SSU & Regulatory Specialist with experience in clinical trials-Client Based Colombia

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Updated: June 8, 2024
Location: Colombia-Latin America - COL-Colombia-Client-Based, Colombia
Job ID: 24002562


SSU & Regulatory Specialist with experience in clinical trials-Client Based Colombia  

Syneos Health® is a leading fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization built to accelerate customer success. We translate unique clinical, medical affairs and commercial insights into outcomes to address modern market realities.  

Our Clinical Development model brings the customer and the patient to the center of everything that we do. We are continuously looking for ways to simplify and streamline our work to not only make Syneos Health easier to work with, but to make us easier to work for.

Whether you join us in a Functional Service Provider partnership or a Full-Service environment, you’ll collaborate with passionate problem solvers, innovating as a team to help our customers achieve their goals. We are agile and driven to accelerate the delivery of therapies, because we are passionate to change lives.

Discover what our 29,000 employees, across 110 countries already know: 

Why Syneos Health

  • We are passionate about developing our people, through career development and progression; supportive and engaged line management; technical and therapeutic area training; peer recognition and total rewards program.
  • We are committed to our Total Self culture – where you can authentically be yourself. Our Total Self culture is what unites us globally, and we are dedicated to taking care of our people. 
  • We are continuously building the company we all want to work for and our customers want to work with. Why? Because when we bring together diversity of thoughts, backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives – we’re able to create a place where everyone feels like they belong.

Job responsibilities

Performs assigned activities within the country that lead to start-up of investigative sites in all phases of 
clinical trials. Responsible for the delivery, with oversight from the SSU Country Manager in one or more 
of the following functional areas: investigator site contracts, ethics and regulatory submissions, and of 
essential documents required for site initiation. Ensures local activities are undertaken in accordance 
with agreed timelines, allocated budgets, and required quality standards. Ensures an efficient start-up 
process on assigned studies. May act as main contact with Regulatory Authorities (RA) and 
Central/Regional Ethics Committees (ECs).Under the supervision of the Project Lead (PL) or Site Start-up 
Lead (SSUL) as appropriate, may directly interact with Customers regarding requirements from RA or
other local regulatory party. Accountable to the PL/SSUL at the project level and line manager for 
 General – Responsible for providing quality on deliverables at the country level and follows 
project requirements and applicable country rules, with oversight from the SSU Country Manager.
 Works within the forecasted submission/approval timelines and ensures they are complied with
and tracks milestone progress in agreed upon SSU tracking system in real time; if forecasted 
timelines are not reached provides clear rationale for delays, assists with contingency plan to 
mitigate impact, and escalates the issue as soon as identified. 
 Monitors basic financial aspects of the project and the number of hours/tasks available per 
contract; escalates discrepancies in a timely fashion. 
 Reviews and complies with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Work Instructions (WIs) 
in a timely manner, keeps training records updated accordingly and ensures timesheet 
 Ensure all relevant documents are submitted to the Trial Master File (TMF) as per Company 
SOP/Sponsor requirements.
Responsible for one or more of the following functions at the country level:
 Local Submissions Specialist - Follows the project direction provided by the designated country 
start-up advisor (CSA) and SSUL. May serve as a point of contact for the SSUL/PM (or 
designee) during start-up on allocated projects. Compiles and/or reviews essential document 
packages for site activation and may also be involved in essential document collection from site.

 Prepares and submits Central EC Applications, Local EC Applications, RA Applications, and 
other local regulatory authorities or hospital approval submissions as required and under 
supervision. Prepares ongoing submissions, amendments, and periodic notifications required by 
central and local EC and RA, and other local regulatory authorities as needed within the country; 
includes safety notifications as required by local rules, with overight from the SSU Country 
 Local Site ID and Feasibility Support – Provides support with site selection lead and PM/SSUL to 
ensure that the appropriate sites are selected for individual studies based on the requirements of 
the clinical trial.
 Local Investigator Contract and Budget Negotiator – Supports the SSUL to agree on country 
template contract and budget. Assists in producing site-specific contracts from country template. 
Under supervision assist in negotiations of budget and contract with site and via Site Contracts 
Service Centre and SSUL lead with Sponsor until resolution of issues and contract execution. 
Assists with quality control and arranges execution of CTAs as well as archival of documents into 
repositories and capture of metadata


What we’re looking for

Get to know Syneos Health

Over the past 5 years, we have worked with 94% of all Novel FDA Approved Drugs, 95% of EMA Authorized Products and over 200 Studies across 73,000 Sites and 675,000+ Trial patients.

No matter what your role is, you’ll take the initiative and challenge the status quo with us in a highly competitive and ever-changing environment. Learn more about Syneos Health.

QUALIFICATION & REQUIREMENTS (please indicate if ‘preferred’)
 Associate’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and training. 
 Good understanding of clinical trial process across Phases II-IV and ICH GCP, Ability to interact 
effectively and appropriately with investigative site personnel. 
 Good organizational skills and good attention to detail, with proven ability to handle multiple tasks 
 Ability to take direction from multiple individuals and set priorities accordingly. 
 Ability to effectively communicate across multiple function groups (clinical team, PM, Director).
 Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as part of a team. Utilize problem-solving 
techniques effectively. 
 Quality-driven in all managed activities. 
 Flexibility and willingness to adapt to rapidly changing environment and learn/perform new 
 Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher



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