Associate Medical Director – Neurology/CNS (homebased anywhere in Europe)

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

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.

Why IQVIA ? Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. In 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.

We are searching for an Associate Medical Director in Neurology, to be considered for this role you we would prefer you to be a board-certified Neurologist in your country of residence, however we will consider candidates with other therapeutic certifications who also have industry experiences within Neurology.

Role: Full time / Permanent

Location: Europe: Home based / Hybrid / Office


You will be providing your medical, clinical, and scientific advisory expertise to all IQVIA divisions while participating in all aspects of Medical Science involvement on assigned clinical trials. Serving as a medical expert during project delivery lifecycle. Provide therapeutic and medical expertise to business development activities. The role includes both Medical Monitoring responsibilities and Medical Strategic inputs.

Medical Monitoring:

  • Primarily serving as Global Medical Advisor on assigned projects.
  • Serving as Scientific Advisor and provides guidance to Project Leaders on the medical and scientific aspects of assigned projects.
  • Providing 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.
  • Performing medical review of the protocol, Investigative Drug Brochure (IDB), and/or Case Report Forms (CRFs).
  • Providing therapeutic area/indication training for the project clinical team.
  • Attending and presenting at Investigator Meetings.
  • Performing review and clarification of trial-related Adverse Events (AEs).
  • You may perform medical case review of Serious Adverse Events (SAEs), including review of case documentation and patient narrative, in collaboration with the Pharmacovigilance department in addition to providing medical support for the Analysis of Similar Events (AOSE) and medical review of adverse event coding.
  • Attending Kick-Off meetings, weekly team meetings, and client meetings, as needed or requested.
  • You will be available to investigator sites 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to respond to Urgent Protocol-related issues
  • Medical Strategy:

  • Providing expert advice to the development of medically sounded delivery strategies for small to large and/or complex multi-region studies in partnership with sales and other functions responsible for business development activities.
  • Responsible for the development of the medically related aspects of client proposals including the budget related to medical monitoring.
  • Providing medical and scientific advises to key internal stakeholders 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.
  • Attending and presenting at bid defense meeting, as required.
  • Participating in strategic business development activities including presentations to prospective clients.
  • Maintaining awareness of industry development and may author related publications.
  • You may serve as Regional/Multiregional/Global Therapeutic Lead for specific indication(s)
  • Required Knowledge, Skills and abilities

  • Robust and current knowledge of scientific, clinical, regulatory, commercial, and competitive landscape in applicable therapeutic area.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and local regulations and guidelines pertaining to clinical research.
  • Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, including good command of English language (both written and spoken).
  • Proven skills in providing consultation and advice on multiple assignments are required, as well as initiative and flexibility.
  • Essential Required Education and Experience

  • A Medical Degree from an accredited and internationally recognized medical school with a curriculum relevant to general medical education.
  • Completed your Clinical Residency in Neurology
  • A minimum of 5 years post clinical Neurology experience
  • at Least 4-years expeirnece in Clinical Trials in a Pharmaceutical or Clinical Research organisation.
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