The Associate Manager, Data Management is reposnsible for line management of Data Management staff including performance reviews, human resource issues and resource assignment. The post holder is typically, but not exclusively, responsible for providing line management of junior Data Management staff. They also provides all clients, both internal and external, with the appropriate quality of service in a cost-effective manner.
Responsible for the line-management of Data Management staff.
Manage direct reports to ensure staff training records are up to date.
Manage direct reports to ensure utilisation targets are met or exceeding target, per job grade.
Responsible for managing performance reviews and issues of direct reports.
Be an active member of the Data Management Leadership team.
Responsible for cascading relevant information from internal and external meetings to direct reports and appropriate colleagues.
Train new employees overall in data management processes.
Responsible for office management (schedules, desk assignments, business continuity planning, disaster recovery, etc.).
In conjunction with the Lead Data Manager, provide input into assessment of resource requirements on a regular basis.
Maintain a comprehensive understanding of Covance Data Management SOPs, Work Instructions (WI) and guidance documents.
Possess knowledge of all other CDS procedural documents that impact Data Management.
Assist with the generation and review of SOPs, Work Instructions etc., when required
Assist with the recruitment of new staff to Data Management.
Build and maintain good Data Management relationships across functional units.
Demonstrate role specific Competencies on consistent basis.
Demonstrate company Values on consistent basis.
Financial authority as it relates to personnel and projects.
Any other duties as assigned by management
University/college degree in life science, pharmacy or related subject preferred but other degrees in would be considered. Alternatively, certification in a related discipline in the science/healthcare field from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing) .
Broad knowledge of drug development process
Understanding of global clinical development budgets and relationship to productivity targets
Knowledge of effective clinical data management practices
Thorough knowledge of ICH Guidelines and GCP including international regulatory
requirements for the conduct of clinical development programs, especially as related to
Minimum five (5) years relevant work experience in data management.
Demonstrated skill for mentoring and leading project teams of staff exceeding 5 employees.
Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
In depth knowledge of clinical trial process and data management, clinical operations, biometrics, quality management, and systems applications to support operations
Working knowledge of the relationship and regulatory obligation of the CRO industry with pharmaceutical/ biotechnological companies.
Ability to lead by example teams on project strategies and achievement of department goals, objectives, and initiatives and to encourage team members to seek solutions.
Demonstrated managerial and interpersonal skills. Previous line management experience would be advantageous.