• Clinical Team Manager within Early Phase Clinical Research

    Job Locations (All) | Netherlands-Groningen
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/24/2019 9:16 AM)
  • Overview

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

    Do you have several years’ experience in clinical research and at least two years as CRA? Do you see managing clinical studies as a challenge in which you can excel in your leadership and coordinating skills? PRA Health Sciences is looking for a Clinical Team Manager for their Early Development Services division.

    The Early Development Services (EDS) division of PRA is a global leader in providing early-phase clinical research and bioanalytical 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 bioanalytical trials on many of the most advanced experimental drugs and biologics in development today. Employees of EDS are enthusiastic and dedicated and work in a dynamic informal organization.

    To extend our Project Management team we are looking for a: Clinical Team Manager


    What will you be doing as Clinical Team Manager (CTM)?


    Working in a fast-paced, client-focused global environment, our CTMs are at the heart of our project teams and our company. In this position you will have the chance to get familiar with the dynamics of working in early phase studies, with the main focus on phase I. When you like working on multiple projects in parallel, with different clients and multiple indicational areas of drug development, the early phase pace and relatively short timelines suit you! Our clinical facility is based in Groningen, the Netherlands. The greater part of this job can be done from your home office, so even if you aren’t living in the northern part of the Netherlands, this will not be a problem. 


    As a CTM you will be responsible for achieving successful delivery of clinical activities at the project level by meeting internal and external contractually agreed client and regulatory requirements according to time, quality/scope and budget constraints. The CTM proactively identifies, resolves/mitigates and escalates risks and/or issues. 

    • You will serve as the primary liaison and primary point of escalation for clinical activities and team issues, interacting with the Project Manager, clients, vendors and other PRA functional areas
    • You plan and lead execution of monitoring activities in and outside the Netherlands. This includes country & site feasibility and site selection, trial set-up, study execution and trial closure)
    • You will work with the Project Manager to build and foster the client relationship and provide data as required for clinical performance metrics and project status metrics, you also review and approve monitoring visit reports
    • You will liaise with Clinical Operations Managers to resolve resource and performance issues
    • You work closely together with (In House) Clinical Research Associates (CRA’s) and will create study-specific documents such as the Clinical Management Plan, besides this you are also responsible for study-specific training of team members (e.g. CRAs)


    What do you bring as CTM?

    • The successful candidate for the CTM role will have a relevant degree in health sciences (preferably) or be a licensed health-care professional (i.e., registered nurse) and at least two years’ experience as CRA
    • You have substantial experience using computerized information systems, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and CTMS
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills and committed to costumer excellence
    • You have thorough understanding of clinical trial processes with in-depth knowledge of ICH-GCP
    • You are able to work from our Groningen office for at least 1 or 2 days per week, depending on your experience and training

    We offer you:

    • A challenging position in a growing international company
    • 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 35 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 32, 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. You can upload one document when you apply via the 'Apply for this job online' button, please combine the two documents to one.

    Contact information:

    If you require further information please contact Chenthuran Raveerathan, Staff Recruiting Consultant, on +31 50 40 22 222.


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