Start-up Associate

Job Location(s) MY-Petaling Jaya
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Clinical Study Start Up
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Job Overview

- Collect, track and perform a quality review of all essential & investigator documents required for effective and compliant study site activation and maintenance.
- Ensure that all assigned maintenance and Start-up activities are on track and in accordance with client expectations, ICH/GCP, SOPs, budget, quality and applicable laws and guidelines.
- Serve as primary contact for investigative sites and ensure documents required are collected in a timely manner.
- With guidance from line manager and experienced colleagues, adapt Informed Consent Forms and other patient facing material to country specific requirements.
- May support / assist the contract negotiation process under supervision of an experienced colleague or line manager.
- Escalate study issues appropriately and in a timely fashion.
- Update study documents when there are changes in study personnel/study amendments.
- Contribute to the preparation of submissions to IRB/IEC with appropriate supervision.
- Ensure high quality documents are filed and systems are updated on an ongoing and timely basis making Covance ready for an audit at any time.
- Undertake tasks delegated by senior team members, depending upon country and situational requirements with proper supervision.
- Perform other duties as assigned by management.


Level of education preferred (if required or experience level which may be substituted for level of education).
Professional degree/designations/certifications/licenses legally required (i.e. RN, MD, VDM etc.).
- University/College degree (life science preferred), or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriate accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology)


Minimum Required:
- Minimum 0 – 2 + years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job.
- Working knowledge of ICH, FDA, IRB/IEC and other applicable regulations/guidelines. Demonstrated basic understanding of the clinical trial process.


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