Associate Clinical Trial Manager

Development Zug, Switzerland


Position at Seagen

Seagen is a global, multi-product biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing transformative cancer medicines. As the industry leader in antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology, we pioneered a new generation in the science of harnessing antibodies to deliver cell-killing agents directly to cancer cells. Seagen’s dedication to improving the lives of cancer patients goes beyond science, and we believe that every employee has a role in contributing to this mission. By working together with a shared dedication and diverse perspectives, we are able to reach our full potential and make a real difference in the world. Seagen is a fast-growing company and has an abundance of opportunities available for you to grow your career. Put your passion to work at Seagen and join us!


A Sr. CRA may also have the role of Associate CTM which is primarily responsible for management of some Seagen clinical trial sites.  This role focuses on performing all activities required to evaluate, initiate, monitor and close clinical trial sites.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Act as Protocol Lead (PL) on one or more clinical trials which may include the following activities:
    • Participate as a member on assigned cross-functional study team and serve as the main point of contact for clinical site management and monitoring functions.
    • Provide operational / clinical trial site management input to the key study documents including the protocol, informed consent, CRFs, Statistical Analysis Plan, and Clinical Study Report as assigned. Participate in the Clinical Protocol Committee as appropriate.
    • Create and maintain clinical trial start up documents such as the Clinical Monitoring Plan. Develop or provide clinical operations / clinical trial monitoring function input for other clinical trial start up activities, including; investigational drug supply plan, research specimen plan, CRF Completion Guidelines and other plans and processes as appropriate.
    • Participate in the identification, evaluation and selection of clinical trial investigators/sites
    • Manage clinical trial site monitoring team metrics (i.e. monitoring frequency and trip report completion, CRFs expected/outstanding, Source Document Verification (SDV) progress, query aging, monitoring resource requirements, etc) to ensure performance maximizes efficiency, quality, ICH/GCP adherence, and meets clinical trial and corporate goals.
    • Provide support to field CRAs and may assist in the initiating, monitoring and coordinating day-to-day operations of clinical trial sites. May conduct monitoring visits including pre study, initiation, interim monitoring and close visits as needed.
    • If any portion of the clinical monitoring function is conducted by a CRO, ensure performance meets expectations, as outlined in the CRO oversight plan and/or other applicable plans, and requirements of the trial.
    • Facilitate information flow between clinical trial sites, clinical project team members and other members of the clinical operations team, external CRO or contracted members, clinical field team, vendors, and other personnel as appropriate.
    • Oversee research specimen collection, including accountability, monitoring, reconciliation, and shipment as needed.
    • Ensure completeness of clinical trial management system (CTMS) and Trial Master File (TMF) for assigned studies
    • May assist in the preparation and follow-up of in-house and on-site Seattle Genetics sponsored quality audits, as well as, regulatory authority inspections,
  • Problem-solve clinical trial and related personnel resource issues.
  • Train, mentor, and may manage Clinical Research Associates (dotted line), in clinical trial management processes and all applicable regulations.
  • Adhere to Clinical Operations or project specific quality documents (e.g. SOPs, work practices, training guides), as applicable.
  • Participate in development of department processes and best practices. Participate in the evaluation, training and refining of departmental Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and guidelines, and the development of standard reports, templates and forms.


  • BA/BS or equivalent or any relevant and qualifying training, RN or health care professional, with at least 6 years of pharmaceutical clinical development experience or equivalent. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Oncology/hematology clinical trial experience, NDA/BLA filing experience, international clinical development experience is preferred
  • Experience in Phase I-III trials and CRO management is preferred.
  • Proficiency in CFR and GCP/ICH requirements, as well as experience working with European Clinical Trial Directive is preferred
  • Must be willing to travel up to 20%.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to proactively handle multiple tasks, manage a diverse range of functional activities and solve problems simultaneously.
  • Frequently interacts with subordinate supervisors, customers or functional peer group managers and will interact with senior management.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint) and other electronic systems (CTMS, EDC and eTMF) 

As a leading employer in our industry, Seagen is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. To learn more about Seagen, please visit 

Seagen is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment.