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Senior Clinical Operations Manager (remote)

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Little Ferry
Posted on: November 12, 2021

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Job Description
Are you looking for a patient-focused company to inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as an Senior Clinical Operations Manager in our Cambridge/Lexington office or remotely reporting to the Clinical Operations Leadership team.

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to accomplish their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and work toward excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to provide a Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.
Here, you will be a necessary contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.


Lead operational strategy and oversee execution of clinical studies for an assigned clinical program(s), supporting clinical strategy defined in Clinical Development Plan. In close collaboration with Clinical Operations Program Lead(s), you will:
Oversee the development of studies in assigned clinical program(s) in compliance with quality standards (including ICH GCP, local regulations and Takeda SOPs), and on budget.
Oversee Strategic Partners, CROs, and other 3rd party vendors to meet Takeda's obligations described in ICH-GCP and Takeda's goals.

The assigned clinical studies may be high complexity and high risk, e.g. multiple indications, data safety monitoring boards and endpoint review committees, interim analyses, requiring the coordination of multiple vendors, or other special assessments. More than one study or more than one program may be assigned.

Provide operational expertise and strategic input for assigned clinical trials.
Provide expertise and operational input into protocol synopsis, final protocol and other study related documents.
Challenges study team to ensure operational feasibility, inclusive of patient and site burden.
Validate budget and ensure impacts are adequately addressed.
Participate in country and site feasibility/selection process, with a focus on providing country insights, corporate agreement and therapeutic expertise to ensure understanding between study execution plan and program strategy.
Challenge study team to ensure timelines meet the needs of the clinical development plan.
Ensure new team members and vendors are onboarded.
Lead the development of the Operational Strategy in preparation for Operational Strategy Review; focus on ensuring accurate assumptions are applied and risk management plans are in place.
Provide guidance to strategic partners/CRO to ensure study issues are addressed and resolved.
Oversee study budget planning and management, and accountable for external spend related to study execution.
Work with Clinical Operations Program Leader(s), Global Program Management, and Finance to ensure that budgets, enrollment, and gaiting are accurate; Communicate study status, cost and issues to Clinical Operations Program Lead(s); serve as escalation point for vendors managed by Strategic Partner or other CROs.
Oversee strategic partners/CRO/vendor selection, budget and contract negotiation, and proper guidance of performance for all activities assigned to a strategic partner/CRO/vendor for assigned studies, including escalation of issues to governance committees when warranted.
Specific areas of sponsor oversight include:
Approval of essential monitoring documents/plans, periodic review of outputs and actions related to monitoring.
Review and endorsement of relevant study plans, as applicable.
Study team meeting management and attendance; regular review of meeting agendas and minutes.
Review outcomes/actions related to protocol deviations review; primary purpose of review is to help identify trends across sites or the study.
Documented review and monitoring of risks and decisions at the study level and implementation of mitigation strategies.
In partnership with data management, review and pressure test all database timelines and plans; ensure linkage between the strategy (i.e., filing/registration, data generation) with the tactical plan for database lock and CSR.
Ensure studies are "inspection ready" at all time; may be involved in regulatory inspections by preparing for and attending the inspections.
Represent the Senior Clinical Operations Manager role in functional projects or working groups.
Help with onboarding and mentoring of new or junior COMs.
May assist the program COPL in your role.

Bachelor's Degree (Life Sciences) or international equivalent.
6+ years' experience in pharmaceutical industry or clinical research organization, including 4+ years clinical study management.
Experience must include either early phase clinical studies or Phase 2 and 3 studies and global/international studies or programs.
Experience in more than one therapeutic area is advantageous.
Knowledge in global regulatory and compliance requirements for clinical research, including US CFR, EU CTD, and ICH GCP.
Awareness of local country requirements is also required.
excellence in project management and matrix leadership.
Fluent business English.

Requires approximately 5-20 % travel, including overnight and international travel to other Takeda sites, strategic partners, and therapeutic area required travel.

401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
Tuition reimbursement
Company match of charitable contributions
Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
Community Outreach Programs

Location and Salary Information:
Location(s): Remote
Base Salary Range: $140K-$160K based on candidate professional experience level.

This posting is made in compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, C.R.S. - 8-5-101 et seq.

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EEO Statement
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