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Senior Clinical Trial Assistant, Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access

About the Role

PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships, and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing health challenges.

PATH’s Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access (CVIA) brings together our expertise across every stage of the long and complex process of vaccine research, development, and delivery to make lifesaving vaccines widely available to children and communities across the world. CVIA’s current portfolio encompasses more than two dozen vaccines either in development or already in use to protect against fifteen different diseases. Our focus is on vaccines to address the leading diseases that claim children’s lives worldwide: pneumonia, diarrheal disease, and malaria; as well as other global health priorities, such as polio and meningitis. We work in partnership with national health ministries, pharmaceutical manufacturers, donors, international financing and regulatory organizations, and many others. PATH has led numerous global partnerships, including the award-winning Meningitis Vaccine Project and the Malaria Vaccine Initiative, which helped develop the first malaria vaccine candidate recommended for pilot implementation.

PATH is currently recruiting a Senior Clinical Trial Assistant who will be responsible for performing daily administrative activities related to supporting specific clinical research studies, clinical sub-team responsibilities, and clinical team projects, per direction from Clinical Research Managers (CRMs).


Assist in scheduling clinical study meetings, formulating clinical study meeting agendas, and taking clinical study meeting notes and action items.
Assist CRMs with development of ethics committee and other relevant research committee submissions, completion of submissions, and tracking of submissions.
Assist clinical study teams with preparing, formatting, handling, distributing, filing, and archiving clinical documentation and reports according to the scope of work and standard operating procedures.
Assist CRMs with accurately updating and maintaining clinical study documents and systems (e.g., Salesforce, clinical trial timelines in Smartsheet) which track clinical study planning, implementation, and timelines.
Assist with periodic review of clinical study working files and the clinical study trial master file for completeness.
Assist CRMs when needed with clinical study supply procurement, as well as clinical study event coordination, logistics and planning.
Participate in clinical team projects, initiatives, and development of presentations on request and when time allows.

Required Experience

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three or more years of administrative experience required.
Prior experience supporting clinical research studies, including familiarity with following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and international research guidelines, and working across geographies required.
Computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Effective time management and organizational skills.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers, and clients.
Ability to analyze information, review reports and prioritize actions.
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
Ability to work well in a team environment, receive directions from others and work independently to achieve delegated tasks with high quality and according to required timelines.
Open, engaging, collaborative, and transparent work style.
Global perspective and mindset; ability to work effectively with colleagues from other cultures.
Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally as needed, approximately 5% of the time.
Must have legal authorization to work in the United States.

PATH is a diverse nonprofit organization that creates a culture of collaboration and partnership. Learn more about the impact you can make globally here.

We offer our employees a competitive salary and generous benefits. For candidates based in the U.S., the annual salary range for this position is $53,784-$81,536. The final salary is based on a variety of objective factors.

PATH provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes 15 vacation, 10 holiday, 2 personal and 12 sick days per year; medical and dental plans; life insurance; disability and retirement benefits. For more details click here.

Hybrid Work

PATH operates within a hybrid workplace model unless otherwise noted. Hybrid employees must reside within commuting distance to one of our PATH offices. PATH’s US offices are located in Seattle, WA and Washington, DC.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

PATH has instituted a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all employees, interns, consultants, and temporary staff based in the United States. Individuals selected for job opportunities in the United States must be fully vaccinated, and show proof of vaccination status, upon hire. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as Pfizer or Moderna, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson. Individuals with medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Job Location
Seattle, WA or Washington, DC, United States

Company Location
United States, Seattle or Washington, DC

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