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Clinical Trial Leader - Phases I/II

Switzerland   •  EUR635 - EUR735 per day  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

We have an exciting opportunity for an office based contract Senior Clinical Project Management role with a Global blue chip pharmaceutical company.

Our client is looking for candidates with early phase clinical trials and also patient study experience.

Purpose of the role:

Planning and implementation of all operational aspects of assigned Translational Medicine studies (e.g. medium to high complexity studies; first in man, patient studies, multi-center studies, mechanistic studies) from synopsis to reporting according to timelines, budget, operational and quality standards.


Writing clinical protocols and related documents in collaboration with the Clinical trial Team (CTT)
Lead the clinical trial protocol development process
Lead and matrix manage the global multidisciplinary CTT to ensure all trial deliverables are met according to timelines, budget, quality standards and operational procedures
Function as a Lead CTL on studies for Full Development and assist in the coordination of TM related submission documents.
Responsible for ordering and management of clinical trial materials
Identify sites and manage study set-up
Support the CRA on study related questions and serve as point of contact for managing/ answering questions relating to trial procedures and subjects eligibility
Responsible for set up and maintenance of the Trial Master File for assigned studies
Regularly update all trial information databases in order to manage accuracy of information
Approve for all necessary center payments
Lead the ongoing review of the clinical trial medical/scientific data (as needed), analysis and interpretation including the development of first interpretable results, clinical trial reports, publications and internal/ external presentations.
Co-ordinate pre-audit activities for nominated projects
Contribute to identification and evaluation of new centers suitable for performing TM studies in healthy volunteer and patients.

BSc or MSc in life sciences or nursing; PhD level scientist with life sciences background; PharmD.
Languages: Fluent English (oral and written), knowledge of a second language is desirable.
Experience / Professional Requirement:
1. Gained relevant experience (preferred at least 2 years) in Translational medicine, Clinical Research or Research Nurse experience (CRO, academic institution, hospital or industry), as judged from CV/interview
2. Potential to cope with both scientific aspects and operational tasks in a multidisciplinary organization (teamwork).
3. Knowledge of drug development process.
4. Capable of clear written and verbal expression of ideas, an active/proactive communicator.

Key People is a specialist international recruitment consultancy with over 25 years' experience of working within the life sciences, biotech, healthcare and CRO industries. Our experienced and dedicated clinical research related consultants have a long history of success, excellent technical knowledge and a flexible, consultative focussed approach to recruitment.

Please contact Mark Cussens, Clinical Research Recruiter on
Tel: or email: mcussens@keypeople.co.uk
Tel: +41 4350 86620 or email: mark.cussens@keypeopleswitzerland.ch

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You MUST be eligible to work in Switzerland. Learn more

  • Agency: Key People
  • Reference: mc23906
  • Posted: 25th September 2020
  • Expires: 23rd October 2020

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