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CRA II / Senior CRA - Homebased, UK

Company: Planet Pharma Staffing Limited
Location: Home Based, UK
Reference: FO- 38212/34466
Closing Date: 10 Sep 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Company Car Allowance, Gym Membership, Pension, Competitive Salary

Job Summary:

Are you passionate about making a difference to patients lives? Enhance your career prospects? Do you want to build a strong career within a company that excels in delivering high quality research? Why not let our client realise your potential? Join one of the most successful, internationally recognised and established clinical teams in the industry.


My client is keen to find candidates who are highly motivated, determined, committed to quality and the principles of good clinical Practice. They provide a dedicated career development programme and dedicated line management. 

Our Client:

My client has conducted thousands of clinical trials for a wide range of drugs, medical devices and diagnostics across all stages of development, involving scores of different study populations and numerous therapeutic areas but are also specialized. They are one of the only CROs to offer early-phase patient and development services for Oncology. They also have one of the largest, most experienced Data & Analysis teams and a Medical Device & Diagnostics team capable of developing class 2 and 3 medical products and combination products for chronic disease.

With their global presence in a rapidly growing industry, they have has quickly become a leader providing ample opportunity for employee growth and development. Our employees define how we work and give us a competitive advantage – their commitment to quality has made us an industry leader in research-based drug development.


Successful candidates can enjoy all the benefits associated with working for a global CRO including a COMPETITIVE SALARY and EXCELLENT TRAINING AND CAREER ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES.

Role/ Description

Main Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Ability to travel for 8 monitoring visits per month by train or plane

About Planet Pharma

Planet Pharma is an American parented, global staffing organisation head-quartered from Chicago with our EMEA regional office located in Central London. We have invested significantly in creating a robust international platform that enables us to work compliantly in 30+ countries with a current network of 2500+ active contractors globally as well as a very strong permanent / direct hire recruitment offering. 

Our specialist knowledge and close relationships with our clients and the wider industry really makes us unique in our field. Just recently we were recognised by FORBES as the 17th best professional staffing firm, and have won multiple awards from industry accredited bodies for our commitment to excellence and service delivery. We have extensive functional expertise including: Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, QA, QC, Submissions experts, Clinical development, Quality, Biostatistics, and Medical Affairs / Writing.

To apply: 
If you would like to discuss this vacancy further or to discuss your career options in confidence, please telephone either Femi on +44 (0)1216631027 or e-mail on

If this role isn’t suitable for you, please let us know if you can refer anyone – any recommendations are much appreciated! Planet Pharma offers a competitive referral scheme so you will be rewarded for your help!


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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
10 Greycoat Place, London,
Tel:  +44 203 868 1000
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