PRA Health Sciences

Clinical Research Associate

Location
Ireland (IE) Home based
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Jan 2021
Closes
24 Feb 2021
Ref
ST2021–72268
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

As a Clinical Research Associate, you will be dedicated to one of our global pharmaceutical clients; a prestigious organization, specialising in a niche rare disease, complemented by a pipeline in other therapeutic areas, including oncology. A company that is driving the next generation of patient treatment, where individuals are empowered to work with autonomy and ownership.

The Clinical Research Associate is ultimately responsible for the successful management of investigator sites and monitoring activities for assigned clinical studies throughout the trial lifecycle. Key responsibilities include:

  • Full ownership of investigator sites for assigned studies, with responsibility for the successful management of the site right through to close-out, in accordance with the clinical monitoring plan.
  • Developing effective relationships with investigator site staff to ensure that key clinical metrics are met.
  • Ensuring integrity of clinical data through an ability to sufficiently maintain site tracking records and working diligently to relevant guidelines
  • Act as liaison between the in-house team, vendors, and multiple clinical sites.
  • Work collaboratively with investigative sites to develop strong, long-term, working relationships.
  • Apply SOPs, Clinical Monitoring Plan (CMP), study manuals and other materials and guidelines as applicable.
  • Perform all type of visits from Pre-Study to Close out.
  • Provide initial and ongoing training to site personnel regarding the study protocol, applicable policies/procedures, and GCP.
  • Assist with start-up activities, including essential document review and collection as requested.
  • Lead and drive regulatory Ethics Committee submission and site start-up activities in partnership with investigator sites including the support of EC follow up queries and responses as required.   
  • Liaise with sites to support contracts/budget negotiation and support the development and adaptation of country/site specific informed consent forms under the direction of the internal team.

We believe our Clinical Operations team is second to none. You will receive the support you need to develop personally and professionally and work in an environment where you matter. Our team pushes forward together. United in solving problems, developing close site relationships and reaching the end goal. Operating as a key part of a global study team, the CRA plays a fundamental role in our clients’ drug development processes.

You are:

Detail-orientated, passionate and reliable.

Here at PRA we want our employees to succeed and ensure that they are set up for this success through constant training, development and support. To enable success in this position you will have:

  • Prior and solid experience as a CRA working in investigator site management, including conducting monitoring visits, from either a pharmaceutical company or a CRO environment.
  • A working knowledge of ICH-GCP guidelines and local and international regulatory requirements is essential.
  • You will be educated to degree level, have equivalent experience or be a licensed healthcare professional.
  • Experience in central submissions and hospital submissions as well as experience in contract negotiation.
  • Ideally you will have experience working in rare disease or oncology clinical trials.

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.

For more information please visit our website: www.prahs.com

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