• Project Assistant within Clinical Research (fulltime,Groningen)

    Job Locations (All) | Netherlands-Groningen
    Posted Date 6 months ago(3/4/2019 5:52 AM)
  • Overview

    When you join PRA Health Sciences, you will not only witness the future of clinical development. You come to shape it!

    Are you looking for a new administrative job in a dynamic and international environment? Are you interested in life sciences and do you see supporting the Project Managers of Clinical Research projects as a challenge? Do you have the ability to learn new tasks and processes quickly and are you looking for a job in a? PRA Health Sciences is looking for a Project Assistant/Associate, office-based in Groningen.


    The Early Development Services (EDS) division of PRA is a global leader in providing early-phase clinical research and bio-analytical services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. With a reputation built on excellence, quality and professionalism, we work with leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, performing clinical research and bio-analytical trials on many of the most advanced experimental drugs and biological in development today. Employees of EDS are enthusiastic and dedicated and work in a dynamic informal organization.


    Patient Pharmacology Services is a group within Early Development Services focusing on early-phase clinical trials in patient populations. With management offices in Germany and clinical operations in several cities across Central Europe, we now have an opening in Groningen (The Netherlands) for a:


    Project Assistant/Associate (fulltime, for 36 or 40 hours per week)


    What will you be doing as Project Assistant?

    In this role you will be providing administrative support to the project managers and team members.



    • Supporting the execution of clinical studies
    • Providing logistical support for meetings and give secretarial assisitance
    • Ensure collection and maintenance of all essential documents to support regulatory submission
    • Assist in preparation of study approval and in filing and archiving of study documents
    • Managing logistics and document exchange between clinical sites and PRA or client/sponsor




    What do we ask of you?

    Naturally, you have good communication and PC skills. You hold a MBO or HBO Bachelor degree, preferably in administration, business/office support or finance.


    Next to that:

    • You have at least two years working experience in business/project management support
    • You’re able to read, write and speak fluent English and Dutch
    • In this position you will be working together with Office-based Project Manager in Groningen and Project Managers located in other European countries. You will be reporting to a manager who works from our Berlin office, so within this international setting you feel ‘like a fish in the water’!

    We offer you:

    • A challenging position in a growing international company, in our clinics in Groningen
    • We offer a competitive salary and an excellent working environment
    • PRA has its own collective labor agreement that provides good conditions for our employees like 33 holiday days per year and a good pension fund
    • Every year we organize (sporting) activities aimed at, among other things, teambuilding and conviviality. We also engage ourselves socially and, for example, we climb mountain peaks for a noble cause
    • You start with a one-year contract with a view to permanent employment. The contract is for 36 or 40 hours per week


    Apply for the position:

    If you are interested in a dynamic job and career, please send us your application letter and resume in English. Due to the hiring manager who is located in Berlin, Dutch resumes and letters will not be processed. You can upload one document when you apply via the 'Apply for this job online' button. Closing date applications: 24 March 2019

    Contact information:

    If you require further information please contact Wytske Bijma, HR Business Partner, on +31 50 40 22 222.

    PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    Agency calls are not appreciated.


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