Clinical Trial Leader

CHF80 - CHF85 per hour
  1. Interim/Contract
  1. Clinical Operations, Project Management

Hobson Prior are looking for a Clinical Trial Leader to join a world-wide pharmaceutical company based in Switzerland. Our client focuses on providing pioneering medical solutions to improve the quality of people's lives. This is position is for a 18-month contract located in Basel. You will be responsible for the management and clinical execution of assigned clinical trials within Translational Medicine.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will function as the Clinical Trial Leader for assigned phase I/II studies (scientific and/or operational complexity) including multi-country / multi-center trials.
  • Accountable for leading and matrix managing the multidisciplinary Clinical Trial Team (CTT) and support functions to ensure all trial deliverables are met according to timelines, budget, quality standards and operational best practices.
  • Responsible for the coordination of pre-audit activities for nominated projects ensuring a satisfactory outcome is achieved and address corrective actions.
  • In partnership with the Medical Expert and CTT, coordinate the ongoing medical / scientific review of the clinical trial data (as needed) coordinate the data analysis and interpretation including the development of first interpretable results.
  • Ensure a complete review is conducted of all study documentation within the as-signed 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.
  • Oversee the work of assigned support CTL/CTA(s), ensuring clear delegation / assignment of duties are documented.
  • Contribute to the identification and evaluation of clinical sites and external service providers as appropriate for assigned studies.
  • Offer advice to other departments and line functions and to cross-functional working groups as required as applicable to assigned studies.
  • Maintenance of knowledge and training of ICH-GCP, current regulations and procedures and supplement by training and practice of the organisations SOPs and internal policies.
  • Responsible for following best practices and standards for trial management within TM; expected to share lessons learned.

Key Skills:

  • Demonstrated leadership and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong operational project management experience including excellent planning, prioritization, problem solving and organizational skills. Used to managing multiple priorities.
  • Capable of clear written and verbal expression of ideas, an active/proactive communicator.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, with a proven track record of successfully interacting with and influencing a wide range of people building strong positive relationships.
  • High level of customer orientation awareness and focus.
  • Being flexible and adapting in a changing environment.


  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in clinical trials / drug development.
  • Track record of successfully managing multiple, concurrent phase I and IIa complex clinical trials.
  • Office and clinical trial software IT computer literacy.

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