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Company: PRA Health Sciences
Location: United Kingdom
Reference: SK-2018-44992
Closing Date: 12 Mar 18
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 Team Manager (CTM) and help realize your career potential.



Location:  Reading, United Kingdom

Providing innovative solutions for our clients is what we do. But innovation just for the sake of innovation isn’t why we do it. Side-by-side with our clients, we strive to move drug discovery forward, to help them develop life-saving and life-improving drugs. We help change people’s lives for the better every single day. It’s who we are. And it’s who you could be too.


Working fully embedded within one of our pharmaceutical clients, with the support of PRA right behind you, you’ll be at the heart of our client’s innovation.

As Clinical Study Manager, you will be dedicated to one of our global pharmaceutical clients; a science-based company with one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry. This global pharmaceutical client develops breakthrough innovative medicines to improve and extend people’s lives in general medicine and eye care. Working in this way, you will have the opportunity to build your career in a rewarding customer-focused environment that supports creativity, collaboration and performance.

The Clinical Study Manager (CSM) is accountable for planning, executing and reporting on a number of phase II-III clinical studies for a country or cluster, from planning and site feasibility through study close-out, in compliance with internal processes and regulatory requirements. You will ensure good communication and professional relationships with clinical investigators and international colleagues.

Key tasks will include:

  • Managing the local team to meet recruitment targets
  • The efficient management of local vendors
  • Timely review of trip reports 
  • Targeted and effective study team training
  • Preparation for audits
  • Development of local study tools and procedures
  • Proactive risk management and budget forecasting
  • Accompanying CRAs on on-site visits to ensure protocol compliance at a site level, and to foster positive working relationships with site staff, including Investigators.

The CSM also ensures all country CRAs are trained sufficiently for the trial, Identifies training gaps if additional training is required at country level and works with the Study Lead Monitor to develop further training plans. This role does not involve line management, but will involve coordinating, mentoring and managing a cross-functional team.

You Are:

A strong communicator,  extrememly organised and drive innovation. To be successful in this position you will have:

  • Previous experience of managing an internal team (including Clinical Research Associates and Clinical Trial Assistants)
  • Proven strong experience in clinical research
  • Experience in a monitor role or a role overseeing clinical trials
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Working experience in a global team, you are a team player
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • This is a partially home based role, you must be flexible to work in the office.

Your health, your family, your career, your money — the things that matter to you, matter to us. The benefits of PRA just get better and better.

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

If you have any questions please email or call our recruitment department at +44 (0) 1189 213 652

For more information please visit our website:

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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
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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