Clinical Trials Manager - Virology

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September 30 2021
Life Sciences, Virology
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Clinical Trials Manager - Virology
United Kingdom - Uxbridge

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

Clinical Trial Manager - Virology

The Clinical Operations team is responsible for the execution of all Phase 1-4 clinical trials, across all therapeutic areas, around the world. In partnership with Clinical Research, Medical Affairs and other Development Operations functions, Clinical Operations ensures that all clinical trial activities are performed in accordance with applicable SOPs, company policies and regulatory guidelines to provide timely delivery of high quality clinical data to support global registration and commercialisation of Gilead's products.

The CTM role will involve regional management on Phase Ib-III clinical studies, with a strong emphasis on the EMEA region. This team support studies within HIV, Hepatitis and COVID-19.

The successful candidate will be a member of the Global Study team overseen by a Clinical Program Manager. The candidate will likely work across several studies, including involvement from study start-up through study close-out activities, and will work with the CRO to execute the study to agreed timelines and budget. The successful candidate will have the ability to work successfully with cross-functional team members globally and to manage stakeholders accordingly.

Essential Duties and Job Functions
  • Provides regional management of global PIb-III studies managed by Clinical Program Manager
  • Drafts and coordinates review of relevant documents including protocols, informed consents, case report forms, monitoring plans, investigator brochures, and clinical study reports
  • Maintains study timelines
  • Contributes to development of study budget
  • Contributes to development of RFPs and participates in selection of CROs/vendors.
  • Manages CROs/vendors
  • May contribute to development of abstracts, presentations, and manuscripts
  • Train CROs/vendors/investigators/study coordinators on study requirements.
  • Conducts Monitoring/co-monitoring as required
  • Under general supervision, is able to examine functional issues from an organizational perspective
  • Some International travel is required.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Works with Clinical Program Managers to manage regional component of Virology clinical trials and/or the entire process of a local clinical trial, with the ability to identify issues and adapt to changes.
  • Interacts with cross-functional teams internally and externally to ensure trial progress.
  • Will incorporate study logistics and planning to accomplish study objectives.
  • Will serve as the primary point of contact for CROs, addressing questions and applying knowledge to resolve problems.

Knowledge, Experience And Skills
  • Educated to degree level or above within relevant scientific discipline
  • Previous experience in Virology areas would be advantageous but not essential
  • Must have previous study management/coordination experience within clinical department
  • Monitoring experience is desired but not essential
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of FDA and EU Regulations, ICH Guidelines, and GCPs governing the conduct of clinical trials is desirable
  • Must be able to generally understand, interpret, and explain protocol requirements to others
  • Excellent teamwork, decision-making and organizational skills are key to success
  • Strong communication skills

Gilead Core Values
  • Integrity (always doing the right thing),
  • Teamwork (collaborating in good faith)
  • Excellence (working at a high level of commitment and capability)
  • Accountability (taking personal responsibility)
  • Inclusion (encouraging diversity).

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercialises innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
It is the policy of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "Gilead" or the "Company") to recruit select and employ the most qualified persons available for positions throughout the Company. Except if otherwise provided by applicable law, all employment actions relating to issues such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, returns from layoffs, company-sponsored training, education assistance, social and recreational programs are administered on a non-discriminatory basis (i.e. without regard to protected characteristics or prohibited grounds, which may include an individual's gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, veteran status, and age, unless such protection is prohibited by federal, state, municipal, provincial, local or other applicable laws). Gilead also prohibits discrimination based on any other characteristics protected by applicable laws.

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