Clinical Research Director

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Project/Study Manager (CSM/CPM), Program Manager / Director, VP/Head of Clinical Operations
  3. France
Paris, France
Posting date: 17 Apr 2024

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Clinical Research Director - Paris, France - Permanent

Proclinical is seeking a dedicated and experienced Clinical Research Director (CRD) to manage the clinical activities of a range of products. This is a permanent position located in Paris, France.

Primary Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in designing and monitoring clinical trials, particularly in the field of cardiometabolic diseases. This role requires a high level of autonomy, strong analytical skills, and a deep understanding of good clinical practices, data handling, and ethical standards. The CRD will also need to demonstrate leadership skills, overseeing a cross-functional team and maintaining strong communication with global clinical sites and external stakeholders.

Skills & Requirements:

  • MD degree is required. Board certification/specialization in cardiology is preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of drug development experience in a pharmaceutical company.
  • Experience in cardiovascular/metabolism clinical research is preferred.
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving, conflict-resolution and decision-making skills.

The Clinical Research Director will:

  • Lead the cross-functional team to successfully implement clinical trials.
  • Provide medical input to support all activities related to clinical studies.
  • Establish strong relations with clinical trial sites and external stakeholders.
  • Draft study protocols in cooperation with consultants and contractors.
  • Liaise with CROs for the selection and monitoring of clinical sites, data management, and safety reporting.
  • Support the drafting of key clinical documents such as meeting requests, briefing packages for Regulatory Authorities, and Clinical Trial Authorization dossier.
  • Provide clinical input to all study-related documents.
  • Assist with the development of presentations at site initiation visits and video-teleconferences with Investigators.
  • Review Key Results Memos, Clinical Study Reports as well as scientific publications and communications on the project.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Kain Rix at

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.