Specialist, Good Clinical Practice Support Job

Novo Nordisk, Inc.
Job Location
Princeton, NJ
Job Description


•Responsible for providing management support to Clinical Trial Management (CTM) with internal review of clinical trial related documentation, active membership to local CTM SOP Committee, and management support to all of the CTM Quality and Audit Management Plans. Provide assistance with training and staff development activities as required by the department to support a quality mindset within CTM.


•This position reports to the Sr. Director for CTM Training and GCP Support. Multiple internal relationships exist with personnel at all levels of the business, and other functional groups within CTM. External relationships include investigational trial sites and external vendors

Essential Functions


•Active membership to local teams as appropriate.
•Active mentorship of CTM staff to build talent across the department. Actively follows and manages the application and communication of all Novo Nordisk policies, procedures, and Novo Nordisk Way of Management of self and instill in all staff across CTM department.
•Assesses all individual CTM staff members understanding of NN process, GCPs and applicable regulations and assess their ability to apply their knowledge in an appropriate manner on site and in adherence to the protocol.
•Ensure and manage the consistent implementation of GCPs, SOPs and protocol specific procedures across CTM, through the ongoing assessment of all CTM staff.
•Ensure compliance with the application and communication of all Novo Nordisk® policies, procedures and fundamentals.
•Liaison between CTM Training and GCP Support function and CMR Training department to ensure all trainings are developed and executed in accordance with NN global SOPs, ICH, GCP and other requirements as necessary.
•Maintenance of the audit database, CRA Assessment database and provide
•support to the clinical project teams as needed.
•May provide support and communicate functional, departmental or organizational initiatives.
•Provide quality review of clinical trial documents created within CTM, ICF/protocol/protocol amendments as appropriate
•Review and manage all Greenlight documentation and provide approval, provide on spot checks of archived clinical trial documentation.
•Support the identification of problematic areas and coordinate resolution process with appropriate staff from the output of the onsite visits and collaborates across CTM to resolve them. Support the implementation of the CTM Quality Management Plan and will provide input into the annual creation of such.
•Will provide support in the development of guidelines, training programs, policies and procedures for the functional locally.
•Will provide support to identify training gaps within CTM, may support the development of training materials to meet that gap and may provide the training as required to improve core competency and skill set of the department especially in relation to the trends identified. Will provide the logistical support to trainings.
•Will provide support/assistance in identifying individual core learning needs of CTM staff.


•Accountable for the compliance and quality of CATS reporting as required per departmental expectations.
•Cross team membership, coordination and motivation of the CTM.
•May participate in continuous improvement processes for function.
•May support the implementation of cross departmental work, locally, and communications for assigned as per the clinical development plans.
•May support the implementation of work within cross-functional teams, locally, to assure timely attainment of department milestones within CMR.
•Responsible to ensure that the mandatory trial entries are made in IMPACT, novoDOCs, iSITE, EDC administration and updates, and ensure CSIM entries and updates are made.
•Responsible to maintain focus, locally, for specific department activities within CMR priorities.
•Responsible to support any activities on behalf of CTM to demonstrate quality mindset.
•Track all activities and assessment schedule for the on-site CRA accompanied visits by CTM Training and GCP Support function.


•Apply adult learning and instructional design principles when developing training programs and materials.
•Attend relevant symposia, conferences and scientific meetings, as necessary.

Physical Requirements

10-20% overnight travel required


•A Bachelor’s degree required (in science-related discipline preferred).
•A minimum of 2 years’ prior experience within a quality function within a pharmaceutical company or similar required.
•A minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible clinical trial experience within a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, CRO, and/or healthcare setting.
•Advanced knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCPs), ICH Guidelines, federal and local regulations, research process and scientific knowledge as relates to clinical trial conduct through understanding of NN SOPs.
•Demonstrated computer skills (MS Office, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint).
•Proven a demonstrated competency in coaching and training of clinical research staff.
•Strong communication (written and verbal), customer focus, analytical, negotiation, meeting and time management, cross-functional team, understanding of a metrics driven organization and strong leadership skills required. Must have the ability to function independently with minimal supervision.

Position Location US - Princeton, NJ
City Princeton
State/Provinces US - NJ

At Novo Nordisk, we know that driving change on a global level and improving treatment outcomes for people with diabetes and other chronic diseases begins here at home. That's why we make an unmatched commitment to our employees, our families and our communities. That means outstanding rewards, industry-leading training programs, and an environment that supports you to achieve your goals at every level. It's all part of the Novo Nordisk Way. It includes our Vision and our commitment to the Triple Bottom Line principle – helping us find the right balance between compassion and competitiveness

With a career at Novo Nordisk, you’ll feel a difference right from the start. It’s a sense of inspiration and mobility that comes from a shared belief in driving positive change for people, families, and communities everywhere. Congratulations on taking your first step!

Novo Nordisk is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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