Strategist, Patient Recruitment & Site Engagement

The Strategist, Patient Recruitment & Site engagement works with the Manager, Patient recruitment strategies and Development and the Specialist, Multimedia & Recruitment in supporting patient recruitment strategies and site engagement.


This role will be perfect for you if:

  • Have experience with patient recruitment
  • You are curious and ambitious


More specifically, the Strategist, Patient Recruitment and Site Engagement must:

  • Develops the project level and site level recruitment strategy plan in collaboration with the Patient Recruitment Team
  • Informs and trains project team on recruitment strategy in collaboration with the Project Manager and/or CTM
  • Participates in BD handover, Kick off Meeting, Investigator meeting
  • Develops the sites recruitment plan study template and ensure customization of this plan with each site. 
  • Monitors the progression of subject enrolment to ensure the target can be achieved and proposes improvements in recruitment strategies, as necessary, in collaboration with the Project Manager/CTM and/or clinical team
  • Collaborates with Strategist, Patient Recruitment to create recruitment models based on information obtained during feasibility, site initiation, actual recruitment performance
  • Collaborates with Strategist, Patient Recruitment to create the enrolment tracker with recruitment projections using CTMS or other system/tracker
  • Works with SSU and project manager to obtain updated recruitment projections from sites post activation to forecast LPI or propose new strategies for recruitment which may include increasing sites, adding additional advertisement initiatives, physician outreach, etc.
  • Assists the Project Manager on client’s request for recruitment and advertisement
  • Interacts directly with client to establish and gain client input on recruitment strategies and budgets.
  • Creates and designs image and script advertisements for studies, in respect of Media’s and appropriate ethics committee’s current guidelines
  • When applicable, offers guidance to sites on ways to achieve their recruitment target using their advertisement budget
  • Ensures that all project relevant documentation is sent for filing in eTMF and archiving
  • Coordinate global advertisement IRB submission and approval process





  • BA/BS required, preferably in Communications or related field with 3 years relevant experience OR a high school diploma / DEC with 5 years relevant experience



Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical or CRO industry


Knowledge and skills

  • Knowledge of good clinical practice, ICH standards and applicable regulations
  • English spoken and written, Spanish or French an asset
  • Experience in a research site environment an asset
  • Experience managing Patient advocacy group an asset
  • Experience in Patient recruitment strategies an asset
  • Problem solving skills, good adaptability, versatile, and great attention to details
  • Strong organizational, communication, problem-solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Problem solving skills, and great attention to details
  • Strong organizational, communication, and multi-tasking skills




The work environment

At Innovaderm, you will work with brilliant and driven colleagues. Our values are collaboration, innovation, reliability and responsiveness. We offer a stimulating work environment and attractive advancement opportunities. 


In this position, you will be eligible for the following perks: 

  • Flexible work schedule
  • Permanent full-time position
  • Complete benefits (medical, dental, vision, RRSP, vacation, personal days, virtual medical clinic, public transportation rebates, social activities)
  • Offices near public transportation (Sherbrooke metro station or Saint-Laurent metro station)
  • Possibility of working from home in accordance with company policies and public health directives
  • Ongoing learning and development


About Innovaderm

Innovaderm is a contract research organization (CRO) specialized in dermatology. Since its beginnings in 2000, our organization has benefited from a solid reputation for the quality of its research and services exceeding the expectations of its clients. Based in Montreal, Innovaderm continues to grow and expand in North America and Europe.


Innovaderm is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Innovaderm will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.


Innovaderm only accepts applicants who can legally work in Canada.

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