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Lilly Associate/ Sr Associate- Clinical Trials North America Maintenance in Cork, Ireland

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

About us: This role is located in our Cork GBS Office Little Island

At Lilly, we make a difference for people the world over by discovering, developing and delivering medicines that help people live longer, healthier and more active lives. Central to all that we do are our talented and motivated professionals. There we boast a vibrant workforce made up of over 35 nationalities, speaking over 27 languages.

Established in 2010 to gain efficiencies in Finance GBS Cork quickly excelled in its financial mandate, allowing the Cork leadership to ask, how can we apply these processes to other areas of the business? And so the GBS we have today was born, still leading in finance, but also evolving and expanding into diverse Business Service functions.

This, along with the current physical expansion of the Little Island campus, means there has never been a more exciting time to be part of the GBS story! The new Island Hall facility will extend our overall capacity where Lilly will continue to offer a premium workspace across both buildings.

Our benefits package includes healthcare, pension and life assurance benefits, subsidised canteen, wellbeing facilities, Educational Assistance, travel subsidies, car-pooling incentives, bike to work scheme, on-site parking and much more..

Above all, it’s about being part of an open, welcoming and inclusive culture, one that is further enhanced by the dedication of our committees - Culture Club, Diversity & Inclusion, Sports & Social, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health Safety & Environment and Food

The North America Maintenance Associate provides clinical trial capabilities in support of clinical development. The associate is accountable to ensure the investigator sites meet requirements to support ongoing activities during site maintenance and close-out. The associate is responsible for obtaining clinical trial authorizations and ethical approvals for study changes, execution of any amendment to the budget and contract, and activities related to clincial finance and records management. The associate will ensure inspection readiness through a complete, accurate and readily available Trial Master File. Additional local responsibilities may be required as needed/appropriate for the local geography and/or to cover regional differences.

Primary Responsibilities: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the job requirements at the time it was prepared. The job requirements of any position may change over time and may include additional responsibilities not specifically described in the job description. Consult with your supervision regarding your actual job responsibilities and any related duties that may be required for the position.

Clinical Trial Responsibilities

  • Leverage trial prioritization to manage all site maintenance requests to drive timelines aligned with company priorities

  • Manage any site level changes (change of Principal Investigator, Sub-Investigator and/or site location change)

  • Facilitate Site Level Informed Consent Form updates resulting from amendment/addenda, Investigator Brochure update, etc.

  • Facilitate approval of additional patient-facing materials throughout the trial (site-specific recruitment material, patient-facing retention material, patient reimbursement, etc.)

  • Negotiate and execute budget and contract amendment driven by protocol changes

  • Support investigator payments to resolve invoice-related queries

  • Complete site close-out verification activities

  • Maintain an active collaboration with sites during maintenance and close-out

  • Communicate Unblinded Treatment Assignments to sites

  • Address requests related to the Clinical Study Report

  • Ensure TMF Functional Check Placeholders are closed

  • Identify, communicate, and resolve issues; collaborate with peers and cross-functional partners, as needed, to ensure effective site management

  • Ensure country specific regulatory and data privacy requirements are incorporated into submission documents and any other documents/systems

  • Leverage previous site / review board engagements to efficiently drive new work

  • Populate internal systems to ensure accuracy of trial / site performance

  • Understand and comply with procurements, legal and financial requirements and procedures

  • Populate Trial Master Files and libraries for future reference

  • Provide feedback and shared learning for continuous improvement

  • Anticipate and monitor dynamically changing priorities

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in a scientific or health related field, two years clinical research experience or relevant experience preferred

  • Understanding of the overall clinical development paradigm and the importance of efficient site activation

  • Appreciation of / experience in compliance-driven environment

  • Ability to learn and comply with financial and legal guidelines and policies (budget and contract)

  • Effective communication, negotiation, and problem solving skills

  • Organizational skills

  • Language Capabilities (all work done in English, another language may be appreciated)

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