EastHORN Clinical Services is one of the leading clinical research organisations (CRO) in Europe. We operate in over 15 countries in the region with an experienced staff comprised largely of physicians and PhDs. We serve global pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the development of new medicines and modern medical technologies. The company has operations throughout Europe and since starting 12 years ago, we have expanded significantly.

Our international clients value our enthusiastic, flexible and quality-focused professional approach to meeting their needs, and we are continuing to grow further. To support our future development, we are currently looking for an experienced

Medical Director, worldwide

Job Summary:

As an experienced Medical Director you will be expected to provide medical monitoring services in the study projects and support Business Development department by providing expert opinion to clients, in proposals and bid defence. Development of the Medical department, supervising and mentoring department team members and providing trainings are key responsibilities as well. Reporting to CEO of the Company, you will be a key member of the EastHORN team company wide.

We are looking to hire a proactive and energetic team player, with strong work ethic who takes his/her responsibilities seriously, and who is committed to developing strategically the Medical department. Moreover, the desired person will be opened to cross cultural communication and cooperation, and will be independent in their performance.

Job Responsibilities:

Medical Monitoring

  • Provides medical monitoring for assigned projects
  • Responsibility for all medical issues related to studies for which they are assigned as medical monitor
  • Acts as medical advisor to sponsor/client companies as appropriate
  • Interacts with clinical investigators, statisticians, project managers, and other relevant specialists during study set up, execution and close out
  • Provides medical oversight, advice and monitoring of subject safety during study design and execution in accordance with ICH Good Clinical Practice, applicable regulatory guidelines and company standard operating procedures
  • Performs review of serious adverse events (SAEs) that occur during studies as and when they are notified to Regulatory Authorities to assist in identifying any emergent safety concerns that may be related to study conduct
  • Reviews the outputs of safety signal detection analysis and recommends appropriate remedial action as and when deemed necessary to ensure the protection of subject safety
  • Provides on-call medical support for urgent medical inquiries
  • Functions as medical representative in client meetings
  • Provides medical expertise, advice and guidance to members of the clinical project teams and site staff as required


  • Provides medical expertise, training, advice and guidance to members of the clinical project teams and sites, as and when required
  • Shares knowledge and technical expertise with other team members

Business Development

  • Provides support to Business development team regarding input to Proposals
  • Provides therapeutic area input and protocol feedback for Proposal generation
  • Attends internal preparation meetings for generation of Proposals
  • Attends Bid Defence Meetings as required
  • Some international travel required

Line Management Responsibilities/Leadership

  • Line management and mentoring of Clinical Research Physicians, Senior Clinical Research Physicians, Associate Medical Directors etc as needed
  • Responsible for administration and/or delegation of activities of Direct Reports
  • Assures adequate resources are in place for all project related duties
  • Ongoing performance evaluations and career development of direct reports and others as needed
  • Provides leadership for staff within appropriate therapeutic areas
  • Works with CMO to set vision and strategy for the medical group
  • Contributes to the development of company policies involving medical, safety and therapeutics
  • Participates in Process Improvements across the company

Job Skills & Qualifications:


  • Medical Degree obtained at a recognised University
  • At least 2 years experience managing patients in hospital or General practice
  • At least 5 – 7 years medical monitoring experience, in CRO or Pharmaceutical Company
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and local language
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities
  • Ability to multitask and meet/address issues around conflict resolution
  • Able to address resource allocation within the group
  • Some knowledge of drug development process, ICH/GCP guidelines and local regulatory requirements. (Training will be provided as required)
  • Experience in setting-up/conducting clinical trials and evaluation of adverse events is highly desirable
  • Excellent presentation, written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent client facing interaction skills
  • Analytical, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Computer competency


  • Can be homebased
  • Possibility to gain international experience
  • Working with experienced and very professional and supportive team
  • Possibility to grow within the Company
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Eligibility to the Company Bonus scheme

If you are an enthusiastic and energetic personality and would like to contribute to the further success of a dynamic young company in a growing market, please send your CV and motivation letter to: careers@easthorn.eu or complete the form below:

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