Lead Clinical Research Manager

Rockville, Maryland
Mar 25, 2023
Mar 28, 2023
Full Time
Lead Clinical Research Manager

US 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

Provide guidance, support, and supervision to a team of CRMs. Manage and develop CRMs to ensure high quality work performance and professional growth. The Lead CRM will also manage one or more research projects.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Manage the development of CRMs by providing direction, support, and mentorship to support positive engagement by team members
  • Line manage and ensure collaboration within the CRM team and the clinical operations department
  • Communicate the clinical operations team goals to help employees create individual goals and manage expectations for performance
  • Identify solutions for issues and problems encountered within the CRM team
  • Provide input into employee salaries, bonuses, and nominations for promotions
  • Serve primary point of contact for CRMs and escalate internal and client issues as needed to the Manager of Clinical Operations
  • Maintain appropriate staff levels including recruitment and selection of CRMs in collaboration with the ERC
  • Provide CRM staffing input to Manager of Clinical Operations for resourcing projects
  • Represent the CRM team in internal and external meetings
  • Participate in Clinical Operations strategy meetings as needed
  • Assist with the creation of budgets, statements of work and proposals as needed
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure timelines and goals are met
  • Lead and/or participant in department initiatives
  • Perform the duties of a CRM for research studies as needed per the CRM job description

  • Bachelor's degree in science or related field and a minimum of four years' experience working in the clinical trials field is required
  • Minimum of two years' experience working in Project Management is required
  • Knowledge of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations/ICH guidelines is required
  • Experience supervising or managing professional staff is preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, mentoring and leadership skills
  • Ability to set expectations and monitor performance
  • Strong technological skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Suite, storage applications, and online audio and video conferencing systems
  • Excellent organizational and priority management skills with ability to work with established timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work remotely, flexibly, and independently while meeting project deadlines

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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