Clinical Research Associate 2/Sr.CRA, London, Rare Diseases

11 Apr 2021
08 May 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

IQVIA is a world leader in using data, technology, advanced analytics and clinical expertise to help customers drive healthcare - and human health - forward.

For our sponsor dedicated department in the UK we are currently looking to further strengthen our team with a Clinical Research Associate/CRA 2 or 3 to join us on a permanent contract to be dedicated to one client, a major pharmaceutical company well known in the market for their innovation within the rare diseases' area.

As most sites will be around the London area we would love to find our next CRA/Sr.CRA to be based in the area to make sure that our partners and patients receive the needed attention but, from another perspective, we would also like to ensure an outstanding work-life balance to our future colleague.

Essential Functions Of a Clinical Research Associate

  • Perform site monitoring visits (selection, initiation, monitoring and close-out visits) in accordance with contracted scope of work and regulatory requirements, i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines.
  • Work with sites to adapt, drive and track subject recruitment plan in line with project needs to enhance predictability.
  • Administer protocol and related study training to assigned sites and establish regular lines of communication with sites to manage ongoing project expectations and issues.
  • Evaluate the quality and integrity of study site practices related to the proper conduct of the protocol and adherence to applicable regulations. Escalate quality issues as appropriate.
  • Manage the progress of assigned studies by tracking regulatory submissions and approvals, recruitment and enrollment, case report form (CRF) completion and submission, and data query generation and resolution. May support start-up phase.
  • Ensure copies/originals (as required) site documents are available for filing in the Trial Master File (TMF) verify that the Investigator's Site File (ISF) is maintained in accordance with GCP / ICH and local regulatory requirements.


  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree, ideally in scientific discipline or healthcare
  • Good knowledge of, and skill in applying, applicable clinical research regulatory requirements (i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines)
  • Minimum of 24 months of independent on site monitoring experience, ideally within specialty care or rare diseases
  • Written and verbal communication skills including good command of English language
  • Driving license valid in the UK

Why should you apply?

  • You'd join a global team of 70.000+ brave minds
  • In 2020 we completed almost 4.000 recruitment processes internally; once you join us, not even the sky is the limit
  • We've been nominated a top 500 company every year since our inception in 2016
  • FLEXJOBS awarded us the 9th spot in the top 100 Companies for Remote Jobs in 2021

The compensation package includes a competitive salary, car allowance, performance-based bonus, IT equipment, possibility of sign-on bonus (for senior candidates) and mileage reimbursement.


At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 67,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at

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