Clinical Trials Manager-Liver Disease

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 12/7/2016

Gilead Sciences, Inc Foster City, CA

Foster City, CA
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree



Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products that are benefiting hundreds of thousands of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

Being Here Matters! Meet the team:


* Serves as the key operational contact with external investigators and internal stakeholders, for successful implementation of Gilead (GS), Collaborative (CO), Investigator Sponsored Research (ISR) Studies, expanded access programs, and compassionate use programs

* Has ability to critically evaluate scientific proposal or protocol, and budget for clinical operation feasibility and fair market value assessment

* Establishes strong partnerships with external investigators and collaborators to ensure ongoing activities (e.g. sponsor updates, drug shipments, publications, milestone payments, etc) for CO and ISR studies are executed in a timely manner and with high quality

* Establishes strong cross-functional relationships and exhibits strong leadership skills with counterparts in other functional teams (e.g., CSM, CCF, DSPH, and Medical Affairs) to ensure efficient execution of the study management processes.

* Proactively identifies potential operational challenges and in collaboration with senior team members provides resolution plans to ensure study remains on track

* Implements and maintains working processes to promote high quality, efficient, and compliant systems and tools for CO and ISR study management

* Maintains a good understanding of industry standards and regulations for CO and ISR studies and keep abreast of any new changes and developments impacting Late Phase clinical operations.

* Organizes and leads clinical operational meetings

* Maintains internal Clinical Operations databases and document repositories

* For GS studies, drafts and coordinates review of relevant documents including protocols, informed consents, case report forms, monitoring plans, and clinical study reports

* Must be able to understand, interpret and explain protocol requirements to others

* Maintains study timelines

* Coordinates review of data listings and preparation of interim/final clinical study reports

* Assists in determining the activities to support a project s priorities within functional area

* For GS studies, contributes to development of RFPs and participates in selection of CROs/vendors

* For GS studies, may be asked to train CROs, vendors, investigators and study coordinators on study requirements

* Contributes to development of study budget

* May serve as a resource for others within the company for clinical trials management expertise

* Able to examine functional issues from an organizational perspective

* Participates in the recruiting and hiring process for CPA/CTMA/Sr. CTMA and support their professional development

* May contribute to development of abstracts, presentations and manuscripts

* Under supervision, may design scientific communications within the company

* Must be able to participate in multiple departmental or interdepartmental strategic initiatives under limited supervision

* Must have a general, functional expertise to support SOP development and implementation

* Travel may be required

* Collaborates with local medical affairs colleagues on country specific studies and initiatives

* Provides knowledge and expertise on country specific regulations, site experience, and suitability for development studies



* Excellent teamwork, communication, decision-making and organizational skills are required

* Thorough knowledge of FDA and/or EMA Regulations (or relevant local regulations), ICH Guidelines, and GCP governing the conduct of clinical studies

* Working knowledge and experience with Word, PowerPoint and Excel

* Must meet all requirements for Sr. Clinical Trials Management Associate position and have demonstrated proficiency in all relevant areas

Experience and Skills:

* At least 5+ years of experience and a BS or BA in a relevant scientific discipline

* At least 5+ years of experience and an RN (2 or 3 year certificate)

As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.

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