Data Management resource II (Clinical)

 Northbrook, IL

job summary:

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location: Northbrook, Illinois

job type: Contract

salary: $60.30 - 70.95 per hour

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Bachelors


This role requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to a valid medical or religious accommodation.

  • The Principal DM is primarily responsible for overall program level delivery and vendor oversight for anywhere from 5 - 8 studies of any complexity. The Principal DM may have accountability for specific specialty roles within the DM discipline (e.g., data standards, eCOA, etc.).
  • The Principal DM is also responsible for providing leadership and subject matter expertise for key DM related process improvement initiatives globally.
  • Monitors key study metrics, to ensure alignment to DS and GD development goals for key drug development projects
  • The Principal DM plays an active project management role in team discussions to ensure that all team members and vendor staff are delivering to the commitments on each study.
  • Reports to Associate Director/Director Data Management.
  • Has several peers within Data Science and Development operations at a similar level
  • Sits on study level project teams
  • Independent worker, working under loose supervision of Line Manager.
  • No direct reports, but oversees the activities of lower level data managers and vendor staff assigned to the individual studies within a drug program.
  • Closely collaborates with cross-functional study team members (e.g., GDOL, Study Manager, Clinical Programmer, etc.)
  • Interacts with GDOL, GSTATL,GMRL and other core and extended drug development project team members.
  • Coaches and mentors lower level data managers and vendor staff as needed for assigned studies and projects.



  • BS/BA degree in a biological science, health-related or computer science field. Combination of data management experience and college courses in a related field may be considered.
  • Generally, 8 plus years related experience in pharmaceutical, clinical research or health services industry with a minimum of 6 years' experience as Data Manager, with progressive levels of responsibility.
  • Demonstrated expertise in DM, inclusive of all activities from program inception to regulatory submission.
  • Proven leadership and subject matter expertise for key DM related global process improvement initiatives.
  • Prior inspection and major (vendor) audit experience.
  • Solid understanding of data standards (i.e., CDISC).
  • Strong cross-functional understanding of processes of data management, clinical programming, biostatistics and clinical, with mastery level expertise expected in the DM discipline.
  • Strong computer skills, including database management software, reporting tools, medical coding tools, etc.
  • Experience with EDC and ePRO systems/devices, including implementation of such systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work with and influence individuals across multiple disciplines in international environment.
  • Proven project management and organizational skills in order to prioritize work for self and others to ensure timelines are met, oversee activities of multiple studies.
  • Thorough knowledge of medical terminology.
  • In-depth knowledge of the drug development and data management processes.
  • Very good knowledge of international regulations for clinical trials (e.g. GCP) and familiar with CDASH/CDISC standards.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and maintain effective relationships. Must be able to influence staff in other groups.
  • Use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel).


  • SCDM Certified Clinical Data Manager (CCDM) preferred.

skills: MS-WORD, MS-EXCEL, CDISC, CDASH, Clinical Data Management, GCP (Good Clinical Practice)

For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.

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