Clinical Specialist (12 month contract)
Deeside, Wales
6d ago

At ConvaTec, our vision is to develop pioneering trusted medical solutions to improve the lives we touch. We are a global medical technology business focused on serving people and care givers in the areas of advanced wound care, ostomy care, continence and critical care and infusion care.

We devise, develop and manufacture innovative products and services that support people with deeply personal and challenging medical conditions, helping to improve care for them and giving them greater confidence, freedom and mobility.

We are guided by our five core values, that shape the way we work, every day : Improve Care, Deliver Results, Grow Together, Own It and Do What’s Right.

We are a global Group, with over 9,000 employees and in 2019, our Group generated revenues of over $1.827 billion. To learn more about ConvaTec, please visit www. At ConvaTec we’re transforming our business for the better. Better products. Better ways of working. And better ways of delivering for our customers and each other.

We’re aiming for nothing short of excellence. Join us as a Clinical Specialist and you’ll do the same. About the role : Co-ordinates and leads clinical activities on a project basis.

This may include clinical representation on New Product Development Core Teams, development of clinical evaluation plans (clinical strategy) and clinical evaluation reports and responsibility for any clinical investigations in line with pre and post market product launch requirements.

Clinical input and expertise will also be provided for change control activities, risk management activities (e.g. Product Risk Reviews), complaint evaluations, Health Hazard Evaluation (HHE) preparation, participating in project teams, reviewing Advertising and Promotional Materials from a Medical / Clinical perspective and providing ad hoc clinical advice to support other functions.

Provide support for design history file / technical file remediation. Duties and Responsibilities : Represent clinical affairs on core / project teams for product development and change control including risk assessments and IFU development.

Review and provide input into design history file remediation activities including design verification / validation, hazard analyses, product risk reviews and to prepare and / or update Clinical Evaluation reports Prepare and update Clinical Evaluation Reports for inclusion in the technical file in accordance with MEDDEV 2.

7.1 and GHTF Guidance and internal SOP’s. This will include preparing systematic literature reviews, complaint analysis and overall analysis of clinical evidence for presentation to the Clinical Evaluator Provide clinical input into Health Hazard analyses Provide medical review support for MRL approval for advertising and promotional material.

Working closely with core / project team clinical members to ensure claims and intended use are accurately represented Support the complaint handling group, participating in Medical Device Complaint / Malfunction review, ensuring appropriate assessment and guidance in terms of reportability as required Coordinates and / or participates in the timely execution of a clinical investigation from a clinical study plan to final clinical study report within the established timeline and budget.

Supports the following activities including but not limited to : country and site selection, investigator meetings, CRF development, data review plan, database validations, data listing requirements and review, monitoring site start up, monitoring patient recruitment, preparation and / or review of appropriate clinical documents, Clinical Study Report development, CRF distribution, timely data collection, delivery of final database, etc.

Communicates and works closely with other departments such as R&D, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Management and Marketing to ensure timely completion of clinical documents for Regulatory filings and clinical responses to health authorities.

Leads ad-hoc strategic projects. Optimize both expenses and resource allocation to achieve optimal profit ensuring fit with both short- and long-term goals Skills & Experience : Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences, Allied Health, Pharmacy, or Nursing A full understanding of the clinical product development process trial An understanding of the clinical trial process the role may be required to support clinical trial activities Works both as a team member and independently, engages and supports other members of the team and willingly accepts support when required.

Is able to make decisions, in consultation, if required, and accept accountability. Willingly embraces change and the need to adapt to new circumstances.

Takes an innovative approach while maintaining compliance. Can establish strong working relationships with clinical Investigators and key opinion leaders.

Has demonstrated principled leadership and sound business ethics : shows consistency among principles, values and behaviors.

Seeks and welcomes feedback, responds to coaching, takes action to change. Effective use of oral and written communication skills to influence, inform or guide others.

Understanding of the medical device industry and of the pre-clinical, clinical, marketing and regulatory components. An understanding of clinical research, including the protocol / project relationship and key milestones A proven ability to deliver results according to timelines.

Anticipates problems and creates solutions to minimize potential delay. Solid understanding of project planning and project management methods and the ability to apply them.

Knowledge of team building strategies, communication and interpersonal skills. Our products make a big difference every day.

So will your contribution. The work you do will mean more, because it’ll make things better for your team, our business or our customers’ lives.

It’ll inspire you to deliver to your very best. And we’ll be right behind you when you do. This is a challenge more worthwhile.

This is work that’ll move you. ConvaTec provides equal employment opportunities for all current employees and applicants for employment.

This policy means that no one will be discriminated against because of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, nationality, citizenship, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, genetic predisposing characteristics or any other basis prohibited by law.

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