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Clinical Data Strategist – Bloemfontein

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Clinical Data Strategist


Bloemfontein, BEN


Provide oversight of the set-up of individual systems (EDC, IVxS, etc), ensuring data standards are followed leading to successful integration with the Data Factory. Ensure the data collected and integrated into the Data Factory can be successfully utilized in all downstream systems by First Patient In.


Work directly with project teams to guide/convey optimal data flow design patterns across the enterprise consisting of multiple systems with the end goal to ensure data integrations enable real time Alerts and Analytics

Lead vendor data set-up for all Data Management vendors.

Work closely with the DTL to enable data flow for all DM downstream activities (data cleaning, etc).

Complete and manage the ‘Systems Integration Plan’ to detail the data flow and highlight potential risks/challenges while collaborating with various groups (i.e. IPA, Study Team, CDAT) to provide data standardization and alignment of site visits across systems”

Champion people, process and technology improvements and standards to enhance quality, increase productivity (internal and external with Investigator sites), and reduce data latency within Quintiles clinical trial systems inclusive of IVxS, EDC, CTMS, QRPM, Data Factory, Triggers and Alerts, Visualizations such as Infosario Analytics and Federated reports, CDOS and SLDRs.

Guide and present study teams with best case options given limitations (e.g. contract, cost, timelines, etc.) with the ability to articulate pros and cons of each approach.

Identify and implement innovative solutions to challenges and influence future decision-making in order to reduce workarounds.

Review data transfers specifications to ensure they meet the standards required in order to develop quality data integrations

Proactively provide education and training to ensure adherence of the relevant startup SOPs and best practices during the RFI and post-award phases.

Collaborate with the global IT organization as needed to resolve support issues related to data integration or data quality.

Ability holistically understand the process and structure of 5-10 individual systems and determine how the design of one system may impact the ability of another system to function optimally.


Experience working in Drug Discovery, clinical trial conduct, clinical data management or related industries.

Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills, strong attention to detail

Effective written, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills

Strong influencing, problem resolution, motivation, and negotiation skills

Solution-oriented approach to challenges

Sound leadership and customer service skills

Competent presentation skills meeting the needs of all levels

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with team members, management, operations staff, clients, and executive management

Ability to lead effective meetings

Strong organizational and time management skills

Ability to manage multiple dependencies across multiple systems to reach a final deliverable

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with teams involved in study start up


Bachelor in Science/Computer Science/Information Technology or Bachelor in Technology with 8 to 10 years experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

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