Position:  Project Coordinator, Clinical Research
Location:  Nanaimo, British Columbia
Job Id:  1236
# of Openings:  1

Project Coordinator, Clinical Research - Nanaimo, BC
Tilray is a federally licensed producer of medical cannabis. We are committed to setting the gold standard of care and excellence in our industry. We believe that commitment starts with a great work environment and benefits for our associates.
Looking to develop your career at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry?
Ready to apply your talents to make a positive difference in the lives of patients across the country?
Tilray is committed to furthering our understanding of the therapeutic value and risks of cannabinoid-based medicines and acknowledges our responsibility as a medical cannabis company to contribute to the body of clinical data that will inform best treatment practices and improve the quality of life of our patients and their families. Tilray is at the forefront of clinical research in the medical cannabis field. We are providing physicians and researchers with cannabis-derived study drugs that meet regulatory standards for human trials that indicate a high likelihood of success in treating specific diseases and disease-related symptoms.  Reporting to the Clinical Program Manager, the Project Coordinator supports Tilray’s clinical research program by tracking all incoming clinical trial requests, working with the legal team in to execute Non-Disclosure Agreements, preparing estimates for investigational product study supply finance review, and communicating effectively with investigators providing approval or polite decline. The Project Coordinator collaborates with various departments to successfully aid in the development, planning, GMP manufacture and shipments of investigational products to research partners globally.
Roles and responsibilities
  • Maintain tracking systems for the Clinical Research team needs, including new research study requests, clinical documentation requests and tasks for all ongoing and future clinical trials.
  • Liaise with other members of the organization to ensure that dependencies and requests generated by the clinical research team are highly visible and coordinated effectively.
  • Maintain appropriate and effective controlled internal filing procedures to ensure documentation is secure and accessible. 
  • Review and assist in amending internal SOPs as they relate to clinical trials.
  • Assist in coordinating shipments of IMP to clinical trials sites, ensuring regulatory compliance, temperature excursion report follow up and timely delivery of IMP.
  • Process new clinical trial requests in a timely fashion, providing excellent customer service.
  • Assist in clinical change control duties by tracking progress and making sure actions are being taken to complete and close requests.
  • Update Tilray’s Clinical Research confluence space with meeting minutes, monthly reports and study recruitment information.
  • Post-secondary education is required; Bachelor’s Degree science or health-related discipline an asset
  • 2+ years of planning and project coordination experience
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with colleagues and stakeholders from diverse professional backgrounds, and – at times – located in diverse geographical areas (via phone and web)
  • Experience in a business environment required, with experience in high growth or startup an asset
  • Computer literacy required, advanced Excel skills an asset. Experience with Smartsheet preferred
  • Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices and ensure own behavior and the behavior of others are consistent with these standards and align with the values of the organization.
  • Must have effective communication skills: the ability to speak, listen and write using professional tools and techniques.
  • A history of teamwork: cooperatively enhancing organizational effectiveness.
  • Strong and competent decision-making: assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.

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