Clinical Research Medical Advisor (CRMA)

Novartis Slovakia s.r.o.

Place of work
Žižkova, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 2 800 EUR/month

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Work for no.1 pharma company in Slovakia!

The role of the Clinical Research Medical Advisor (CRMA) will be to provide clinical strategic and tactical leadership in the country to support GDD trials, clinical development plans which change the world, concept sheets/protocols and other clinical documents. They will also provide country clinical strategic guidance and feasibility assessment for NIBR PoC trials and closely collaborate with the Trial Monitoring Organisation and Medical Affairs to ensure successful allocation, fast clinical trial start-up, recruitment according to planned timelines, early identification of potential delays and mitigation plan.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Close collaboration with the Trial Monitoring Organisation to ensure fast clinical trial start-up, recruitment according to planned timelines, early identification of potential delays and robust recruitment mitigation plan. Co-own start-up phase and the recruitment plan for the development of clinical trials with the local TMO organization.
• Providing robust indication and protocol training to CRAs and CSEs, and other functions in the country as needed
• Providing protocol, Risk management plan & disease training as appropriate, and externally at Investigator Meetings or scientific venues to support recruitment and trial awareness.
• Assessing the clinical feasibility of implementing a clinical trial protocol based on regional/local medical practice using physician interviews, local databases (RWE, payer data, patient association feedback, etc.), and analysis of the competitive environment.
• Medical/clinical assistance to TMO and site for IEC/IRB Interactions
• Reviewing country or site-specific Informed Consent Forms (ICF) and ensuring the accuracy of translation of information related to Development clinical trials /NIBR PoC studies when translated into the local language, including the patient narrative where appropriate.
• Supporting Ministry of Health interaction (or local Board of Health) as required. Support in audits.
• Supporting Regulatory Affairs, Health Economics, Drug safety and epidemiology, and Medical Information with medical/clinical input as appropriate as this relates to global development clinical trials and NIBR PoC trials.

What you’ll bring to the role:
• University degree in MD, PharmD, RNDr, MVDr. or other life sciences
• Native Czech/Slovak
• Proficient in English
• Experience with Clinical Research Phases
• Medical Science and Disease Area Knowledge
• Experience with Third-Party Sponsored Trials would be an advantage

Employee perks, benefits

You’ll receive:
• Competitive salary starting at 2 800 Eur/month (the final offer will depend on the candidate’s experience) along with a huge variety of benefits.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

Czech - Proficiency (C2) or Slovak - Proficiency (C2) or English - Intermediate (B1)

Driving licence



Brief description of the company

Why consider Novartis?

766 million lives were touched by Novartis in 2022, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is much more we could to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what’s possible when we collaborate with the courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greater risk in life is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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Number of employees

200-249 employees
ID: 4661291  Dátum zverejnenia: 13.9.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 800 EUR/month