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Data Operations Manager - DF/Net Research

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Location: Seattle, WA
Full-time position
Closing Date: December 13, 2017
Job #12031
Posted: November 13, 2017

 DF/Net Research, Inc. is a contract research organization providing data management, statistical support, programming, and medical coding to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, academic and non-profit institutions worldwide. In collaboration with our Canadian office, DF/Net Software, the company uses, sells, supports and develops the DataFax data management system. DF/Net manages the data for several of the world’s top research organizations making a difference in global public health today. Our areas of work include HIV, leishmaniasis, hookworm, TB, malaria, Ebola, oncology, vision, and other areas of health care.


Responsible for the overall direction of the Data Managers, in particular how best to use the talent that we have to accomplish the specific study goals for each project. Responsible for working with Director of Data Management to determine data management needs and to organize data manager personnel and efforts accordingly.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as Interim Director, as needed
  • Supervises and works with data managers, identifying strengths and optimum use of resources
  • Represents the Data Management department internally and externally as needed
  • Meets routinely with Data Management leadership (Director of Data Management, Data Coordinator Manager, Data Validator Manager, Clinical Coding Supervisor) to prioritize and track data management workloads
  • Evaluates and improves processes used in data management in order to make most effective use of time and effort
  • Tracks all current data management work (wall chart, web page) in collaboration with Data Management leadership
  • Monitors work productivity or qualify to ensure compliance with standard operating procedures
  • Coordinates coverage for Data Managers, as needed
  • Assists with sponsor audit preparation, as needed
  • Coordinates with HR to conduct hiring process as well as ongoing and yearly performance reviews
  • Provides and coordinates individual training and projects for new hired Data Managers
  • Mentors Data Managers and supports their professional development
  • Performs additional study and projects, as needed

Required Skills/Competencies:

    • 2 – 3 years’ experience with clinical trial research and/or data management
    • Proficient computer skills
    • Knowledge of clinical trial activities and Good Clinical Data Management Practices
    • Exceptional attention to detail
    • Experienced in conflict management
    • 3 + years of experience in supervising and project management
    • Ability to establish and maintain productive work relationships
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
    • Ability to work independently, with some supervision
    • Ability to handle multiple projects and prioritize
    • Flexibility to work in changing research environment
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and standards
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Preferred Credentials:

  • At least one year of experience with DataFax and/or clinical trial data and/or research studies
  • Master’s degree in health sciences or equivalent professional experience
  • Experience with Electronic Data Capture (EDC)
  • Experience with international clinical trials
  • Familiarity with CDISC standards
  • 2-3 years Project Management experience
  • Willingness to travel, including international travel, based on projects assigned

Physical Conditions:

  • Sitting for prolonged periods of time
  • Repetitious computer usage on a daily basis
  • Regular office environment 


Qualified candidates please send Resume and Cover Letter to

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