Study Lead Monitor

£300 - £350 per day
  1. Interim/Contract
Reading, Berkshire
  1. Clinical Operations, Project Management

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Hobson Prior are looking for a Study Lead Monitor to join a multinational pharmaceutical company who focuses on delivering services and products that benefit and improve the quality of people's lives. You will join our client on a contract basis located in Berkshire.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for overseeing all operational aspects of monitoring and site management activities for the assigned less complex Phase II-IV internally monitored and outsourced clinical trials for the organisations Global Clinical Development and Global Medical Affairs.
  • Ensures study processes and expectations correspond to the practicality of conducting the trial from the operational perspective, from study feasibility to study close out.
  • You will be a core member of the Study Team, representing Global Monitoring and Site Management as well as the Clinical Trial Investigators and Site Staff.
  • Advisor to Study Team as expert in all operational aspects of conducting a clinical trial from the monitor and Investigator perspectives.
  • Leads and manages the assigned Country Lead Monitors and CRAs globally.
  • Supports GMSM Country Management in overseeing the operational conduct and quality oversight of the study from the country perspective.
  • Reviews Country Monthly Reports, tracks operational study activities and progress, proactively identifies issues and escalates appropriately to ensure timely corrective and preventive actions are taken.
  • Consolidates Country Monthly Reports for Study Manager. Identifies potential study specific resource constraints and liaises with LHMSM for LHMSM to resource study appropriately.
  • Co-operates with GCO-Business Management & Operational Oversight-GCO to develop Monitoring and Site Management component of the Operational Quality Oversight Plan and if required, Data Verification Initiatives.
  • Conducts co-monitoring visits and reviews Periodic Monitoring Visit Reports according to the Operational Quality Oversight Plan.
  • Responsible and accountable for developing the study specific Monitor Training Plan and Investigator Site Training Plan.
  • Obtains requisite functional and legal/compliance approvals and coordinates activities related to multi-center Monitor and Investigator Site Training Meetings.
  • Accountable for developing Monitor training materials, ensure study specific training of Monitors, trains new Monitors to the study and reviews and approves training content changes.
  • Develops Investigator and Site staff training material for functional and operational study activities.
  • Makes presentations as assigned at Investigator Site and/or Monitor Training as assigned.

Key Skills:

  • Effective written and verbal English communication skills, strong oral presentation, interpersonal, problem solving, decision making, issue identification and issue resolution skills are required.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills, attention to detail and excellent follow through.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with 7 years of relevant healthcare experience with 5 years of direct monitoring experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of Good Clinical Practices and ICH-GCP (International Conference of Harmonization - Harmonized Tripartite Guidelines) and federal and international regulations.
  • Awareness and understanding of cultural differences as well as regional operational differences.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the drug development process including: monitoring and site management processes; regulatory and drug safety requirements; and data management processes.

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