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Company: PRA Health Sciences
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Reference: AB-2017-39829
Closing Date: 19 Apr 18
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 Oracle Argus Database Specialist and help realize your career potential.



Location: Mannheim, 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 70+ 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 15,000 employees, spanning 13 time zones across six continents and who speak more than 30 languages – yet operate in unison as one worldwide PRA community. 


We are currently seeking a Oracle Argus Database Specialist to join our Safety Systems Group in our established Drug Safety Department in Mannheim, Germany.

As Argus Specialist you will be responsible for: 

  • Setup and configuration of ARGUS database including installation and report parameters as well as code-list and validation configuration based upon client needs for enterprises (Argus, ArgusJ)
  • Validation of exercises/test script testing
  • Ensuring proper documentation including SOPs and WIs. Give vision about necessary documentation framework on safety databases.
  • Training of PRA staff on field content and selection option
  • Advising clients on proper database setup according to regulatory guidance and E2B requirements
  • Migration experience from different safety database sources
  • Understanding of ARGUS ORACLE tables and fields
  • Creating individual reports via SQL according to client needs

Desired skills and qualifications:

To be successful in this position you should have a: 

  • College degree or equivalent education (Technical / Medical /Science background)
  • Good understanding and interest in technical and IT solutions
  • Advanced working knowledge of safety systems (e.g. AERSTM, ARGUSTM) and other databases (Oracle, SQL)
  • Advanced computer skills including IT knowledge & programming background (e.g. Oracle, MS-SQL, VBA, C#, .NET, MVC, JAVA etc.)
  • Advanced skills in data retrieval e.g. via SQL-Query (e.g. T-SQL, Crystal Reports, Business Objects)
  • Excellent computer skills (Visual Studio, SharePoint, Visio, Project, MS Office, esp. MS EXCEL / ACCESS, SQL query)
  • Drug Safety and regulations experience
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English mandatory)

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.

Your health, your family, your career, your money — the things that matter to you, matter to us. The benefits of PRA just get better and better.

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

If you have any questions please email or call our recruitment department at +44 (0) 1189 21 3098

For more information please see our website:

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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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