Remote Site Monitor, Czech Republic

PPD Czech Republic, s.r.o.

Place of work
Prague 4, Czechia
Contract type
Wage (gross)
1 Kč/hourCompetitive

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD — thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improve health. You will be joining a truly collaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of delivering life-saving therapies to patients.  

Our global Clinical department consists of colleagues with institutional knowledge, in-depth therapeutic experience, and robust operational tools. Together, we help clients define and develop clinical programs, minimize delays and execute high-quality, cost-efficient clinical studies.

As a Remote Site Monitor, you will perform remote site management and monitoring activities on assigned project(s) in accordance with FDA and/or local regulations and guidelines, ICH GCPs and PPD procedural documents by reviewing study data from various sources remotely. You will contact study sites to collect study documentation, resolve issues and request outstanding information.

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees.

Summarized Purpose:

• Performs site management and other related activities on assigned project(s) in accordance with the approved protocol, ICH-GCP guidelines, applicable regulations and PPD SOPs.
• Reviews study data from various sources remotely.
• Develops collaborative relationships with investigational sites and other stakeholders as applicable.
• May contact the study sites to collect study documentation, resolves issues and requests outstanding information if applicable.
• Detailed tasks and responsibilities assigned to RSM-Central or RSM-Local positions are outlined in the task matrix.

Essential Functions:

• According to the specific role (Central or Local) may coordinate, oversee and complete assigned trial activities detailed on the task matrix, including but not limited to the following:
• Develops and maintains a close and collaborative communication with the site staff. Actively discusses protocol conduction, enrollment rates and strategies, open issues, EDC completion and queries, as well as any other topic or indicator associated to project status and site performance.
• Completes/tracks/follows up ETRTR for subject data present in the EDC and other applicable systems, according to the study-specific guidelines. Raises manual queries in EDC when applicable.
• Remotely reviews study logs as deemed necessary.
• Conducts and documents site management calls/contacts according to the monitoring plan. Participates in investigator meetings. Investigates and follows-up on centralized monitoring findings.
• Evaluates PI oversight (e.g., protocol adherence), subject safety and study processes to assess site’s ability to conduct study on a regular basis. Conducts remote investigations into site performance using a risk based monitoring approach: applying root cause analysis (RCA), critical thinking and problem-solving skills to help identify site process failure and work on corrective/preventive actions to bring the site into compliance and decrease risk.
• Provides refresher training, follows up on outstanding administrative needs (e.g., outstanding/updated regulatory documents), assists with regulatory reviews, as requested, etc.
• Reviews ad-hoc clinical listings review, tracks and trends violations and deviations, site status, enrollment, CRF status and SAE follow up.
• Provides trial status tracking and progress update reports to study manager.
• Participates in the investigator payment process, if applicable.
• Liaises with internal staff to promptly collect documents, review data points and findings from EDC and file reviews, etc.
• Assists in ensuring audit ready files and complying with CTMS and eTMF data stewardship. Contributes to company, client, and federal/local regulatory requirements/audit responses.
• Detailed task assignment and responsibilities are outlined on the task matrix, as well as any applicable protocol guidelines.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in a life science-related field OR Registered Nurse license along with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing. Current PPD CRAs qualify to be considered for this role without having the degree requirements.

Prior clinical research experience ~ 1-2 years as well as knowledge of clinical monitoring through classwork/training that provides the required knowledge skills and abilities. In some cases, previous experience in a clinical environment where experience is gained in clinical trials, data management, medical terminology, medical research or health care or experience in a health sciences field with formal training in medical terminology and anatomy may be considered.

Prefer individuals who aspire to advance into a CRA role.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Basic medical/therapeutic area knowledge and understanding of medical terminology
• Ability to attain and maintain a working knowledge of ICH GCPs, applicable regulations and PPD procedural documents
• Ability to successfully complete PPD’s Clinical Foundation Training Program (CFP)
• Ability to successfully complete the RSM Onboarding Workshop
• Ability to evaluate medical research data
• Ability to advise, counsel, and motivate investigational sites
• Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with medical personnel
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
• Good organizational and time management skills
• Proven flexibility and adaptability
• Strong attention to detail
• Ability to work in a team or independently, as required
• Well-developed critical thinking skills, including but not limited to: critical mindset, in-depth investigation for appropriate root cause analysis and problem solving.
• Ability to coach and mentor site personnel.
• Good computer skills with good knowledge of MS Office ability to learn and use appropriate software. Leverage modern technology when applicable
• Ability to extract pertinent information from all study documents, electronic study data systems, CTMS and dashboards
• Excellent English language and grammar skills
• Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities. 
• May require travel.  (Recruiter will provide more details.)

Employee perks, benefits

What we offer:

· Learning and development programme, ensuring you reach your potential
· Extensive benefits package based around the health and well- being of our employees
· Competitive salary
· Flexible working culture with work- life balance
· Collaborative and friendly environment
· Global exposure and opportunity to work on international assignments

PPD Defining Principles:

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing - We are one PPD

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

Czech - Advanced (C1) or English - Advanced (C1)


Brief description of the company

PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our customers include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in 48 countries and approximately 27,000 professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a firm commitment to quality to help customers bend the cost and time curve of drug development and optimize value in delivering life-changing therapies to improve health.

Number of employees

1000 and more employees

Company address

PPD Czech, s.r.o.
140 00 Prague


Kontaktní osoba: Maria Mazneva
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ID: 4100458  Datum zveřejnění: 10.6.2021  Spodní hranice mzdy (brutto): 1 Kč/hour