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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Country Approval Specialist (Site Start Up Specialist)

Taipei, Taiwan

Job Description

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life - enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while taking science a step beyond through research, development and delivery of life-changing therapies. With clinical trials conducted in 100+ countries and ongoing development of novel frameworks for clinical research through our PPD clinical research portfolio, our work spans laboratory, digital and decentralized clinical trial services. Your determination to deliver quality and accuracy will improve health outcomes that people and communities depend on - now and in the future.

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Supports the preparation, review and coordination of Country Submissions in line with global submission strategy.

Essential Functions

  • Prepares, reviews and coordinates, under guidance and local EC submissions in alignment with global submission strategy.
  • Supports preparation, under guidance, of local MoH submissions, as applicable in alignment with global submission strategy.
  • Coordinates, under guidance, with internal functional departments to ensure various site start-up activities are aligned with submissions activities and mutually agreed upon timelines; ensures alignment of submission process for sites and study are aligned to the critical path for site activation.
  • Achieves PPD's target cycle times for site.
  • May have contact with investigators for submission related activities.
  • May act as a key-contact at country level for either Ethical or Regulatory submission-related activities.
  • Works with the start-up CRA(s) to prepare the regulatory compliance review packages, as applicable.
  • Assists in developing country specific Patient Information Sheet/Informed Consent form documents.
  • Assists with grant budgets(s) and payment schedules negotiations with sites.
  • Enters and maintains trial status information relating to SIA activities onto PPD, or client (where contracted) tracking databases in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ensures the local country study files and filing processes are prepared, set up and maintained as per PPD WPDs or applicable client SOPs.
  • Maintains knowledge of and understand PPD SOPs, Client SOPs/directives, and current regulatory guidelines as applicable to services provided.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 0 to 2 years).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail and quality of documentation
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good computer skills and the ability to learn appropriate software
  • Good English language and grammar skills
  • Basic medical/therapeutic area and medical terminology knowledge
  • Ability to work in a team environment or independently, under direction, as required
  • Basic organizational and planning skills
  • Basic knowledge of all applicable regional / national country regulatory guidelines and EC regulations

Client-provided location(s): Taipei, Taiwan
Job ID: ThermoFisher-R-01183810-2
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Adoption Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program