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CRA I CRA II and SCRA Vacancy Opportunities

Company: JCW Life Sciences
Reference: CRACMUK2
Closing Date: 03 Mar 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): 30,000 - 40,000

Job Summary:

An industry leading CRO who work across a multitude of therapeutic areas either as part of their own in house development or through their Full service CRO part of the business. They service top tier pharmaceutical firms across the UK and abroad working across all phases. They are looking to hire several positions across the Clinical Research Associate level including; CRA I, CRA II, SCRA and Lead CRA.


Vacancy Details

Role: Clinical Research Associate I, II, III and Senior CRA (Full Service or Sponsor-dedicated)

Company: Top Tier CRO

Location: Home-Based (if required some flexibility to work in the office can be offered) / Regional Monitoring OR National Monitoring (if Full Service CRA)

Salary: £33,000 - £50,000 Dependant on the level of Experience 


As the successful applicant, you will be working on a Full-Service basis, where you'd work on a mix of protocols and sponsors and perform site management activities over the UK (or Regionalised wherever possible).

Or you can be assigned and dedicated to one sponsor (generally Top 10 Pharmaceutical companies), and report directly to the Sponsor project teams, this way granting you in invaluable direct pharma experience. These positions are generally performed across a regionalised cluster of hospital sites. They stress to only have monitoring done on a local basis, creating a work life balance or you can monitor across the entire UK and Northern Ireland. 

Depending on experience responsibilities include:

  • All aspects of study site monitoring including routine monitoring and close-out of clinical sites, maintenance of study files, writing of Clinical trial reports, conduct of pre-study and initiation visits, liaise with vendors and other duties
  • All aspects of site and registry management as prescribed in the project plans
  • Organize and make presentations at Investigator Meetings
  • Report, write narratives and follow-up on serious adverse events
  • Review progress of projects and initiate appropriate actions to achieve target objectives
  • You may serve as lead monitor for a protocol or project and assist in establishing monitoring plans if required
  • Participate in the development of protocols and Case Report Forms as assigned
  • Interact with internal work groups to evaluate needs, resources and timelines 


  • Experience of clinical research monitoring including pre-study, initiation, routine monitoring and close-out visits) preferably in a CRO or Pharma environment
  • In lieu of the above requirements, candidate’s significant previous experience of site management and/or study co-ordinator experience will be considered
  • Ability to monitor study sites independently according to protocol monitoring guidelines, S.O.P.s, GCP and ICH Guidelines
  • Have a full understanding of the Serious Adverse Event (SAE) reporting, process production of reports, narratives and follow up of SAEs
  • Good knowledge of ICH Guidelines and GCP, monitoring procedures and understanding of the clinical trial process
  • Good planning, organization and problem solving abilities
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

·         If you are interested in a new opportunity but your experience doesn't fit this role, please email your CV to or call 0203 589 9290 for a confidential discussion about potential opportunities.



JCW offer a generous referral scheme reward, whereby anyone who refers us to a successfully placed candidate is entitled to up to £250 worth of vouchers.




JCW is a recruitment company operating in the Life Sciences space, with specialist consultants working within the technical and regulatory areas. This includes the following markets;


·         Pharmacovigilance/Drug Safety

·         Regulatory Affairs

·         Quality Assurance

·         Quality Control

·         Medical information

·         Medical Writers

·         Compliance

·         Audit

·         Validation

·         Clinical trials

·         Clinical research

·         Project Management


If you are interested in opportunities, but feel this position is not suitable, please feel free to get in touch on or 0203 589 9290


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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
27-32 Old Jewry
Tel:  +44 (0) 203 589 9300
Fax:  +44 (0) 203 006 8808
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