Study Start-Up Specialist - Freelance - Turkey

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26 Apr 2021
10 May 2021
Robert Zevallos
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

i-Pharm is urgently seeking on behalf of a Top Global CRO, a Freelance SSU Specialist. Our client is seeking a qualified professional with at least 5 years in the industry and is experienced in submissions and contract negotiation in Turkey.


  • Responsible for the quality deliverables at the country level; follow project requirements and applicable country rules, with moderate oversight from the SSU Country Manager.
  • Works within the forecasted submission/approval timelines and ensures they are complied with and tracks milestone progress in agreed-upon SSU tracking system in real-time; if forecasted timelines are not reached: investigates and provides a clear rationale for delays, provides support on a contingency plan to mitigate the impact, and escalates the issue as soon as identified.
  • Monitors basic financial aspects of the project and the number of hours/tasks available per contract; escalates discrepancies in a timely fashion.
  • Reviews and complies with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Work Instructions (WI) promptly, keep training records updated accordingly and ensures timesheet compliance.
  • Supports continuous improvement of quality in all Site Start-Up (SSU) components at the country level where assigned (submissions, essential document collection, communication to Competent Authorities and ECs, etc.).
  • Ensure all relevant documents are submitted to the Trial Master File (TMF) as per Company SOP/Sponsor requirements.


Turkey - Home-based


Competitive Hourly Rate



1.0 FTE


  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent
  • 5 years of relevant experience
  • Understanding of clinical trial process across Phases II-IV and ICH GCP.
  • Understand clinical protocols and associated study specifications.
  • Understanding of clinical trial start-up processes


i-Pharm Consulting is a specialist Recruitment Company servicing the Pharmaceutical industry in the UK and Europe. We provide both permanent and contract staff to a wide range of Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Biotechnology, and Contract Research Organisations (CROs). i-Pharm has specific expertise in Clinical Research, Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, Quality Assurance, and Bioinformatics.


If you would like to discuss this vacancy further, please call Robert Zevallos on +44 (0)203 189 0486, or email If this role is not suitable, Robert is also available to discuss other possible positions or answer any general questions regarding your career and the current market.


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