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CLINICAL TRIAL ASSISTANT (CTA) - Brussels, Belgium (Office Based)

Company: PRA Health Sciences
Location: Brussels,Belgium (Office Based)
Reference: TA-2017-43593
Closing Date: 27 Nov 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Excellent Salary and Benefits

Job Summary:

An outstanding opportunity to join one of the world’s leading contract research organisations and be part of a dynamic and growing international company. Join PRA Health Sciences as a Clinical Trial Assistant (CTA)) and help realize your career potential.



Location: Brussels, Belgium (Office Based)

As a top five CRO, we have worked on 100+ marketed drugs across several therapeutic areas and conducted the pivotal or supportive trials that led to FDA and/or international regulatory approval of 45+ such drugs.

At PRA Health Sciences, providing innovative solutions for our clients is what we do. From full service clinical development to the pioneering Embedded SolutionsTM model, PRA provides a broad spectrum of solutions that meet the demands of a diverse marketplace.

At PRA, borders do not create boundaries. PRA’s success is dependent upon our ability to attract and retain a talented team of diverse professionals.  Our growing workforce is comprised of over 14,000 employees, spanning 13 time zones across six continents and who speak more than 30 languages – yet operate in unison as one worldwide PRA community. 

For more information please see our website:


We are looking for a CTA office based in Brussels to work fully dedicated to one of our global pharmaceutical clients.

Operating within the scope of the Clinical Development Plan, ICH-GCP guidelines and in accordance with the study protocol, local and international regulatory requirements and company procedures, the Clinical Trial Assistant (CTA) works to support the completion and coordination of various logistical and administrative tasks.

The Clinical Trial Assistant’s (CTA) work is varied, fast-paced and quality focused. Typical duties will include supporting other members of the local study team, including Clinical Research Associates and Lead Monitors, collecting data required for regulatory submissions, document tracking (contracts, financial agreements, patient informed consent forms, insurance certificates) and managing the delivery of non-drug related study supplies. Maintaining constructive relationships with site staff (eg Investigators, Study Coordinators etc) as well as with colleagues within the organisation, the Clinical Trial Assistant is responsible for tracking site budget related matters, including processing invoices, tracking payments etc. The maintenance and updating of the Trial Master File also falls within the CTA’s remit.

  • Provide administrative support to the Project Managers and the Clinical Research Associates.
  • Correspondence in Dutch, French & English: letters, faxes, e-mails, reports,…
  • Phone and e-mail contacts: mainly with Ethics Committees, Investigators and hospital staff
  • Prepare, submit and follow-up of Clinical Trial Applications.
  • Prepare the Investigator Study File & the study initiation visit.
  • Manage the Sponsor Study File, file and archive study documents, including tracking of the documents.
  • Create & maintain study-specific contact lists & checklists.
  • Translate study related documents (patient information, letters, newsletters, …).
  • Schedule meetings and update Excel trackers.

Desired skills and qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must have knowledge of regulatory requirements for clinical trial applications in the Benelux. Experience in the Clinical Research field as a Clinical Trial Assistant is an asset.

Ease in managing flows of information, communication, documents and material.

Ability to work with multiple interlocutors and managers, and set priorities.

Fluency in Dutch, English and French is essential, along with proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite.

Demonstrable experience of working to high quality standards and resolving issues will also feature in your profile. The ability to effectively communicate with others and foster positive working relationships will guarantee success within this role.

Availability to work 0.8-1FTE.

Together with a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive range of benefits and an excellent working environment. As we continue to expand, there will be career opportunities on a truly global scale.

If you have any questions please email or call our recruitment department at +44 (0) 1189 213098 

PRA Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
500 South Oak Way
Green Park
Tel:  +44 (118) 918 1000
Fax:  +44 (118) 918 1001
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