Director Clinical Studies (m/f/d) - Job Rostock - CentoCareer

Director Clinical Studies (m/f/d)

Welcome at CENTOGENE!


We are the experts in rare hereditary diseases. We know the genetic basis and the clinical phenotype of genetic disorders inside-out. Our platform is based on the world’s largest curated mutation database for rare diseases. We have an unrivaled global diagnostic footprint, and an unmatched ability to derive diagnostic solutions to accurately identify rare disease patients and accelerate the path to approval for new orphan drugs.

How do we do this? By bringing together more than 450 individuals from 50 different countries to transform clinical and genetic data into medical solutions for patients. We work together at our HQ in Rostock, Germany, and also at additional offices in Berlin and laboratory facilities in Cambridge MA. Our employees - medical experts, scientists, IT professionals, bioinformaticians, technicians, researchers, project managers, and many more - are all passionate about one thing: improving the lives of our patients.

Does this sound like you? If it does, we’d love to hear from you.

Your responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with Project Managers to set targets for clinical programs, and ensure recording of studies in compliance with project goals
  • Management and execution of international, multicenter clinical studies (e.g. budget planning & monitoring, study protocol preparation, site selection, ethics approval applications, monitoring tools, contract and ID preparation)
  • Leading a team of 25 CRA’s including development plans, organization of trainings, performance reviews and budget planning
  • Coordinating site management activities, including the organization site visits and direct contact with the involved physicians
  • Recording and sharing interactions with pharmaceutical partners and acting as their representative
  • Attend scientific meetings and conferences
  • Assuring compliance SOPs, local regulations, CFR, ICH and GCP guidelines

You have the following skills and qualifications:

  • PhD in Science, Biology, Chemistry, Medicine or related field
  • 8+ years work experience for pharmaceutical company or related field
  • At least 3 years of leadership experience, ideally in an international environment
  • Proven experience with global non-interventional, observational studies
  • Team player with flexibility, hands-on mentality and excellent communication skills, assertiveness and resilience
  • Ability to work independently and to prioritize duties
  • Proven record of delivering projects on time and in budget
  • Understanding of electronic clinical research forms (eCRF)
  • Willingness to travel

Those advantages are waiting for you at CENTOGENE:

  • Talents are individually supported by internal and external trainings
  • An international career in a multicultural environment
  • Regular company events form us as one team
  • In house yoga classes, back exercises and a fitness area are available for free
  • Lunch breaks and meetings on our roof terraces feel like vacation when looking at the Warnow
  • Bike leasing or job tickets allow an environmentally friendly and reasonable travel to work
  • In case of language barriers we offer German and English classes as well as support in finding accommodation to help you get going
  • Precaution and financial protection guaranteed by company pension scheme
  • Relocation bonus

Applications from severely disabled people with appropriate suitability are explicitly welcome. Severely disabled applicants and equivalent status are given preferential consideration in the event of equal qualification.

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For those who embark on a career with CENTOGENE, they’ll enjoy an exciting, dynamic, entrepreneurial and extremely fast-paced environment. Working alongside dedicated colleagues, CENTOGENE employees enjoy other benefits including upskilling from a dedicated training department, yoga classes, company-sponsored bicycle leasing, German language classes, and new state-of-the-art premises conveniently located featuring roof terraces and an in-house fitness center. For employees new to Rostock we’ll also support on finding local housing.

Who we are

CENTOGENE is a rare disease company focused on transforming clinical, genetic, and biochemical data into medical solutions for patients. We are focused on bringing rationality to treatment decisions and accelerating the development of new orphan drugs by using our knowledge of the global rare disease market, including its epidemiological and clinical heterogeneity and our innovative biomarkers.

As one of the largest rare disease companies worldwide, CENTOGENE is dedicated to transforming the science of genetic information into solutions and hope for patients with rare diseases and their families. 


Anja Seidel
0381 80113 654