Clinical Research Study Leader

CHF110 - CHF120 per hour
  1. Interim/Contract
  1. Clinical Operations, Project Management

Hobson Prior are currently seeking a Clinical Research Study Leader to join a Swiss global healthcare organisation who are focused on offering medical solutions in order to transform patients' lives. This position will be on a contract basis, located in Basel.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will lead the cross-functional Study Management Team.
  • Accountable for the planning, coordination, communication, motivation and setting the direction of the SMT, including obtaining agreement on study required timelines, budgets, objectives and goal-setting.
  • Responsible for the delivery of the clinical studies within the agreed timelines, budget and quality.
  • Prepares and manages the budget/financial plan including overall study and site-level costs, collaborating with the respective stakeholders in contract negotiations and preparation, payment schedule and tracking.
  • Recognises key milestones and tracks critical study activities, issues and strategic priorities.
  • Provides regular updates as appropriate, to key stakeholders.
  • Accountable for all aspects of study management including supply management, biosample management, vendor selection and management, site selection, initiation, training, monitoring, essential document management, closedown and archiving.
  • For outsourced studies, contributes to CRO selection activities and contract set-up, serves as primary contact with CRO PM and provides oversight of CRO, ensures communication between CRO, other vendors and SMT for the entire study lifecycle.
  • Assures consistency and standards across a study or studies for all investigational sites and in line with project standards.

Key Skills:

  • Effective leadership skills.
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams across multiple time zones.


  • Minimum 5 years in study management with extensive experience in planning, risk mitigation strategies, trial budgets, site selection, clinical supplies management, sample management, conduct and monitoring of clinical studies.
  • Minimum Bachelor (preference on Master) in Life Sciences educational field.
  • Experience with global study management.
  • Experience with early phases of clinical trials.

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If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity, please complete the form below and attach a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist, please request a call back at the top of this page.

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