TMF Consultant

Position Purpose

  • Provide guidance to clients on TMF Standard Operating Procedures, processes, best
    practices and technology.
  • Offer direction and support on TMF training.
  • Provide operational excellence through best practices and lesson learned.

Position Overview

The TMF Consultant will be the single point of contact for the client for all TMF projects and will:

  • Ensure clinical trial documentation is consistent with the Trial Master File specifications, submission/inspection readiness criteria and complies with applicable SOPs and other requirements.
  • Provide guidance to support how to obtain consistency through the use and application of standards.
  • Act as a TMF subject matter expert on applicable technologies and processes used by the client.
  • Provide complete TMF services for custom development and business process outsourcing for clients.
  • Develop the post implementation go-live support environment, construct the transition plan from the project team to the support team, and support and maintain the client applications and technology infrastructure.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop or advise client on TMF specifications, including Standard Operating Procedures, TMF Plans, guidance documents or process documents.
  • Create or advise client on inspection and/or audit readiness plan for TMF content (may include applicable databases).
  • Create or advise client on document quality guidelines (which may include tools and resources).
  • Create or advise client on documentation flow activities with guidance documents as applicable.
  • Actively identify or advise client on continuous improvement opportunities to enhance operational efficiencies through process and metric analysis.
  • Create or advise client on a metrics program that can monitor performance against targets to ensure program deliverables are being met and productivity is aligned.
  • Create or advise client on document quality requirements.
  • Develop TMF training specifications that may be used internal or external to LMK.
  • Train and support new TMF Project Managers, TMF Consultants or TMF Support Analysts.

Training and Education Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.
  • Clinical Documentation Management and industry experience that have provided a thorough understanding of the processes associated with conducting clinical trials and document management operations.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, combined with outstanding listening skills.
  • History of achievement in a customer service role with demonstration of meeting customer needs and concerns.
  • Strong skills in negotiation and conflict resolution are essential, and the ability to remain calm and focused in high-stress situations is very important.
  • Lean Six Sigma certification (or equivalent).
  • 7 years relevant clinical research experience with an understanding of clinical drug development and clinical trials operations
  • 1-2 years CRO experience