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Company: Chiltern
Location: Home based in the UK
Reference: JT-896255
Closing Date: 20 May 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: Excellent and competitive benefits

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Job Summary:

Chiltern is looking to recruit 2 experienced UK based monitors to work in the role of CRA 2 / Senior CRA - Oncology


Job Background

This Position is: Permanent

Chiltern is looking to recruit 2 experienced UK based monitors to work in the role of Clinical Research Associate 2/Senior Clinical Research Associate.  These roles offer excellent exposure to all cancer types and defined career development.

Home based UK.

Chiltern is Europe’s largest privately owned Clinical Research Organisation, with over 2100 employees and offices throughout Europe, both Eastern and Western, North and South America and in Asia. We have worked in virtually every therapeutic area for all the major pharmaceutical companies and very many of the smaller ones.

About the department: The Oncology team has worked on over 500 studies.  We are working on a number of 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
  • To assemble files and ensure documents for the trial master file accurately reflect the progress of the study
  • Other Ad-Hoc CRA duties
  • 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)
  • Genuine interest in Clinical Operations, Strategic Clinical Development and Project Management
  • Work experience within the CRA job function
  • Understanding of the principles of ICH GCP and regulatory requirements
  • Good computer literacy with working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office applications
  • 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 web site at
  • Please note this is a permanent role and we cannot consider agency submissions or freelancers for these roles
  • Please note that due to the high volume of interest for these positions we may not be able to respond to every applicant.


Competitive salary and benefits

Position Type

Full Time


Email Julia Thomson -
01753 216725

Apply for this job: CLINICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE 2 / SCRA  - ONCOLOGY - 4 days considered

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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