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Company: PRA Health Sciences
Location: Paris area, France
Reference: AR-2018-46594
Closing Date: 15 Sep 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Excellent Salary and Benefits

Job Summary:

At PRA we know our greatest strength is our people. We have a commitment to employee development and a culture that values innovation. Where great minds work everything is possible.



Location: Paris area, France

PRA Health Sciences are a Clinical Research Organization committed to developing our people. We believe that our people are the future of the industry. We provide a culture in which our employees can enjoy personal satisfaction, professional achievement and have the ability to strategically map out long-term career plans. If you're ready to be a part of something inspiring join us and Discover Your PRA..

Position overview:

As a Clinical Study Manager, you will be dedicated to one of our global pharmaceutical clients; a company that is advancing the development of new medicines, biologic therapies and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases including cancer, cardio-metabolic diseases, Alzheimer’s and infectious diseases. Be ready to work in a solid partnership and an environment driven by innovation and continuous improvement.

Working fully embedded within the local clinical team at our client’s offices in La Défense (Paris area), the Clinical Study Manager plays a key role in the success of global clinical trials at a local level. The tasks undertaken are varied and can include:

  • Accountability for the performance of assigned protocols in a country in compliance with ICH/GCP and country regulations, client policies and procedures, quality standards and adverse event reporting requirements internally and externally.
  • To be the Country point of contact (POC) for assigned protocols and proactively drive/track execution and performance of deliverables/timelines/results to meet country commitments, requiring strong collaboration with local Country Operations roles.
  • Forecasting country resource needs and serving local business needs (sign contracts, manage budgets as delegated)
  • Responsibility for quality and compliance of assigned protocols in the country and oversee CRAs and/or CTAs and training compliance.
  • Performing quality control visits, reviewing Monitoring Visits Reports and escalating performance issues and training needs to functional vendor and internal management as needed.
  • Responsibility for collaboration and relationship management with investigators for insourced and outsourced studies, with functional outsourcing vendors and other external partners.
  • Overseeing country and site validations, site selection and recruitment in assigned protocols.
  • Responsibility for clinical trial education to sites and act as the country POC for programmatically outsourced trials for assigned protocols.
  • Representing the client in Pharma industry issues and in seeking influence in external R&D environment.
  • Collaborating internally local Pharmacovigilance and Regulatory Affairs to align on key decisions in countries.
  • Supporting local and regional strategy development consistent with long-term corporate needs in conjunction with Regional Operations.

You are:

Proactive, collaborative, innovative.

Here at PRA we want our employees to succeed and ensure that they are set up for this success through constant training, development and support. To enable success in this position you will have:

  •  A previous track record of success in a Clinical Project Management role in a pharma company or global CRO.
  • Strong understanding of start-up activities, clinical trial planning, (site) management and metrics.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills.
  • Ability to coordinate and lead local teams to high performance and to lead across several dimensions simultaneously.
  • Fluent in French and English.

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.

Apply for this job: CLINICAL STUDY MANAGER (CSM) - Paris area, France

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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