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Senior Clinical Scientist

Actelion Pharma Schweiz AG

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Senior Clinical Scientist

Senior Clinical Scientist - (160000IL)

About the Company

Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. is a leading biopharmaceutical company employing over 2,500 dedicated professionals covering all key markets around the world – including Europe, the US, Japan, China, Russia and Mexico. Headquartered in Allschwil, near Basel, Switzerland, our functional, award-winning Actelion Center is a symbol of our innovative spirit and culture.

We are searching for breakthrough medicines for high unmet medical needs and this inspires and motivates all of us to work towards achieving our overriding mission: to treat more patients with groundbreaking therapies.

Besides highly competitive compensation and tangible benefits, would you like to have a noticeable impact and enjoy our culture of innovation, trust and teamwork? Do you want to grow in a different kind of company with an enthusiastic, stimulating environment fostered by open communication and a results-driven approach? Then we welcome your application to join our team in the role of a  Senior Clinical Scientist, based in Allschwil.

Job Responsibilities

  • Leadership for all stages of clinical project development
  • Developing expertise and medical/scientific knowledge in relevant therapeutic areas
  • Evaluating ideas and proposals and progress them into projects
  • Supervising the writing of study synopses, protocols, reports and related documents, using internal and external contributions
  • Takes responsibility for clinical studies conduct, using internal and external resources, with quality and according to timelines and budget
  • Cooperating with internal or external biometry for statistical plans and analyses
  • Interacting with drug regulatory affairs department to comply with Health Authorities requirements
  • Cooperating with drug safety department to comply with all safety reporting requirements
  • Developing good relationship with clinical experts
  • Effectively involving all Actelion affiliates and functions concerned by projects
  • Briefing and advices assigned Medical Communication Manager to ensure optimal external communication of results
  • Presenting study progress and/or results to internal and/or external audiences


Candidate Requirements

  • Medical doctor with 3-4 years of experience or a scientist with 7-12 years of experience 
  • Excellent knowledge of clinical trials methodology
  • Up to date knowledge of ICH/GCP standards and regulatory requirements
  • Good knowledge of project management processes and softwares (e.g. excel, project)
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate others and to get things done
  • Creativity, ability to convert ideas and concepts into projects
  • Analytical and interpersonal skills enabling to assess project value and defend it, as appropriate
  • Ability to work under pressure and to lead people in cross-functional teams
  • Accountability also for complex projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

What Actelion Offers
  • A competitive salary and generous social benefits
  • The possibility for development and advancement within our dynamic organization
  • The innovative and stimulating atmosphere of a multicultural environment
The research facilities are located in Allschwil, Switzerland, a suburb of Basel on the borders of France and Germany.


Primary Location

: CH-BL-Allschwil


: Medical Affairs


: Full-time

Job Type

: Standard

Job Posting

: Oct 13, 2016