Senior Manager, Data Operations, Neurology

Eisai Inc.
Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey
Jan 11, 2021
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

At Eisai, satisfying unmet medical needs and increasing the benefits healthcare provides to patients, their families, and caregivers is Eisai’s human health care (hhc) mission. We’re a growing pharmaceutical company that is breaking through in neurology and oncology, with a strong emphasis on research and development. Our history includes the development of many innovative medicines, notably the discovery of the world's most widely-used treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. As we continue to expand, we are seeking highly-motivated individuals who want to work in a fast-paced environment and make a difference.  If this is your profile, we want to hear from you.

Job Summary


Responsible for the Study Build, Validation and Deployment activities of all systems. Quality checks of clinical study as they relate to data collection and cleaning, from study start up through ongoing oversight to completion. Develop essential Procedural documents, Data Review Plans and Data Clean Listings. Perform user acceptance testing and review protocols and develop scripts. Develop and lead training, user acceptance testing and review protocols to ensure consistency. Perform system validations and User Access Management activities.


Essential Functions

  • Participate in EDC design requirements development. 
  • Support development of and updates of global library objects as appropriate according to best practices and new standards.
  • Design/create and validate clinical databases including forms, folders, matrices, data dictionaries/code lists, unit dictionaries, edit checks/rules, derivations, custom functions, standard and custom reports.
  • Perform user and site administration to include site set up and assignment of roles, permissions and eLearning requirements .
  • Verify completeness of study build deliverables prior to release.
  • Perform peer review for the studies built by other programmers.
  • Maintain all required Clinical Systems study documentation.
  • Provide EDC technical support to facilitate study timelines and deliverables.
  • Provide support for EDC system upgrades, Review of User Requirements, User Acceptance Testing
  • Provide technical assistance and training to technical / non-technical personnel.
  • Coding, testing and implementing custom or vendor supplied systems software.
  • Designing applications to best meet business goals and functional requirements.
  • Devising ways to explore and implement new functionality to existing systems.
  • Researching emerging technologies to determine what can increase an organization’s efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Developing and coordinating comprehensive systems test plans.
  • Documenting all work per IT standards and process including change management.
  • Coordinating all documentation of systems policies and procedures as well as training materials.
  • Training the systems’ end users.



  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related fields required with at least 15 years of life sciences industry experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Electronic Data Capture (EDC) systems and Interactive Response Technology (IRT) systems.
  • Expertise in Data Visualization tools like Spotfire, JReview, Tableau, etc.
  • Expertise with FDA regulations, handling Audits, System Validation & QC methodologies. Must be able to oversee systems development and clinical submission data.


Eisai is an equal opportunity employer and as such, is committed in policy and in practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.  Similarly, considering the need for reasonable accommodations, Eisai prohibits discrimination against persons because of disability, including disabled veterans.


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