Clinical Project Assistant (Contractor)

Menlo Park, CA, United States
Jul 15, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
GRAIL is a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is focused on alleviating the global burden of cancer by developing pioneering technology to detect and identify multiple deadly cancer types early. The company is using the power of next-generation sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, and state-of-the-art computer science and data science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology, and to develop its multi-cancer early detection blood test. GRAIL is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the United Kingdom. It is supported by leading global investors and pharmaceutical, technology, and healthcare companies. For more information, please visit

The Clinical Project Assistant has overall responsibility to support the study teams within Clinical Operations. This will include supporting administrative aspects of clinical trial execution and working under general supervision for routine tasks and with detailed instructions.

This contract position will require a candidate to have a good overall understanding of the major areas within clinical operations.

You Will:

• Maintain and perform periodic review of the Trial Master File (TMF) for completeness and accuracy
• Track site payments and vendor invoices
• Assist study team in tracking and reporting on key study quality metrics and in determining appropriate action in conjunction with study team
• Support development of relevant tracking tools and other internal processes to increase departmental efficiency
• Participating in continuous improvement initiatives
• Assist with meeting coordination, meeting materials and meeting minutes.
• Support other job-related duties as assigned by the Clinical Lead or designee

Your Background Will Include:

• Bachelor's degree in a related scientific discipline
• At least 1 year of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry
• Working knowledge of GCPs, Trial Master Files, ICH guidelines or experience working in a regulated environment
• Working experience with an electronic trial master file (eTMF) system and strong database skills
• Strong work ethic and demonstrated ability to deliver assignments on time
• Attention to details and organizational skills
• Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks
• Good problem-solving skills
• Strong communication skills
• Positive, self-starter, flexible; ability to adapt to changing priorities
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a team environment
• Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic and fast paced environment
• Proficient with office automation tools, such as Microsoft Office and the Google suite of apps

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

GRAIL, Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries ("GRAIL") does not accept any liability for fees for resumes from recruiters or employment agencies ("Agency"), without a binding, written recruitment agreement between GRAIL and Agency describing the services and specific job openings ("Agreement"). GRAIL may consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume and explicitly reserves the right to hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the Agency, unless an Agreement is in place. Any email or verbal contacts with any person within GRAIL is inadequate to create a binding agreement. Agencies without an Agreement are requested not to contact any hiring managers of GRAIL with recruiting inquiries or resumes. Agencies interested in partnering with GRAIL may contact GRAIL's HR Department through our Customer Service team .