Clinical Trial Leader

Posted 11 July 2022
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Job type Limited

Job description

For our client, an international pharmaceutical company in Basel, we are looking for a

Clinical Trial Leader


In this role, you will be responsible for the management and clinical execution of assigned clinical trials within Translational Medicine (TM). You will be involved in the planning and implementation of all operational aspects of assigned TM clinical trials from study concept to reporting according to timelines, budget, operational and quality standards (ICH/GCP/internal SOPs) and procedures.


  • Function as Clinical Trial Leader for assigned studies (scientific and/or operational complexity) including multi-country / multi-center trials
  • Responsible for leading and matrix managing the multidisciplinary CTT and support functions as assigned to ensure all trial deliverables are met according to timelines, budget, quality standards and operational best practices
  • In collaboration with the Medical Expert and CTT, coordinate the ongoing medical/scientific review of the clinical trial data (as needed), and coordinate the data analysis and interpretation including the development of first interpretable results, the clinical study report, publications and internal/external presentations. May support the Medical Expert on project documentation e.g. Briefing books, IBs, Annual Safety Reports, responses to Health Authority questions
  • Ensure a complete review is conducted of all study documentation within the assigned studies/project at the end of each study, with all essential documents appropriately archived and paper Trial Master Files physically transferred to the central archive
  • Responsible for the coordination of pre-audit activities for nominated projects ensuring a satisfactory outcome is achieved and address corrective actions
  • Oversee the work of assigned support CTL(s), ensuring clear delegation/assignment of duties are documented
  • Contribute to the identification and evaluation of new clinical sites as appropriate for assigned studies
  • Provide CS&I expert advice to other departments and line functions (e.g. CQA, Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics (PKS), Drug Supply Management (DSM)) as applicable to assigned studies
  • Maintenance of knowledge and training of ICH-GCP, current regulations and procedures


  • BSc or MSc in Life Sciences or Nursing, PhD level scientist with life sciences background, PharmD or equivalent qualification or work experience
  • Relevant experience (5 years +) in clinical trial management (e.g. study management in a multinational environment using different models for trial execution)
  • Demonstrated leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Track record of managing multiple, complex clinical trials
  • Capable of clear written and verbal expression of ideas, an active/proactive communicator
  • Ability to interact with a wide range of people and build strong positive relationships
  • Fluent written and oral English

General information

Workplace: Basel (onsite)
Workload: 100%
Start date: September 2022
Duration: 18 months

Your application

Please apply online. For further information about the position, please contact Ms Nicole Blum (nicole.blum[@]