Freelance Senior CRA
- Experience Level
- Experienced (non-manager)
Premier Research helps highly innovative biotech and specialty pharma companies transform life-changing ideas into reality. We have positioned ourselves right in the middle of the action, targeting unmet needs in analgesia, neuroscience, oncology, pediatrics, and rare diseases.
Working at Premier Research means being an individual - you will be recognized for what you do and you will truly have an impact. You will be working in a friendly environment with colleagues who are genuinely supportive regardless of location or seniority.
We’re looking for a contract / freelance CRA II or Senior CRA to join our team!
The contract can be offered home or office based, however, we are hoping for the candidate to be located, ideally, in Madrid but this is negotiable.
Duration will likely be 2-3 months as a 0.5 FTE.
This is an immediate requirement and candidates will be assigned to a number of ongoing studies, some of which are complex, challenging yet interesting!
Experience in the therapeutic areas of Rare diseases, Pediatrics, Oncology, Dermatology will be a real advantage.
Premier Research is on an exciting journey - there is a true buzz throughout the company, so come and be part of it!
Imagine. Inspire. Innovate. Impact. With Us.
You’ll be accountable for:
- Delivering high-quality, timely monitoring reports for sponsor approval per Clinical Monitoring Plan timelines.
- Scheduling site visits for monitoring as required by protocol monitoring visit windows.
- Ensuring the validity, correctness, and completeness of clinical data reviewed and collected at assigned sites as dictated by trial protocol, ICH-GCP/ISO 141155, and customer requirements.
- Monitoring data — remotely, on site, and via other approved modes — with a focus on data integrity and patient safety, in accordance with specific country regulations.
- Preparing for and conducting qualification, study initiation, interim monitoring, and close-out visits at investigator sites.
- Managing query resolution with study sites and Premier Research data management operations.
- Maintaining the project tracking system of subjects and site information.
- Participating in Investigators’ Meetings as assigned by Project Managers.
- Ensuring adherence to study timelines and budgets.
- Identifying and escalating potential risks and identifying retraining opportunities for site study teams.
- Mentoring junior-level staff and sharing knowledge and best practices.
- Participating in training offered to increase therapeutic knowledge and keeping current with regulations and FDA guidance.
- In specific countries or situations, assuming country-specific responsibilities and/or being named a subject-matter expert in one or more areas; e.g.: start-up, regulatory, site contracts, office management.
- Assuming additional duties on certain projects, such as clinical management for smaller or less complex studies.
You'll need this to be considered:
- Undergraduate degree or its international equivalent in clinical, science, or health-related field from an accredited institution; a licensed health-care professional (i.e., registered nurse); or equivalent work experience required.
- Prior experience in monitoring of pharma trials
- Working knowledge of FDA Guidance Documents / EU Directives / local regulations / ISO14155 regulations, drug / device development, and clinical monitoring procedures
- Ability to multitask and work effectively in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Fluency in written and verbal English is mandatory.
- Any other language is a bonus
- Excellent organizational and time-management skills, able to meet deadlines
- Self-starter with lots of common sense and able to act on own initiative
- Accountable, dependable and strong commitment
- Applies clear and consistent performance standards and handles problems decisively and objectively
- Customer service focused in approach to work, both internally and externally
- Maintains a positive, results orientated work environment
- Travel: 70%
You must be eligible to live and work in the specified country in order to apply.