Data Manager/Protocol Monitor (Vaccine & Infectious Disease)

Rockville, Maryland
Oct 12, 2019
Oct 23, 2019
Full Time
The Emmes Company, LLC is searching for a Data Manager/Protocol Monitor located in our Rockville, Maryland or Frederick, Maryland office. Emmes provides flexibility for office location preference, dependent upon position.

The Emmes Company, LLC is a private Contract Research Organization (CRO) headquartered in Rockville, Maryland. Emmes employs over six hundred fifty staff worldwide with offices located in Frederick, Maryland; McLean, Virginia; Vancouver, Canada; and Bangalore, India. Ranked as a top area workplace of choice by the Washington Post, Emmes fosters an environment of collaboration, professional growth, and exceptional work-life balance.

Our studies impact public health initiatives on a global scale occurring in more than sixty countries spanning six continents. We are dedicated to providing statistical and epidemiological expertise, computer systems deployment, data management, study monitoring, regulatory guidance, and overall operational support to clients engaged in biomedical research. Emmes offers support for the entire process of clinical trials from study design and protocol development through data analysis and manuscript generation. Emmes is seeking entry-level Data Manager/Protocol Monitors to support its group of Vaccine and Infectious Disease studies.


This position will support one or more studies within the Vaccine and Infectious Disease (VID) research team that provides data management and statistical support for more than 200 clinical research studies, domestically and internationally. The VID group supports infectious disease research across a wide range of disease areas, including: Malaria, Tuberculosis, Influenza, Ebola, MRSA, STI and Enteric pathogens, and emerging infectious diseases . VID supports Phase 1-4 clinical trials investigating vaccines and treatments for bacterial, viral, and parasitic agents, as well as epidemiological studies. Primary services include statistical design and analysis; bioinformatics support; data management; implementation of Emmes' proprietary software for electronic data collection and electronic specimen tracking; preparation of study-related materials and web site development; generation of safety, regulatory, and final reports and manuscripts; clinical site training, assessment, and technical assistance; and study communication and collaboration.

The Position

The Data Manager is responsible for completing study-specific data management activities in accordance with Good Clinical Practices and other relevant guidelines. The data manager works as an integral part of a multidisciplinary project team through the lifecycle of the clinical study, from study design through final analysis. The data manager produces study materials to ensure the appropriate data are collected and is responsible for the completeness and accuracy of the study data. Data management deliverables include data collection forms, data integrity checks, manuals of procedure, and data collection guidelines. The data manager also performs quality control of data displays in analysis reports. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, a team player, and able to multi-task.

We are currently seeking motivated applicants to fill this position. The primary responsibilities of a data manager are outlined below:

  • Work in a team environment to collect, manage, and report on data collected from clinical studies
  • Develop data collection forms, manual of procedures, and other supplemental study documents based on the study protocol and project standards
  • Develop, generate, manage, and distribute data queries and reports to clinical sites
  • Frequent internal and external communication required (both written and oral)
    • Internal communication with the study team - including project management, statistical, programming, and administrative staff - to coordinate and complete project activities
    • Internal communication with the software development team regarding data system requirements
    • External communication with study coordinators to provide training, address questions, and ensure completeness and correctness of study data and compliance with the protocol
  • Contribute to the quality and accuracy of reports for the duration of the trial
  • Ensure adherence to project and corporate standard operating procedures (SOPs), as well as Federal Regulations and ICH/GCP in maintaining data integrity and quality throughout a clinical study

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline preferred
  • Strong data management/computer skills; experience with CRF design, EDC systems, or other web-based data collection systems helpful
  • Prior experience in clinical research preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Skills in prioritization, organization, and time management


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