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Optimapharm is undergoing continuous and strong growth due to the increase in the number of projects in the countries where we operate. We are constantly looking for young talent, plus experienced and motivated experts who would like to join our team.

By joining our fast-growing team, you will have a great opportunity for further personal growth and career development. We offer the opportunity to work on international projects and to be a member of international clinical research teams. We offer good training opportunities, flexible working hours and a competitive compensation package.

If You are interested in pursuing your professional career at Optimapharm, please send Your CV in English to
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open job positions
Clinical Trial Administrator (m/f) – Croatia
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Are you super organized and have a penchant for administration while also striving to work in a proactive environment and make a difference? If your answer is yes, you are a great candidate for the Clinical Trial Administration position.

The Clinical Trial Administrator (CTA) is a member of the Clinical Operations team who performs clinical trial administration activities. The role of the CTA is to support project team members in tasks associated with the trial set up and with the on-going tasks of a clinical trial, including feasibility activities, trial start-up activities and on-going activities throughout whole trial lifecycle.

The main duties and responsibilities are:

  • Supporting the Clinical Project Managers and Clinical Research Associates in trial feasibility process, start-up, initiation, monitoring and close out activities
  • Assisting in tracking of the project specific data regarding trial progress, including Ethics/Regulatory, if needed, patient recruitment, site information, monitoring visits, safety reporting, trial supplies, data collection, trial documentation, payments and other trial related tasks. Development of appropriate tracking tools
  • Ensuring that submissions and approvals are filed in the project files (paper and/or electronic, as applicable)
  • Assisting the team with preparing/writing/designing presentations and office documents
  • Support in Clinical Operations activities: activities related to departmental meetings (preparations, minutes, follow up), various tracking’s, administrative support in Country management activities and other applicable administrative support within Clinical Operations
Education

High school degree, Bachelor’s degree is an advantage.

Experience and knowledge
  • Strong organizational skills and strong attention to detail, with ability to manage multiple tasks effectively
  • Good understanding of clinical trials, relevant regulations, including ICH GCP
  • Strong English and grammar skills, both written and verbal
  • Computer proficiency is mandatory
Skills and personality
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills and proactivity
  • Ability to convey thoughts and finding in a clear, concise and accurate manner
  • Very good interpersonal skills, attention to details and efficient multitasking ability
  • Ability to function in a team and work effectively and efficiently in a matrix environment

By joining our fast growing and prosperous team, you will have a great opportunity for further personal growth and career development. We offer the opportunity to work on international projects and to be a member of international clinical research teams, a competitive salary, lots of training opportunities and flexible working hours.

Please send your CV in English and note that only shortlisted candidates that meet the requirements will be contacted for further selection process.

Senior Clinical Project Manager (m/f)
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Location: Any of Company’s offices in Europe

Responsibilities

The Senior Clinical Project Manager (SCPM) is a member of the international clinical development team that is primarily responsible for the setting up and management of a project according to the protocol and relevant project plans, current GCP ICH guidelines, applicable SOPs, relevant laws and regulations and signed contract between OPTIMAPHARM and Client/ Sponsor.

The SCPM is responsible to:
  • ensure that the activities which have been contracted to OPTIMAPHARM are coordinated effectively to ensure that the project is delivered to the Client/ Sponsor on time, within the budget and within agreed project targets, ensuring that quality standards and expectations are met
  • coordinate and lead the assigned clinical project team and assess the performance of team members according to project deliverables and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to ensure efficient and effective project execution
  • ensure effective cross-functional teamwork among local project team members including both internal and external ancillary services (e.g. Regulatory and Safety Department, Finance Department, Quality Assurance and Training Department etc.)
  • contribute to proposal strategy, proposal development and budget preparations
  • promote new business by participating in preparation of project bids and attendance to the Client presentations/meetings (e.g. bid defence meetings) as appropriate and requested by Business Development Department (BDD) and/or senior management.
  • liaise with senior management within the organization to continuously assess and improve operational project delivery
Education

University degree, preferably in life sciences.

Experience and knowledge
  • At minimum 8 years of previous experience on clinical research positions within CRO environment
  • At minimum 3 years of Clinical Project Management experience including experience in managing multi-country clinical trials and teams
  • Excellent knowledge of GCP and ICH Guidelines
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements
Skills and personality
  • High drive and motivation with strong goal-oriented, persuasive and proactive personality
  • Well organized and structured business approach
  • Developed leadership skills and competencies to organize and supervise project teams
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and strong problem- solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest for supporting and participating in business development activities
  • Ambition to develop to senior management positions within the Company

By joining our fast growing and prosperous team, you will have a great opportunity for further personal growth and career development. We offer the possibility to lead international Clinical Project teams and to strongly support the fast growth of the Company across Europe and Israel. We offer a competitive compensation package and the opportunity to work on different international projects in an exciting and vibrant work environment.

