Central Clinical Start-Up Specialist (Portuguese/Spanish) - Home-Based

Vacancy information

Publication date:March 19 2021
Employment type: Interim
Sector: Medical Devices
Function Group: Clinical Research

Function Group: Clinical Research / CRA


For a fast growing and global Medical Devices company, we are looking for a Central Clinical Start-up Specialist on short notice for 20 hours per week (this can be flexible). The company is active on a global level and conducts clinical trials in 40 countries and in over 100 hospitals. For this role, you will be working home-based.


As a Central Clinical Start-up Specialist, you are responsible for the start-up, execution and closure activities of a clinical trial. You are aware of the legislations, policies and procedures and work according to these. In this role, you are the expert on the planning, preparations and execution of study submissions to the Ethics Committee. These submissions are your responsibility for the whole study.

You could also support other activities such as the clinical trials agreement process, submission to competent authorities, informed consent, translating study documents, facilitating meetings, working directly with sites for documentation etc.


The ideal candidate has:

  • Two years of monitoring/study start-up experience in clinical trials
  • Fluent in Portuguese, Spanish & English
  • Experience in trials conducted in Portugal and Spain
  • Knowledge of clinical legislation in Portugal and Spain
  • Very strong communication skills
  • Accuracy
  • The willingness to work from home
  • Availability for 20 hours per week


The company offers:

  • A chance to work on an international study
  • A (Freelance) contract for 20 hours per week
  • A Rate of €45-€50 per hour, or a salary of up to €3,500 per month based on fulltime (all dependent on experience)


If you are interested in this job, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.

Saskia Cepella
Senior Associate Quality & Clinical | Medical Devices




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