Senior Specialist, Clinical Application

Company Background

Tessa Therapeutics is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company with the scientific vision of revolutionizing the treatment of cancer by redirecting the body’s potent anti-viral immune response to recognize and kill cancer cells. Tessa’s core virus-specific T Cell (VST) platform has shown compelling results in the treatment of solid tumors, and the company is building a portfolio of therapies addressing a wide range of tumors by combining the qualities of its T cell platform with complementary technologies. Tessa’s lead Phase III trial for nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is the world’s largest Phase III T cell immunotherapy trial for any cancer indication. The company has built up robust operational and supply chain capabilities to successfully deliver autologous T cell therapy treatments to a large patient pool across five countries. The combination of technologies from its academic, clinical, and commercial research partners have enabled the company to create a fully-integrated approach to the treatment of cancer with immunotherapy.

Our mission is to cure cancers and save lives with our innovative and widely accessible immunotherapies.

We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals who are interested to be part of our Hospital Operations team.


Job Position
Senior Clinical Application Specialist

Reports to
Associate Director, Hospital Operations

Job Description

  • Oversee hospital related operations conducted by clinical trial sites (subject visits scheduling, immunotherapy clinical workflow, infusion logistics etc.)  
  • Deliver Investigational Product related trainings and evaluations at trial sites within US (not limited to Site Selection Visits, Site Initiation Visits, On-site and remote training visits, bi-annual Infusion Evaluation Visits) 
  • Support clinical trial site staff in the application and management of Investigational Product 
  • Liaise closely between internal and external stakeholders in the coordination of subject immunotherapy treatment 
  • Independently support and troubleshoot immunotherapy related issues and escalations 
  • Oversee inventory and management of Infusion related equipment and ancillaries provided to all sites including sourcing, assembly and distribution of items.  
  • Review, update and manage protocol and Instruction manuals periodically to ensure smooth flow of trial operations  
  • Timely Maintenance of study related documents for all activities undertaken.


  • Bachelor degree in Biomedical Sciences or any related field with at least 5 years of relevant working experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical or clinical research industry. 
  • Site Experience/Nursing Background is advantageous 
  • Proficient in Microsoft office such as Microsoft Power Point and Excel. 
  • Able to work independently and remotely, Global experience preferred.  
  • Possess an analytical mind, meticulous, and organized in his/her work.  
  • Possess good problem-solving skills and able to think logically under pressure.  
  • Good communication skill and able deliver effective trainings  
  • Travel up to 50% is required