Senior Clinical Research Associate

Salary: £ 95000 to £999999
Contact name: Selina Maini

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Job ref: 204
Published: about 2 months ago

The Company
My client is a Global CRO who deliver clinical research to over 40 countries and whose clientele ranges from small to mid-size companies within the life science sector. Based in 21 countries they are seeking a Senior Clinical Research Associate to join their dynamic team.

The Role

The Senior Clinical Research Associate (SCRA) is part of Clinical Monitoring within the company’s and will function operationally as a member of a Project Team and is responsible for the initiation, on-site and remote monitoring and termination of investigative sites during study conduct according to company policies, SOPs and regulatory requirements

About you


  • Monitor on-site clinical trials in accordance with the company’s and/or client company Standard Operating Procedures, FDA regulations and GCP and ICH guidelines

  • Review CRFs and subject source documentation for validity and accuracy and generate queries to validity sites/clients to resolve problem data

  • Identify site problems/deficiencies and bring to the attention of management through trip reporting, memos and verbal communication with Project Manager or Lead CRA

  • Initiates corrective action to resolve issues as directed by supervisor

  • Contribute to the completion of the application to Ethics Committee/ IRB and prepare necessary documentation enclosed to the application according to local requirements in cooperation with CTA and directed by Lead CRA/Project Manager

  • Participate in contract handling and negotiation directed by Lead CRA/Project Manager

  • Set up ISF and SMF and distribute to the investigational sites

  • In cooperation with the study team, responsible for SMF maintenance

  • Order, ship and reconcile clinical investigative supplies for study sites if applicable

  • May prepare and submit status reports as directed by Lead CRA/PM

  • Review and support site staff to maintain SMF

  • Review Informed Consent documents for essential elements and protocol specifics

  • Update CTMS system with site and study information

  • May audit data in tables and text of clinical summaries

  • May assist in the preparation of study documentation such as CRF completion guidelines, patient diaries, study participation cards by reviewing for accuracy and completeness

  • Prepare check requisitions for sponsor Project Management approval when applicable


  • Bachelor's degree preferably in life science or nursing or equivalent experience

  • 3-5 years of experience as a CRA including relevant experience in Dermatology therapeutic area

  • Able to work in a fast paced environment with changing priorities

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team matrix organization

  • Excellent verbal and communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability and willingness to travel 60-70%


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