Utrecht, Netherlands
Posted by: Astra Zeneca
01 May
30 Jun expires

Global Study Manager

Utrecht, Netherlands
Job Description

As a Global Clinical Study Manager you will be working on the delivery of phase I/II clinical oncology studies ensuring quality and compliance. In the portfolio we have a big variety of studies like First Time in Human studies, big platform studies, DDI studies as well as small studies with healthy volunteers. You will work with (combinations of) targeted therapy, immune oncology and in the near future with CAR-T compounds. In addition you will work in a cross-functional study management team with colleagues from various departments including Regulatory, Data Management, Statistics, Programming, Safety, Translation Science and Medical Writing. You will also closely manage vendors such as CRO's, laboratories and various sites worldwide.

In this role you will report to one of the Group Associate Directors Clinical Operations who is also based at our offices in Oss. Depending on the complexity of the project, you might operationally also report to a Senior Global Study Manager or a Global Study Leader who may be based in Oss (NL), UK or US.


What will you be doing?
You coordinate and manage all the work required within the clinical trial(s), including:
•    Reviewing the clinical research protocol, writing/reviewing  plans, ICFs and other study-related documents.
•    Managing one or more vendors (CRO; central laboratories, imaging vendor etc.)including, contract review and negotiation for  scope of work.
•    Keep an overview on progress of the studies, proactively identify and resolve issues to complete the studies within time, budget and quality requirements.
•    Supporting risk management and quality assurance.
•    Monitoring deadlines for internal team members and external vendors.
•    Supporting Regulatory and Ethical submissions.
•    Managing eTMF 
•    Supporting preparation and completing audits and inspections.

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Desired Skills & Experience

   Minimum Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Sciences or related studies. 
•    At least 3 years of clinical study experience with a CRO or a pharmaceutical company is a must. 
•    Excellent knowledge of ICH-GCP.
•    Experience in oncology is preferred.  
•    Competencies: helicopter view, excellent communication & written skills, ‘can do mentality’, strong organizational skills, be pro-active, work accurately and being able to multitask. In addition you have attention to details, excellent problem solving skills and able to manage priorities.
•    Excellent knowledge of the English language (both written and verbally). It would be a benefit if you speak Dutch.


You are currently living in the Netherlands or willing to relocate to Utrecht, Gelderland, Noord-Brabant or Limburg.

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 Utrecht, Netherlands