• Medical Director (Gastroenterology)

    Job Locations (All) | United Kingdom-Reading | United Kingdom | Germany | Germany-Berlin | Germany-Mannheim | Germany-Munich | Bulgaria | Bulgaria-Sofia
    Posted Date 8 months ago(9/26/2018 2:21 PM)
  • Overview

    PRA Health Sciences is a Clinical Research Organisation experiencing exceptional growth globally. The people we employ are key to this growth.


    People don’t come to PRA to witness the future of clinical development, they come to shape it. With an average of more than 6 former employees returning to PRA each month we can confidently say that the grass is greener at PRA. Come join the movement and discover your passion, your purpose, your PRA.


    We are currently looking for a Medical Director - Gastroenterology for our Medical Affairs Department in Mannheim, Germany or Reading, UK or Sofia, Bulgaria.


    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


    You are:

    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.


    For more information please visit our website:


    Req number: 2018-49448


    Salary: Will pay a salary fully commensurate both with the significance of this appointment and with the required calibre of the successful candidate.


    Closing date: 24th April 2019


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