Belgium Keyrus Life Science

Medical Chief Officer

Job Description

Keyrus Life Science is looking for a Chief Medical Officer (CMO) who will prepare new clinical trials launch and oversee the day to day clinical operations in a biotech company based in Liege area. Multiple international clinical projects are to be performed starting from 2021.

As a CMO, you will prepare, manage and coordinate the national and international clinical trials starting from the study set-up until the closure. You will follow-up on the activities of principal investigators and physicians, ensuring that patients receive the highest standard of safety and medical care. You are going to collaborate with the CRO for recruitment activities, mentor the physicians and manage the CRO’s and hospital budget. Of course, you will ensure that all regulations and safety standards are met according to GCP, based on national and international law and regulations.

As part of your Chief Medical Officer responsibilities, you will also determine and provide the resources required to implement, maintain and improve an adequate and effective Quality Management System. Your involvement in the organization of internal/external audits and inspections will also be required.


  • Medical background (MD) with around 8 years clinical project management experience
  • Experience with the set-up and/or supervision of Clinical Trials is required
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English
  • Master in Health Administration and French proficiency are considered as assets

This position is based in Liege area, Belgium and open to both, candidates with freelance or employee status. Due to the nature of the role, some activities can be performed remotely from home but some would require flexibility for travels to international investigational sites.

What we offer

At Keyrus, thanks to the expertise of our people and external partners, each employee is welcomed with a varied integration program. You will join a dynamic and international environment with enthusiastic and professional colleagues.

We invest considerable time and resources in training our staff (technical and non-technical courses) to continuously support you in your personal and professional growth. On top of this, you will receive a complete salary package including attractive extra-legal benefits (company car, petrol card, meal vouchers, group insurance, hospitalization…) based on your background and experience.

Who we are

Keyrus Life Science is an international Consulting, Contract Research Organisation and Functional Services provider with a reputation for transparency and integrity, highly focused on being able to deliver with excellence. Our ‘human’ approach to service provision is what differentiates us from our competitors. Combined with our high caliber staff, this approach has allowed us to become a key player in clinical research.

At Keyrus Life Science we’re proud of our commitment to delivering services of the highest quality, not only skillfully, efficiently and reliably, but also with sincerity and genuine care for our clients’ projects, priorities and reputation. Thus we maintain and advance our vision and our standards, all the while ensuring that we serve your interests better.

From early- to late-stage drug development, our range of services includes: Project Management, Clinical Operations, Pharmacovigilance, Quality Assurance (GxP), Regulatory Affairs Strategy & Support, Data Management, Medical Review & Coding, Biostatistics, Medical Writing & Medical Information, Real World evidence services.

Keyrus Belgium Offices:

  • Office Park Waterloo - Drève Richelle 161 - 1410 Waterloo
  • Nijverheidslaan 3, - Strombeek-Bever



Walloon Brabant

Contact person

van Strien