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A global healthcare leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. A pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented and performance driven people. All of which makes them one of the most rewarding employers in their field.

Post: Clinical Data Manager

Job Description:
Provide timely and professional ongoing management of clinical trial data on multiple trials by identifying and resolving errors and inconsistencies in eCRF/pCRF data to ensure consistently high standard database(s) with respect to cost, quality and timelines. 1.Provide professional DM input as required on in-house and outsourced trials. 2.Input to and review of clinical trial database design including User Acceptance Testing (UAT). 3.Responsible for the Validation and Analysis Plan (VAP) meeting for the clinical trial, which includes chairing the meeting, writing the study specific validation checks and necessary reports to ensure high quality and consistent data. Drive the same with vendors as needed. 4.Identify errors and inconsistencies; resolve them or initiate their resolution either via the field monitor or directly with the investigational site, to ensure high quality and timely database locks. 5.Review and contribute to preparation of protocols as required to support CPOs, spe-cifically related to the data management section, visit schema, study design and standards. 6.Responsible for preparation of Case Report Forms (CRFs) and CRF completion Guidelines (CCGs), electronic or paper. Drive the same with vendors as needed. 7.Support and provide leadership for data management staff for allocated trials. 8.Freeze and lock data as appropriate in time for statistical review, blinded interim quality review, interim and final database lock. Drive the same with vendors as required. 9.Perform training on data management software and practices or trial specific topics as required. 10.Prepare training materials for data management activities and processes as required. 11.Travel if required as needed.

Candidate Profile:
University or college degree in life science, computer science, pharmacy, nursing or equivalent relevant degree. Fluent English (oral and written).
1.2 or more years experience in drug development with at least 2 years experience in Data Management.
2.University Science Degree in life sciences, pharmacy, nursing or equivalent relevant experience.
3.Excellent written and oral English skills
4.Understanding of clinical trial methodology, GCP and medical terminology
5.Good computer skills
6.Good organizational and project management skills.
7.Good communication and interpersonal skills
8.Intermediate presentation and problem solving skills
9.Ability to work well in a team
10.May coordinate and provide direction on task to other data management team members

Additional Information:
Experience: 2-3 Years
Education: B.Pharm, B.Sc
Industry Type: Pharma/ Biotech/Clinical Research
Functional Area:
Division: Pharma
Job Type: Full Time
Employment Type: Permanent
Job ID:

End Date: 24th Nov., 2013

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