Senior Clinical Research Specialist (CSH)

Medtronic is looking for a Senior Clinical Research Specialist (CSH).

Careers that Change Lives
At our Bakken Research Center in Maastricht, about 220 clinical researchers, scientists and technical engineers cooperate closely with medical specialists in and outside of Europe to develop new and improve existing therapies in Coronary & Structural Heart (CSH) indications. Our broad range of clinical services, includes international project management, statistical advise, IT support and medical writing, which makes us Medtronic’s authority on clinical research outside of the US.

A Day in the Life
We offer you a position in which you, as a team member of an international team working on a minimal invasive therapy for mitral valve replacement, will plan and implement clinical studies in line with local regulatory requirements. You will be responsible for ethical committee submissions, monitoring study progress and quality; and patient files, ensuring that all required filing and reporting has been done according to the clinical investigation plan by follow‐up on site. You will oversee CRO’s and Core Labs during the center start-up process, as well as during the course of the studies. The clinical data that you gather will support product approvals as well as scientific presentations and publications, in close cooperation with leading physicians in the field.

Must Haves
·         Masters or PhD degree in Life Sciences
·         4‐5 years’ experience with direct support to clinical studies or similar
·         Strong networking skills
·         Significant detail orientation
·         Able and willing to strictly follow procedures/SOP's, regulations and guidelines

We are looking for a customer focused team player who is a clinical expert, specialized in clinical site management, study monitoring and local regulations. This means you are familiar with clinical research study design, GCP’s and regulatory compliance guidelines for clinical trials (ISO 14155:2011).

Besides the ability to manage multiple tasks you dispose of good problem‐solving skills and a high attention to detail and accuracy. You are used to take initiative and you demonstrate the ability to work effectively pro‐active on cross‐functional teams.  In addition you have the ability to cultivate relationships with KOL’s and easily build rapport & trust using influence management skills. You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking. Frequent (inter)national travel is part of the job.

We Offer

In our 5th Tenet of our Mission we recognize the personal worth of employees by providing an employment framework that allows personal satisfaction in work accomplished, security, advancement opportunity, and means to share in the company's success. Also a competitive package is of course part of that. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to all our employees:

·         28 holidays;
·         Possibility to purchase 8 extra holidays days;
·         Flexible working environment;
·         Annual Incentive Plan % depending on company results;
·         Pension scheme and group discount on healthcare insurances
·         Tax advantages on commuting, fitness plan, bicycle plan;
·         Training possibilities via Cornerstone/Harvard Manage Monitor/GetAbstract
·         Employee Assistance Program and Recognize! (our global recognition program)
·         Private Lease possibilities

Your Answer 
Is this the position you were waiting for? Then please apply directly via the apply button! 

About Medtronic
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of  what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives.Help us shape the future.