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Clinical Trials Administrator/Clinical Support Associate

Company: Chiltern
Location: Frimley Business Park, Camberley, Surrey, UK
Reference: MLJ900047
Closing Date: 07 Jul 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Negotiable
Benefits: 25 days leave plus BHs, pension, life insurance, healthclub fee contribution, health benefits

Job Summary:

Chiltern Source acts in a similar way to that of a staffing solutions provider. Chiltern Source supplies high quality and experienced clinical professionals to the pharmaceutical industry. The department is currently seeking a UK Clinical Trials Administrator (clinical support associate) You would be employed by Chiltern Source on a permanent PAYE salary and benefits, and seconded out to a top ten pharma company on a rolling yearly contract. Junction 4 off the M3 in the UK.


This is an office Based Role in a fast paced dynamic environment focusing on UK and Ireland Study Start Up

Actual job title is clinical support associate

The Company officially certified by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings for the fourth consecutive year, and for the first time, Top European Employer
Wide Therapy Area within General Medicine and Oncology
Competitive salary and benefits
Full support and a focus on development
Free access to training
Great team of people
Would suit a career CTA or a junior CTA looking to develop within UK Clinical Operations, particularly in a study start up environment.
We will consider 4 days/week or full time
Permanent employment with Chiltern - seconded to a top ten pharmaceutical company
12 Months rolling contract
PAYE salary and a wide range of company benefits

This is an office based position just off junction 4 of the M3 in Surrey/Hampshire Borders. You would be employed permanently by CHILTERN on PAYE and seconded to a top ten pharmaceutical company.

The role is VERY BUSY and needs a great multi tasker and someone with excellent organisation skills. The successful candidate will provide a central, key support function across multi-functional teams; including UK Operations and General Medicines Project Managers in the management of clinical trials within the UK.

Clinical Support Associate Duties

Supports Clinical Project Teams to ensure good quality output for in-house clinical functions within the UK Operations Group.
Works closely with In-House Set Up Team and Project Manages to improve rapid study start up and reduce study start up timelines
Proactively assists Project Managers in running of clinical studies and supports field based CRA teams to maximise study performance
Has a good knowledge of ethics / R&D processes to ensure owned studies are on track
Key, pivotal member of the clinical team to ensure support and communication between project teams
Central point of contact for study related issues across medical and other departments within UK CPO
Ensures all Safety Information for specified trials are distributed to investigational sites according to SOPs and prevailing law
Performs site visits when requested to assist with monitoring activities in the field, unblinded monitoring and drug accountability to improve productivity within the department
Is responsible for ensuring that Investigator payments are made on time and are accurately processed and has an excellent knowledge of finance systems.
Ensures all trial documentation is created, distributed, maintained and tracked, using electronic storage facilities (e.g. CREDI) where necessary, in accordance with SOPs and WPs in order to ensure smooth and timely running of trials
Ensures that essential trial documentation is filed, CREDIed and upkept to regulatory requirements
Responsible for end of trial site file and TMF reviews when requested
Is responsible for the production of study aids and clinical documentation / manuals, e.g. Patient ID Cards, Diary Cards, Patient Information Sheets/Consent Forms for specified trials to a high quality standard
Professionally sets up project tracking tools and ensures they are used efficiently within the team
Assists Clinical Project Managers in the organisation of investigator meetings when necessary
Ensures essential databases (e.g. IMPACT and ACT) are maintained for specified trials


"This definitely needs to be someone who can really organize their work load, multi-task and be a good communicator - these are vital skills needed here."

Ideally you would have previous Pharma/CRO experience in a similar CTA role but as always not essential for the right person . So maybe YOU are currently in your first CTA role and are looking to build on your experience and be more of a career CTA as opposed to wanting to be CRA in the near future,

Desired experience within the Pharmaceutical Industry / CRO environment with a good knowledge of Clinical Research processes including ICH GCP
Excellent communication skills and an ability to multi task
PC Literate - Intermediate Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Lotus Notes

key words clinical trials administrator, CTA, in house CRA, document management, administrator, clinical project assistant, clinical support associate, study start up, ethics, clinical trials,

To apply for this position please email your CV to or call Marc on 01753 216664 OR submit your application via pharmiweb.


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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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