AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Centralized Monitoring Analytics Lead in Warsaw, Poland

The CM Analytics Lead (CMAL) will work with CM Analysts (CMAs) and CM Therapy Area Leads (CMTALs) to ensure implementation of CM functionalities in a way that meets business requirements emerging from CtQ-related standards. CMAL will also bring technology perspective into descriptions of CM functionalities in CtQ-related standards.

CMAL will contribute to identification and selection of areas to be addressed by new CM functionalities and support CMTALs and CMAs in gathering requirements and choosing proper approaches to new types of analyses.

CMAL will collaborate closely with CM System Owner (Enablement) in: development and maintenance of CM technology framework, representing CM Team to AZ stakeholders involved in transformation and constant improvements of technology framework in Clinical Operations, communicating business requirements and ensuring their proper realisation.

This role is located within Centralized Monitoring, Clinical Operations Therapeutic Areas, Clinical Operations and reports to Associate Director Centralized Monitoring.

CM Analytics Lead will:

  • oversee implementation of CM functionalities (CM dashboards, visualizations and monitoring action requests) to ensure they are built to meet business requirements that emerge from CtQ-related standards

  • provide input to descriptions of CM functionalities in CtQ-related standards to ensure their consistency and correctness from analytical and technical perspectives;

  • act as CM technology system expert providing guidelines and support to CM team members on the system functionality, defining best practices and collaborating with CM System Owner (Enablement) in an implementation of an agreed business process.

  • contribute to identification and selection of areas to be addressed by new CM functionalities and support CMTALs and CMAs in gathering requirements and choosing proper approaches to new types of analyses

  • collaborate with CM System Owner (Enablement) in:

  • development and maintenance of CM technology framework, including CM data model;

  • overseeing implementation of CM functionalities within CM technology framework to ensure they follow current good practice

  • representing CM Team to the external technology teams (e.g. Global IT Team) and working groups involved in transformation and constant improvements of technology framework in Clinical Operations, communicating business requirements and ensuring their proper realization;

Qualifications:

  • MSc Degree or equivalent in the life sciences or in informatics / computer sciences

  • Excellent knowledge of Risk-Based Monitoring (RBM) methodology and tools, industry trends, and role and place of CM within RBM.

  • Understanding of clinical trial monitoring and Study Team processes, Clinical Operations technology and standards, Clinical Data Management, Monitoring practices and regulations, GCP and quality requirements in clinical trials

  • Programming skills (R, SAS or Python) are an advantage

  • Knowledge of statistical tools and methods used for centralized monitoring is an advantage

  • Previous work experience in RBM model and CM is an advantage

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills

  • Ability to interact with Senior Management.

  • Strong focus on delivery with high quality

  • Demonstrated ability to set and manage priorities, resources, performance targets and project initiatives in a global environment

  • Cultural Awareness: Is aware of and sensitive to cultural differences and their impact on communication, expectations and performance.

  • Experience working internationally: working with major markets/resolution of international issues

  • Teamwork and cross functional Collaboration: Is effective in leading and being a member of teams, both locally and internationally.

  • Business planning skills: has knowledge/experience of planning processes used in drug projects

  • Experience on effective Risk management

  • Very good spoken and written English

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