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Clinical Operations Lead - Site Payments

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 01/25/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Clinical Development and Operations Job Number: 542794 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


Job Purpose: As a Clinical Operations Lead in a cross-functional, matrixed organization, you will be empowered to work with people across the department and beyond to enable all teams to perform at their best, foster a growth mindset to optimize potential and talent, and flow to high impact work to advance our medicines for patients. You will have the opportunity to work as needed across one or more areas of PDG including: global study management, patient/disease areas, local country clinical operations, biosample management, quality management, systems and process development, learning, insights and analytics, as well as strategic focus areas, such as innovation & creativity, investigator centricity &; partnering, patient & caregiver benefit, inclusive research, diversity & inclusion, talent flow, and other areas.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Clinical operations - focused on the US, assisting in operational activities from study start-up through database lock: including feasibility, regulatory document management, systems maintenance, site support and vendor management.
  • Local and global initiatives and personal development
  • Over time you will flow to other responsibilities according to business needs and your interest
  • Review budget site contracts
  • Supports the Local Study Team (LST) in developing study specific budgets, ensuring cost alignment across studies and in line with Fair Market Value (FMV), as required.
  • Ensures all payments to sites and/or vendors are appropriately approved, within budget and made in a timely manner.
  • Supports LST on financial information related to their studies. Provides local teams with guidance on financial decision-making and collaborates in the implementation of global and local initiatives.
  • Works collaboratively, efficiently and effectively with internal clients, including Legal, Finance and Procurement, as well with as external parties, providing Clinical Operations budgeting perspective in all discussions.
  • Supports the Globally Outsourced Studies Contracting Process (as required by local law) to ensure alignment with insourced budgeting practices and to facilitate the timely approval of site budgets in this study model.
  • Ensures compliance with local and group financial rules in PDG Global Operations and maintain SAP Master data.
  • Perform payment reconciliation and support audits as needed

Preferred Qualification:
  • Finance Background
  • Basic knowledge of clinical operations or related areas
  • Building subject matter expertise on specific clinical operations activities through supporting the execution of clinical trials and/or enabling projects
  • Collaborating across departments and other functions to develop and implement best practices across clinical operations.
  • Ability to serve as a resource for colleagues; can work across moderate sized projects with manageable risks and resource requirements.
  • Always reflects upon and evaluates reasons behind a particular reason or belief and takes responsibility for the implications of personal thoughts or actions.
  • Works in rapid cycles (real-time optimization) to prioritize (i.e., determine what work is essential or kill certain things in order to create the capacity to focus on what matters) and ensure the alignments of priorities to the mid- and long-term outcomes.
  • Fast adoption, foster changes and being change agents for investigators/patients to adopt new digital technologies in conducting clinical studies.




Target Pay Rate Range: $40-50/hr. Salary will be commensurate with experience 
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