Clinical Data Manager (Contract) Opportunity

Ardea Biosciences
Job Location: 
San Diego, CA
Job Description: 

Ardea Biosciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of AstraZeneca, is headquartered in San Diego, CA. We are a biotechnology company focused on the development of small-molecule therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases. Ardea is seeking a Contract Clinical Data Manager to join its’ dynamic team.
The Contract Data Manager will support Data Management activities and review clinical data for clinical studies conducted by Ardea.

Responsibilities include:
•Periodically reviews the effectiveness and quality of the Data Management work performed by CROs and provides feedback to correct issues; suggests improvements.
•Ensures that Data Management deliverables from CROs adhere to established Ardea standards and scope of work.
•Develops Case Report Forms (CRFs) and other data collection instruments for clinical studies.
•Reviews all deliverables for Electronic Data Capture (EDC) and electronic Patient Reported Outcome (ePRO) system development and implementation and provides feedback to the clinical team and the CRO/EDC/ePRO vendor.
•Participates in testing of EDC and ePRO applications for clinical studies.
•Reviews all deliverables from CROs, such as Data Management Plans, based on the study Protocol and (CRF), and provides feedback to the clinical team and the CRO/EDC vendor.
•Provides support to study teams for all Data Management issues and questions and suggests solutions.
•Develops summaries, presentations and spread sheets of clinical data and/or data issues as needed to fulfill requests from the clinical team or development partner.
•Reviews Study Tables, Listings and Figures and provides feedback on data and programming; summarizes comments from the clinical team and provides to the CRO.
•Reviews Statistical Analysis Plans in comparison to the study Protocol and CRF and provides feedback to the clinical team and the CRO.
•Reviews Clinical Study Report drafts and shells for accuracy and completeness and provides feedback to the clinical team and the CRO.
•Carries out job responsibilities and assignments safely and maintains a clean and safe work area.


•Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences or related field
•Minimum of 5 years experience in CDM, including support of Phase 3 studies
•Experience in CRO management and oversight is preferred
•Experience with EDC system development and deployment

Contact Information: 

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