• Medical Director (Therapeutic Expertise)

    Job Locations (All) | Germany | Germany-Berlin | Germany-Mannheim | Germany-Munich | United Kingdom-Reading | United Kingdom
    Posted Date 2 years ago(9/7/2017 7:46 AM)
  • Overview

    At PRA, we don’t make our 16000+ people great. It’s the other way around. As we have grown to a top-5 CRO, we have maintained the feel of a small company, dedicated to collaboration and passion for what we do.


    We always have a desire to keep seeking new and better ways to operate. We don’t settle for the same old ways. Our passion for improving patient lives worldwide permeates all that we do. Put simply, we care.


    As the Medical Affairs department at PRA continues to expand, we continue to look for board certified Medical Directors to be office based in either Mannheim, Germany or Reading, UK. Currently we have openings for candidates who have extensive experience in either:






    Rheumatology / Immunology

    Internal Medicine 

    Clinical Pharmacology

    Infectious Diseases



    If you have what it takes to join our established global Medical Affairs department - then we want to hear from you!


    Joining our Medical Affairs Department working in a fast-paced, client-focused global environment the Medical Director's specialist expertise is called upon throughout the entire lifecycle of a project and as such the Medical Director plays a pivotal role in our business and project teams.  Alongside Business Development the Medical Director is a key contributor in raising our business profile to ensure we are the preferred partner for our clients with support on their projects.


    As well as sharing your vast medical expertise at investigator meetings, kick-off meetings, and client face-to-face meetings other responsibilities will include: 

    • Maintaining a strong consultative relationship with the client throughout the project lifecycle
    • Providing input into the creation of the protocol and other study-related documents
    • Participating in discussions with regulators, key opinion leaders, senior management and our clients
    • Delivering training to external project teams and PRA colleagues
    • Reviewing medical data on the indication, inclusion / exclusion criteria and other medical issues to ensure our overall project deliverables are achieved and patient safety priortitised
    • Collaborating with our Drug Safety teams to evaluate Serious Adverse Events and to develop Safety Management Plans, Pharmacovigilance Plans and Risk Management Plans


    Successful candidates for the Medical Director role will be licensed physicians with a strong therapeutic background in a given field (board certification/clinical specialisation is required). A proven track record in industry (pharma or CRO environment) supported by clinical practice experience will ensure you have the skills necessary to succeed in this role. Familiarity with phase II/III clinical trial projects (either in industry or as an Investigator in the clinical/hospital setting) along with project management and leadership skills are required.


    You will be an expert in your field with an affinity to lead and inspire.

    Here at PRA we want our employees to succeed and ensure that they are set up for this success through constant training, development and support. To enable success in this position you will have the following:

    • A medical qualification with license to practise and board certification
    • Experience in the desired therapy area is essential, ideally with experience in phase II-III projects either in industry or as an Investigator
    • Experience writing clinical study reports, poster presentations, and manuscripts for publication in a scientific journal is preferable


    Your health, your family, your career, your money — the things that matter to you, matter to us. The benefits of PRA just get better and better.


    PRA Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.


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