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Senior Clinical Trials Administrator – CTA

Company: Chiltern
Location: Slough, Berkshire
Reference: JT-899330
Closing Date: 15 Mar 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

Chiltern is looking to recruit an experienced Senior Clinical Trials Administrator based in Edinburgh or Slough. The Senior Clinical Trials Administrator will act as a vital cog in the Clinical Trial process, assisting Clinical Research teams as necessary. This role can offer variety, new challenges and defined career structure and will provide the opportunity for promotion to a CRA.


Chiltern is the leading, global mid-sized contract research organization. We listen to client needs to deliver customized clinical development solutions with a team of more than 4,200 working across 47 countries to provide comprehensive, yet flexible and responsive, services.  Our specialties include clinical development, Oncology, Devices and Diagnostics, Data, Analytics & Evaluation and Strategic Service Provision.

The Senior CTA performs study-related tasks as required by the Department, including (but not limited to):

• Document and track study activities using relevant forms and tools, as well as Chiltern’s Project Management System.
• Prepare study site files in accordance with relevant SOPs.
• Create and main contact list of study team members, study sites, and external suppliers/contract organizations.
• Minute taking and create documentation for sponsor or internal teleconferences.
• Maintain tracking systems for study supplies and investigator payments.
• Assist in the tracking and filing of documents for all clinical trials into Chiltern’s global database.
• Support Investigator Meetings.
• May support in mentoring less experienced CTAs on project or department tasks and requirements.
• May assist the Line Manager with interviews for candidates for the CTA role.
• Liaise with all other Chiltern departments to ensure the smooth running of the study.
Perform other duties as required by the Department or Project Team.

Job Qualifications:
• Good interpersonal and communication skills during interactions with external and internal clients
• Candidates will need to have at least 2 years experience as a CTA
• Previous experience in all administrative aspects of clinical trials with a good knowledge of SOPs
• Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Good interpersonal and communication skills during interactions with external and internal clients
• Proven ability to organize and prioritize  multiple ongoing tasks
Additional Information:
• This is a permanent, full time office based role based in Edinburgh or Slough
• No freelance applications or agency enquiries will be considered
• Please submit your CV and a detailed covering letter explaining why you are suitable candidate. If you do not submit a covering letter this may affect your application

Please send your CV to

For more information about Chiltern International, please visit our web site at

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to be part of a growing company with a strong brand and professional employees that care about the work they are involved in. Chiltern is constantly working to develop training capacity, therapeutic expertise, new technologies and processes to be one of the leading CROs globally.

Working for Chiltern will offer an excellent opportunity to raise your profile and develop your career whilst giving you the flexibility to enjoy a good work life balance.

Please note that if your experience does not mirror that of our requirements for this role you may not receive a response

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Contact Information:

Address:  London, UK
171 Bath Road Slough Berkshire
Tel:  +44 (0) 1753 512000
Fax:  +44 (0) 1753 511116
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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