Job Location(s) NL-Amsterdam
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    Junior Clinical Research Associate, CRA Trainee.


    Kick star your career in Clinical Trials NOW in Netherlands


    Would you like to develop a career within Clinical Trials following the completion of your life science degree? This is an exciting job for you!




    As an integral part of everything we do, our employees make a difference in the lives of millions of people… and you will too. If your aspiration is starting a job within clinical trials, think long-term and the possibilities we can offer you:


    • We have helped the pharmaceutical industry develop more medicines worldwide than any other company, including the top 50 best-selling drugs on the market today and
    • 100 % of all Oncology drugs approved in 2016.

    Explore this job as Clinical Research Associate trainee with us and check for yourself why Covance is known to promote 2.5x more employees annually than the average company in the sector.     




    We’ll invest in your development from day one.


    Working in real projects, we want you to be up-to-speed as soon as possible, so we’ll make sure you have all the training you need. We are a supportive community and help each other to succeed, and you will receive direct mentoring from our most successful managers.


    This is an office based job in Leiden to start with, being able to work from home once you are promoted to a fully independent CRA.


    You will begin to assist more senior CRAs with on-site tasks like review of Case Report Forms, Study File Notebook, Drug Accountability, etc. As you consolidate your skills, you will directly initiate, monitor and close out clinical investigative sites under direct supervision from more senior CRAs or Project Managers. Along this journey you will learn, among others:

    • Communication skills with Study Sites and internal Covance project teams
    • Submissions and notifications to Ethics Committees and Regulatory Authorities
    • CRF review, query generation, reconciliation and resolution against established data review guidelines to resolve problem data
    • Create, update, track, and maintain study-specific trial management files, tools, and systems
    • Study supplies and shipment organization 


    Join us and see why Covance has been named among the World´s Most Innovative Companies in Forbes´ 2017 Ranking, and more than 90% of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies are repeat customers… We can offer you not only a job, but a stable, long-term international career



    Education / Qualifications

    This is an office based job in Leiden and you are willing to work full time.


    You must be fluent in Dutch and English.


    Degree educated in one of the Life Sciences, or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology).


    Previous experience in a corporate environment and understanding of the clinical trial process are an asset.


    Ability to set priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously


    Demonstrated computer skills: excellent MS Office experience (specifically Excel, Word, Outlook).


    Good oral and written communication skills


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