What does a Clinical Trial Manager (CTM) do?
SummaryWhat does a Clinical Trial Manager (CTM) do?
Typically, a Clinical Trial Manager:
- Reports to, and receives instructions from, the Clinical Project Manager (CPM);
- Supervises and coaches the Clinical Data Manager and Clinical Research Associate ;
- Implements and monitors clinical trials which have been approved by management;
- Periodically visits clinical trial investigators and provides them with their needs, such as Case Report Forms (CRF), drug samples, and stipends;
- Collects CRFs and checks their completeness and accuracy;
- Assists clinical trial investigators in writing the final technical report;
- Performs other duties that may be assigned by the CPM.
- Graduate of life sciences, such as medicine, nursing, physical therapy, psychology, pharmacy, biology, zoology, and medical technology;
- Preferably with some units in courses related to marketing, business, or statistics;
- Has worked in a pharmaceutical company, or related field, for at least 3 years as Clinical Data Manager, or Clinical Research Associate, or Clinical Trial Manager.
A Clinical Trial Manager, after at least 3 years, might progress to Clinical Project Manager.