Associate Director, Study Data Manager

Hiring By - Biostaffic

 BioPharma

Canada

Job Highlights

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Associate

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Location: Mississauga, Ontario (Hybrid 3 days/week in office)
AstraZeneca Canada:
At AstraZeneca, we pride ourselves on crafting a collaborative culture that champions knowledge-sharing, ambitious thinking and innovation – ultimately providing employees with the opportunity to work across teams, functions and even the globe.
Recognizing the importance of individualized flexibility, our ways of working allow employees to balance personal and work commitments while ensuring we continue to create a strong culture of collaboration and teamwork by engaging face-to-face in our offices 3 days a week. Our head office and BlueSky Hub in downtown Toronto are purposely designed with collaboration in mind, providing space where teams can come together to strategize, brainstorm and connect on key projects.
Our dedication to sustainability is also central fito our culture and part of what makes AstraZeneca a great place to work. We know the health of people, the planet and our business are interconnected which is why we’re taking ambitious action to tackle some of the biggest challenges of our time, from climate change to access to healthcare and disease prevention.
Our Oncology Research and Development Team:
Oncology is driven by speed. Here you will be backed by leadership and empowered at every level to prioritize and make bold moves. Our pioneering approach is identifying and treating patients earlier, focusing on early-stage cancer trials and listening and evolving based on their needs.
Join a dedicated Oncology team that’s growing fast and building a strong track record of success.
What you'll do:
Our data management team supports our global clinical studies from study start-up, to study close-out. The Associate Director, Study Data Manager (ADSDM) works with various study leaders building positive relationships across cross-functional teams to bring data integrity and ensure data quality of AstraZeneca's global late phase studies.
As a core member of the study team, the ADSDM is responsible for the overall quality and integrity of the clinical database, working positively with global study teams to ensure that AstraZeneca’s Clinical Data is collected, managed, documented and reported clearly, accurately, and securely based on the study’s protocol and to the highest scientific industry standards.
Accountabilities:
  • Coordinate the Clinical Data management deliverables on assigned studies depending on the relevant model and DM Vendor. Takes accountability and serves as the first line of contact at the study level.
  • Demonstrates leadership and operational knowledge in the planning and delivery of CDM deliverables at a study level potentially under mentorship from a Principle Clinical Project Data Manager.
  • Communicates and collaborates effectively with all study level team members. Primary point of contact for DM vendor and provides guidance and supervision to Lead Data Manager/DM Team Lead working on the study (CRO or in-house).
  • Oversight of the day to day operational aspects of CDM for assigned studies; Responsible to identify risks and collaborate with the DM Vendor to mitigate the risk.
  • Understands therapeutic area, indication or program specific data capture standards and AZ standards.
  • Provide input into CDM related activities associated with regulatory inspections/audits for assigned studies.
  • May provide input to the selection and use of software systems, devices and vendors.
  • Responsible for compliance to Trial Master File requirements relating to DM Vendor
  • Support Senior Leaders to oversee CDM Vendor performance, depending on relevant model. Review, assess and manage DM Vendor delivery against KPIs, budget and overall performance. Oversees vendor timelines and milestone deliverables for the assigned studies. Ensures DM Vendor billing is accurate and gives recommendations for payment of invoices.
  • Drive adherence to AZ CDM standards and processes for data quality and consistency of data capturing for assigned studies.
  • Maintain an awareness of the external and internal models in order to participate in change initiatives and continuous improvement activities related to CDM operating models.
  • Demonstrates willingness to take on ad hoc activities consistent with current or experience in support of CDM.
  • Mentoring junior Clinical Data management colleagues
Essentials:
  • Education: Minimum of a BSc in life sciences or related subject, pharmacy nursing or equivalent degree
  • Strong Data Management experience in the Biotech/Pharma/CRO industry
  • Demonstrated current understanding of GCP and regulatory requirements as they relate to data management systems and activities
  • Demonstrated current understanding of Good Clinical Data Management Practices (GCDMP)
  • Experience of clinical databases, different clinical data management systems and electronic data capture (EDC)
  • Demonstrate understanding and experience in query management process and reconciliation activities
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective problem and conflict solving skills
  • Ability to work in a global team environment
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
Desirable:
  • Certified Clinical Data Manager (CCDM) via the Society of Clinical Data Management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of clinical and pharmaceutical drug development process
  • State of the art understanding of database structures, data standards (CDISC) and practices as they apply to CRF design, database development, data handling and reporting
  • Knowledge of SQL, 4GL, VBA or R software
  • Demonstrated understanding of clinical data system design / development / validation and system interoperability.
  • Excellent understanding and demonstration of the AZ values and behaviors
  • Demonstrated professionalism, diplomacy, mutual respect and ability to manage and value diversity and cultural differences while promoting productivity through encouragement
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with external partners
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of management
Great People want to Work with us! Find out why:
  • GTAA Top Employer Award for 9 years
  • Learn about our culture
  • Learn more about working with us in Canada
  • View our YouTube channel
Are you interested in working at AZ, apply today!
AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion and providing a workplace that is free from discrimination. AstraZeneca is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities. Such accommodation is available on request in respect of all aspects of the recruitment, assessment and selection process and may be requested by emailing AZCHumanResources@astrazeneca.com.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No

Location:

  • Canada

Experience:

  • Associate

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 18, 2024
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