Contract Clinical Operations Assistant

Clinical Operations · San Diego, California
Department Clinical Operations
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Xencor is an innovative, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company located in the Los Angeles area—near Pasadena—and in San Diego. We use our pioneering XmAb® technology to discover and develop better biotherapeutics, antibodies and cytokines with improved function, with the goal of improving patient outcomes and quality of life. We have an excellent temporary opportunity for a Contract Clinical Operations Assistant to join our team.

 

Our protein engineering capabilities and the modular nature of our XmAb technology allow us to quickly identify and create new platforms and drug candidates for potential development. We are advancing a deep clinical pipeline of novel drug candidates, including eight bispecific antibodies and two engineered cytokines, and more programs are expected to start clinical testing in 2022. We also leverage our many XmAb technologies by collaborating with leading global biopharmaceutical companies, including Genentech and Janssen Biotech, among others, and including our partnerships, 20 XmAb drug candidates are advancing through clinical development. Three XmAb medicines, to treat patients with a range of serious illnesses, such as aggressive lymphoma, rare blood disorders and COVID-19, are now marketed worldwide by partners.

 

Our employees are the most important factor in our success, and we have assembled a highly talented group from diverse backgrounds and disciplines to execute our business plan and shape our future. Xencor employees’ value new ideas and flexibility and demand from each other scientific rigor, a passion for innovation, and a willingness to take risks.

 

We currently have an excellent temporary opportunity for a talented Contract Clinical Operations Assistant!

 

Summary:

Provides general administrative and clinical trial activities support to the Clinical Operations department.

 

Job Duties:

  • Performs data entry from clinical trial document to ensure accurate filing within the electronic record keeping system
  • Assists users submitting and managing clinical trial documents
  • Provides support in the maintenance and organization of the internal record keeping system in conjunction with internal clinical trial research associates and trial master file staff
  • Provides status and activity reports as required
  • Assists the clinical team in maintaining master files for clinical protocols
  • Provides other administrative support to the department as needed
  • Adheres to all department and company-wide policies regarding conduct, performance and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Qualifications

Position requires a high school diploma and a minimum of 2 year of related experience including previous administrative and data entry experience. Experience working in a biotech environment and understanding of clinical trial operations preferred.

 

Position also requires:

  • Strong client focus, dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal customers
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and comprehension skills (both written and oral)
  • Excellent customer service and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to prioritize and balance time, actions, and projects to ensure accomplishment of results
  • Ability to operate with integrity and maintain confidentiality.

 

Physical, Mental and Environment Demands:

The physical, mental and working environment demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this position.

 

The physical demands of the office are normally associated with extended amounts of time sitting and using office equipment, including a computer, keyboard and mouse, which can cause muscle strain. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. Periodic light lifting of supplies and materials may apply.

 

Specific mental demands for the position are listed above under requirements.  In addition, mental demands for this position include:

  • Ability to multitask without loss of efficiency or accuracy, including the ability to perform multiple duties from multiple sources.
  • Ability to work and sustain attention with distractions and/or interruptions.
  • Ability to interact appropriately with a variety of individuals including vendors, customers and clients.
  • Ability to maintain regular attendance and be punctual.
  • Ability to understand, remember and follow verbal and written instructions.

Occasional travel may be required, including travel between Xencor’s Monrovia and San Diego offices. Work for this position is generally performed at Xencor’s worksite and requires full-time commitment.

 

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Statement

The Company will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please contact HR@xencor.com.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement

The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

 

Xencor does not accept profiles or resumes from recruiting vendors without a binding written agreement. Any unsolicited submission of services and or resumes in no way creates an obligation or duty by Xencor, implied or otherwise.

 

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  • Location
    San Diego, California
  • Department
    Clinical Operations
  • Employment Type
    Contractor
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level