Sr. Clinical Operations Associate at Foundation Medicine

Posted in Admin - Clerical 24 days ago.

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Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:
Foundation Medicine

Job Location: Boston, MA
Req Number: 10105
Department : Medical Affairs

Foundation Medicine, Inc. (FMI) began with an idea-to simplify the complex nature of cancer genomics, bringing cutting-edge science and technology to everyday cancer care. Our approach generates insights that help doctors match patients to more treatment options and helps accelerate the development of new therapies. Foundation Medicine is the culmination of talented people coming together to realize an important vision, and the work we do every day impacts real lives.


The Senior Clinical Operations Associate supports the Comprehensive Genomic Profiling (CGP) aspects of international clinical trials across multiple locations in partnership with Roche Pharmaceuticals. The Associate is responsible for trial components specific to CGP including study planning; identification and monitoring of critical path actives; triaging of issues related to cross-functional and cross-geographic transactions inclusive of sample receipt and analysis, data generation, data sharing, report generation and report dissemination. This position requires the ability to work across multiple functions, organizations and geographies with a high level of accountability, attention to detail and efficient problem-solving capabilities.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Support CGP specific study planning and execution to ensure optimization for success.
  • Liaise closely with all stakeholders to proactively pre-empt study obstacles.
  • Summarize risks, challenges, opportunities, recommendations, and the status of prospective, ongoing, and completed clinical operations initiatives to applicable stakeholders at periodic and set-interval meetings.
  • Engage in problem solving as needed related to sample receipt, accessioning, tracking, genomic analysis, report generation and dissemination.
  • Identify and mitigate against CGP specific study risks while escalating as necessary with appropriate recommendations for resolution.
  • Execute upon communication strategy action steps to build and maintain internal and external relationships that foster successful study planning and execution.
  • Maintain up-to-date databases pertaining to clinical trials.
  • Other duties pertinent to clinical operations as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a life science
  • 5 years of experience in the Healthcare, Diagnostic, or Biotechnology industry within a clinical setting

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Graduate Degree in a life science
  • Demonstrated success in study planning and execution, navigating cross-functional teams, risk mitigation and problem resolution
  • Articulate and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated history of successfully managing multiple concurrent initiatives and maintaining one's own workflow in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Desire to improve the lives of people living with cancer
  • Demonstrated ability of meeting project deadlines
  • Understanding of HIPAA and importance of privacy of patient data
  • Ability to work well under pressure while maintaining a professional demeanor
  • Excellent organization and attention to detail

Foundation Medicine is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, age, or national origin. Further, qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also FMI's EEO Statement and EEO is the Law and Supplement. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form. (EOE/AAP Employer)

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