Clinical Research Assistant Trainee

Job Location(s) FR
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Clinical Operations
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Job Overview

COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. We are currently recruiting for a Clinical Research Assistant Trainee ready to join our constantly growing Study Start-up team. This is a temporary contract for 6 months. 


Location: Paris, France 



  • Collecting the required investigator and local contact information to enter into CTMS
  • Maintaining of site address and personnel information in the study database of allocated country (ies)
  • Distributing study specific information direct to investigative sites or to local monitors
  • Providing data entry support to Start-up team; enter feasibility information or investigative site information (study supply shipping information / clinical study locations / site personnel)
  • Liaising with investigative sites to facilitate retrieval of site start-up documentation
  • Provide administrative support to Start-up team activities

Education / Qualifications

  • University or college degree, or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing licensure),


  • Basic knowledge of ICH, FDA, IRB/IEC and other applicable regulations/guidelines; familiarity with investigator start up documents; previous interaction with operational project teams and investigative sites preferred
  • Experience of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Good communication / writing skills
  • Self-motivation with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Works well independently as well as in a team environment
  • Detail oriented
  • Process oriented
  • Good organizational skill
  • Positive attitude and approach
  • Interact with internal customers with professionalism and discretion
  • Multi-tasking capability


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