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Company: PRA Health Sciences
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Reference: AB-2017-39829
Closing Date: 19 Feb 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. 

For more information please see our website:


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.

If you have any questions please email or call our recruitment department at +44 (0) 1189 213652

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

Apply for this job: ORACLE ARGUS DATABASE SPECIALIST - 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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