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Manager, Global Clinical Monitoring

Precision for Medicine

Precision for Medicine

Frederick, MD, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

Position Summary:

  • The Manager Global Clinical Monitoring (GCM) offers an additional development path for clinical research professionals. Responsibilities are focused on the management and career development of the organization’s Clinical Research Associate (CRA) workforce as well as supporting the development of departmental initiatives to strengthen the quality and productivity of GCM operations.
  • This position requires the ability to independently lead, manage, and motivate a team of CRAs (employee and/or consultant) to a standard consistent with Precision for Medicine’s values and overall focus on quality. Specific focus will be to ensure the right resources are assigned to projects and that those resources have the tools necessary to be successful. In addition, this position will provide the CRAs with career development and support, to minimize turnover and maintain high levels of employee satisfaction

Essential functions of the job include but are not limited to:

  • Generate action plans and provide developmental/strategic oversight to optimize CRA services, with a focus on high quality delivery of individual/team/departmental goals.
  • Assist with and contribute to project resourcing to ensure proper level and allocation resource is assigned for each project within their hierarchy (with respect to project phase). Update tracking systems and interface with project teams.
  • Collaborate with the Clinical Team Leads/Clinical Trial Managers and Clinical Operations Management Team to ensure that resource needs and site requirements are met appropriately.
  • Develop, mentor, manage and coach CRA staff to progress their skills so that Precision for Medicine quality standards are maintained. Advocate individual career development, and individual responsibility/accountability.
  • Perform accompanied site visits to assess CRA skills and developmental needs, as well as assist CRAs with project specific issues.
  • Identify quality risks and issues and recommend corrective action plans as needed to leadership team to address deficiencies in performance of employees.
  • Ensure that all staff have the proper resources, training, materials, and access to systems to deliver on the expectations of their position.
  • Ensure CRAs provide timely and accurate updates of all required administrative material (SOPs, T&E, etc.) on company systems.
  • Work with the Clinical Operations Management Team to continually improve and enhance CRA expectations and procedures to promote quality, consistency and efficiency in execution.
  • Develop and maintain metrics pertinent to CRA resource oversight, and work with Clinical Operations Management Team on the evaluation of these metrics.
  • Participate in the interview process for new CRAs by conducting CV review and participating in the interviewing process.
  • Conduct on-boarding training for new CRA staff in conjunction with Human Resources, Clinical Training and other functional areas.
  • Represent Precision for Medicine in a professional manner
  • Manage CRA staff in accordance with Precision for Medicine’s values and policies.
  • Secondary responsibilities include assisting with the planning, assigning, and directing of work as well as gathering performance feedback to contribute to appropriate action plans.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Leadership


Minimum Required:

  • Graduate, postgraduate, 4-year college degree, or equivalent experience ideally in a scientific or healthcare discipline

Other Required:

  • At least 7 years or more in clinical operations, data management or related discipline either in CRO or Pharmaceutical industry with a minimum of 5 years onsite monitoring experience.
  • Monitoring experience includes use of electronic data capture systems as well as paper and electronic medical records.
  • 3-5 years of direct supervisory experience managing CRAs is expected in candidates for this position including:
  • Experience creating effective development programs for clinical staff.
  • Experience developing evaluation processes, performing gap analysis, and ensuring all clinical staff are properly trained to perform their duties consistent with Precision for Medicine quality standards
  • Ability to drive and availability for domestic and international travel including overnight stays, with an expectation of travel approximately 25%.


  • Experience in the Therapeutic area/country of the staff assigned to manage



  • Demonstrates mastery knowledge of ICH-GCP, applicable local regulatory requirements, relevant Precision for Medicine SOPs, technical CRA knowledge of all phases of study (including remote monitoring and clinical data review) as well as regulatory guidance.
  • High capacity for Emotional Intelligence and a passion for people management and development.
  • As part of overall line management responsibilities, ability to develop training plans and hold personnel accountable to achieving training goals or addressing training needs
  • Deep knowledge of how clinical research centers operate along with the ability to teach CRAs to solve site and execution related problems at the site level.
  • Demonstrates understanding and ability to work with EMRs and EDCs
  • Exhibits high self-motivation and is able to work and plan independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Motivates other members of the project team to meet timelines and project goals.
  • Highly organized, ability to set priorities and possesses excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Focuses on continuous improvement, including the ability to make proactive assessments on how to make processes more efficient and people more effective.
  • Understands clinical trials methodology, including a working knowledge of protocols and indications being studied.
  • Ability to develop, coach and mentor CRA staff.
  • Demonstrates a high degree of professionalism, as evidenced by punctuality, ability to deliver on commitments, an understanding of the service culture and positive interactions with customers and teammates, including good interpersonal skills.
  • Communicates both verbally and in written form in an acceptable manner.
  • Conducts formal presentations to a wide variety of audiences including colleagues, investigative staff, and clients with a high level of proficiency.
  • Possesses practical knowledge of IT tools and systems in use on project teams.
  • Values system and work ethic consistent with Precision Values and Company Principles
Precision is required by law in some states or cities to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to: skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Precision, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. This role is also eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, health insurance, retirement savings benefits, life insurance and disability benefits, parental leave, and paid time off for sick leave and vacation, among other benefits.
Reasonable estimate of the current range
$113,900$170,900 USD

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