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Sr. Clinical Trial Manager

Moderna, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Start date
Jun 17, 2024

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The Role

The Senior Clinical Trial Manager (Sr. CTM) provides clinical trial oversight to the assigned clinical trial(s), which may be complex or high priority, and ensures deliverables are met in terms of quality, compliance and timing.Strong vendor management is critical for this role. external vendors and CROs.The position may report to the Sr. Director, Clinical Operations, Oncology. This role may work collaboratively on one trial or across several trials to support clinical operations activities.

Heres What Youll Do:

  • Perform day to day management and oversight of assigned clinical trial(s) to ensure deliverables are met in all phases of trial

  • Lead the Clinical Trial Team, and support other development teams as a Clinical Operations representative as required

  • Perform and document study level Sponsor Oversight of outsourced clinical activities

  • Communicate study-status, cost and issues to ensure timely decision-making by senior management

  • Initiate and manage study-level timelines, including communication to internal and external team members on deliverables

  • Work closely with other supporting clinical operations team members, if applicable, to execute clinical studies

  • Draft and/or oversee the drafting of site materials including training, manuals and support documentation

  • Review clinical data to ensure timely entry and readiness for data review meetings

  • Perform periodic review of clinical data, quality metrics and study deviations

  • Manage trial feasibility process and oversee site feasibility/capability assessments in collaboration with the CRO and cross-functional team

  • Review and provide clinical operations input into relevant clinical documents such as the protocol, investigator brochure, regulatory documents, clinical study reports and other documents and plans as appropriate

  • Review clinical monitoring reports to ensure timely completion and identification of issues

  • Ensure trial samples are ready to be sent to vendors in order to meet trial deliverables

  • Complete and maintain internal clinical trial metrics, dashboards and other internal updates

  • Ensure trial is conducted in accordance with Moderna and ICH/GCP standards including multiple regions in global trials

  • Participate in testing of clinical trial systems/databases (i.e. UAT)

  • Manage invoice and budget tracking for individual studies and provide input into budget forecasting activities

  • May support additional clinical trial(s) in various capacities (e.g., unblinded clinical trial manager, regional clinical trial manager, etc.)

  • Participate in clinical operations workstreams related to departmental and operating model related initiatives Develop and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with key stakeholders within and external to Moderna

  • Strive for continuous improvement and more efficient ways of working in clinical development

  • Act as a role model for Modernas values

Heres What Youll Need (Basic Qualifications)

  • 5-7 years of experience in a clinical research and industry environment, including a minimum of 2+ years of independent trial management preferred

  • Bachelors degree required; Advanced degree preferred

  • Robust oncology experience required. Desirable: late stage experience, immuno-oncology, high complexity such as CAR-T.

  • Solid understanding of drug development

  • Good project management skills

  • Good understanding of FDA and ICH GCP guidelines to ensure the appropriate conduct of clinical studies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail

Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:

  • Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
  • Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
  • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
  • Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
  • Adoption and family-planning benefits
  • Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
  • Generous paid time off, including:
    Vacation, sick time and holidays
    Volunteer time to participate within your community
    Discretionary year-end shutdown
    Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
  • Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
  • 401k match and Financial Planning tools
  • Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
  • Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
  • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
  • Location-specific perks and extras!

About Moderna

Since our founding in 2010, we have aspired to build the leading mRNA technology platform, theinfrastructure to reimagine how medicines are created and delivered, and a world-class team. We believe in giving our people a platform to change medicine and an opportunity to change the world.

By living our mission, values, and mindsets every day, our peopleare the driving force behind our scientific progress and our culture.Together, we are creating a culture of belonging and building an organization that cares deeply for our patients, our employees, the environment, and our communities.

We are proud to have been recognized as a Science Magazine Top Biopharma Employer, a Fast Company Best Workplace for Innovators, and a Great Place to Work in the U.S.

As we build our company, we have always believed an in-person culture is critical to our success. Moderna champions the significant benefits of in-office collaboration by embracing a 70/30 work model. This 70% in-office structure helps to foster a culture rich in innovation, teamwork, and direct mentorship. Join us in shaping a world where every interaction is an opportunity to learn, contribute and make a meaningful impact.

If you want to make a difference and join a team that is changing the future of medicine, we invite you to visit to learn more about our current opportunities.

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is a place where everyone can grow. If you meet the Basic Qualifications for the role and you would be excited to contribute to our mission every day, please apply!

Moderna is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, ethnicity, disability, military or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, or any other personal characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

Belonging, Inclusion, and Diversity are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. Were focused on attracting, retaining, developing, and advancing our employees and believe that by cultivating diverse experiences, backgrounds, and ideas, we can provide an environment where every employee is able to contribute their best.

Moderna is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants with disabilities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should contact the Accommodations team at (EEO/AAP Employer)



Moderna is advancing messenger RNA (mRNA) science to create a new class of transformative medicines for patients. Moderna’s platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, providing the Company the capability to pursue in parallel a robust pipeline of new development candidates. Moderna is developing therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases and cardiovascular diseases, independently and with strategic collaborators.

mRNA is now a turning point in the history of science, medicine, technology, even humankind itself. With this breakthrough discovery, many of the world’s biggest and most challenging medical problems are no longer a question of “how?” but merely a question of “when?”

Come with us as we pursue the uncharted reaches of possibility and make your mark on the future of medicine.


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