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Study Start-Up Manager, Brazil - IQVIA Biotech

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Primary Location: Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil Full time R1367554

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IQVIA Biotech is now hiring a Study Start-Up Manager. IQVIA Biotech is looking for a candidate with strong study start-up/site activation experience along with a background in project management (2-3 years). Candidates must have site activation experience in North America as well as strong understanding of English. If interested, please submit an English resume.


Responsible for the quality and regulatory compliance of Principal Investigator (PI) credentials, Essential Documents (ED) and Investigator Site Files (ISF) during start-up.  Work with both internal and external teams to assure good communication, regarding documentation processing.  Assure documents maintained are following International Congress on Harmonization-Good Clinical Practices (ICH-GCP), country regulatory requirements and procedures set forth by IQVIA Biotech and its clients.  A SSUS II may be assigned to one or more start-up projects, and typically is able to work independently on a project with minimal supervision.

Responsible for providing customer-focused leadership in the execution of operational strategy and management of start-up activities for projects or programs. This includes but not limited to the overall management and oversight of the following processes: site feasibility, regulatory approvals, and site contracts.  May be assigned to manage the site start-up activities for a country, region, or global trial.

Responsible for maintaining internal tracking for study site status from initial site contact through site initiation and maintains clear client and internal team communication and documentation. This position works directly with Clinical Monitoring, Project Management and Clinical Trial Managers in setting priorities and expectations for study start-up. 


  • BS /BA/BSc or equivalent in a health-related field plus 7 years of related clinical trials experience

    • within the total years of experience, at least 2-3 years of project lead experience is required

  • Equivalent combination of education, training and experience



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