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Clinical Research Associate - Midlands

Company: Chiltern
Location: Midlands, M5/M1 Corridor, UK
Reference: MLJ896810
Closing Date: 09 Mar 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): 30,000 - 40,000
Benefits: Competitive Salary, 25 days leave, Pension, LI, gym subscription contribution

Job Summary:

Home Based CRA position with top ten pharmaceutical company. Working within Cardiovasuclar and Metabolic. Full Time. 12 Months Rolling Contract. M1 or M5 Corridor. Employed permanently by CHILTERN on PAYE salary and benefits, and seconded to the pharmaceutical company.


Working within the Cardiovascular and Metabolic therapy areas this is a contract role starting at 12 months full time, home based and covering the region between Luton and Nottingham. We are looking at CRAs based along the M1 or M5 corridors.

You would typically be monitoring around 3 days/week, sometimes more sometimes less and we are looking for someone who has at least 18 months monitoring experience at hospital sites in the UK.

We are really wanting someone who is happy to be employed on PAYE. Due to on going changes in legislation and issues surrounding IR35, many of our clients are now veering away from freelance contractors.

For this role therefore we would expect you to be permanently employed by Chiltern Source and seconded to our Client. Competitive salary, car/allowance and benefits.

If you are freelancing right now and under no circumstances want to switch to PAYE, we "may" consider this IF you are "The One"! :)


Contribute to the nomination of new sites for clinical trials; analyze capability and make recommendation for trial inclusion.

Assume ambassadorial role to facilitate communication between sites and Operations to increase value proposition to investigators

Facilitate preparation and collection of site level documents during all phases of the trial; resolve problems as required.

Execute site initiation and training.

Implement total site management including monitoring visits, regulatory assessment,
drug supply management and resolution of site problems to ensure compliance.

Identify problems at sites; resolve issues and escalate as appropriate.

Collaborate with the clinical study manager (CSM) to ensure recruitment and execute contingency plans, as needed.

Complete preparation and generation of study monitoring reports.

Review and manage data remotely and at site; resolve technical and content issues on a continuous basis in order to achieve timely database lock targets.

Implement site close-out activities.


Life Sciences degree or equivalent in education

Effective site management and organisational skills including the ability to prioritize workload and plan ahead to take into account key study milestones

Good understanding of Microsoft Office applications and the ability to use computerized clinical trial tracking systems as required

Excellent communication skills

Fundamental understanding of Clinical Research, the CRA role and working knowledge of ICH GCP

Please send your application to or call Marc on 01753 216664 for further discussion and detail.

Key words clinical research associate, CRA, monitoring, clinical research monitor,

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Contact Information:

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Tel:  +44 (0) 1753 512000
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