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Clinical Coordinator


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Brussels, WI
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
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Clinical Coordinator

About the Job

The Pfizer Clinical Research Unit (PCRU) in Brussels is a state-of-the-art research facility with sixty inpatient beds dedicated to early clinical trials (Phase 1 & 2a studies). There are only two CRUs worldwide, one in New Haven (USA) and one in Brussels (Belgium). The clinical trials, with the help of healthy volunteers and patients, are key in the development of new medicines which will help patients worldwide. The studies run in the PCRU are set up in collaboration with US and UK Study Teams, based on the most accurate protocols. The volunteer recruitment department of the PCRU is responsible for the recruitment of healthy volunteers and patients, responding to the study specific criteria. This department also ensures the  visibility of the activities ran at the BRCRU and the accurate communication on those activities to tackle the taboo around clinical trials. Colleagues in our department are the main point of contact for our volunteers, being our key partners. We are a fast growing multicultural team introducing the lay public and registered volunteers to our studies and activities.

For this role, we are looking for an enthusiastic and engaged manager who is passionate and/or willing to learn about research and ready for a multi-disciplinary collaboration with our healthy volunteers/patients, local and global study teams, health care professionals. 


  • Coordinates the procedural activities and events of early development study protocols. Clinical coordinators “coordinate” protocol execution. The main focus is identifying  staff and provide training for study specific procedures thanks to an elaborate experience of medical techniques
  • Is an expert and trainer in study specific procedures
  • Is responsible for data integrity, oversees quality and completeness and documentation on an ongoing basis (electronic and written)
  • Demonstrates professional study related communication 
  • Becomes subject matter expert ( SME) for medical equipment and  assures protocol adherence performing ongoing quality checks (QC) . Provides follow up on data queries
  • Supports the planning and scheduling team to identify sufficient resources


  • Minimum a Bachelor degree (Life Science/Biomedical or Health Care related training)
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant work experience in pharmaceutical or medical/hospital research
  • Experience in the delivery of scientific/educational presentations is an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of computers and laboratory data handling acquisition systems and associated issues/risks
  • Languages: English, Dutch and French (spoken & written)
  • Ability to communicate, instruct & illustrate less skilled or inexperienced personnel in the performance of study activities
  • Participation in multifunctional, interdepartmental management teams. Able to co-lead multi-disciplinary groups: ability to manage and motivate
  • Identifies & builds effective relationships with customers and other stakeholders

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.


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