Contract Clinical Scientist

400.00 - 500.00 GBP Daily
27 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A well-known international pharmaceutical company with sites around the globe is looking to hire a Contract Clinical Scientist. The company specialises in developing and producing medicines and vaccines for a wide range of therapeutic areas including oncology, cardiology and immunology. The clinical scientist support multiple tasks within the categories of 1) protocol and study design, strategy and training, 2) data review and interpretation, 3) study scientific integrity and oversight, 4) safety review and communication, 5) regulatory document, study report and publication preparation and review.

Job Overview:

  • Support protocol development and protocol amendments
  • Create protocol training materials for site management
  • Provide protocol training at the Investigator meeting
  • Complete clinical sections of the Site Reference Manual
  • Create informed consent form templates, and review site prepared ICFs
  • Support the preparation of other clinical documents as required
  • Responsible for review of subject level data across a study and for coordinating with the Lead Clinician for study level review as delegated
  • Lead or participate in study analysis and decision point preparation including interim analysis, stopping rules, DMC and DSMB management
  • Interpret data and identify issues of moderate complexity in the data
  • Independently prepares efficient plan for medical review of data
  • Support the Lead Clinician to provide medical/scientific guidance during the execution of the study
  • Answers specific site management protocol questions as needed
  • Assist in medical issue resolution
  • Responsible for the review of protocol deviation logs
  • Track and reconcile SAEs across a study
  • Report SAEs during Safety Review Team meetings
  • Review and approval of subject narratives as delegated by the Lead Clinician
  • Participate in development and review of study report
  • Responsible for completion of all narrative writing activities
  • Support study team in developing submissions and addressing reporting and regulatory queries (protocol level).
  • Participate in inspection readiness activities

Skills and Requirements:

  • BA/BS Degree in science or health-related field
  • Advanced education and/or training/experience desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to support conduct of clinical trials in industry, academic, or research clinic setting
  • Proven scientific writing skills, with strong inter-personal , written/verbal communication skills
  • International clinical trial experience desirable
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in working in a multidisciplinary, matrix team situation
  • Direct therapeutic area expertise may be required in some instances.
  • Understanding of scientific/clinical principles and ability to work across different therapeutic areas
  • Extensive knowledge of clinical development process including in depth knowledge and understanding of the principles of GCP
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with Pfizer staff and investigator sites.
  • Knowledge of the clinical development process, understand concepts of Phase II-IV and principles of study design. Experience in all phases of the clinical trial including study start, conduct and reporting.
  • Ability to organize tasks, time and priorities of self and others; ability to multi-task
  • Risk management and contingency planning expertise required.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in relating to colleagues and associates both inside and outside of the organization
  • Ability to proactively communicate project issues and actions to mitigate risk and to ensure project members are aware of study status at all times.

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