Covance

  • Sr Clin Res Assoc

    Job Location(s) UK-Harrogate | UK-Maidenhead | UK-Reading
    Job Number
    2018-19278
    Job Category
    Clinical Research Associate
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Job Overview

    Covance is currently recruiting for a Senior CRA in the UK to work on early stage clinical studies, mainly across phase I & IIa. We are looking for someone who enjoys the added intensity that early phase work offers, however we wont beat you down with unrealistic monitoring targets; it’s work that has to be done but it’s work that has to be done well!

    Requirements:

    We are looking for an experienced Senior CRA who lives in one of the main hubs of the UK, so London, the Midlands or the North of England as this is where most of the sites will be.

    Ideally you will have experience in Phase I trials and have solid exposure in oncology, although the latter is not an absolute pre-requisite. The majority of the studies will be oncology however there are other areas we cover too such as cardiology (emergency Heart failure) and Rheumatoid Arthritis.

    What makes this opportunity special?

    • Career progression will be exceptional because there are lots of studies coming through in 2018 across a variety of therapeutic areas. Our progression path is from Senior CRAI – Senior CRA – Lead CRA – Associate PM or Associate COM.
    • Unlike some CRA roles you will not be pushed to satisfy unrealistic ‘monthly visit’ targets (average of 8-10 per month)
    • The job is permanent, full time and 100% home based
    • You will be joining a large UK team (17 CRAs in total) with a well organised structure and robust processes in place.
    • Flexitime is offered
    • ACE awards are given to outstanding performers.

    As an experienced CRA (with at least 3 years of monitoring) you’ll be involved in initiation, routine & close out visits. There will also be the potential to mentor and train less senior CRAs in the future. Successful candidates will enjoy the benefits of working for a company that values a WORK / LIFE BALANCE.

     

    Other Information:

    For more information please contact Andy Smith at Covance on 07775 848 250 or mail andy.smith@covance.com

    Key words: Senior Clinical Research Associate, London, Midlands, North SCRA, Phase I Clinical Research Associate, GCP, Clinical Trial Monitor, Monitoring, Senior Clinical Research Associate, CRA II, Oncology, Field Based, CRO, Pharmaceutical, London, Midlands, North Early Phase Senior CRA Home Based Oncology Senior CRA

    Education / Qualifications

    Minimum Required:

    +   External Candidates

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

     

    AND

     

      • a minimum of 4 years of Clinical Monitoring experience.

     

    o    In lieu of  the above education requirement,  external candidates with a minimum of  6

    years recent clinical monitoring experience will be considered.

     

    +    Internal Candidates

    o    Internal candidates with a minimum of 4 years of clinical monitoring experience.

    +   Thorough knowledge of!CH Guidelines and GCP including a basic understanding of regulatory requirements in other countries

    +   Thorough understanding of the drug development process

    +   Fluent in local office language and in English, both written and verbal

     

    Preferred:

    +    Thorough knowledge ofCovance SOPs regarding site monitoring

    Experience

    Minimum Required:

    +   External Candidates

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

     

    AND

     

      • a minimum of 4 years of Clinical Monitoring experience.

     

    +    In lieu of the above education requirement,  external candidates with a minimum of  6 years recent clinical monitoring experience will be considered.

     

    +   Internal Candidates

      • Internal candidates with a minimum of 4 years of clinical monitoring experience.+   Advanced site monitoring skills+   Advanced registry administration skills+    Good planning and organization skillsAdvanced verbal and written communication skillsAbility to resolve project-related problems and prioritizes workload for self and teamWorks efficiently and effectively in a matrix environment
      • Ability to work within a project team
      • Ability to train and supervise junior staff
      • +    Good computer skills with good working knowledge of a range of computer packages
      • +   Ability to work with minimal supervision
      • +   Advanced study site management skills
      • +   Have a full understanding of Serious Adverse Event (SAE) reporting, process production of reports, narratives and follow up of SAEs

     

    Preferred:

    +   One (1) or more year's additional experience in a related field (i.e. medical, clinical,

    phannaceutical, laboratory, research, data analysis, data management or technical writing) is preferred

    +   Local project coordination and/or project management

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