Johnson & Johnson (Thailand) Limited

Local Trial Manager

Johnson & Johnson (Thailand) Limited
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Posted on 20 Jan 2021

Local Trial Manager

Johnson & Johnson (Thailand) Limited

Job Highlights

  • Master/Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences
  • Minimum few years of pharmaceutical
  • Specific therapeutic area experience

Job Description

The Local Trial Manager is responsible for local management of a clinical trial (or Medical Affairs data generation activity) in a country or countries. The LTM is the primary point of contact at a country level for assigned studies and has operational oversight of assigned protocol(s) from start-up through to database lock and closeout activities as described in GCO procedural documents. The LTM is responsible for coordinating and leading the local trial team to deliver quality data and trial documents/records that are compliant with the assigned clinical trial protocol, company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and regulatory requirements.


  • Collaborates with Functional Manager/Clinical Research Manager for country protocol feasibility (if applicable) and site feasibility assessment in conjunction with CTA, SM and CTM/GTL. Implements any local criteria for site selection. Ensure consistent conduct of pre-trial assessment visits and instruct teams on  appropriate follow-up of pre-trial visit report and  country feasibility report. Recommends suitable sites for selection to participate in trial.
  • Collaborates with the Global Product Lead, CTM/GTL, local management/Country Head and other study team member to select final site list.
  • Contributes input to the study management documents at a country level or initiates development of these documents for a single country trial, as per SOPs.
  • Leads and coordinates local trial team activities in compliance with SOPs, other procedural documents and applicable regulations. Leads local project planning activities to meet recruitment targets and to deliver high quality data on time and within study budget. Including but not limited to: development of local trial specific procedures and tools, recruitment planning, contingency and risk management, and budget forecasting.
  • Ensures that all Adverse Events/Serious Adverse Events/Product Quality Complaints are reported within the required reporting timelines and documented as appropriate.
  • Maintains and updates trial management systems. Uses study tools and management reports available to analyze trial progress.
  • Monitors country progress and initiates corrective and preventive actions (CAPA) when the trial deviates from plans and communicates study progress and issues to study management teams.
  • Attends/participates in Investigator Meetings as needed. May schedule and conduct a local/country investigator meeting.
  • Conducts  local  trial  team  meetings  and  provides  or  facilitates  SM  training  when  needed  (i.e. implementation of study amendment-and changes in study related processes).
  • Reviews and approves Monitoring Visit Reports submitted by SM; identifies issues and/or trends across a trial project and escalates deviation issues to the CTM/GTL and FM as needed.
  • Reviews and approves site and local vendor invoices as required. Manages local study supply, as required.
  • Prepares country specific informed consent in accordance with procedural document/templates. Reviews and manages site specific informed consent forms in accordance with SOPs, other procedural documents and applicable regulations.
  • Organizes and ensures IEC/HA approvals, if applicable, and ensure that the trial is in compliance with local regulatory requirements.
  • Works with SM to ensure CAPA is implemented for audits and inspection or any quality related visits.
  • Complies with relevant training requirements.
  • Acts as subject matter expert for assigned protocols. Develops strong therapeutic knowledge to support roles and responsibilities. May represent GCO on cross functional teams.
  • Acts as primary local/country contact for a trial. Establishes and maintains excellent working relationships with external stakeholders, in particular investigators, study trial coordinators and other site staff; and internal stakeholders, including Medical Affairs and Marketing for Medical Affairs trials.
  • Actively contributes to process improvement, training and mentoring of CTAs, SM and other LTMs.
  • Conducts accompanied site visits with SM as delegated by FM.


  • Master/Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences, Nursing or related scientific field (or equivalent experience) is required.
  • Minimum few years of pharmaceutical and/or clinical trial experience is preferred including site monitoring experience
  • Specific therapeutic area experience may be required depending on the position.
  • Solid understanding of the drug development process including GC Pand local regulatory requirements.
  • Willingness to travel with occasional overnight stay away from home.
  • Solid leadership skills, communication and computer skills required.
  • Proficient in English language.
  • Flexible mindset and ability to work in a fast-changing environment. 

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Caring for the world, one person at a time... inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.

Johnson & Johnson has more than 250 companies located in 57 countries around the world. Our Family of Companies is organized into several business segments comprised of franchises and therapeutic categories; Consumer , Medical Devices & Diagnostics , and Pharmaceuticals.

If you are looking for more than a job, and are inspired by the opportunity to create the future to bring quality of life to the world, we invite you to build your career with us.

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Benefits & Others
Dental insurance, Free shuttle bus, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Overtime pay, Performance bonus