• Senior CRA Manager - France

    Job Location(s) FR
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    Clinical Operations
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  • Job Overview

    Covance is looking for an experienced home-based CRA Manager to lead a team of 12 CRAs across France.


    Successful applicants will ideally have between 3-10 years of previous CRA management experience of CRAs and will be based in France. We are hoping to find applicants in the Paris or North West region of France but may consider other locations.




    Has GCP Oversight of direct reports by ensuring GCP training is executed, understood and implemented

    Identify and escalate GCP issues identified through regular interactionswith direct reports and conduct of Quality Control Visits


    Ensures training record compliance with training matrix and ensure

    Hold clinical operations and co source saff accountable for GCP issue escaliation to the management team, the sponsor and QA, as appropriate.


    Coach assigned staff to own effective investigator relations and investigator oversigh at the local level.


    Communicate status of assigned workload for metric reporting


    Perform weekly review of direct report biliable hours and associated utilization per the quaterly and annual budget plan, and escalation of outliers to management team for mitigation.


    Escalates availaleworkload jours, in contact of project allocation, supply and demand, to management team.


    Engage in Resource management activities for direct reports.


    Schedule Quality Control visits to ensure costs are in alignment with regional budget.



    Education / Qualifications

    Required :

    University/college degree - life sciences preferred or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accreditedinstitution.

    In lieu of this required educational backgroung the following relevant work history may be considered :

    Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience in a health care or clinical reserach srtting and

    Minimum of seven years relevant clinical research expericne in a pharmaceutical company/CRO


    Preferred : Masters or other advanced degree.


    Relevant clinical research experience in a pharmaceutical company or CRO

    Individual is proficient with on site monitoring activities

    Minimum of 5 years relevant clinical research experience in a pharmaceutical company/CRO

    Thorough knowledge of drug development process

    Thorough knowledge ofrelevant SOPs, ICH, and GCP guidelines


    Relevant supervisory experience

    Minimum of 1year as a line manager or project manager required

    Demonstrated abilityto lead by exampleand to encourage teammembers to seeks solutions.

    Proven interpersonal skills.

    Advanced oral, written and presentation skills

    Advances planning and organizational skills.


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