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Our Client

is one of the leading global manufacturers of herbal medicines. The company has a keen vision to make medicine ever more plant-based with each day that passes. It has created awareness of the importance and efficacy of plant-based drugs. In order to achieve this, our client decodes the great potential of the active agents in plants, by applying cutting-edge research and innovative technologies to the manufacture of effective and safe plant-based medicines. This is phytoneering and it is the company’s formula for its consistent and long-lasting success.


Head of Clinical Operations (m/w/d)


Job responsibilities:

  • Leadership of the Clinical Operations team
  • Planning, preparation, execution and completion of clinical trials for medicinal products, cosmetics or food supplements
  • Preparation and monitoring of study budgets and adherence to timelines
  • Selection, cooperation and control of external service providers
  • Ensuring regulatory and legal requirements are met (ICH/GCP, AMG etc.)



  • University degree in the natural sciences with a medical focus (biology, pharmacy, etc.) with a PhD
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in planning and conducting clinical trials in the pharmaceutical industry or in a contract research organisation (CRO)
  • Leadership experience desirable
  • Professionally proficient in written and spoken German and English
  • Good MS Office application skills (incl. MS Project)


Our client offers:

  • A globally active owner-managed family business with a commitment to social responsibility
  • Flexible working time models and home office options to support work-life balance
  • Responsible area of activity with qualified induction as well as performance-related remuneration with attractive social benefits and company pension scheme
  • Exciting prospects in a globally growing company with diverse professional and personal development opportunities


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