Join Our Team.

We seek highly motivated professionals to join our team. We invite you to schedule a visit through Human Resources to learn more about our company and see our current open job postings below.

We participate in E-Verify, the US Government sponsored right-to-work verification process.

Clinical Development/Medical Affairs

Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer, the Senior Clinical Trial Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management of ChemoCentryx clinical trials, including management of contract CROs conducting company sponsored clinical trials.

Responsibilities

  • Work with CROs to ensure that patient enrollment and data collection are completed in accordance with study timelines and objectives; escalates risk to timelines and budget as needed.
  • Work with CRO to revise scope of service agreements, budgets, plans and detailed timelines, and ensure that performance expectations are met.
  • Oversee monitoring activities at clinical CROs by reviewing visit reports, protocol deviations and CAPAs; attend co-monitoring visits as required.
  • Monitor study progress: ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and guidelines by maintaining regular contact with external vendors, including CRAs as applicable.
  • Review and contribute to study Protocols, eCRF design and completion guidelines, laboratory manuals, Informed Consent Forms, and other study-related documents.
  • Coordinate/plan investigator meetings and/or site and CRA training.
  • Perform financial management, including review and approval of site and vendor invoices.
  • Track and coordinate trial related materials, including clinical trial supplies and laboratory samples.
  • Perform review and QC central clinical files and trial master file.
  • Identify potential study issues and recommend and implement solutions or corrective actions as needed.
  • Serve as a liaison and resource for investigational sites; review investigator contracts and site payments.
  • Travel to CRO/vendor facilities and/or investigative sites to train and assess study team and CRAs.
  • Organize and manage internal team meetings and other trial-specific meetings.
  • Participating in the development, review and implementation of departmental SOPs and processes.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Baccalaureate or Master’s Degree or equivalent in a scientific or health care field is required.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of clinical trial management experience, including CRO/vendor management, monitoring of budget scope, clinical site monitoring, and knowledge of basic data management/biostatistics processes and pharmacovigilance.
  • Experience in managing oncology clinical trials and/or orphan disease indications preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of clinical research operations, including interpretation and implementation of FDA regulations/ICH guidelines, GCP and other applicable regulatory guidelines required.
  • Knowledge of Electronic Data Capture (EDC).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to effectively communicate with site staff, vendors and internal cross functional team members.
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Ability to work within established timelines, in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent organizational and priority management skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks at once.

Travel up to 15-20% may be required.

We participate in E-Verify, the US Government sponsored right-to-work verification process.

Submit Resume
Job Description

This Medical Director level position requires the ability to work independently, with appropriate supervision, in responsibilities associated with all aspects of design, setup, monitoring, and analysis of Phase 1 – 3 clinical trials.  This person must have excellent analytical and communication skills, and the ability to interact effectively with other members of the department, as well as with study investigators and their staff, CROs and vendors operating on behalf of ChemoCentryx.  The individual also needs to be involved in other duties in the department including strategic planning, clinical plan development, potential partnering discussions, regulatory meetings, departmental meetings, planning and preparation for scientific meetings, staff training, and patient recruitment initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Co-lead the C5aR (CCX168) and CCR2 (CCX140-B and CCX872-B) clinical development programs in renal diseases (often in orphan disease settings) and cancer; as such, participate in investigator outreach activities, design, placement, execution, data analysis, and report writing for the clinical trials, including Phase 1 through Phase 3 clinical trials.
  • Medical monitoring and regular safety review of active clinical trials.
  • Lead specific clinical trials, e.g., CCX168 Phase 1 and later stage clinical trials.
  • Attend scientific meetings on behalf of CCXI to meet with investigators and key opinion leaders, submit and present abstracts.
  • Organize and lead scientific advisory board meetings.
  • Be actively involved in planning and preparation of Regulatory meetings and submissions, e.g., CCX168 End-of-Phase 2 meeting.
  • Help mentor and guide other Department members.
  • Participation in generation and critical review of study-related documents including study protocols, protocol amendments, investigator brochures, monitoring plans, informed consent documents, and CRFs.
  • Includes travel up to 30% at times.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Requires an MD with a minimum of 5 year of industry experience.
  • Experience in one or more of the following area(s):  Oncology, nephrology, and rheumatology desirable.
  • Prior training and experience with Good Clinical Practices (GCPs).
  • Excellent verbal and written skills along with the ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic and creative environment.
  • Ability to critically analyze and evaluate information/data and generate an appropriate action plan in a timely manner
  • Track record of creativity, high performance, and demonstrated ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate others to achieve the corporate goalsExhibits initiative, is proactive and able to contribute to overall medical and clinical development activities.
  • This position requires attention to detail and the ability to interact effectively with other staff.

We participate in E-Verify, the US Government sponsored right-to-work verification process.

Submit Resume

Administrative/Legal/Finance/Human Resources

Job Description

Administrative Assistant/Senior Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and the Senior Vice President of Research.

Responsibilities

  • Set up meetings/activities via Outlook, draft/change/format documents using MS Word of MS Excel, prepare presentations using PowerPoint, answer calls, and file documents and process mail/correspondence.
  • Arrange and coordinate onsite and offsite executive meetings.
  • Make travel arrangements in accordance with preferences, prepare trip folders and prepare travel and expense reports for charges on corporate credit card.
  • Prepare, coordinate and distribute quarterly board committee packages. Provide assistance with preparation of board packages. Ensure directors’ travel arrangements are secured and coordinated. Maintain attendance records of board and committee meetings and assist the CFO in the scheduling of board and committee meetings and conference calls. Arrange catering and other requirements associated with board meetings.
  • Provide assistance in maintaining a complete and accurate corporate minute’s book. Ensure the timely execution by Secretary of approved board and committee minutes. Ensure minute’s book is up-to-date to include all minutes, consents and other written actions taken by the board, committees and stockholders. Assist the CFO in the coordination of the annual stockholders meeting.
  • Maintain files of all stock options grants and related activities. Ensure the timely distribution and return receipt of stock option agreements. Provide support to stock option administration, as appropriate.
  • Ensure files for all directors and officers are maintained and complete (e.g. Section 16 filings, D&O questionnaires, etc.).
  • Corporate phone support during the Receptionist’s lunch and rest breaks.
  • Perform special projects as requested.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • HS Diploma or equivalent 3 to 5 years of administrative support, preferably in biotechnology or technology.
  • Extremely professional with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and follow through.
  • Time management, flexibility and organizational skills. Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work with confidential information in an appropriate manner and use discretion in communications.
  • Demonstrated team and collaborative work with other administrative staff.

We participate in E-Verify, the US Government sponsored right-to-work verification process.

Submit Resume