Clinical Trial Specialist
Updated on 12/6/2023
Verve Therapeutics

201-500 employees

Develops gene editing therapies for heart disease
Company Overview
Verve Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, is a leading player in the fight against heart disease, leveraging its expertise in cardiovascular medicine, human genetics, and gene editing to develop transformative, once-and-done therapies. The company's unique approach to gene editing, designed to permanently lower LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels, sets it apart from competitors and positions it at the forefront of precision genetic medicine. With a culture that fosters passion and drive, Verve has been recognized as a "Best Places to Work" by the Boston Globe, demonstrating its commitment to both its mission and its employees.

Company Stage


Total Funding





Boston, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
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  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or healthcare discipline preferred
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in clinical trial operations at Sponsor company
  • Fundamental knowledge of GCP/ICH and applicable regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (verbal and written), as well as problem solving and organization skills
  • Proven ability to work independently
  • Self-motivated, pro-active, and resourceful with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • High level of proficiency in MS Office (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint) strongly preferred
  • Experience with relevant clinical trial systems (i.e., IRT, EDC, CTMS, eTMF, etc.) preferred
  • Organize/maintain study tracking tools to support the conduct and oversight of assigned clinical studies
  • Contribute to development of key study documents, plans, and templates (i.e., informed consent forms, study conduct and oversight plans, patient facing materials, vendor manuals and templates, study binders, etc.)
  • Coordinates internal study related meetings including meeting scheduling/logistics, preparation and distribution of meeting agendas and minutes, and filing of relevant materials in the study Trial Master File (TMF)
  • Responsible for filing required departmental documentation in the study TMF and assisting other functional areas with filing, if necessary
  • Performs routine quality reviews of the TMF in line study needs
  • Manages one or more study vendors including vendor selection/qualification, vendor startup, vendor maintenance/conduct, vendor closeout. Provides regular vendor updates to the Director of Clinical Operations and other Clinical Operations personnel as needed and escalates any issues/trends in a timely manner
  • Assists with registering applicable clinical trials on public registries (i.e., and submission of clinical study results as required by applicable local regulations
  • Supports Sponsor oversight of clinical study centers and assigned CRA resources through continuing site monitoring report review and on-site Sponsor Oversight visits
  • As delegated, leads certain study-specific processes according to SOPs and/or study-specific plans (i.e., protocol deviation review process)
  • Communicates study updates to the CTT including any identified routine and specific communications with one or more functional areas as necessary (i.e., notification to Verve Regulatory of new and/or updated 1572s, etc.)
  • Reviews vendor invoices against executed Scopes of Work
  • Supports site and vendor contract negotiations
  • Assists in ongoing data reviews and reconciliations as necessary
  • Participates in development of departmental processes, SOPs, and initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in relevant therapeutic area and/or technology platform preferred, but not required
  • Experience in multiple phases of clinical studies preferred