Advanced Group

  • Manager of Data Management

    Job Locations US-Nationwide
    Req No.
    Regular Full-Time
    Advanced Clinical
  • Overview

    A Manager of Data Management is responsible for managing the activities of data management studies and staff in a manner that ensures all time frames and targets are met to the client's satisfaction. A Manager of Data Management may oversee all phases of studies for multiple studies across multiple clients and compounds. 


    In addition to their managerial duties, a Manager of Data Management may also have data management responsibilities for one or more studies. 


    Managerial Responsibilities:

    • Train, mentor, monitor, and supervise direct reports (including reviewing training files and monitoring time reporting)
    • Coordinate teams and assign resources and projects to ensure all timelines are adequately met
    • Ensure overall quality and quantity of DM activities
    • Conduct APMS evaluations for direct reports, including guidance toward reaching organizational and career goals
    • Escalate study status and/or employee issues, as necessary
    • Create and verify accuracy and completion of monthly billing reports
    • Understand the Advanced Group of Companies' (AGC) financial plan and Advanced Clinical's (AC) contribution to and support of AGC's financial goals 
    • Maximize productivity of direct reports to exceed AC's revenue goals
    • Create training and establish training programs for new processes
    • Identify possible improvements to current processes, determine new processes that are needed, and initiate a plan to improve or develop processes
    • Standard Operating Procedures
      • Be familiar with and follow department SOPs
      • Ensure staff is adequately trained on and follow all applicable SOPs
      • Create, revise and review SOPs to recognize and prevent potential regulatory issues
    • Interview job applicants and provide feedback to upper management 
    • Other global management responsibilities as requested

    Data Management Responsibilities: 

    • Creation, review and/or approval of study items including, but not limited to: 
      • Project Management Plan (PMP)
      • Study/Global Conventions 
      • Data Management Plan (DMP)
      • Data Cleaning Plan (DCP)
      • Case Report Forms/Electronic Case Report Forms (CRFs/eCRFs)
      • CRF/eCRF Completion Guidelines
      • Database Specifications/Annotated Case Report Forms 
      • Derivation Programming/Testing
      • Validation Programming/Testing
      • Database User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
    • Ensure study tasks are being completed accurately, consistently and within the agreed upon timelines 
    • Perform steps pertaining to database freeze/lock/release and coordinate all related activities
    • Act as the main point of contact for client communication 
    • Conduct, participate in and/or organize study kick off and lessons learned meetings 
    • Create materials for and conduct regularly scheduled meetings with the client 

    Additional Responsibilities: 

    • Perform 1st and 2n Pass entry following the DMP and client conventions 
    • Perform DM Review
    • Perform Quality Control (QC) reviews/checks using the applicable browser tool 
    • Maintain a membership in an industry-related society or professional organization
    • Have a basic knowledge of the elements of database creation 
    • Possess at least intermediate skills for all Microsoft Office programs 


    • Bachelor's degree
    • 5+ years of experience in data management with a minimum of 2 years at Advanced Clinical and/or management recommendation is required
    • Must possess a full understanding of all aspects of data management
    • Must have excellent written, verbal and organizational skills 
    • Must be detail-oriented, a self-motivator
    • Proficient in the following: 
      • 1st and 2nd pass entry
      • query processing
      • QC Reviews
      • Data Management Review
    • Must be willing to take on additional projects and work overtime when necessary 

    Minimum Training Requirements: 

    (The list below includes the general training subjects, and not necessarily the exact name of the training course obtained)

    • Applicable Standard Operating Procedures
    • Good Clinical Practices (GCP Regulations; ICH Guidelines; Good Quality Practices)
    • 21 CFR Part 11 and Computer Security (Pat 11, Electronic Records; Electronic Signatures-Scope and Application; 21 CFR 11 and Industry Guidances; Computerized Systems Used in Clinical Trials)
    • Good Clinical Data Management Practices
    • HIPAA
    • Drug Development and Approval Process
    • Data Management Overview 
    • MedDRA and WHODrug Overview 
    • CRF Creation Overview 
    • Data Management Plan Creation
    • Sponsor/Study specific trainings, when applicable
    • Applicable system training 

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