Achieva Group Ltd

Clinical Trial Scientist

CHF71 - CHF83 per hour
27 Jan 2021
26 Feb 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Our global pharmaceutical client just outside of Basel has a vacancy for a Clinical Trial Scientist.

Job Title: Clinical Trial Scientist
Work Location: Allschwil
Country: Switzerland
Business Area: Global Clinical Development
Schedule: Fulltime (100%)
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 months

Job Responsibilities:
All tasks are performed in compliance with GCP and  SOPs. Depending on level of experience, the CTS may contribute to the following trial-level activities in collaboration with a more experienced trial scientist.
• Core member of the clinical trial team (CTT)
• Collaborates closely with the Clinical Trial Physician (CTP) on relevant trial-related activities
• Develops a sound understanding of the science and medicine related to an indication and trial and performs literature searches as needed to keep knowledge up to date
• Main deliverable include the clinical trial protocol and related documents such as the ICF, study committee charters, study guidelines/instructions, PD code list, subject narratives, and the CSR
• Provides input into and reviews cross-functional trial documents such as the SAP, ESP requirements and specifications, monitoring guidelines, data review manual
• Performs data review and medical monitoring during the conduct of the trial
• Coordinates/manages the study committees
• Provides scientific input into responses for IRBs/ECs and HAs
• Participates in discussions with external experts
• Trains the relevant functions and roles on the scientific aspects of the trial
• Contributes to cross-functional and clinical development initiatives and processes as needed

Candidate’s Requirements:
• PhD, Pharm D, MSc or equivalent university degree in life or health sciences
• At least 2 years of working experience preferably in clinical development in a contract research organisation (CRO) or pharmaceutical company
• Previous experience in either the planning, set-up, conduct, closing, and reporting of phase II and III clinical studies from a scientific perspective is an asset
• Fluent in English (written and oral)
• Good organisational, problem solving, and interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to work independently and within a cross-functional team to prioritise and coordinate multiple competing tasks
• Ability to work under pressure and meet short time lines without compromising quality
• Results driven attitude and good sense of urgency
• Able to anticipate and proactively address issues and demands
• Analytical thinking and data and detail oriented
• Shares knowledge and expertise openly
• Effectively negotiates with key stakeholders to influence, convince, and gain their buy-in and agreement
• Thinks globally and has an appreciation and understanding of the big picture (e.g., competitor activities, potential implications and consequences of own activities and decisions)
• Able to travel occasionally as required to fulfil responsibilities and tasks

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