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Senior Local Trial Manager

Breda, Netherlands; Antwerp, Belgium


We are looking for a driven Senior Local Trial Manager (LTM) to report to the Clinical Research Manager (CRM), running assigned clinical trials (phases 1b-2-3) in Belgium (Beerse) and The Netherlands (Breda). You will have operational oversight of assigned protocols from start-up through to database lock/ closure of the trial. You will be responsible for coordinating and leading the local trial team to deliver quality data and trial documents that are aligned with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and regulatory standards.

The LTM actively contributes to process improvement; training and mentoring of Clinical Trial Assistants (CTA), Site Managers (SM) and Local Trial Manager (LTM) roles. The LTM may have some site management responsibilities.

You need a flexible mindset and have the ability to work in a constantly evolving environment. You will be part of a hardworking, enthusiastic, and committed team eager to deliver and helping to improve the lives of millions of patients.

Principal Responsibilities:

  1. Collaborate with the CRM for protocol and site feasibility assessment. Implement consistent pre-trial assessment visit approach. Set predictable and realistic start up time lines.
  2. Lead and coordinate local trial activities and project planning activities to meet site open and recruitment targets and to deliver high quality data on time and within study budget. Develop and install contingency plans in a proactive way and drive issue resolution in a timely matter.
  3. Act as subject matter expert for assigned protocols. Develop strong therapeutic knowledge.
  4. Act as primary country contact for a trial. Establishes and maintains excellent working relationships with external organisations and internal partners, including Medical Affairs.
  5. Review and approve monitoring reports. Prepare country specific informed consent forms. Obtain country Ethics Committee and Health Authority approvals. Keep oversight or initiate of corrective and preventive actions.
  6. Encourage and empower trial teams to deliver on the trial commitments.
  7. Keep patient engagement and safety central to all activities.
  8. Contribute and encourage process improvement at every opportunity. Leads and/or participates in special initiatives as assigned. May assume additional responsibilities or special initiatives such as 'Champion' or ''Subject Matter Expert'.
  9. Coach or mentor to less experienced colleagues.


Do you have the following Education and Experience we require?:

  • A minimum of a BA or BSc degree in Life Sciences, Nursing or related scientific field (or equivalent experience) is required.
  • You have gained experience in clinical trials and preferably in site monitoring and have experience of project management tasks.
  • Ability to travel with occasional overnight stay away from home.
  • Drivers license B required.
  • You have proven leadership skills, effective communication skills and digital literacy.
  • The ability to lead initiatives/small teams.
  • Proficient in Dutch and English for candidates based in the Netherlands
  • Proficient in Dutch, English, and French for candidates based in Belgium

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