Clinical Data Repository Manager/Project Manager - Remote

Rockville, Maryland
Jul 04, 2022
Jul 07, 2022
Full Time
Cinical Data Respository Manager/Project Manager

U.S. Remote Worker

The Emmes Company, LLC ("Emmes") is a global, full-service Clinical Research Organization dedicated to excellence in supporting the advancement of public health and biopharmaceutical innovation. We believe in the power of truth, so much so that we named our company Emmes, which means truth. Through decades of experience we have learned that collaborative relationships thrive and human health benefits when truth is our compass.

Our "Character Achieves Results" culture is driven by five key values that guide our actions in the way we conduct research and distinguish us as an organization: Integrity, Agility, Passion for Excellence, Collaborative Partnerships, and Intellectual Curiosity. We are a trusted partner to clients who share our passion for improving public health in a world of ever-changing scientific research.

If you share our motivations and passion in research, come join us! You will be joining a collaborative culture that empowers every Emmes employee — from entry level through top executive — to contribute to our clients' success by sharing ideas openly and honestly.

Primary Purpose

Emmes is seeking a Data Repository Manager for Cancer Clinical Data to perform the tasks involved in the repository's data workflows, which are aimed at making published cancer clinical trial data available to the public. Responsibilities span activities from receipt of data to posting of data to the repository's website and are primarily focused on performing quality-control reviews to ensure quality of the data.

  • Advancing data submissions through the repository's data workflow, from data intake to the point where data become available for request by the public.
    • Tasks include:
      • Performing data intake procedures
      • Performing quality-control reviews of the data
      • Communicating data review outcomes to study teams
      • Managing and reviewing data resubmissions
      • Ensuring legal and regulatory review
      • Tracking submissions
  • A significant part of this position will require detailed data review to ensure data quality. This quality-control review will be guided by best practices established for the repository and will include performing QC to ensure data accuracy, clarity, absence of patient identifiers, and consistency between dataset and data dictionary.
  • Understanding, abstracting, synthesizing, and reviewing information from cancer clinical trial protocol documents, cancer clinical trial manuscripts, literature searches, and cancer clinical trial databases.
  • Following up on action items, including sending reminders, to keep data submissions on track.
  • Independently anticipating and prioritizing next steps needed to advance data submissions through the workflow.
  • Writing and refining Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and workflows related to the data workflow.
  • Creating/maintaining project documents such as tracking sheets, data provider usage guides, etc.
  • Fielding questions sent to project email mailboxes as needed.
  • Assisting with the development, review, and execution of agreements documents, such as Data Use Agreements (DUAs), Data Transfer Agreements (DTAs), Confidential Disclosure Agreements (CDAs), and Conflict of Interest (COI) forms as needed.
  • Reviewing, processing, and approving requests for data and processing publications resulting from use of the data.
  • Assisting with ad hoc tasks that support the activities listed above.

  • A Bachelor's degree within a scientific field.
    • Master's degree preferred.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Experience with patient-level data preferred; familiarity with such data at minimum required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, SAS, PubMed, and Endnotes is desirable.
  • Knowledge of data science and biostatistics is desirable.
  • Strong writing skills, including the ability to write succinctly, articulately, and professionally.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of biology.
  • Ability to work in a team, but in an independent fashion. The position involves working within a complex data workflow.
  • Ability to communicate well with team members, data providers, and the client is a must.
  • Ability to set own deadlines and work efficiently within an independent work environment.
  • Flexibility and the ability to switch among competing tasks and priorities.
  • Ability to format documents for consistent, professional appearance.
  • Ability to mentor other team members.

Emmes is a federal government contractor and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, to the extent permitted by applicable law. Individuals with medical conditions or sincerely religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

Why work at Emmes?

At Emmes, your actions and hard work will have a direct impact on public health initiatives, both globally and in our local communities with opportunities for volunteerism through our Emmes Cares community engagement program. We offer a competitive benefits package focused on the health and needs of our growing workforce, including:
  • Unlimited Approved Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401k & Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Work From Home Anywhere in the US
  • Maternal/Paternal Leave
  • Casual Dress Code/Work Environment


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The Emmes Company, LLC is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

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