We are open to receive applications no matter your current location as the position can be based in any of Company’s offices in Europe.

We are looking forward to receiving your CV till 03 June 2019 the latest.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates that meet the requirements will be contacted for further selection process.

Clinical Research Associate (m/f) - Germany
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To support the continuous and strong growth in number of projects and to strengthen the Clinical team Optimapharm is looking for a highly motivated and experienced individual for the position of Clinical Research Associate

Responsibilities

The Clinical Research Associate (CRA) is a member of the clinical development team who is responsible for all aspects of study site monitoring to ensure that the rights and well- being of human subjects are protected; the reported trial data are accurate, complete and verifiable from source documents, and that the conduct of the trial is in accordance with the currently approved protocol/amendment(s), relevant study specific documentation, Standard Operating Procedures, ICH GCP Guidelines and applicable regulatory requirements. In doing this, the Clinical Research Associate represents Company and the Client/ Sponsor to site personnel and colleagues with professionalism and integrity.

Education

University degree, preferably in medical or life sciences. Individuals with university degree in biotechnical, technical, bio medicinal, social or humanistic sciences must have nursing education or other relevant healthcare college degree.

Experience and knowledge
  • Candidates should have at least 2 - 3 years of individual clinical trial monitoring experience, experience in oncology studies is an advantage
  • High level of knowledge of ICH GCP Guidelines, knowledge of regulatory requirements and a strong interest in clinical research
  • Excellent understanding of clinical trial process
  • Experience in Quality Systems and audit/inspection visits
  • Fluent in local language and in English, both, written and verbal
  • Computer proficiency is mandatory
Skills and personality
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Affinity to work effectively and efficiently in a matrix environment
  • Very good interpersonal skills, attention to details and reasoning ability
  • Excellent numerical skills and reasoning ability

A current, valid driver’s license would be advantageous (position requires up to 30% of travel)

By joining our fast growing and prosperous team, you will have a great opportunity for further personal growth and career development. We offer the opportunity to work on international projects and to be a member of international clinical research teams, a competitive salary, lot’s of training opportunities and flexible working hours.

Please send your CV in English and note that only shortlisted candidates that meet the requirements will be contacted for further selection process.

Clinical Research Associate (m/f) - Croatia
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If you’ve just obtained your university degree in medical or life sciences or you have a couple of years of experience but want to change your career path and have an interest in clinical research, you are a great candidate for a junior position of Clinical Research Associate.

If hired, you would be a junior member of the Clinical Operations team, who is assigned to attend the relevant trainings and development programs for CRAs to achieve the high degree of proficiency and autonomy in execution of the delegated monitoring duties. You would be assigned and trained on tasks throughout the whole clinical trial lifecycle related to all aspects of study site monitoring to ensure that the rights and well-being of human subjects are protected; the reported trial data are accurate, complete and verifiable from source documents, and that the conduct of the trial is in accordance with the currently approved protocol/amendment(s), relevant study specific documentation, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), GCP ICH Guidelines and applicable regulatory requirements.

The main duties and responsibilities are:

  • Perform routine site visits including ore-study, initiation, interim monitoring and closeout visits. Visits to include monitoring of proper informed consent procedures, compliance with protocol, relevant study-specific documentation, GCP ICH Guidelines and applicable regulatory requirements, and assurance of good site performance. This is accomplished by detailed review of subject records, essential documents, investigational medicinal product disposition and accountability and other relevant study procedures. Ensure that site personnel have received the proper materials and instructions to safely enter subjects into the study
  • Manage assigned sites by regular contacts with site personnel to ensure site compliance, adequate enrolment and understanding of study requirements
  • Identify, document in writing and adequately follow up with the site personnel and Client/Sponsor all protocol deviations, regulatory and GCP non-compliances or any other issue involving the safety of subjects
  • Preparation of documents related to site payments administration in accordance with relevant project instructions
Education

University degree, preferably in medical or life sciences. Individuals with university degree in biotechnical, technical, bio medicinal, social or humanistic sciences must have nursing education or other relevant healthcare college degree.

