PRA Health Sciences

Clinical Set Up Specialist

United Kingdom
18 Feb 2021
20 Mar 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Entry level

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 Set Up Specialist, 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 oncology, 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 CSA plays a fundamental role in the successful execution of global clinical trials by supporting the Local Study Team in the coordination of logistical and administrative tasks at a local level. Our team help to speed the development of life-changing therapeutics and to make a distinctive contribution to the health and well-being of patients. Key responsibilities in this role include:  

  • Proactively assisting Project Managers in running of clinical studies and supporting field based CRA teams to maximise study performance and to ensure good quality output  Working closely with In-House Set Up Team and Project Manages to improve rapid study start up and reduce study start up timelines  Central point of contact for study related issues across medical and other departments within UK  Maintaining and updating of the Trial Master File and preparation for relevant QC checks when applicable  Tracking site budget related matters, including processing invoices, tracking payments and alsofor scheduling meetings, updating Excel trackers, coordinating the translation of site documents 
  • Producing study aids and clinical documentation 

You are: 

Highly organised, a problem solver and detail driven. 


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: 

  • An interest in the pharmaceutical industry and clinical research.  A degree level qualification in Life Science, have equivalent experience or be a licensed healthcare professional.  We are happy to review applications from Life Science graduates who are keen to enter the clinical research industry or experienced clinical trial administrators.  Fluent English, along with proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite is required. 
  • Office based at client site. 

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

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