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Company: PRA Health Sciences
Location: Mannheim (Germany) or Reading (UK)
Reference: 2016-33845
Closing Date: 03 Nov 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Excellent Salary and Benefits

Job Summary:

An outstanding opportunity to join one of the world’s leading contract research organisations and be part of a dynamic and growing international company. Join PRA Health Sciences as a Medical Director and help realize your career potential.



Location: Germany (Mannheim) or United Kingdom (Reading)

As a top five CRO, we have worked on 100+ marketed drugs across several therapeutic areas and conducted the pivotal or supportive trials that led to FDA and/or international regulatory approval of 45+ such drugs.

At PRA Health Sciences, providing innovative solutions for our clients is what we do. From full service clinical development to the pioneering Embedded SolutionsTM model, PRA provides a broad spectrum of solutions that meet the demands of a diverse marketplace.

At PRA, borders do not create boundaries.  PRA’s success is dependent upon our ability to attract and retain a talented team of diverse professionals.  Our growing workforce is comprised of over 10,000 employees, spanning 13 time zones across six continents and who speak more than 30 languages – yet operate in unison as one worldwide PRA community.  

For more information please see our website:

We are currently looking for a Medical Director - Gastroenterology / Gastrointestinal / Internal Medicine (m/f), for our office in Mannheim, Germany, or Reading, UK.

Working in a fast-paced, client-focused global environment, our Medical Directors play a pivotal role in our project teams and our company. Your medical expertise will be called upon throughout the entire lifecycle of a project including partnering with global Business Development for requests for information and attending bid defense meetings to raise our profile as the chosen partner for our clients for their projects.

The tasks will include:

  • Providing input into the creation of the protocol and other study-related documents
  • Participating in discussions with regulators, key opinion leaders, senior management and our clients
  • Delivering training to external project teams and PRA colleagues
  • Reviewing medical data on the indication, inclusion / exclusion criteria and other medical issues to ensure our overall project deliverables are achieve
  • Sharing your vast medical expertise at investigator meetings, kick-off meetings, and client face-to-face meetings
  • Working closely with our Drug Safety teams to evaluate Serious Adverse Events and to develop Safety Management Plans, Pharmacovigilance Plans and Risk Management Plans

Successful candidates for the Medical Director role will be licensed physicians with a strong background in gastroenterology, gastrointestinal disorders, or internal medicine (board certification). A proven track record in industry (pharma or CRO environment) supported by clinical practice experience will ensure you have the skills necessary to succeed in this role. Familiarity with phase II/III projects (either in industry or as an Investigator) along with project management and leadership skills are required.

Strong communication skills in English and a genuine desire to contribute to drug development and patient wellbeing in a commercial environment are necessary.

Together with a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive range of benefits and an excellent working environment. As we continue to expand, there will be career opportunities on a truly global scale.

If you have any questions please email or call our recruitment department at +44 (0) 1189 518563.

PRA Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace


Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
500 South Oak Way
Green Park
Tel:  +44 (118) 918 1000
Fax:  +44 (118) 918 1001
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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