Working at iTeos

Clinical Study Manager – Cambridge, MA (USA)

CSM

ABOUT ITEOS THERAPEUTICS

iTeos Therapeutics is a publicly held (NASDAQ: ITOS), clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to extending and improving the lives of cancer patients by designing and developing next generation immunotherapies. 

Based in Gosselies, Belgium and Cambridge, MA, iTeos Therapeutics was founded out of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (LICR) and the de Duve Institute (UCLouvain) in 2011. 

In March 2020, the Company completed a $125 million Series B2 financing, and in July 2020, we completed our IPO raising over $200 million of proceeds.

This additional capital will allow us to continue to develop our clinical pipeline and maintain our investments in our discovery research team to leverage its fantastic science to improve the lives of cancer patients.
 
For more information, please visit www.iteostherapeutics.com.

ROLE:  Clinical Study Manager – Clinical Team 

Within the Clinical Operations Team, iTeos is looking for a highly motivated Sr. Study manager to play a significant role in the management of clinical studies and thus in the development of new treatments. Clinical operations are a critical component in all studies and the Sr. Study Manager will provide leadership and ensure that clinical studies are completed within budgets, on time and with the highest quality. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and talented Study Manager eager to contribute in a meaningful way to the development of innovative IO drugs for cancer patients. This position is reporting to the Clinical Operations Manager.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participates in the Development of iTeos Therapeutics clinical study plans and elaborate study timelines, with particular input into operational aspects of the study and identification of cost drivers and opportunities for efficiency. 
  • Responsible to lead and manage the operational execution of one or several iTeos therapeutics clinical studies in terms of cost, timeliness and efficiency, while assuring data quality and integrity.
  • Responsible for the selection and management of CROs and study-related vendors, including defining CRO or vendor responsibilities, negotiating the contract and change orders and establishing a fair and accurate budget.
  • Participates in the selection of investigational sites (feasibility), prepares recruitment projections and selection of countries and sites in collaboration with the study team and CRO. 
  • Oversees the development/amendment of clinical study documents, including document such as study protocols, informed consent forms (ICFs) and the preparation of the regulatory files.
  • Assist to complete the trial according to required timeframe and costs and provide assistance in execution of all programs according to clinical protocols.
  • Manages all study-related activities to meet GCP/ICH guidelines and the study protocol. Implement Clinical-related SOPs and Q&A system to meet GCP/ICH guidelines in compliance with associated regulations.
  • Oversees clinical trial sites’ adherence to pertinent regulations through review of monitoring reports, CQA-GCP audit report, communications with investigators, study site personnel, CRAs, and other CRO/designee personnel. 
  • Coordination of investigational product (IP) activities, including accountability and labelling activities.
  • Participates in study data review and other review activities as assigned in accordance with GCP.
  • In collaboration with CROs, identify risks to study and develop risk mitigation plans, escalate risks and ensure rigorous risk mitigation planning.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in life science or related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in the clinical field, with minimum 3 years as a Clinical Study Manager.
  • Solid vendor management skills including previous experience negotiating vendor/site contracts and managing the budgets. 
  • Thorough understanding of FDA, EMA, ICH and GCP guidelines.
  • Possess strong analytical skills and highly organized project management abilities, keeping an eye on detail, while maintaining a broad overview.
  • Experience with Phase I/II clinical trials, preferably in oncology.
  • Proven problem-solving skills.
  • Understanding of clinical operations related to clinical development functions.
  • Ability to lead multi-disciplinary, cross-functional teams both internally & externally.
  • Ability to work autonomously and in close collaboration with peers.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Fluent in English (oral and written communication). Knowledge of French is a plus.
  • Proficiency with computer programs including Microsoft Office suite and Microsoft Project.
  • Ability and willingness to travel 5% of the time (internationally and domestically).

 LEADERSHIP CHARACTERISTICS

  • Entrepreneurial, resourceful, energetic, self-starter.
  • Approaches challenges with creativity and pragmatism.
  • Ability to engage team to achieve goals without direct authority.

OFFER

  • A stimulating position within a high-potential innovative biotech company
  • The opportunity to work in a science-driven, dynamic, respectful and professional environment
  • A challenging scientific and business growth in which you get to bring your knowledge and skills
  • An employment agreement contract with an attractive salary package in line with the position responsibilities and your experience

RECRUITMENT PROCESS

Please send your CV together with an adapted cover letter to the following address : jobs@iteostherapeutics.com. 
Please, mention the reference CSM in the mail object. Your application and related information will remain strictly confidential.

Interested ?

Send your CV together with an adapted cover letter to the following address : jobs@iteostherapeutics.com
Please mention the reference CSM in the mail object.
Your application and related information will remain strictly confidential.