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Correlation Ventures

Local Study Manager - all genders



Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

Local Study Manager – all genders

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About the job

Our Team:

The Clinical Study Unit (CSU) is a strategic function driving the end-to-end integration of our asset development. CSU acts at forefront to introduce new treatments to scientific and medical community and patients, to be the industry leader in clinical development focused on patient-driven solutions for the future​. Our mission is to connect science with business requirements, end-to-end. The CSU works as an innovative and engaged R&D representative in the cluster countries​ Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GSA). The team is based in Berlin.

Main responsibilities:

  • The Local Study Manager (LSM) is part of the Clinical Study Unit (CSU) and is accountable for the strategic planning & management and performance of their assigned clinical trials - from country allocation within feasibility process until study closure inclusive archiving at the CSU level

  • Responsible for study timelines, study budget, and study conduct in accordance with Sanofi SOPs and ICH/GCP and regulatory guidelines & directives

  • Identifies and anticipates risks jeopardizing the trial performance, develops and initiates countermeasures based on proposer planning and regular revision of the plans.

  • Works cross-country or cross-clusters and covers satellite countries as well. The LSM acts on country/cluster level as the key strategic interface with internal and external stakeholders

  • Develops, implements, maintains and improves operational processes to accelerate trial conduct in close collaboration with respective functions within CSU and other departments (e.g. Medical Advisor, Site Engagement Manager, Strategic Start Up Manager, Medical Science Liaisons).

  • Acts as person of contact within a therapeutic area in terms of study management, conducts and leads the study team through change management efforts and by example. The LSM represents the LSM perspective for CSU in organization wide initiatives.

About you

Education and professional experience:

  • Master’s degree or higher degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Health or Natural Sciences or equivalent

  • Several years of experience in clinical research is mandatory, preferably in combination with experience in project management and certain time as field monitor or site coordinator

  • Solid understanding of GCP/ICH phase I-IV clinical trials and observational studies, trial designs, knowledge of pharmaceutical product life-cycle and regulatory requirements

Soft skills:

  • Proficiency in complex trial management, broad scientific knowledge within several therapeutic areas

  • International experience working with teams abroad (regulatory/communication), strong stakeholder management skills

  • Problem-solving and risk-management skills

  • Strong analytical thinking

  • High willingness to travel within Germany, Switzerland, Austria 2-3 times per month

Technical skills

  • Certification level of Project Management (PMP/PMI)


  • Fluent in English and German

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