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Senior Clinical Trial Liaison

Job Title: Senior Clinical Trial Liaison
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin
Industry:
REF: 123018
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email: larry@rftgroup.ie
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Senior Clinical Trial Liaison
Our client is a fast growing highly profitable multinational biopharmaceutical company with an exciting pipeline of drug compounds at an advanced stage in research, now has a newly created role of Clinical Trial Liaison who can operate from their home based office.

The successful candidate will be responsible for enhancing, and managing relationships with clinical trial investigators and research staff to ensure full engagement throughout the course of the study. The focus will be to enhance clinical trial execution and enrollment through building deep relationships with study investigators and research staff.

The CTL will work with the clinical investigators and site staff to provide education, support enrollment and retention initiatives, identify mitigate and provide solutions to enrollment hurdles, disseminate product/trial information, represent company interests and provide scientific intelligence.

The ideal candidate will hold a strong background in clinical research and will be responsible for establishing and enhancing clinical site relations, providing support to the development and clinical operations activities related to the clinical study trials. The Clinical Trial Liaison is also responsible for establishing training processes/materials to help educate and influence our clinical sites to adopt best practices as well as enhance recruitment and retention activities

The territory for this position will include Europe and possibly the US and Latin America. Travel is circa 70%.

Responsibilities for Senior Clinical Trial Liaison:
Primary contact between therapeutic centers and internal depts. with regard to company and investigator sponsored studies ensuring scientific validity and alignment with company's medical strategy.
Collaborates Clinical Operations and Research in support of Phase II to IV clinical trials, including site identification, assessment, and education of investigators, recruitment/retention initiatives and clinical site meetings (site specific in-services and global investigator meetings).
Provide disease education as warranted, scientific background related to product, research rationale and latest information related to relevant clinical research.
Provides a medical / scientific training and a support function for key internal stakeholders, including development and or review of training materials for clinical trials, products in development, therapeutic areas, and disease state.
Provides field insight to the study teams related to trends for the identification and recruitment of trial subjects.
Recruitment Initiatives may include: outreach to clinical investigators, site staff and referring physicians to develop relationships, support enrollment initiatives and represent clinical study interests.
Collaborates with MSLs prior to responding to site inquiries to ensure focused and balanced clinical and scientific information.

Requirements for Senior Clinical Trial Liaison:
Bachelor of Science degree at minimum. Advanced scientific or clinical degree (Pharm D., Ph.D., NP, MD).
5+ years working in the biotech / pharma industry or 2 years working as an MSL.
Ability to manage a geographically assigned territory from a home based office.
Able to travel 70% and valid driver's license.
Knowledge or experience in the GI (preferred), Neurology, Infectious Disease, COPD, therapeutic area
Experience in clinical trial design, logistics, and evaluation
Knowledge of FDA compliance and regulatory requirements
Candidate will be a superb communicator of technical and scientific information (to small & large audiences) and possess excellent interpersonal skills & strong organization skills.
Demonstrated strategic thinking and strong geographical management skills.
Skilled at taking strategic initiatives and translating them into tactical solutions.
Exceptional organizational and time management skills are essential.
Ability to integrate and work in cross functional network


Please contact Larry on +353 1 - 2302400 / larry@rftgroup.ie


The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. www.rftgroup.ie


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