Basel Land | Freelance/temporary employment for a project
Reference number
Start date
Project duration
12 MM++
My duties
  • Core member of the Cross Functional Trial Team for the allocated studies.
  • Responsible for engagement with study investigators involved in clinical studies within their allocated Region, in close collaboration with the Global/Local operational team (GTL, CTM, SM, LTM) and the Global clinical team (SRS, SRP). May support other Regions as required.
  • Establish a collaborative medical/scientific connection with investigators, through regular on-site and/or remote visits, to facilitate 2-way communication and increase site engagement and motivation.
  • Throughout development of own network, identify potential new investigators within the assigned Region to be considered for referral, participation in new or existing trials and/or engagement in advisory committees.
  • Provide support to investigators for any medical/protocol question. Identify any potential site hurdle (e.g. protocol clarifications, medical/scientific questions, operational challenges, resources constraints…) and advise sites on potential study conduct failures (e.g. best practices sharing for screening failures minimization, patient recruitment and retention optimization…)
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of the allocated sites status (e.g. recruitment status, patient identification and/or referral process in place, protocol deviations, SAEs …).
  • Maintain clinical and technical expertise in the therapeutic area, competitor's products and clinical trials (e.g. scientific literature review, congress attendance…).
  • Ensure close collaboration with internal local stakeholders (operational and medical teams) within the assigned countries.
  • Share insights gathered from sites and discuss possible protocol enhancement with the respective Global clinical team.
  • Manage trainings for local clinical teams on disease area and/or compound training, as required.
  • As requested, participate into cross functional teams for evaluation of new product ideas, implementation of business strategies, improvement of processes, etc. 
My qualifications
  • MD, PhD, PharmD, DVM, MSc or equivalent degree in Biological Sciences required
  • Profound experience in Pharmaceutical Industry; Prior experience in cardiac and/or pulmonary disease area is a plus
  • Sound knowledge of clinical development processes, clinical trial processes, and regulatory requirements/ ICH guidelines. Hands-on experience on conducting clinical trials is a plus.
  • Prior experience of working in a matrix organization including interactions with all relevant functions involved in a clinical trial and program (e.g. Biostatistics, Data Management, Operations, Regulatory, Drug Safety, external service providers, etc.) and external customers.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills.
  • Experience in driving business process improvement projects desirable.
  • Excellent computer systems and software skills.
  • Excellent English, other languages advantageous.
My benefits
  • You will work in an international environment
About Hays
With over 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology and medical engineering, we know the key contacts at companies that are recruiting for challenging jobs with real potential. The current high demand for staff has opened up exciting opportunities for dedicated professionals looking to develop themselves professionally and to further their careers. As recruitment specialists with an international network of contacts, we can offer you decisive advantages – all completely free of charge. Register with us and reap the benefits of job offers that are both interesting and relevant to your skills and experience.
My contact at Hays

My contact person
Emina Mustafic

Reference number

E-Mail: emina.mustafic@hays.ch