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Ccna National Clinical Research Operations Manager

Hospital Toronto Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care

CCNA National Clinical Research Operations Manager

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Baycrest Health Sciences has an opportunity for a


CCNA National Clinical Research Operations Manager


One-year, renewable; 70.00 Hours bi-weekly – Non-Union



The Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) was established in 2014 through a grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research in partnership with non-profit, pharma, provincial and private funding partners with the goal of catalyzing collaborative research in dementia within Canada. The scientific director is seeking a dynamic, motivated and highly organized individual to oversee clinical research projects and related activities undertaken within CCNA.



Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists in hiring and training team to oversee study administration
  • Ensures that study requirements, timelines and deliverables are met
  • Assists in the analyses and resolution of the study specific issues
  • Review of the protocol, Case Report Forms (CRF), and all study related documents
  • Ensures the scope of work is respected by the study team
  • Generates the study management plan, monitoring plan, recruitment plan and communication plan in collaboration with CCNA Protocol Implementation team
  • Organizes study start up activities, including investigator recruitment and selection, collection of regulatory documents, and IRB/EC submissions
  • Collects and retains all study essential documents in compliance with GCP/ICH on clinical trial documentation and record retention guidelines
  • Oversees implementation of protocol amendments
  • Develops study-specific tools as well as project management tools in order to assure consistency and quality data
  • Provides training to internal and external study personnel on protocol, CRF completion, adverse event reporting, central laboratory functioning and all study requirements before the beginning of the study and on an ongoing basis.
  • Creates and presents a weekly progress report, including achievements and potential challenges and/or risks for CCNA Research Executive Committee.
  • Ensures that all essential study supplies are shipped to sites prior to the site initiation visit
  • Assures correspondence and information management between CCNA administration, sites, subcontractors, suppliers, and vendors is adequate and timely
  • Identifies and resolve issues that could jeopardize the timely completion of the clinical trial
  • Oversees and assists in preparation and execution of data releases.
  • Facilitates and assists payments to investigator/site and study related invoices
  • Participates in CCNA annual scientific meetings
  • Assists in grant preparation, funding partner interactions, and other CCNA related activities


Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline and 6 years of experience in clinical research and 4 years of experience in project management
  • PMP certification
  • Bilingual in English and French
  • Strong skills in both verbal and written communication
  • Outgoing, excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative, set priorities, time-manage, and resolve problems in a fast-paced environment
  • Expertise in the following computer programs: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, WordPress)
  • Knowledge of the research area (dementia or related field) is a strong asset
  • Knowledge of Endnote is an asset
  • Knowledge of Electronic data capture is an asset




Internal applicants: It is preferred that you submit your application online via our intranet.  Please ensure that your updated resume is submitted with your application.  Failure to submit your resume, may affect your candidacy for this position.

External applicants: Please submit your application online by clicking the Apply button below. 

Internal Expiry Date: April 22, 2019

Posting # 19-0192










     Remarkable people of Baycrest Health Sciences are changing the future of brain health and aging.




     Thank you for your interest in joining Baycrest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All successful candidates will be required to complete a police reference check/vulnerable sector screen. As staff we all share in maintaining a safe care environment for clients, families, and visitors and a safe work environment for staff, students, researchers, physicians and volunteers. Baycrest is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at 416-785-2500, ext. 2961.




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