Associate/Senior Associate – US Clinical Operations
Zoetis is a global animal health company dedicated to supporting customers and their businesses in ever better ways. Building on 60 years of experience, we deliver quality medicines and vaccines, complemented by diagnostic products and genetic tests and supported by a range of services. We are working every day to better understand and address the real-world challenges faced by those who raise and care for animals in ways they find truly relevant.Our name, Zoetis (z-EH-tis), has its root in zo, familiar in words such as zoo and zoology and derived from zoetic, meaning “pertaining to life.” It signals our company”s dedication to supporting the veterinarians and livestock producers everywhere who raise and care for the farm and companion animals on which we all depend on.Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact.Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of “@zoetis.com”. In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.JOB TITLE:Associate/Senior AssociateUS Clinical OperationsGlobal Development and Operations (GD&O)Veterinary Medicine Research & Development (VMRD) POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:The successful applicant embodies Zoetis” Core Beliefs: Our Colleagues Make The Difference, Always Do The Right Thing, Customer Obsessed, Run It Like You Own It, and We Are One Zoetis.
Within US Clinical Operations, the candidate will be assigned to one or more Project Teams and will have the following duties and responsibilities: As a member of the clinical team, assist with coordination of all study activities, including start up, investigator training, conduct, site monitoring and close out. These may include, but are not limited to: * Assist in the preparation of study protocols, amendments, deviations, data capture forms, test article documentation and study reports * Collaborate with multiple internal partner groups to plan, coordinate, conduct, analyze, and report studies * Conduct training of Investigators and other study site personnel * Serve as the principal communication link between the Sponsor and study sites * Maintain study files in accordance with SOPs and regulatory requirements * Assist in data management processes including paper and electronic data capture, entry, review, tracking and verification utilizing electronic tools and centralized data management systems. * Assist in preparation of study files for submission to regulatory agencies * Provide clinical updates to project teams and sub-teams * Assist with animal related study activities (i.e. clinical sampling, test material administration and clinical observations) * Travel: approximately 10 – 40% on an annual basis. Variable, depending upon project status.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Educational Background: Minimum: Bachelor”s degree Desirable: Master”s degree Work Experience/Skills: Minimum: * Two years” experience as a clinical study coordinator/monitor or in research in the pharmaceutical industry. * Previous experience working with veterinary clinics and/or research facilities. * Previous experience working in a Good Clinical Practice and/or Good Laboratory Practice environment. * Ability to work both as a member of a team and independently in a self-directed and self-motivated manner. * Excellent skills in the following competencies: organizing, planning, time management, quality, attention to detail. * Well-developed critical thinking skills with the ability to learn on the fly and problem solve.
* Excellent interpersonal skills with very good written and oral communication skills. * Competence with Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel).
Desirable: * Experience and interest in the conduct of companion animal and/or livestock clinical field studies. * Education and clinical experience in the field of veterinary technology and/or livestock production systems. * Previous experience in research and/or product development in the animal health industry.
* Previous experience in the preparation of regulatory submissions. * Competence with electronic data capture and remote communication tools. * Experience in configuring studies in an electronic data capture platform