Jazz Pharmaceuticals

  • Clinical Trial Coordinator

    Job Locations US-CA-Palo Alto
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/17/2018 12:45 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Research & Development
  • Overview

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients’ lives by identifying, developing and commercializing meaningful products that address unmet medical needs. We are continuing to expand our commercial product portfolio and our research and development pipeline in therapeutic areas that can leverage our unique expertise.

    Our therapeutic areas of focus include sleep and hematology/oncology – areas in which we have a deep understanding of the patient journey and a suite of products and product candidates to address critical needs.

    We are looking for the best and brightest talent to join our team.  If you’re looking to be a part of a company with an unwavering commitment to improving patients’ lives and being a great place to work, we hope you’ll explore our career openings and get to know Jazz Pharmaceuticals. 

    Position Profile

    As the Clinical Trials Coordinator, you will work as an integral member of Jazz Pharmaceuticals’ Clinical Operations Team, providing administrative support of our clinical trials. You will work on all phases of clinical trials that are in the JPI product development pipeline. 

    The Clinical Trials Coordinator will:

    • General administrative support to the Clinical Project Teams
    • Schedule internal and external study meetings and teleconferences
    • Record and distribute minutes from study meetings
    • Create and maintain internal and vendor contact information
    • Collect and review essential documents
    • Correspond with clinical study sites and vendors to provide study documents and updates
    • Assist with the management of study supplies and organize shipments
    • Create, update, track, and maintain study-specific trial management files and tools (e.g. site lists, status of regulatory documents, RA/EC approvals, enrollment logs
    • Assist in the maintenance and update of internal and vendor management systems (e.g. IRT, CTMS)
    • Assist the project team members with other administrative activities as required (e.g., correspondence with vendors &  preparation of status reports, and organization of investigators’ meetings)


    • Bachelor degree (life science preferred) or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology)
    • In lieu of the above requirement, candidates with one (1) or more years of relevant clinical research experience in pharmaceutical or CRO industries may be considered
    • Requires effective written and oral communication, strong interpersonal skills, problem-solving, facilitation, flexibility, and conflict resolution skills.
    • Computer proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
    • Must be able to prioritize and multi-task, work effectively with little or no direction, and build collaborative relationships with management, partners and peers from diverse backgrounds.
    • Limited, infrequent, work related travel may be required but this would be no more than 5% of the positions time.
    • Ability to work across multiple projects

    Description of Physical Demands

    • Occasional mobility within office environment.
    • Routinely sitting for extended periods of time.
    • Constantly operating a computer, printer, telephone and other similar office machinery.

    Description of Work Environment

    • Work indoors in normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, fumes, vibrations and temperature changes.
    • Frequent computer use at workstation.
    • May move from one work location to another occasionally.
    • Responsibilities may require a work schedule that may include working outside of “normal” work hours, in order to meet business demands.
    • Occasional public contact requiring appropriate business apparel.

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.


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