Sr. Manager /Associate Director, Clinical Data and System QA
Location: San Francisco, California
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Life Science & Biopharmaceutical Companies
Internal Number: 3048021
Sr. Manager /Associate Director, Clinical Data and System QA
San Francisco, CA
Job Number: 2022275
APPROVED FOR REMOTE WORK WITHIN US
Company Overview FibroGen, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing, and commercializing a pipeline of first-in-class therapeutics. The Company applies its pioneering expertise in hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) and connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) biology to advance innovative medicines for the treatment of unmet needs. The Company is currently developing and commercializing Roxadustat, an oral small molecule inhibitor of HIF prolyl hydroxylase activity, for anemia associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Roxadustat is also in clinical development for anemia associated with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and for chemotherapy-induced anemia (CIA).
Additionally, Pamrevlumab, an anti-CTGF human monoclonal antibody, is in phase III clinical development for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, locally advanced unresectable pancreatic cancer (LAPC), and Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
Description Responsible for planning, implementation, and coordination of a quality assurance program to minimize, prevent, detect, and correct problems affecting the ALCOA principles of GxP data created by FibroGen or FibroGen contractors. (ALCOA - attributable, legible, contemporaneous, original, and accurate.)
You will support regulatory compliance and quality related activities including investigation and resolution of study level quality issues, CAPAs across clinical data management, data system, and analytics.
You will also support process development and improvement, risk assessment, creation, and monitoring of KQIs, KPIs, trending of CAPAs, functional inspection readiness, and internal and external process and vendor audits. You will oversee end-to-end quality deliverables across clinical data management and analytics and ensure that the clinical data management and analytics responsibilities and accountabilities within the clinical quality management system.
-Data integrity quality oversight, provide guidance and high-level support to clinical data management and biostatistics staff on quality and process concerns, regulatory compliance, and best practices. Serve as a liaison between clinical data management, biostatistics, and Clinical Quality Assurance.
-Support process owners, SMEs, and cross-functional teams in revision of existing processes or development of new processes. Ensure that all process maps and controlled and uncontrolled documents meet departmental standards and are kept up to date.
-Deep interest in clinical data management and quality. Evaluate the potential for data integrity problems related to data capture system, network use and Internet access, at FibroGen, FibroGen contractors, and study sites
-Assess the process and format of data export procedures from a database or from a device, piece of equipment, or instrument that captures and stores data
- Identify and evaluate the data integrity of all aspects of clinical data quality management including a full end to end data quality implementation, inclusive of the following: clinical trial data collection, data querying, data adjudication, data quality and archive rules.
-Assess the process and format of data transmission procedures between locations or companies
-Assess development and/or validation processes designed to electronic data capture (EDC) systems and data management plans
-Evaluate data security associated with users, user access and electronic signatures
-Evaluate procedures and software supporting data backup and restoration
-Evaluate the use of audit trails and date and date-time stamps to support data integrity
-Assess development and deliver training to implement data security and data integrity procedures
-Understand software and hardware supporting data integrity processes
-Facilitate clinical data management -related internal and external audits and inspections.
-Provide leadership, training, and support to clinical data management inspection teams.
-Ensure that training materials and assignments support all processes and adjust as needed to ensure compliance.
-Support larger quality investigations, including understanding of root cause, discussion with key stakeholders and process owners and conduct of CAPA Effectiveness Checks after larger quality issues are closed
-Conduct GLP and GCP audits to investigate data integrity
-Evaluate CROs, vendors and clinical sites for their ability to support data integrity processes Understand data integrity-related FDA requirements (e.g., 21 CFR Part 11) and ICH guidelines
-Understand data integrity-related regulatory requirements as implemented outside of US Educational & Experience Requirements: -Bachelor's degree or above in bioinformatics, Science or a related field, minimum of 5 or more years of clinical data management experience in biotech, pharmaceutical or health related industry is required.
-Demonstrated an in-depth understanding of clinical trial data management concepts, processes and procedures, relevant issues related to or impacting clinical data management, as well as pharmaceutical clinical trial regulations, industry guidance, conventions, and standards
-Demonstrated experience and hands-on expertise in clinical data quality skills and techniques inclusive of the following: clinical trial data collection, data querying, data manipulation and enhancement to correct common data issues using SQL and other tools (i.e. SAS, R), data quality rules definition and automation
-Experience working with various electronic data capture systems, such as Medidata Rave, Oracle InForm, eCOA, IBM CD, etc.
-Strong problem solving, project management, and presentation skills essential to the role are required. Must possess ability to work effectively with and motivate virtual teams in matrix environment and solid understanding of cross-functional activities.
Note: This job description is not intended to list a set of must-have requirements for the job holder. Instead, it describes a set of job characteristics that the job holder should meet or has the capability to meet.
FibroGen is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender identity/expression, creed, national origin/ancestry, age, alienage or citizenship, status, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.FibroGen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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