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Medical Advisor - Neurology - Home based Eastern Europe/Balkans/Baltic States (R1078024) in Sofia, Bulgaria at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/26/2019

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Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

We’re looking for a Neurologist with a medical and clinical research experience to act as a neurology medical advisor in our medical science function.


If you have been working as a hospital doctor with exposure to research as an investigator, then this could be the ideal opportunity for you to kick start a career in industry.

This position also offers you the opportunity to work remotely aS this person can be based anywhere in the EU.


Your primary focus is to provide medical, clinical and scientific advice to all IQVIA divisions as requested as well as participating in all aspects of Medical Science for the clinical trials you are assigned to. You will serve as a medical expert during project delivery lifecycle and provide therapeutic and medical expertise to business development activities.


The role includes both Medical Monitoring responsibilities and Medical Strategic inputs. You will be working as part of the wider Neurology business unit looking after related clinical studies.


  • Primarily serves as Global or Regional Medical Advisor on assigned projects.
  • Serves as Scientific Advisor and provides guidance to Project Leaders on the medical and scientific aspects of assigned studies.
  • Provides medical support to investigative sites and project staff for protocol-related issues including protocol clarifications, inclusion/exclusion determinations, and issues of patient safety and/or eligibility.
  • Performs medical analysis of the protocol, Investigative Drug Brochure (IDB), and/or Case Report Forms (CRFs).
  • Provides therapeutic area/indication training for the project clinical team.
  • Take part in and present at Investigator Meetings and bid defences.
  • Performs review and clarification of trial-related Adverse Events (AEs).
  • May perform medical case review of Serious Adverse Events (SAEs) and adverse event coding.
  • May provide medical support for the Analysis of Similar Events (AOSE), in collaboration with or on behalf of Pharmacovigilance department.
  • Performs review of the Clinical Study Report (CSR) and patient narratives.
  • Attends Kick-Off meetings, weekly team meetings, and client meetings, as needed or requested.
  • Available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to respond to urgent protocol-related issues at the investigative sites.


  • Provides expert advises to medically sounded delivery strategies for multi-region studies in partnership with sales and other functions.
  • Responsible for the development of the medically related aspects of client proposals including the budget related to medical monitoring.
  • Provides medical and scientific advises to key internal partners developing proposals: this may include, but is not limited to, reviewing the protocol for scientific/regulatory soundness and feasibility, identification of target site and principal investigator profiles, anticipated patient recruitment, standard of care and competitive landscape.
  • Participates in strategic new business activities including presentations to prospective clients.
  • Maintains awareness of industry development and may author related publications.
  • May serve as Regional/Multiregional/Global Therapeutic Lead for specific indications.

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

Job ID: R1078024