Clinical Trial Liaison

Siolta Therapeutics is seeking a highly motivated and talented Clinical Trial Liaison to provide support for the company’s clinical development program focused on prevention and treatment of inflammatory diseases using live biotherapeutics. The successful candidate will work closely with Siolta’s Director of Clinical Operations and Chief Medical Officer, as well as CRO team members to successfully represent Siolta and our studies to clinical investigational sites while developing and executing site-specific subject recruitment and retention plans to facilitate timely enrollment.

Essential Qualifications: 

The successful applicant will have the following skills and abilities:

  • Excellent networking skills to develop strong working relationships with key local and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – able to interact with all levels of internal and external personnel and management and to effectively communicate ongoing status of efforts in the field
  • Excellent organizational skills to develop and maintain multiple contacts and lines of communication, support development and implementation of study-specific recruitment and retention strategies and report on the progress of these activities to Siolta management.
  • Excellent negotiation, influencing and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated with proactive issue monitoring and management including risk assessment and contingency planning.
  • Possess a combination of creativity, critical thinking and operational expertise and efficiency to effectively oversee site recruitment and retention strategies.
  • Willingness to conduct regular in-person visits to U.S.-based clinical trial sites

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years’ experience in clinical research in Pharma, Biotech or CRO in CRA, Project Manager, Study Manager, Director, and/or Clinical Trial Liaison roles
  • Experience in the relevant therapeutic area/indication (microbiome-based therapeutics, pediatrics, immunology/allergy) preferred
  • Demonstrated success in working directly with clinical sites (study coordinators, study staff) and investigators
  • Clinical site management experience, with a strong background in operational aspects of clinical research and clinical development
  • Demonstrated customer service and relationship building skills with clinical sites (on site and remote)
  • Minimum Bachelors’ degree in related field

Key Responsibilities:

Tasks may include but are not limited to:

  • Represent Siolta Therapeutics while establishing and maintaining productive relationships with clinical sites and their staff
  • Support development of effective tools to use in recruitment and retention of subjects in clinical trials.
  • Conduct frequent contacts with sites including regular in-person visits to sites. Expectations will be for up to 70% travel.
  • Conduct targeted conversations with the investigators and site staff to support development and implementation of patient recruitment and retention strategies to advance study enrollment goals
  • Identify and evaluate obstacles to successful study recruitment and retention; develop and support solutions to overcome barriers to subject enrollment and retention.
  • Support project teams regarding site performance issues. Work closely with internal study teams and sites to foresee and proactively manage study site problems/issues as they occur. Initiate, recommend and communicate corrective actions as needed
  • Report and share information with Siolta and CRO teams regarding site issues related to recruitment and retention activities

Who we are:

Siolta Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing targeted microbiome-based therapeutics to prevent and treat diseases of high unmet medical need. We are developing a strong multi-disciplinary team to support our preclinical and clinical live biotherapeutic development programs.

Compensation:

Siolta Therapeutics offers competitive salary that is commensurate with experience.

To apply:

Please provide a cover letter, CV, and three references to echesnut@sioltatherapeutics.com