Title : Country Study Specialist -1 Year Contract
Department : Country Clinical Operations
Location : Mississauga Campus
The Country Study Specialist (CSS) is responsible for providing project co-ordination and operational solutions to support Country Study Managers (CSMs) and to provide clinical trial oversight to local study teams to enable effective trial management.
Provide essential operational co-ordination and support to Country Study Managers (CSMs) and Local Study Teams (LSTs)
Proactive contribution to study start-up and patient recruitment strategies and activities to support efficient trial management
Study communication via development and distribution of affiliate newsletters for investigators and LSTs
Support CSM by ensuring that Monitors have site recruitment plans, site activations are happening according to timelines and non-
productive sites are closed
Responsible for the co-ordination and oversight of local affiliate study level audit / inspection audit action plan activities
Coordinate country communication plan, budget and payment plan based on country financial plan
Ensure collection of site level documents to support country ethics approval and health authority processes
Provide required local customs documentation to meet country requirements for importation / exportation
Provide proactive project co-ordination and study oversight actively involving respective internal and external LST members
Ensure that monitoring reports are being submitted by Clinical Research Organization (CRO) and escalate to CSM as needed;
Review monitoring reports in conjunction with CSM as required
4 years University Degree or Equivalent in a life sciences or nursing preferred.
3 years’ work experience demonstrating knowledge and understanding of clinical trials
Previous experience managing projects is desirable.
Experience working as part of a team with a proven ability to make an active contribution to the team's performance and teamwork
Able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with high flexibility
Proven project management skills to work with a variety of different systems and stakeholders and deliver commitments on time and with quality
Self-motivated and displays initiative / resourcefulness
Ability to work independently with limited supervision
Strong attention to detail
Demonstrated computer literacy, usage of MS Office software, web-based systems and databases.
Ability to communicate clearly and accurately in both written and spoken English
The successful incumbent must be legally permitted to travel to the United States for business purposes
Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit cover letter and resume no later than September 28, 2018.
This position is not eligible for relocation support.
This position is open to applicants legally authorized to work in Canada.
NOTE : All employment is conditional upon the completing and obtaining a satisfactory background check, including educational, employment, references and criminal records (for which a pardon has not been granted) checks.
Roche is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon any legally protected ground. Roche will make a good faith effort to accommodate the individual needs of applicants with disabilities in our recruitment process
AGENCY NOTICE : Please note that Roche Canada does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.
In the absence of a signed Services Agreement with agency / recruiter, Roche Canada will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee.
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