Clinical Research Associate (CRA)

Posted 30 March by Focused Management Resources Ltd
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CRA (Clinical Research Associate)

We are seeking a CRA with experience in clinical trialsto join an independent and dynamic CRO where you will be welcomed into a thriving friendly working environment and your career development will be supported and encouraged.

Some previous experience in clinical trials is necessary.

We are seeking a CRA with monitoring experience who wishes to work for an independent CRO involved in the clinical trials of medical devices who will work with you to develop your career further. You must have a background in clinical trials, be degree qualified and ambitious to progress your career.

You will be office based near Farnham in Surrey and the role does not require regular travel to sites. The salary and package on offer will depend on your experience to date.

The primary role of the CRA will be to liaise with the investigators and on-site CRAs and you will be responsible for remote data monitoring. We are seeking an experienced person who may have a background as a CRA/CTA/CRC and be very familiar with the role of a monitor in clinical trials.

Our Client is a Clinical Research Organisation (CRO) specialising in medical device clinical research. As a company that undertakes in-house clinical research as well as multi-site clinical trials, they have a thorough understanding of all aspects of clinical research.

The role would ideally suit a CRA with experience, looking to take on more responsibility or a CRC ( Clinical Research Coordinator )or CTA ( Clinical Trial Assistant )looking to progress their career as a CRA.

This full-time position is office-based with some flexibility to work remotely for two days of the week.

The successful applicant will be responsible for:-

• Assist in the preparation of study protocols, CRFs and other essential documents

• Prepare informed consent forms and ethics committee submissions

• Perform site selection, initiation, monitoring and close out visits

• Manage assigned sites to ensure that timelines, recruitment and quality standards are met

• Maintain awareness of ICH GCP, SOPs and regulatory requirements and ensure adherence by site staff

• Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with investigators, site staff and Study Sponsors

Candidate Requirements/key skills:

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of clinical trial processes and procedures including regulatory standards. You could have gained your expertise working as a Clinical Trial Administrator, Clinical Trial Associate, Clinical Research Coordinator, Clinical Research Associate, Data Associate/Manager or other role with broad clinical trial exposure. This experience could have been gained in a pharmaceutical / sponsor, service provider or CRO environment.

Salary is negotiable and depends on experience, guide £30-35k ( + bonus + benefits). For a Senior CRA with 4-6 years’ experience, the salary would be £37-42k + Bonus + Benefits.

Graduate Life Science qualification or other appropriate degree

Good working knowledge of ICH GCP and clinical trial methodology

Knowledge of relevant industry standards and other legislation

Computer literate

Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

Required skills

  • Data
  • Monitor
  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Trials
  • CRO

Reference: 42368354

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