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Business Development Manager (St. Petersburg, Moscow)

OCT Clinical Trials is the leading CRO in Russia, with operations in Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS region. With a team of over 200 professionals, the company provides a full range of high-quality clinical research services. We are looking for a Business Development Manager to join our team.

Business Development Manager at OCT develops sales strategy in line with the overall company’s vision and communicates company’s strengths and values to ensure the flow of incoming requests for the services from potential clients.

This is an excellent position for professionals in clinical research, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and B2B sales with proven track record, and who are interested in joining an industry leader with solid reputation and progressive outlook.


Main activities include but are not limited to:

  • Replying to RFP (request for proposal) from clients;
  • Collecting all necessary information from other departments to answer clients’ requests for information (for example, feasibility analysis) and creating proposals as requested by clients;
  • Estimating costs for the project and negotiating them with clients;
  • Following up with contacts interested in collaboration and potential clients until the financial agreement is signed and project is handed over to Clinical Department;
  • Communicating with potential and current clients on financial contracts’ issues;
  • Replying to clients’ claims/ requests pertinent to the change of the project scope;
  • Performing all applicable activities aimed at bringing new contracts to the company, including periodic mailings to potential clients;
  • Attending internal meetings pertinent to all business development activities;
  • Tracking clients’ contacts and status of business requests;
  • Participating in bid defense where it is needed;
  • Protection organization's value by keeping information confidential;
  • Enhancement organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments;
  • Identify trends and potential leads by researching industry and related events, publications, and announcements; tracking individual contributors and their accomplishments;
  • Developing strategy for representing the company at professional events.
  • Representing the company at professional business events.


Requirements:

  • University degree;
  • At least 2 years previous experience in clinical research/pharmaceutical industries or B2B sales. Candidates will be considered based on the combination of education, experience and skills; 
  • Excellent English and Russian, both spoken and written.
  • Personal characteristics:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (both verbal and written) skills;
  • Results oriented, ability to perform well under strict timelines and manage different tasks and priorities, proactivity;
  • Presentation skills;
  • Ability to adhere to corporate strategy.

Conditions:

  • Full-time employment (5 days a week from 09-30 to 18-00); 
  • Employee-friendly work environment in city centrum;
  • Competitive salary is based upon results of the interview.

We are always looking for talented and motivated people to join our team. Apply today!


To apply please submit your resume and a cover letter to our Training & Recruitment Manager 

Daria Yunkevich, dyunkevich@oct-clinicaltrials.com


Project manager (St. Petersburg, Moscow, Kyiv)

Project Manager (PM) is ultimately responsible for managing the clinical project within the set scope, time and budget and with the highest quality standards as agreed in the contract between the company and the client. 

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Project planning (includes preparation of project plans, such as monitoring plan, drug management plan, safety plan, enrolment plan, etc.)
  • Working with Director of Clinical Operations on building the project team 
  • Project team managing, distribution of responsibilities within project team
  • Organization and conduct of Study team meetings
  • Organization and conduct of Study team trainings
  • Organization and conduct of Study Kick-off meeting
  • Management of Investigators meetings 
  • Vendor’s identification and management, including review of vendor’s invoices in terms of performed activities within the scope of work and approval of these invoices prior to their payments 
  • Coordination of study logistics 
  • Creation of study-specific documentation, guidelines, plans
  • Co-monitoring of study sites 
  • Checking reports for all types of visits carried out by CRAs (selection, initiation, routine monitoring, close-out)
  • Reporting to and communication with the Sponsor • Timely reporting on project status to management • Coordination of investigator’s payments • Coordination of hospital payments • Coordination of payments to third-parties • Follow-up on budget issues with the Sponsor  • Coordination of activity of all company’s departments involved in the project 
  • Participation in audits/inspections
  • Participation in OCT trainings, SOP trainings
  • Budgeting various activities related to the study together with the Financial Department and Business Development Department
  • Checking business trip reports prepared by the project team members
  • Conduct other activities as requested by the General Manager

Requirements:

