Senior Clinical Trial Lead

July 1, 2024

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Senior Clinical Trial Lead

Contracting

Ref: BH-2041-1

Senior Clinical Trial Lead

Job details

Contracting

Ref: BH-2041-1

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Senior Clinical Trial Lead 

Location: Basel (hybrid).
Start: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
Workload: Full-time

Our client, a Swiss Pharmaceutical company specializing in innovative medicines for rare diseases, is seeking a Senior Clinical Trial Lead. This role demands a strategic thinker with extensive experience in clinical trial management. The candidate will design, implement and oversee clinical trials focused on innovative therapies for rare conditions. This is a unique opportunity to make a profound difference in the lives of patients with unmet medical needs.

Your Tasks: 

  • Oversee all operational aspects of clinical trials, from initiation to completion, ensuring adherence to timelines, budgets, and quality standards.
  • Manage relationships with contract research organizations (CROs), vendors, and other external partners.
  • Lead and mentor a team of clinical research professionals, providing guidance, training, and career development opportunities.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including medical, regulatory, and biostatistics to develop comprehensive clinical development plans.
  • Develop base case timelines to achieve the best possible outcomes. Plan meticulously to ensure timely execution of all trial phases.
  • Develop and manage trial timelines, budgets, and resources.
  • Establish detailed trial plans and effectively cascade them to all team members, ensuring alignment and understanding.
  • Oversee multiple clinical trials concurrently, maintaining high standards and adherence to timelines.
  • Clearly and consistently communicate timelines, expectations, and progress to all stakeholders.
  • Lead at least one clinical trial, from conceptualization to presentation to regulatory authorities.
  • Ensure all trials comply with regulatory requirements and standards. Prepare and present trial data and outcomes to regulatory authorities.
  • Assess recruitment rates, identify potential development risks, and estimate the realism of project timelines and goals.

Your Profile: 

  • Demonstrated expertise in the pharmaceutical industry, particularly in clinical trial management.
  • Clinical operations experience.
  • Master’s degree in a scientific discipline required; a Ph.D. or other advanced degree is highly desirable.
  • Minimum of 7+ years demonstrated experience in a biotech/pharmaceutical/ CRO company, clinical research site or related healthcare company.
  • Proven track record of managing complex clinical trials, preferably in the rare disease space.
  • In-depth knowledge of GCP, ICH guidelines, and regulatory requirements.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.

Please apply directly online with your CV.

**Please only apply if you are eligible to work in Switzerland and the EU**

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