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Clinical Research Associate

Company: CTC Resourcing Solutions
Location: Basel Area
Reference: 896038-P
Closing Date: 17 Jan 19
Type: Contract
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

In its current growth status, our client is looking to strengthen its in-house monitoring team for the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) and is looking to onboard Clinical Research Associates (CRAs) with different levels of responsibility. The initial contract will be a 12 months contract with very high possibilities of extension and home-based in Germany.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Conduct all type of site visits (e.g. Feasibility assessment, Site Selection Visit, Site Initiation Visit, Monitoring Visits and Close-Out visit) and write reports and follow-up letters within the timeframe agreed at study start
  • Attend CRA and Investigator meetings; if required, assist with training of investigative site personnel in GCP and local regulations and ensure sites are conducting clinical research according to the protocol, local regulatory requirements and other appropriate regulations
  • Attend and participate in study team meetings/teleconferences as well as country meetings/teleconferences; ensure information in the Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) is up to date
  • Evaluate data query trends and interact with trial team in order to improve data quality.
  • Ensure issues relating to data quality are escalated and resolved with the study team.
  • Identify/evaluate potential Investigators for future studies; build effective and positive relationships with Investigators
  • Assist in the preparation for site audits and inspections and in responding to any issues identified within the timeframe specified
  • Keep medical and clinical knowledge for assigned therapeutic areas up to date; mentor/coach new CRA’s, and maintain annual training records
  • Audits/Inspections: Support in responding to company, client and federal regulatory requirements/audits, Respond to audit findings
  • Support the Clinical Monitoring Manager in all aspect of his/her responsibilities, as required
  • When monitoring outsourced to a Clinical Research Organization (CRO):
  • Support the Clinical Monitoring Manager in the management and oversight of the CRO
  • Perform site visits with the CRO-CRA (in Europe, if necessary also in specific countries outside of Europe) to ensure protocol and procedures are correctly understood
  • Perform Site Quality Visits (in Europe, if necessary also in specific countries outside of Europe) as outlined by the Clinical Monitoring Manager
  • Support the study team in resolving quality issues linked to monitoring deliverables
  • Perform spot checks of monitoring visit reports, TMF documentation or any other document/activity as defined in the oversight plan, if requested by the Clinical Monitoring Manager
  • Perform safety reviews/SAE reconciliation and ensure appropriate action is taken at the investigative site in accordance with the appropriate policies and Standard Operating procedures (SOPs), as well as ICH-GCP guidelines and local regulations.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • University degree in Biological Science/Pharmacy/Nursing or qualification in Nursing
  • Minimum of 3 years' CRA experience or combination of CRA and other clinical research relevant experience
  • Position requires international travel (50 – 60% travel time)
  • Knowledge of the Clinical Development process
  • Proficient knowledge of regional healthcare environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of International Conference on Harmonization-Good Clinical Practice (ICH-GCP) guidelines and applicable local regulations
  • Experience in working with electronic data capture, electronic Trial Master File (eTMF), and Clinical Trial Management Systems
  • Experience in participating in internal audits, external audits, and/or investigator site audits
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and German
  • Highly self-motivated and proactive, with a keen attention to detail
  • Goal oriented, able to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent relationship-building and negotiation skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to manage multiple clinical project activities
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills as well as working flexibility

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Münchensteinerstrasse 41
4052 Basel
Reasons to work for CTC
Tel:  +41 61 695 88 66
Fax:  +41 61 695 88 67
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