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Company: PRA Health Sciences
Location: Germany
Reference: 2016-36612
Closing Date: 10 Feb 17
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 Local Trial Manager (LTM) and help realize your career potential.



Location: Germany

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:


Working outsourced and fully dedicated to one of our global pharmaceutical clients, the Local Trial Manager is responsible for the successful management and execution of study activities at a country level. Collaborating with the wider European or global study team, the Local Trial Manager leads the local team of Site Managers and Clinical Trial Assistants in order to deliver quality data and trial documents that are compliant with the protocol, ICH-GCP guidelines, Standard Operating Procedures and regulatory requirements.

Key tasks will include:

  • Managing the local team to meet recruitment targets
  • The efficient management of local vendors
  • Timely review of trip reports submitted by Site Managers
  • Targeted and effective study team training
  • Preparation for audits
  • Development of local study tools and procedures
  • Proactive risk management and budget forecasting
  • Accompanying Site Managers on on-site visits to ensure protocol compliance at a site level, and to foster positive working relationships with site staff, including Investigators.
  • Some on-site monitoring of assigned sites

Managing studies from feasibility through to database lock and close-out, the Local Trial Manager acts as the key local manager throughout the lifecycle of the project.

This role is based in Nordrhein-Westfalen.

Desired skills and qualifications:

Previous experience of managing an internal team (including Clinical Research Associates and Clinical Trial Assistants) is an absolute requirement for this role. Strong problem-solving skills, and independent proactive attitude to work, effective communication skills in German and English, and the ability to engage and motivate a team will ensure success within the Local Trial Manager role. A background in on-site monitoring is also necessary in order to be considered. Experience working on mega-trials or in risk-based monitoring is preferred.

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 5185 63. 

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


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Apply for this job: LOCAL TRIAL MANAGER - Germany

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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