  • Fluent English, written and spoken
  • Minimum 3 year Clinical Research Associate experience or Study Coordinator experience  
  • Minimum 1 year Project managment experience
  • Sound management skills
  • Proven ability to recruit, train and motivate personnel

Conditions:

We are based in Saint Petersburg, Moscow and Kiev and are interested in finding full-time employees Salary is to be determined based on results of the interview

To apply please submit your resume and a cover letter to our Senior Training & Recruitment Manager Victoria Doilnitsyna, VDoilnitsyna@oct-clinicaltrials.com


CRA/Clinical Research Associate (Moscow, St. Petersburg)

This position presumes primarily responsibilities of monitoring (pre-study, initiation, routine, and close-out visits) of investigator sites for the compliance to the study protocol, ICH GCP, company’s SOPs and applicable regulations.The responsibilities will also include negotiations with the investigator sites of clinical trials agreements and study budgets, obtaining and review of required documents from investigator sites.

This position presumes full scope of monitoring responsibilities:

  • Pre-study visits
  • Initiation visits
  • Routine Monitoring visits
  • Close-Out visits
  • Assistance in training of Junior CRAs
  • PM backup when required
  • Assistance in feasibility studies
  • Negotiations of clinical trials agreements with the investigator sites and study budgets
  • Obtaining and review of required study documents from investigator sites.

Conditions:

  • We are based in St. Petersburg with a representative office in Moscow (near the Krasnye Vorota metro station) and are interested in finding full-time employees for both offices
  • Salary is to be determined based on results of the interview

Requirements:

  • Medical Doctor
  • Fluent English, written and spoken
  • Sound management skills
  • Minimum  a year of independent monitoring experience in clinical trials is a must
  • Experience in oncology trials is a plus
  • Ability to travel at least 65% of the working time

Experience in oncology trials will be an advantage!

To apply please submit your resume and a cover letter to our Senior Training & Recruitment Manager Victoria Doilnitsyna, VDoilnitsyna@oct-clinicaltrials.com

Medical Writer (St. Petersburg, Moscow, Kyiv)

Main responsibilities of Medical Writer include:

  • Developing study design, including determining sample size
  • Consulting customers at the stage of developing study documentation
  • Creating the above mentioned study documents
  • Consulting study team on the study protocol related questions.

Requirements:

  • Degree in medicine or biology; PhD or Dr of Medical Sciences Experience in writing essential documents (including study protocols, subject consent forms, investigator’s brochures, IMPDs, final study reports, CRF, etc) for EMEA or/and FDA clinical trials
  • Knowledge of Russian, European and American legislation on clinical trial design, structure and content of essential documents

Conditions:

  • We are interested in finding full-time. Remote medical writers and freelancers are also welcome!
  • Salary is to be determined based on results of the interview.

To apply please submit your resume and a cover letter to our Senior Training & Recruitment Manager Victoria Doilnitsyna, VDoilnitsyna@oct-clinicaltrials.com

Clinical Trials Coordinator (St. Petersburg, Moscow)

Clinical Trials Coordinator (CTC) coordinates the work of CRAs and provides assistance to Project Manager in clinical trials conduct.

Responsibilities:

  • To communicate with Sponsor concerning non-medical study issues
  • To assist in organization and holding of study related meetings/trainings
  • To assist in preparation and reporting of project status
  • To control investigators invoices
  • To assist in managing Investigators' Meetings
  • To assist in coordination of activity of all departments and units involved in the project
  • To assist in creation of study specific procedures, preparation of investigator files, maintenance of TMF
  • To translate study documents
  • To assist in regulatory package preparation and submission
  • To assist in preparation of financial reports, others.

Requirements: 

  • Higher education (philology or linguistics preferred)
  • Excellent English and Russian (spoken and written)
  • Ability to work under demanding time schedules
  • Strong leadership and ability to learn
  • Presentation skills 

Conditions:

  • We are based in Saint Petersburg and Moscow and are interested in finding full-time employees
  • Salary is to be determined based on results of the interview

To apply please submit your resume and a cover letter to our Senior Training & Recruitment Manager Victoria Doilnitsyna, VDoilnitsyna@oct-clinicaltrials.com