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Associate Clinical Trial Manager

Novocure, Portsmouth, NHPosted: August 12, 2023, 11:17pm


Job type: Full-time


About the job

Location: Portsmouth, NH, US, 03801 Boston, MA, US, 02114 Richmond, VA, US, 23173 Parsippany, NJ, US, 07005 Stamford, CT, US, 06831 Hartford, CT, US, 06101 Baltimore, MD, US, 21287 Miami, FL, US, 33138 Princeton, NJ, US, 08540 Atlanta, GA, US, 30301 Wayne, PA, US, 19087 Pittsburg, PA, US, 15106 Charlotte, NC, US, 28105 Roanoke, VA, US, 24001 Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Jacksonville, FL, US, 32203 Orlando, FL, US, 32789 Charlotte, NC, US, 28105

The Associate Clinical Trial Manager (CTM) is responsible for overseeing all phases of global clinical trial management from initiation through closure, in accordance with applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), federal and local regulations, and ICH-GCP guidelines.

Under the oversight of the CTM/Sr. CTM, the Associate CTM is responsible for the procedural leadership of the internal cross-functional Project Team conducting a clinical research trial, as well as the management of Contract Research Organizations (CROs) and other vendors, providing oversight of contracted deliverables and parameters. The Associate CTM oversees investigative site feasibility, selection and start-up, clinical monitoring and site management, medical monitoring, data management and biostatistics, safety, clinical records, medical writing, supply chain, regulatory submissions, and trial finances.

The Associate CTM is accountable for ensuring project objectives are achieved on time, within budget, and as per defined quality standards.

This is a full-time, exempt, field based position reporting to the Associate Director, Clinical Trial Management.


  • Under the oversight of the CTM/Sr. CTM, manages assigned clinical trials, Phases I-IV, for investigational devices in accordance with the Clinical Investigational Plan (CIP), applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), federal and local regulations, ISO standards, and ICH-GCP guidelines.
  • Leads internal and external cross-functional Project Teams, overseeing day-to-day operations, to achieve project objectives in alignment with corporate targets, i.e. enrollment, site activation, and financial performance goals
  • Serves as the primary Sponsor contact for all project stakeholders both internally and externally, including for CROs/vendors
  • Manages CROs/vendors, when services are outsourced, providing oversight of contracted deliverables and parameters; may serve as key member of governance or oversight committees
  • Supports project financial planning, management, and change control, including vendor contracts and budgets, change orders and amendments, invoice review, budget reconciliations and forecasting
  • Supports in the selection and contracting of vendors, including reviewing Scope of Work (SOW) in collaboration with clinical procurement
  • Provides oversight of and drives project communications across functional areas, including regular status updates, project tracking, and project reporting
  • Supports the development and evaluation of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) throughout the trial
  • Supports the development and management of the project timeline, forecasting and tracking milestones
  • Develops or oversees the development and implementation of cross-functional clinical trial documents, including but not limited to: Protocols, ICF Templates, CRFs, study plans, manuals, site-facing materials, and Clinical Study Reports (CSRs)
  • Oversees the development, maintenance, and final transfer of the electronic Trial Master File (eTMF); oversees routine TMF review
  • Oversees and/or assists with IRB/IEC and regulatory submissions and meetings as required; liaises with global team to ensure alignment with study objectives and milestones
  • Oversees internal Project Team training and tracking of training documentation
  • Performs risk management, including identifying, tracking, and evaluating potential risks and mitigation strategies; maintains risk log and implements risk responses
  • Documents and escalates project and quality issues; initiates and conducts corrective/preventive actions as required
  • Collaborates internally to oversee clinical supplies and device management
  • Supports protocol deviation management, including tracking and routine review
  • Participates in site feasibility assessment, potential investigator identification, and site selection
  • Oversees clinical monitoring and site management; reviews monitoring visit reports and conducts co-monitoring visits
  • Participates in the development of site budget templates and reviews site contracts, budgets and invoices where required
  • Supports study-specific quality audits and regulatory authority inspections, acting as a Subject Matter Expert (SME)
  • Trains and mentors other Clinical Operations personnel, providing leadership oversight and motivation
  • Participates in the implementation of departmental Objectives and Key Results (OKRs); recommends process improvements and initiatives to enhance operations
  • Other related duties, as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent work experience, preferably in Life Sciences required
  • Minimum of 4 years clinical research industry experience required
  • Minimum of 2 years study conduct experience in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, CRO, or Clinical Research Unit environment required; device trial experience preferred
  • Global trial management experience preferred
  • Oncology experience preferred
  • Site monitoring experience preferred
  • Knowledge of scientific experimental design and methodology, including principles and methods of basic medical and/or clinical research
  • Knowledge of global regulations, ISO standards, and ICH-GCP guidelines for the conduct of clinical trials in human subjects
  • Working knowledge of clinical trial systems (i.e. EDC, eTMF, CTMS, etc.)
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail, precision, and accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, providing clear, concise, timely, and relevant information
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously, proactively problem-solve, and manage competing priorities
  • Ability to work well in a team as well as independently with limited oversight; is self-motivated and results-driven


  • Ability to travel ~20-35%, both domestically and internationally
  • Fluent in English; excellent English verbal and written communication skills


Our vision

Patient-forward: aspiring to make a difference in cancer.

Our patient-forward mission

Together with our patients, we strive to extend survival in some of the most aggressive forms of cancer by developing and commercializing our innovative therapy.

Our patient-forward values

– innovation

– focus

– drive

– courage

– trust

– empathy

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans.



Nearest Major Market: Portsmouth
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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