*Paralegal or (Junior) Regulatory & Study Start-Up Specialist (m/w/d) - office based in Basel* (R1098212) in Basel, CH at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/20/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Basel, CH
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/20/2020
  • Job ID:
    R1098212

Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

We currently have an exciting opportunity as Paralegal/Legal Assistant, Contracts or (Junior-) Regulatory & Start-Up Specialist (m/w/d) to work in both fields of ethics and submissions and contracting and budget negotiations in our Regulatory & Start-up Department in Basel. Alternatively you can be based in Freiburg i.Br., Germany or Vienna, Austria.

You will support the initiation process of clinical research trials by arranging investigator contracts with study sites like hospitals and medical doctors’ offices and perform tasks associated with Start-up and Maintenance activities in accordance with applicable local and/or international regulations, standard operating procedures (SOPs), project requirements and contractual/budgetary guidelines.

While projects vary, your typical responsibilities might include:

  •  Review, prepare and negotiate site contracts and budgets with sites.
  • Ensure accurate completion and maintenance of internal systems, databases and tracking tools with project specific information.
  • Ensure contracts are fully executed, regulatory documents and approvals are granted, IP Release authorized and specific project deliverables are completed.
  • Review, establish and agree on project planning and project timelines. Ensure overall project efficiency and adherence to project timelines. Ensure monitoring measures are in place and implement contingency plan as needed.
  • May provide input into contract and budget template development.
  • May act as Local Contract Expert.
  • May act as mentor, and prepare and deliver country-specific training, for less experienced staff.

You should have:

  • Apprenticeship or Bachelor’s Degree in the field of law or economics and at least 2-3 years of contracting experience, preferable in the life science sector
  •  Alternatively a Bachelor’s or higher level degree in life science or similar scientific discipline and clinical trials experience
  • Effective communication, organizational and planning skills
  • Fluent languages skills in German and good command of English; French or Italian is a benefit
  • Ability to work independently and to effectively prioritize tasks
  • Ability to work on multiple projects
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.



Job ID: R1098212