Executive Director of Therapeutic Expertise (Internal Medicine) - Home Based

PRA Health Sciences - Raleigh, NC3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $140,000 - $200,000 a year
Job Locations (All) | US-NC-Raleigh | US-PA-Blue Bell | US-KS-Lenexa | US-CA-San Diego | US-Remote
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/7/2019 11:04 AM)
PRA Health Sciences is seeking a Medical Director (M.D.) to fill the role of Executive Director of Therapeutic Expertise (DTE). This global role will be the therapeutic area expert in Internal Medicine (Board Certified or previously Board Certified) and will partner with our Business Development team and Sponsor company clients, playing a pivotal role in designing and developing clinical research and development trials (R&D) worldwide.

This is a home based role (or office based if desired) requiring around 20% travel annually.


In this role, the DTE:
Consults with PRA clients in developing global therapeutic product strategies and also works closely with Business Development (BD) to help win new business.
Is responsible for the review of Request for Proposals and associated clinical trial protocols in Internal Medicine or Medical Device medicine in cooperation with the assigned leads from other business units, such as Clinical Operations, Medical Affairs, Feasibility, Medical Informatics, and Patient Access & Retention.
Works in a multidisciplinary team to ensure that the appropriate strategies are identified and employed to successfully accrue proposed clinical trials.
Assists clinical operations with training, investigator relations and primary team contact.
Provides oversight and support to the project teams with regard to standard of care, patient recruitment, investigator relations, feasibility, site identification and corporate study experience.
Interacts with clients and participates in client meetings, as necessary, to support and maintain study success.
Develops and maintains long-term professional relationships with relevant personnel in targeted client accounts through regular contact.
Ensures that all administrative responsibilities and reporting requirements are carried out in a timely fashion and according to company policies.
Strategic focus for all projects independent of degree of complexity. Works under general guidance of SVP, but supervision less frequently required.

Medical Doctor (MD) from an accredited institution and commensurate experience
Internal Medicine experience and certification across multiple generalist therapeutic areas required.
Substantial functional/technical experience in IM R&D within the pharmaceutical industry or contract research organizations for a minimum of 5 years
Must have phase I and phase IV clinical trial experience
International clinical development experience is required
Knowledge of databases and data analysis and the ability to interpret and present such data in close conjunction with medical informatics
Exceptional communication skills needed
Options are available for an office-based or a home-based position anywhere within the continental United States.

PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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