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CRA II or Senior Clinical Research Associate - SCRA - ONCOLOGY - full time or 4 days per week

Company: Chiltern
Location: Home based or office based in Edinburgh or Slough, Berkshire, UK
Reference: JT-9000042
Closing Date: 16 Sep 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: Excellent and competitive benefits

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Job Summary:

Chiltern is looking to recruit experienced UK based monitors to work in the role of CRA II or Senior Clinical Research Associate. This role offers excellent exposure to all cancer types and defined career development.


Job Background

The Oncology team has worked on over 500 studies.  We are working on several high profile molecular target cancer therapies, traditional chemotherapy as well as those involving targeted therapies with small molecules, immunotherapy and vaccine, virus and gene therapies. The Oncology Clinical Operations team is a smaller business unit so you have genuine opportunities to grow and take on more responsibility whilst knowing you are part of strategically placed Global CRO. Team member expertise is matched to projects where possible and we offer a positive and friendly working environment.  Strong team spirit where staff are all pulling together as a cohesive unit with a genuine contribution to global Oncology research.

  • The successful applicant will be responsible for coordinating Phase I-IV clinical trials in Europe
  • Perform all types of site visits including, but not limited to, qualification visits, initiation visits, monitoring visits, motivational visits, audit support visits, and termination visits.
  • Assist with document submissions to local authorities
  • To identify potential sites for a proposed study in conjunction with the Project Team, and conduct feasibility assessment of sites as required
  • Ensure that all study related communication including e-mail is tracked, printed and filed as required
  • To track patient recruitment by contacting investigators as specified for the study, and discuss potential study risks and opportunities with the Project Manager and LCRA
  • To liaise with all other appropriate departments within Chiltern International to ensure the smooth running of the study
  • UK accredited Life Sciences degree or nursing qualification is essential
  • Previous experience of monitoring multiple sites for commercial Oncology studies is a must (Please make your experience clear in your application)
  • Work experience within the CRA job function
  • Understanding of the principles of ICH GCP and regulatory requirements
  • Good oral and written communication, organisational skills and personal presentation
  • The ability to communicate effectively in English
  • Experience working within a team environment under time and resource pressures
  • Proven experience in clinical trials with knowledge of SOPs, regulatory reporting requirements and accepted practices
  • Confident dealing with external and internal clients and providers

 Additional Information:

  • Full time permanent position in the UK
  • Applicants must be able to work full time in the UK without restrictions
  • Please send your CV and cover letter to
  • For more information about Chiltern International, please visit our website at
  • Please note this is a permanent role and we cannot consider agency submissions or freelancers for these roles

Chiltern, a global contract research organization, is a leading provider of clinical services and solutions in a variety of therapeutic areas with engagement models for biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. Chiltern’s team of more than 4,300, located across 47 countries, provides comprehensive Clinical Development, Medical & Scientific Affairs, Data & Analysis, Pharmacovigilance and Strategic Regulatory services using a collaborative approach for more efficient clinical trials. Visit to learn more about how Chiltern is Designed Around You®.

Please note that due to the high volume of interest for these positions we may not be able to respond to every applicant.

Keywords - CRA, SCRA, Clinical Research Associate, monitoring, monitor, clinical trials, Oncology, home based, Edinburgh, Slough, Berkshire, UK, England




Competitive salary and benefits

Position Type

Full Time


Email Julia Thomson -
+44 (0) 1753 216 725


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Contact Information:

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