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CRA Line Manager (home-based/UK)

Company: DOCS Global
Location: United Kingdom
Reference: Ref AS-022879
Closing Date: 22 Nov 17
Type: Contract
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Excellent & Comprehensive

Job Summary:

Why Join DOCS? If you are an experienced clinical project manager professional looking for a new career opportunity, please send your CV today to or ring +33 964 25 67 65. *Applicants who have not had a response within two weeks should assume their application has been unsuccessful.


Roles & Responsibilities of the position


• The role of the Line manager is to line manage CRAs and/or CTAs effectively, ensuring high performance, quality and continuous development. Including interviewing, evaluating and selecting CTAs and CRAs
• To assist the company in performing oversight in fulfilling its site management activities and obligations in relation to clinical studies as the primary sponsor of those studies.
• Create a culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining processes adding value to our business and meeting the company’s needs
• Travel (approximately 50%) domestic and international
• In addition to work according to and comply with relevant company/client procedures and processes


Line Management Activities:
• Act as point of contact for the client and DOCS
• Manage key activities as needed to cover CRA/CTA absence
• Perform CRA accompanied visits within 3 months of CRA on-boarding and routinely thereafter according to the Quality Oversight Plan
• Conduct activities detailed in the Quality Oversight Plan
• Interact with strategic partners (KOLs, Investigators and Site Staff) as necessary for execution of clinical trials and reinforcement of the client’s /company’s brand
• Ensure FSP staff achieve expected quality compliance standards with all appropriate SOPs, policies, regulations and guidelines, including spot check review of reports and spot co-monitoring with CRAs
• Support FSP staff to achieve delivery of study objectives
• Supports CRAs with resolution of significant site issues and development of recruitment strategies
• Ensures that CRAs and CTAs are qualified and trained, both in clinical studies execution and in the client’s policies and procedures, to provide data that meets quality requirements
• Provide leadership in the continuous improvement in CRA and CTA performance and monitoring processes
• Etc.

Job Requirements


• Clinical trial processes and operations
• ICH/GCP Guidelines plus local codes of practice as applicable

• For CRA LM: experience as CRA with LM potential as determined by hiring manager, CRA manager, project manager or equivalent job role
• For CTA LM: as above or experience as CTA with LM potential as determined by hiring manager

• Attention to detail
• Organizational skills
• Relationship management & influencing skills
• Time management & prioritization
• Training skills
• Flexibility
• Written and oral communication skills
• Language skills: English
• Good working knowledge of common software packages
• Presentation skills
• Problem solver
• Team work


Basic qualifications (meet 100%):
• BA/BS/BSc or qualified nurse (RN)
• Work experience in life sciences or medically related field, including biopharmaceutical clinical research experience (clinical research experience obtained working on clinical trials in a biotech, pharmaceutical or CRO company, or other relevant clinical setting)

Preferred qualifications:
• BA/BS/BSc in the life sciences or RN

Remuneration & other details

Permanent contract of employment;
Market leading salary ranging depending on level of skills and experience, plus company benefits (25 days annual leave, car allowance, bonus, pension, life assurance, and healthcare cover).

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Contact Information:

Address:  DOCS UK
2 Globeside, Globeside Business park Marlow
Reasons to work for Docs International
Tel:  +44 (0) 2380 688500
Fax:  +44 (0) 2380 688501
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