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ICON Strategic Solutions Site Activation Specialist- IVDR in Boston, Massachusetts


The Site Activation Specialist is responsible for site start-up activities for the assigned studies within the Site Alliance and Site Activation Sub-Chapter under Clinical Operations. The position will require strong stakeholder management working closely with Contracting, Legal, Privacy, Study Teams, CRO, and Sites.


Job Responsibilities

●Responsible for the effective operations and delivery of site activation deliverables across all regions, within the assigned projects.

● Supports the pre-study site identification/selection process for relevant studies through collection and analysis of site feasibility information.

●Maintain regular communications with investigational sites/CRO to ensure timely completion of the required site activation activities/documentation and resolve or escalate issues in a timely manner

●Collect, receive and perform the first review of required study-specific site regulatory/essential documents in accordance with applicable SOPs, guidelines, and study timelines and requirements

●Coordinate Investigator Review Board (IRB)/Ethics Committee (EC)/other relevant regulatory submissions in collaboration with sites/study teams

●Work with sites to ensure informed consent form meets the required regulatory and company requirements. ● Facilitate the translation of essential documents that may be required in languages other than English for the purposes of submission to and approval from Competent Authorities and/or IRB/EC.

●Coordinate the clinical trial insurance process to ensure timely results and support throughout the conduct of the clinical study.

● Support contract and budget negotiations in partnership with Contracting and Study Teams.

● Ensure Purchase orders and Fair Market Value assessments are completed for timely start-start up.

● Support study instrument placements, Obtain import/export licensure

● Support implementation and use of eTools at the site

● Collect and maintain relevant country, local, state, and site-level regulatory intelligence for future use

● Work closely with Study Teams to deliver study start-up tasks.

● Solve identified issues with appropriate timely escalation to the Study Teams ● Support internal audit and external inspection activities; contribute to CAPAs as required. ● May be responsible for other responsibilities as assigned.


Job Qualifications:

● Associate or Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, other life sciences, or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

● Experience in study start-up is required

● Experience with CRO management is a plus.

● Experience in clinical trial planning, including IRB/Ethics Committee, Competent authority submissions and contracts

● Knowledge of clinical trial methodologies, medical terminology, ICH/GCP

● Must be fluent in English, and the language of the appointed location

● Working knowledge of global and local regulatory requirements (IVDR and other applicable regulations) is a plus.

● Understand the quality expectations and emphasis on the right first time, attention to detail

● Ability to organize tasks, time, and priorities, ability to multi-task

● Required to support multi-national team members, and flexibility in working hours may be needed.

● Participate and work effectively with multiple cross-functional teams

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Posted Date 7 days ago (11/23/2022 11:42 AM)

ID 2022-97492

Location : Location US-Remote