Country Head The Netherlands (m/f/d) – Clinical Research

Job-ID: 784
Location: The Netherlands (Eindhoven)

On behalf of an international drug and device consultancy with more than 200 employees and clients based in Europe, the US and Asia we are currently seeking a Country Head for our client’s Dutch office. The role is a full-time permanent position, located in Eindhoven and starting ASAP.

The Dutch team currently consists of a Senior CRA, a QA Manager and a freelance Clinical Project Manager/Senior CRA. The team is part of our client’s global Clinical Affairs and QA organization. The Country Head plays a key role in managing and developing the local team as well as the client and project portfolio.

Main Responsibilities

  • Managing and developing our customer’s clinical research team
  • Ensuring profitable sales growth in the Netherlands
  • Managing ongoing clinical operations projects
  • Securing clinical operations deliverables to local sponsors
  • Securing clinical operations deliverables for international studies with sites in the Netherlands and Belgium
  • Identifying and developing opportunities for new clinical operations projects for clients in the Netherlands
  • Representing our customer at conferences and events

Your Profile

We are looking for an experienced clinical research professional, who enjoys working with colleagues and customers, and who values a culture of trust and transparency. You should be persistent and have a commercial drive, and you should have good judgment and attention to quality and detail. The following characteristics are also important:

  • University degree in life sciences or comparable qualification
  • At least 8 years of clinical trial management experience in the pharmaceutical industry or with a CRO
  • Line management experience would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Business fluent in Dutch and English (written and oral)
  • Driven, confident and self-assured personality with very good organizational skills


  • Join a company where people and their expertise are valued as its greatest asset
  • Enter a flexible workplace with a culture based on trust, transparency and respect
  • Work with some of the most experienced and dedicated colleagues in the life-science industry
  • Develop tailor-made solutions based on cross-disciplinary collaboration


To apply for this role, please send your English CV, covering letter and salary expectations by email to For further information please contact us by phone at +49 5931 40999-61. We guarantee absolute discretion. Please find further clinical research vacancies at

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