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Clinical Project Leader

Inventiv Health Clinical

This is a Contract position in Laval region, QC posted October 3, 2017.

Job Description

This position is home based only going into the Laval as needed for periodic meetings

· Diabetes and/or Oncology experience (preferably both)

· Fluent in French & English

· 1 to 2 years of trial management experience from CRO/Pharma

· 6-7 years of experience in the industry

· Must be within driving distance to the Laval office or Montreal location – (STILL DETERMINING IF THE PERSON WILL HAVE TO REPORT

Location (Full work location address): Home based

$110,000 CAD and bonus to 5%

Must haves:

· Remote position

· 3+ years of CPM experience from pharma/CRO

· 3 + years of Oncology experience

· Must have project management experience (2+ years), but also like this work, it will be very fast paced to start, working with co-cpls so team collaboration is essential

· Need someone who is accountable, takes initiative, follows through with issues and challenges to resolutions.

· Strategy is key: recruitment planning, milestone planning etc..

Highlights should include:

# years of clinical research

# years of project management

Minimum Requirements:

Knowledge and Skills:

· Working knowledge of clinical study development, FDA regulations and ICH/GCP guidelines.

· Operational planning experience.

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written), including proficiency in medical terminology.

· Professional demeanor with ability to interact effectively with scientists and managers from multiple disciplines; serves to provide internal operational expertise on assigned area and liaise with external organizations specific to clinical trial.

· Strong organizational and time management skills.

· Self-motivation and attention to detail.

· Proficient with computer systems, or willingness to learn.

Education and Experience:

· CPL-Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of clinical research experience.

· 1-2 years of field monitoring experience.

· Prior demonstration of an ability to manage people and projects.

Job Description:


The primary role of the Clinical Project Leader (CPL), is to act as the key operational interface with internal and external services to develop, implement, maintain and improve operational processes for US clinical trial conduct. This position supports the US CRU Clinical Investigators, medical advisor (MA), in the conduct and management of clinical trials in the US. Supervises in-house Clinical Research Associates (CRA’s), Clinical Project Assistants (CPA’s), contract CRA’s, and coordinates activities of Regional CRA’s for US clinical trials with awareness of related functions and roles. Significant operational planning and analysis is required.


1. Responsible for the overall adequacy of conduct, data quality, compliance and adherence to timelines for their assigned trial(s) in the US.

2. Interface with corporate CTMs, Regional CRA Team, MAs and CSDs for operational input for feasibility, trial design/methodology, standard US medical practice and data capture.

3. Develop and manage the US trial budget. Overall responsibility for negotiation of financial aspects of clinical trial.

4. Collaborate with medical function in the safety evaluation of study subjects in ongoing trials.

5. Ensure all aspects of study site management i.e. recruitment of qualified investigators, site initiations, conduct investigator meetings for US only studies, ensure enrollment criteria are met and other aspects of the study management as appropriate.

6. Management responsibility of in-house CRAs and CPA’s. Responsible for mentoring and team cohesion. CPL mentoring as needed.

7. Facilitate development of study tools and appropriate tracking systems for coordination of trials, grants, enrollment status and clinical supplies. Ensures adherence to contractual obligations of local vendor relative to the service provided, as appropriate. Contribute to operational details in specifications for local vendor contracts, as needed.


· Fulfillment of project timelines and patient accrual goals is primary goal/challenge. Motivating team effectiveness and communicating with Regional Teams and Management Teams is also high priority goal. [Partnering, mentoring, overseeing, responding proactively will aid in problem solving]

Internal and External Relationships:

· Internal: Project team members (daily) Regional Staff, Clinical Trial Team, MA, ICTM, CDM, CQ&C and other functional areas (as needed)

· Select/Manage External: Clinical study site personnel, vendors (as needed)

Company DescriptionINC Research/inVentiv Health (Nasdaq:INCR) is the only fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization. Our company, including a Contract Research Organization (CRO) and Contract Commercial Organization (CCO), is purpose-built to address new market realities where clinical and commercial share expertise, data and insights to accelerate biopharmaceutical performance. With more than 22,000 employees and the ability to support customers in more than 110 countries, our global scale and deep therapeutic alignment enables INC Research/inVentiv Health to help customers successfully navigate an increasingly complex environment.
For more information on our Raleigh, N.C.-based company, visit incresearch.com or inventivhealth.com.

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