a quest for cures and is committed to being the world’s premier, most research-intensive biopharmaceutical company. Today, we’re doubling down on this goal. Merck Research Laboratories is a true scientific research facility of tomorrow, and will take Merck’s leading discovery capabilities and world-class small molecule and biologics R&D expertise to create breakthrough science that radically changes the way we approach serious diseases.

Accountable for the operational planning, feasibility, and execution of a clinical protocol. May lead team in key study planning, development and execution elements (e.g., data management deliverables, protocol level plans/timelines, country/site selection, system updates, Investigator Meeting planning, communication plans, preparation of status update reports, study closeout activities). May serve as the clinical trial team (CTT) lead. Leads team for timeline management, risk identification and mitigation, issue resolution. May facilitate and collaborate with key internal/external stakeholders (study team, subsidiary country teams, vendors, committees, etc) in support of clinical study objectives. Accountable for managing any study specific partners and/or vendors.

Qualifications

Education:

- Degree in the Life Sciences or significant experience in clinical development (> 11 years)

- Bachelor’s degree with 7+ years; or MS with 5+ years; or PhD with <2 years relevant career experience

Required:

- Pharmaceutical and/or clinical drug development experience.

- Excellent oral (including presentation) and written communication, computer/ database management and project management skills.

- Ability to influence and collaborate internally as well as externally with partners and study-related vendors.

Preferred:

- Vaccine clinical trial experience preferred but not required.

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@merck.com.

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Job: Clinical Research - Clin Ops

Job Title:Sr. Scientist, Clin. Operations

Primary Location: NA-US-PA-Upper Gwynedd

Other Locations: NA-US-NJ-Rahway

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Shift (if applicable): N/A

Company Trade Name:Merck

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