• Local Trial Manager

    Job Locations (All) | Taiwan-Taipei
    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/8/2018 5:48 AM)
  • Overview

    Providing innovative solutions for our clients is what we do. But innovation just for the sake of innovation isn’t why we do it. Side-by-side with our clients, we strive to move drug discovery forward, to help them develop life-saving and life-improving drugs. We help change people’s lives for the better every single day. It’s who we are. And it’s who you could be too.


    Working fully embedded within one of our pharmaceutical clients, with the support of PRA right behind you, you’ll be at the heart of our client’s innovation.


    As a Local Trial Manager, you will be dedicated to one of our global pharmaceutical clients, a company that values performance, recognises merit and has a high focus on quality. This environment encourages innovation, individuality and embraces people that want to be a part of it.


    We are seeking an experienced Local Trial Manager to work as an integral part of our pharma client’s global study team. The key function of the Local Trial Manager is to provide operational country oversight and monitor progress of local activities of global studies by project managing a clinical team at a country level.


    Working throughout the life-cycle of the trial, from start-up through to database lock and closure activities, key responsibilities will include:

    • To manage the local execution of study activities, leading the local trial team of on-site monitors (Site Managers) and Clinical Trial Assistants; providing them with the necessary tools and training to collectively succeed as a team
    • To serve as the primary point of contact at a country level and report study progress to key stakeholders
    • To lead the feasibility and study start-up process; setting criteria for site selection and managing the site assessment process and proposing sites to the wider global study team
    • To provide expert input into, or even independently create key study plans
    • To develop and implement the use of local study tools (eg recruitment plans, risk management plans)
    • To track the reporting of SAEs
    • To maintain and update trial management systems (with the support of a Clinical Trial Assistant)
    • To plan and participate in investigator meetings
    • To review visit reports for completeness and adherence to the protocol and to identify site issues and trends
    • To collaborate with other study team members as well as investigators and other site staff to build strong working relationships

    A typical working day may include creating study documents, meeting with your team, sharing your expert local knowledge with other internal collaborates and even involvement with process improvement initiatives at a more global level. You will truly be a local study expert and will be expected to leverage your experience.


    You are:


    Organised, creative and confident in taking independent action. To ensure success within this role, the following are required:

    • A proven track record within study management
    • An ability to combine creativity, leadership and experience to empower a team to succeed
    • Prior experience of budget forecasting, feasibility, study start up, on-site monitoring and site management
    • Confidence in your decision-making abilities
    • A working knowledge of a broad range of therapeutic areas
    • A BA or BS degree in a health or science related discipline
    • Fluency in English

    Your health, Your family, Your career — the things that matter to you, matter to us. The benefits of PRA just get better and better.


    PRA Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.


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