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Temporary Clinical Trial Associate

Company: Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc.
Location: Novato
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Why Join Us?Be a hero for our rare disease patientsAt Ultragenyx, we fundamentally believe that taking real impactful action to care for the needs of patients and our people is always the right thing to do. To achieve this goal, our vision is to lead the future of rare disease medicine. For us, this means going where other biopharma companies won't go - challenging the status quo and creating a new model that advances our field so more patients and caregivers can benefit from life-changing treatments. We do this by following the science, applying a novel rapid development approach, making innovative medicines at fair and reasonable prices, and creating a collaborative ecosystem to reach patients in ways that are most meaningful for them. Our commitment and care for patients extends to our people, so culture is an essential cornerstone for Ultragenyx. We remain continuously focused on creating a supportive and inclusive environment of profound learning and growth - so employees can thrive in all areas of their lives, in and outside of work. Ultimately, we want to be an organization where we would be proud for our family, friends and children to work.If you want to have a meaningful impact, do the best work of your career, and grow a lot, both professionally and personally, come join our team. During the COVID-19 Outbreak, we are committed to our hiring process. The health and safety of our employees and prospective employees take priority which means at this time our approach will include video discussions, interviews, and onboarding.Position Summaryultrafocused - Work together to fearlessly uncover new possibilitiesThe temporary Clinical Trial Associate (CTA) is responsible for providing administrative support for one or more clinical trial programs. This position will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure that clinical trials are conducted in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures and applicable regulations governing the conduct of clinical trials. Responsibilities including, but not limited to:Perform general administrative tasks to support team members with clinical trial execution, e.g., assist with the development and formatting of documents, review and reconciliation of study-specific information, etc.Collect, disseminate, and/or track regulatory documents, as requiredAssist with filing documents in the Trial Master FileTrack and prepare study-specific information utilizing databases, spreadsheets, and other toolsManage and track study-specific contracts and clinical study payments in applicable systemsCreate and track purchase orders for clinical trial programsManage and track clinical and non-clinical supplies, including purchase and shippingAssist with the development and distribution of site bindersSet-up and coordinate meetings, take and distribute meeting minutesParticipate in special projects, as assignedMay be responsible for the following activities:Authorize investigational product releaseAssist in the preparation of Investigator and Study Coordinator MeetingsCommunication for defined tasks and tracking of information between the study team and specified vendorsSet-up and maintain tracking systems (e.g., CTMS), tools and report study metrics to support the clinical trial programsTechnical Requirements & Skills:Bachelor degree or equivalent curriculum (scientific or healthcare discipline preferred). Persons without a formal degree who have comparable depth and breadth of training and experience and who meet job-specific criteria are eligible for considerationRequires no previous clinical trial coordination and/or site management experienceMust be able to prioritize and manage a large volume of work and show attention to detailExcellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential as the CTA interacts with many people of varying levels of responsibility for clinical trial programsMust be able to write clearly and summarize information effectivelyMust have the ability to build and maintain positive relationships with management and peersExperience using computer applications including spreadsheets, email, word-processing software and web-based systemsExperienceThis position requires a minimum of 2 years of experience in the pharmaceutical/clinical research environment with at least 1 year of CTA experience.Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital and veteran status. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and for qualified disabled veterans in job application procedures, as required by applicable law. If you have any difficulty using our online application system and need an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact Talent Acquisition by calling: (415) 483-8800 or by emailing us at For electronic email and mail inquiries, please include a description of your requested accommodation, your name and contact information.See our CCPA Employee and Applicant Privacy Notice.See our Privacy Policy.Note to External Recruiters: All candidate activity and open positions are managed strictly through our Human Resources Department. Our Human Resources Department kindly requests that recruiters not contact employees/hiring managers directly in an attempt to solicit business and present candidates. Please note that failure to comply with this request will be a factor in determining a professional relationship with our organization. Submission of unsolicited resumes prior to an agreement set in place between the Human Resources Department and the recruiting agency will not create any implied obligation. Inquiries on developing a recruiting relationship with us, may be directed to:

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