Make your mark for patients.
We’re here because we want to build the future and transform patients’ lives for the better.
At UCB, our people are our experiences and achievements, our passion and drive. That’s why we’re looking for talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences - not just the best and brightest, but those who care about making a meaningful difference in the lives of patients.
We promote an environment of diversity, openness, and respect where people can make valuable contributions.
An exciting journey lies ahead. Will you join us in pushing the boundaries of what’s possible?
At UCB, every day starts like : how can I help to improve the lives of patients living with severe diseases . We also recognize that data and technology are instrumental in the way we invent, develop, manufacture and market our innovative solutions to deliver patient value and improve patient experience in new and ambitious ways.
Within the global UCB IT organization, IT clinical solutions team is playing a crucial role in Bringing the Trial to the Patient , by implementing digital solutions that engage patients as they go about their lives outside of the visits with their physician.
This is a real, progressive paradigm shift in the industry where we are driving disruptive transformation of how clinical trials are conducted.
We are looking for someone to join us in our commitment to bring digital solutions to Clinical Development where we strive to better engage and help patients through their journey in treating their disease.
We are looking for a unique individual to strengthen our team.
As the IT Solution Expert Digital Clinical Apps , you will Drive and lead global clinical development, clinical trial IT activities with a focus on innovative digital / progressive solutions.
The role is based in Brussels, Belgium. (Pre-pandemic, can be remote)
Your main responsibilities
As the IT Solution Expert Digital Clinical Apps, you will :
Innovate new solutions for data capture (eSource) and patient engagement in clinical trials that fundamentally changes the status-quo in clinical development.
Key interest areas include but not limited to : apps, devices, sensors, patient experience, e-diaries, electronic patient reported outcomes (ePRO), Clinician Reported Outcomes (ClinRO) eConsent and virtual clinical trials.
Use our internal digital tools to support the process around : eCOA design, licensing, copyright holder and vendor management.
Maintain eCOA library database and identify COA's to develop in UCB eCOA library
Connect with stakeholders to drive ideation through execution to a final product. Work through challenges, create a product / prototype using agile techniques that can be handed off with close coordination to a DevOps team for implementation while maintaining full accountability & leadership for delivery.
Focuses on relationship between study lead and technical roles, ensuring accurate and decisive direction is provided to the SDT (solution development team) on day-to-day basis
Ensure GxP compliance and process alignment in collaboration with core stakeholders : GCSO, Clinical Development (ePRO), Patient Safety, Clinical QA, etc
Responsible for various system configurations as part of the enablement of studies leveraging the digital technology
You see yourself immediately when reading
Expert : You are passionate about technology and application of it in the clinical development space. 3+ years experience in the pharmaceutical industry in clinical development with project responsibility in the eSource space.
Expert in the eCOA space and it's applicability to clinical trials using a digital eCOA platform.
Teamplayer : You are a cross functional team player and leader at the same time (should know when to act as a team player and when to act as a leader) in a globally diverse cultural environment.
Business analysis, Agile development, rapid prototypes and product & project management methodology.
Initiative : You engage patients, partners and stakeholders in value creation. Co-create patient, partner and stakeholder interactions that will increase UCB’s transparency and build trust, while bringing value to patients on their healthcare journey.
Quality : Understanding and experience with GCP, system validation and 21 CFR 11 and it’s application in the digital space.
Your attention to detail leads to a delightful user experience.
Market our value : You are able to qualify and quantify the benefits of solutions / systems / products.
Competency in Mobile Application Development, agile, product development and implementation.
Competency in configurations of various digital solutions
Understanding of GxP, testing, and validation processes.
Understanding of SaaS, cloud systems, interfaces and infrastructure how they all work together.
Prototyping tools to represent design.
Project Management skills (Project Planning, Status reporting / tracking).
Fluency in English (written and spoken) is a must.
Highly developed communication and inter-personal skills with the ability to influence and persuade through personal credibility, integrity and professionalism.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.