Covance

Senior Site Selection Specialist

Job Location(s) IN-Bangalore
Job Number
2021-79660
Job Category
Clinical Operations Entry Level
Position Type
Full-Time
Telecommute
Yes

Job Overview

These statements are intended to describe the general nature of the job and are not intended
to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties. These are the specific areas
of accountability requiring decisions or delivery of results. Most positions have between
six to ten key job duties. In this section, list and describe the position’s principal
responsibilities in concise, but comprehensive statements. Include those accountabilities
that are critical to the successful performance of the job. Indicate % of time in a single
work week spent on top 5 – 10 duties (no less than 5% increments).
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 Full/Partial ownership of the Feasibility/Site identification tasks in designated lead studies
inclusive of but not limited to maintaining the site ID tools, running inconsistency checks,
archiving emails at regular intervals.
 Provide support to Site selection lead for an oversight study by maintaining the site ID tools,
CDA review, running inconsistency checks if agreed, archiving emails at regular intervals and
extract bulk PDF using company software as previously agreed.
 Provide support to Site selection lead in their assigned tasks of site list development by
performing inspection checks, past experience checks, Canada Opt in/out, Citeline data
extraction as requested and setting up of site ID tracker.
 Create electronic surveys using company software not limited to study specific surveys and ad
hoc electronic survey request. (E.g., Clinical Quality Control (CQC) visits, feedback, quiz,
database of sites, Pre-screening logs etc.)
 Build scoring tool inclusive of Pre Selection Visit or Risk Based Monitoring tool as needed.
 Engage is share drive cleaning at regular intervals.
 Independently run the automated dashboard as per schedule.
 Perform review of various tasks and provide feedback to site selection specialist inclusive of
but not limited to electronic surveys, site ID tool builds, Inspection check and Citeline data
extraction and provide feedback.
 Maintain master site list for allocated client/indication.
 Run and calculate Site ID monthly metrics every month using the trackers saved by site
selection specialist.
 Lead, participate and review preparation of site selection curve/graph when streamlined.
 Review random Quickbase check clean up done by Site Selection Specialist.
 Responsible for setup and conduct for feasibility/site identification studies according to
timeline and quality standards and client expectations
 Conduct process related trainings to new team members joined as site selection specialist.
 Take on the mentorship role for new team members and report to line manager of progress.
 Learn and utilize the data sources available for site performance data.
 Plan and participate in internal planning meetings
 Ensure accuracy and quality of survey data
 Work with team and other Senior staff to identify potential risks and out of scope activity
 Ensure site identification team in each country is entering and updating internal tracking tools
for the studies assigned.
 Liaise with the global, cross-functional teams, inclusive of legal, start-up, clinical, country
teams, and project management when needed.
 Support Investigator Intelligence database development and maintenance.
 Develop and deliver training of feasibility and site identification requirements/processes
 Plan, lead and participate in the development, implementation, and maintenance of systems.
 Performs any other duties as assigned

Education/Qualifications

Level of education preferred (if required or experience level which may be substituted for level of education).
Professional degree/designations/certifications/licenses.

Experience

Minimum Required:
 Qualified candidate has an Associate’s degree with equivalent work experience or equivalent
years’ relevant work experience.
 Minimum of 4-5 years of full-time working experience, with minimum 1 year in the drug
development or healthcare industry, working in some capacity with data related to investigators
and/or clinical research institutions.
 Other required work-related experiences: Knowledge of ICH/GCP guidelines.
 Experience in protocol or site feasibility related to clinical research, in platforms used for
protocol feasibility, site identification/selection with web based surveys and with master data
management a plus.
Position-specific Requirements:
 Strong understanding of the feasibility, site identification, and selection for clinical trials
 Clinical, start up, project management, or regulatory experience helpful
 Strong writing and presentation skills
 Upholds the highest standard of personal professionalism and work integrity
 Demonstrated ability to work independently
 Strong attention to detail/quality control skills
 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with team members,
management, operations staff, clients, and executive management

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