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Clinical Data Manager

Syneos Health
Durham, North Carolina, United States
Based on experience
February 27, 2018

The CDM Data Manager provides support for data management projects ensuring consistent and high quality data bases by identifying and resolving errors and inconsistencies in data.


• BA/BS in IT or science related degree

• Fluent in English

• Three years of CDM or four years of clinical experience

• Good computer skills

• Good technical and problem solving skills

• Attention to detail and quality focused

• Good interpersonal and commication skills

• Good written and oral communication

• Ability to work in a team

• Ability to work under pressure and meet timelines


• Manages delivery of CDM outputs for studies sequentially with supervision/mentoring in coordination with Lead Data Manager.

• Responsible for archival of data and CDM essential documents.

• Tracks and reports status for allocated studies.

• Measures and reports data quality.

• Develops database specifications, annotations, and code lists.

• Manages processing of data discrepancies.

• Participates in the review and approval of Case Report Form and Completion Guidelines.

• The Data Manager is expected to be skilled in performing all the roles encompassing the preceding level within the job family.