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Principal Data Coordinator (Lead Data Manager)

Company: Premier Research
Reference: CDM UK
Closing Date: 17 Nov 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Comprehensive

Job Summary:

Premier Research helps highly innovative biotech and specialty pharma companies transform life-changing ideas into reality. We have positioned ourselves right in the middle of the action, targeting unmet needs in analgesia, neuroscience, oncology, pediatrics, and rare diseases.


We’re looking for a Principal Data Coordinator (Lead Data Manager) to join our team!

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In this position, you will have the opportunity to serve as a member of the project team with the lead responsibility for reviewing CRFs, data listings, and databases to ensure that all captured data follow the rules outlined by the protocol and data management plan. You will also prepare data management plans, CRF completion guidelines, data management reports and other documents required for preparing and completing databases. You will also coach and provide day to day support to other team members. 

You will be accountable for:

  • Coordinating and acting as point of contact for all data management responsibilities for multiple studies when designated as the Lead Data Manager for the Premier Research project team
  • Preparing data management plans, CRF completion guidelines, data management reports and other documents required for preparing and completing databases
  • Reviewing draft protocols and CRFs for potential data collection and representation, database structure or data entry problems, and provides feedback to the project team
  • Reviewing CRFs, data listings, and databases to ensure all captured data follow the rules outlined by the protocol and data management plan
  • Generating paper and electronic queries to appropriate internal or external personnel (investigational sites, vendors, Clinical Research Associates (CRAs), client representatives) to resolve problematic data identified during every aspect of the data management process
  • Reviewing responses to queries for appropriateness and resolving any discrepancies and modifies the database accordingly
  • Providing coaching, support and mentoring to less experienced team members in data management practices and related technical issues
  • Reviewing and contributing to the development/update of SOPs and Working Guidelines
  • Participating in project costing estimates and proposal review in the business development/change order process
  • Tracking CRFs as they are processed through the Data Management department
  • Serving as the Program Data Manager over a set of projects and data management team members You'll also contribute by:
  • Quality control reviews of the clinical database (entry screens or data listings) against primary documents (e.g., data management plan, case report forms and queries) for data accuracy, consistency and application of predetermined conventions
  • Developing CRFs, eCRFs, and annotated CRFs
  • Coding medical terms in accordance with coding conventions

You'll need this background to be considered:

  • Educated to Bachelor’s degree level or equivalent
  • A minimum of 5 years data management experience
  • Understanding and experience with up to date MS Windows Operating Systems and applications and at least one Database Management System (e.g., SAS, DataLabs, Rave, Oracle Clinical, TrialMaster, etc.)
  • Attentive to details and able to independently resolve a variety of issues without close supervision
  • Organization & planning skills
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology
  • Excellent English communication skills (verbal, written & interpersonal)


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Contact Information:

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Tel:  +44 (0) 118 936 4000
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