Experience and knowledge
  • Prior clinical research experience is preferable but not mandatory
  • Strong interest in clinical research is required
  • Fluent in English, both, written and verbal
  • Knowledge of Slovenian is a strong advantage
  • Computer proficiency is mandatory
Skills and personality
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Affinity to work effectively and efficiently in a matrix environment
  • Very good interpersonal skills, attention to details and reasoning ability
  • Excellent numerical skills and reasoning ability

A current, valid driver’s license would be advantageous (position requires up to 30% of travel)

By joining our fast growing and prosperous team, you will have a great opportunity for further personal growth and career development. We offer the opportunity to work on international projects and to be a member of international clinical research teams, a competitive salary, lots of training opportunities and flexible working hours.

Please send your CV in English and note that only shortlisted candidates that meet the requirements will be contacted for further selection process.

Business Development Director (m/f)
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Position based in Europe, preferably Germany or Benelux

To support the continuous and strong growth of the Company and to strengthen our market presence, OPTIMAPHARM is looking for a highly motivated and experienced individual for the position of Business Development Director.

Responsibilities

Business Development Manager (BDM) is primarily responsible for development and execution of the business development strategy for the Company and will report to Chief Business Development Officer. The BDM is responsible for management of commercial operations regardless of geographic location of the prospect/client as well as marketing and administrative matters related to that work.

The BDM is responsible for sales activities within the company, to maintain the high level of satisfaction among existing Clients and to achieve the strong performance with new sales opportunities. The BDM manages the current and ongoing team(s) of salespeople, marketing and commercial personnel, and works closely with Executive Management and other Company’s personnel, as required.

The BDM manages client accounts by establishing and maintaining client relationships and building strategic business relationships including positioning Optimapharm’s services to clients in a professional manner. The BDM works strongly on identification of new business leads and on building and maintaining a strong sales opportunity pipeline.

Education

University degree, preferably in life sciences.

Experience and knowledge
  • At minimum 3 - 5 years of previous experience on sales/business development positions within international CRO and/or Bio-Pharmaceutical environment, managerial experience is an advantage but not mandatory
  • Excellent knowledge and experience from the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and/or the MedTech market in general
  • General knowledge about EMEA/FDA and GxP requirements within clinical development
  • Knowledge and understanding of market research methods and analysis as well as experience with financial/budgeting/forecasting processes
Skills and personality
  • High drive and motivation with a strongly goal oriented personality
  • Well organized and structured business approach
  • Ability to work independently and in teams
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Good communicator and speaker with excellent selling and negotiation skills
  • Always acting professional and with good business ethics and integrity

By joining our fast growing and prosperous team, you will have great opportunity for further personal growth and career development. We offer a competitive compensation package and the opportunity to work on different international projects. You can expect an exciting and vibrant work environment in a fast growing and prosperous Clinical Operations team within an international growing organization.

We are looking forward to receiving your CV till 15 May 2019 the latest.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates that meet the requirements will be contacted for further selection process.

Clinical Research Associate (m/f) - Austria
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To support the continuous and strong growth in number of projects and to strengthen the Clinical team Optimapharm is looking for a highly motivated and experienced individual for the position of Clinical Research Associate

Responsibilities

The Clinical Research Associate (CRA) is a member of the clinical development team who is responsible for all aspects of study site monitoring to ensure that the rights and well- being of human subjects are protected; the reported trial data are accurate, complete and verifiable from source documents, and that the conduct of the trial is in accordance with the currently approved protocol/amendment(s), relevant study specific documentation, Standard Operating Procedures, ICH GCP Guidelines and applicable regulatory requirements. In doing this, the Clinical Research Associate represents Company and the Client/ Sponsor to site personnel and colleagues with professionalism and integrity.

Education

University degree, preferably in medical or life sciences. Individuals with university degree in biotechnical, technical, bio medicinal, social or humanistic sciences must have nursing education or other relevant healthcare college degree.

Experience and knowledge
  • Candidates should have at least 2 years of individual clinical trial monitoring experience, experience in oncology studies is an advantage
  • High level of knowledge of ICH GCP Guidelines, knowledge of regulatory requirements and a strong interest in clinical research
  • Excellent understanding of clinical trial process
  • Experience in Quality Systems and audit/inspection visits
  • Fluent in local language and in English, both, written and verbal
  • Computer proficiency is mandatory
Skills and personality
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Very good interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Affinity to work effectively and efficiently in a matrix environment
  • Excellent numerical skills and reasoning ability

A current, valid driver’s license would be advantageous (position requires up to 30% of travel)

By joining our fast growing and prosperous team, you will have a great opportunity for further personal growth and career development. We offer the opportunity to work on international projects and to be a member of international clinical research teams, a competitive salary, lot’s of training opportunities and flexible working hours.

Please send your CV in English and note that only shortlisted candidates that meet the requirements will be contacted for further selection process.